How much horsepower can I get out of a 440?

How much horsepower can I get out of a 440?

OEM 440 block engines are capable of taking power from 600 to 520hp and surviving indefinitely since power is limited to 490 horsepower for many factory 440 models.

Is a 383 the same as a 440?

440 is wider/taller than a 383, since it is a Raised block, or RB. The 383 is a B block.

How much torque does a 440 make?

440 engines in base form produced 350 horsepower at 4,400 rpm when introduced in 1966. At 2,800 rpm, it produced 480 pounds of torque.

What liter is a 440 big block?

7.2 L
The 440 cu in (7.2 L) RB was produced from 1965 until 1978, making it the last version of the Chrysler RB block. It had a light wall construction, precision cast-iron block, with iron heads and a bore of 4.32 in (109.7 mm), for an overall displacement of 440 cu in (7.2 L).

What is the bore size of a Mopar 440?

The foundation for the 440 is this Mopar Performance iron block. It features 4.19-inch siamesed bores (which can be opened up to 4.5 inches) and cross-bolted main caps. We had it bored out to 4.38 inches, a touch over the stock 440 4.32-inch bore size.

What kind of timing chain does a 440 have?

It has a race advance curve and mechanical tach drive, and will be hooked to Mopar’s “chrome” electronic ignition box. Under that shiny chrome front cover is a Cloyes Hex-a-Just roller timing chain. Here is the 440 as it stands.

What kind of heads does Mopar performance have?

It has a one-way baffle that forces oil toward the pickup area and keeps it there. These Mopar Performance Stage VI aluminum heads come fully ported, providing 12 percent more flow on the intake side and a whopping 70 percent on the exhaust side over stock big Mopar heads.

What was the goal for the 440?

The goal for the 440 was twofold: 1) Build an engine capable of taking Don into the 10.5-second quarter mile range at the track. 2) Use as many pieces from Mopar Performance as possible.