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Merlin III Engine Block

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$120.00 (Fixed shipping cost)
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Product Description

Engine Block, Cast Iron, 4-Bolt Mains,
4.500 in. Diameter Bore, 2-Piece Rear Main Seal,
Main Journal Type   OEM
Engine Block Style   Aftermarket/OEM tall deck
Deck Height (in)   10.200 in.
Cylinder Bore as Shipped   4.500 in.
Maximum Cylinder Bore Diameter   4.625 in.
Engine Block Material   Cast iron
Engine Block Weight (lbs)   275 lbs.
Main Bolt Style   4-bolt
Main Caps Included   Yes
Main Cap Material   Steel billet
Main Cap Fasteners Included   Yes
Main Bearings Included   No
Rear Main Seal Style   2-piece
Finished Cylinder Bores   Yes
Raised Cam Location   No
Cam Bearings Included   Yes
Freeze Plugs Included   Yes

World Products used their 15-plus years of experience manufacturing Merlin blocks for competition,
 to develop these affordable CNC-machined versions that are perfect for marine, ET bracket racing, and street use.
These Merlin III blocks incorporate reinforced bulkheads and main webs, thicker decks, and a priority main oiling system.

Specifications are as follows:

* Made from high-density cast iron
* 9.800 in. or 10.200 in. deck heights with .600 in. minimum thickness
* Dry sump valley scavenge lines drilled
* Clearanced for 4.375 in. stroker crankshaft (H-beam steel rods for 9.800 in. deck) or 4.750 in. clearance for 10.200 in. deck
* Integral mount for spin-on oil filter
* Dry sump systems can feed from front or rear of block
* Can be bored to 4.625 in. maximum
* Water jackets expanded for better cooling
* Standard Chevy cam location and cam bearings
* Priority main oiling system for maximum reliability
* Solid pan rails with stock spacing
* OEM starter, fuel pump, and engine mounts (dual)
* Blind tapped head bolt holes for extra integrity
* 100 percent compatible with OEM parts
* Indexed lifter bores
* Integral boss for front-feed oiling systems
* Compatible with all Chevy Mark IV components
* Stepped oiling (.584 in.-.500 in.-.437 in.)
* Extra head bolt bosses in valley to accommodate special racing heads
* Oil drainback in valley lubricates distributor gear
* Blind holes drilled into valley for screen (no risk of cam binding)
* Manufactured to QS-9000 specs on two CNC centers

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