"Hot Rod Special"

hot rod special

470 HP/470 LB-FT

Discover the unrivaled sensation that has made the  “Hot Rod Special” our #1 best seller worldwide! The epitome of a daily driver, offering an intoxicating lopey cam sound and an impressive surge of torque that will ignite your driving passion. Count on its unparalleled reliability, ensuring smooth and thrilling long-distance journeys. Keep scrolling for engine specs and available dress packages.

383 stroker motor

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why hot rod company engines?

All our engines are custom tailored to meet to the specifications of our clients. Custom hand built with quality name brand parts, they are complete drop-in and ready to install and can be shipped globally. If you’re looking for a custom crate engine to fit your vehicle have what you’re looking for. 

Explore our range of available dress packages that will allow you to personalize your engine to match your style and preferences. Whether you prefer a bold, aggressive look or a sophisticated, classic vibe, we’ve got you covered.

When you choose Hot Rod Company, you’re not just getting a power-packed masterpiece; you’re acquiring an engineering marvel that’s designed to elevate your driving pleasure to unparalleled heights. 

HRC Block

base package


For the DIY customers who has their own parts to install.

  • 2 Year/Unlimited Mile Warranty
  • Aluminum Cylinder Heads Installed
  • HRC Freeze Plugs
  • Fel-Pro Gasket Kit for Installation
  • Melling Oil Pump
  • Oil Pan
  • Flexplate
  • Timing Cover
  • Custom Valve Covers
  • 8″ Balancer
  • FREE Custom Paint Job (16 Colors Available) $599 Value
HRC Block


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This engine is fully dressed and ready to install. 

  • In Addition to the Base Package…
  • Aluminum Intake
  • Holley/Edlebrock Carburetor
  • HEI Distributor
  • HRC Wires
  • Hold Down Clamp
  • 140 Amp Chrome 1-Wire Alternator
  • Thermostat
  • Thermostat Housing
  • High Flow Aluminum Water Pump
  • Crankshaft Pulley
  • Water Pump Pulley
  • Saginaw-style Power Steering Pump
HRC Block


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Our most coveted and best-selling package! Engine is fully loaded with AC, alternator, fuel pump, power steering, starter, and serpentine front drive system ready to install.

  • In Addition to Turnkey Package…
  • AC Compressor
  • AC Compressor Clutch Cover
  • Aluminum GM Type II Power Steering Pump
  • Remote Mount Reservoir with Bracket
  • Gates Premium Green Strip 8 Rib Belt
  • Water Pump Pulley & Cover
  • Crank Pulley
  • Crank Pulley Spacer
  • Alternator Pulley & Cover
  • Power Steering Pulley
  • One Piece HRC Aluminum Bracket
  • Universal Alternator Fan
  • Fully Assembled and Installed Serpentine System (Available in Black or Polished Aluminum)
  • Many different brands of pulley kits available such as HRC Ultra High Performance, March, Billet Specialties, CVF Racing and more!


Hot Rod Special


  • Horsepower: 470
  • Torque: 470 lbs
  • Gas: Pump Gas
  • Max RPM: 6300 RPM
  • Stall Recommended: 2500
  • Crankshaft: Scat or Eagle steel
  • Cylinder Heads: Aluminum
  • Cylinder Head Gasket: Fel-Pro
  • Cylinder Head Bolts: HRC
  • Valve Springs: COMP
  • Lifters: HRC
  • Valve Size: 2.02/1.60
  • Camshaft: Custom ground
  • Push Rods: Custom length
  • Rockers: Aluminum or Stainless steel full roller
  • Rocker Arm Stud: 7/16"
  • Intake Manifold: Aluminum
  • Pistons: Hypereutectic
  • Piston Rings: Hasting
  • Connecting Rods: Forged
  • Timing Set: Melling (Double Roller)
  • Bearings: KING HRC Series
  • Carburetor: Holley/Edlebrock
  • Balancer: 8″
  • Distributor: HEI
  • HRC Custom Wires
  • Oil Pump: Melling (M-55)
  • Flexplate: 153 or 168 Tooth (Flywheel available on request)
*All Parts are subject to change due to availability. Substituted parts are of equal quality and durability to maintain advertised performance

We offer shipping worldwide! Call or email us for pricing.

We offer a 2 year unlimited mile warranty with an option to upgrade to 5 years. Call for details.


Reach out to us with any questions, and we’ll provide you with an instant quote on the custom engine of your dreams. Our team is dedicated to crafting a motor that perfectly matches your vision – from its captivating looks to its invigorating sound and exceptional performance. Don’t settle for anything less than extraordinary – let us bring your dream engine to life!