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Available Combinations for the Chevrolet 350 base are 350, 383, and 408 in the conventional 4.000 bore block. Crankshafts are either Cast Steel or 4340 Forged Steel. Crankshaft models are 1 or 2 piece rear main seal. As always Custom Combinations are no problem.




Flat Top
Flat top pistons in a 383 inch Chevrolet engine will generally provide compression ratios in the 11.0:1 range which makes them a good option for engines with aluminum heads or larger cc iron heads. 475 Horsepower (flywheel) levels are typical with aftermarket heads and camshafts. Valve reliefs are configured to work with most types of standard and aluminum cylinder heads and will normally fit camshafts to well over .600 valve lift.

Villain - Cast Steel Crankshaft, 4340 Forged Steel I-Beam Rods, Probe SRS Series Forged Pistons. Designed for stock replacement and mild performance applications.

Vigilante - 4340 Forged Steel Crankshaft, 4340 Forged Steel H-Beam Rods, Probe SRS Series Forged Pistons. Designed for Street or Street and Strip performance applications.

Vindicator - 4340 Forged Steel Crankshaft, 4340 Forged Steel H-Beam Rods (w/ARP-2000), Probe PRS Series Forged Pistons. Designed for very serious Street or all out Strip applications.

Vanquisher - 4340 Billet Steel
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Dish Top
Dish top pistons in a 383 inch Chevrolet engine will generally provide compression ratios in the 10.0:1 range which makes them a good option for engines with aluminum heads or larger cc iron heads. 475 Horsepower (flywheel) levels are typical with aftermarket heads and camshafts. Valve reliefs are configured to work with most types of standard and aluminum cylinder heads and will normally fit camshafts to well over .600 valve lift.

Villain - Cast Steel Crankshaft, 4340 Forged Steel I-Beam Rods, Probe SRS Series Forged Pistons. Designed for stock replacement and mild performance applications.

Vigilante - 4340 Forged Steel Crankshaft, 4340 Forged Steel H-Beam Rods, Probe SRS Series Forged Pistons. Designed for Street or Street and Strip performance applications.

Vindicator - 4340 Forged Steel Crankshaft, 4340 Forged Steel H-Beam Rods (w/ARP-2000), Probe PRS Series Forged Pistons. Designed for very serious Street or all out Strip applications.

Vanquisher - 4340 Billet Steel Crankshaft, Premium Connecting Rods (w/ARP-2000), Probe PRS Series Forged Pistons. Designed for very serious Street or all out Strip applications. All components are Made in the USA.
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Dome Top
Dome top pistons in a 383 inch Chevrolet engine will generally provide compression ratios in the 12.5:1 range which makes them a good option for engines with aluminum heads or larger cc iron heads. 550 Horsepower (flywheel) levels are typical with aftermarket heads and camshafts. Valve reliefs are configured to work with most types of standard and aluminum cylinder heads and will normally fit camshafts to well over .600 valve lift.

Villain - Cast Steel Crankshaft, 4340 Forged Steel I-Beam Rods, Probe SRS Series Forged Pistons. Designed for stock replacement and mild performance applications.

Vigilante - 4340 Forged Steel Crankshaft, 4340 Forged Steel H-Beam Rods, Probe SRS Series Forged Pistons. Designed for Street or Street and Strip performance applications.

Vindicator - 4340 Forged Steel Crankshaft, 4340 Forged Steel H-Beam Rods (w/ARP-2000), Probe PRS Series Forged Pistons. Designed for very serious Street or all out Strip applications.

Vanquisher - 4340 Billet Steel Crankshaft, Premium Connecting Rods (w/ARP-2000), Probe PRS Series Forged Pistons. Designed for very serious Street or all out Strip applications. All components are Made in the USA.
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