383 stroker motor

Mean Machine


"Mean Machine"


530 HP/500 LB-FT

The Mean Machine is designed to offer the best of both worlds,  for those who want a crate engine that is both practical and performance-oriented.  This 383 stroker has that aggressive and choppy exhaust sound that is sure to turn heads and impress any car enthusiast.

Despite its impressive performance capabilities, the Mean Machine is still a reliable and practical daily driver. It is built with high-quality components and designed to withstand the rigors of daily use. This means that it can be driven to work or run errands without any issues, while still offering the thrill and excitement of a high-performance vehicle. 

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why hot rod company engines?

All our engines are custom tailored to meet to the specifications of our clients. Our engines are custom hand built with quality name brand parts, they are complete drop-in and ready to install and can be shipped anywhere worldwide. If you’re looking for a Chevy 350 crate engine to fit your vehicle we have what you’re looking for. We offer several dress packages to get your custom build started. If you don’t see what your looking for contact us for a free quote. 

Chevy 350 Small Block quality crate engine

base package


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

  • 2 Year/Unlimited Mile Warranty
  • Aluminum Cylinder Heads Installed
  • Brass Freeze Plugs
  • Fel-Pro Gasket Kit for Installation
  • Melling Oil Pump
  • Oil Pan
  • Flexplate
  • Timing Cover
  • Chrome Valve Covers
  • 8″ Balancer
  • FREE Custom Paint Job (16 Colors Available)
Chevy 350 Small Block quality crate engine


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This engine is fully dressed and ready to install. Engine has been tested on the dyno and broken in. Just connect a starter, fuel pump, and alternator and its ready to roll!

  • In Addition to the Base Package…
  • Aluminum Intake
  • Holley Carburetor
  • HEI Distributor
  • 10mm Wires
  • Hold Down Clamp
  • Wire Separators
  • 140 Amp Chrome 1-Wire Alternator
  • Thermostat
  • Thermostat Housing
  • High Flow Aluminum Water Pump (Long, Short, or Serpentine Available)
  • Crankshaft Pulley
  • Water Pump Pulley
  • Saginaw-style Power Steering Pump
Chevy 350 Small Block quality crate engine


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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 Billet 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 March, Billet Specialties, CVF Racing and more!


Mean Machine

  • Horsepower: 530
  • Torque: 500 lbs
  • Gas: Pump Gas
  • Max RPM: 6500 RPM
  • Stall Recommended: 2800
  • Crankshaft: Scat or Eagle steel
  • Cylinder Heads: Aluminum
  • Cylinder Head Gasket: Fel-Pro
  • Cylinder Head Bolts: Elgin
  • Valve Springs: COMP
  • Lifters: Eaton
  • 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 HP Series
  • Carburetor: Holley
  • Balancer: 8″
  • Distributor: HEI
  • Wires: 10mm
  • Oil Pump: Melling (M-55)
  • Flexplate: Pioneer (153 or 168 Tooth) (Flywheel available upon 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.


Contact us for a instant quote on your ultimate engine. We will customize a motor that looks, sounds and performs just the way you want it to!

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