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Crate Engine Sweepstakes

Larry Jewett - January 17, 2014 04:00 PM

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Chevrolet Performance and PROFORM® Parts have created a custom crate engine that will be given away to benefit the Susan G. Komen Foundation and Michigan Cancer Research Fund. Sponsoring companies make a donation to these charitable organizations as their form of participation. EPrize will select the lucky winner, drawn at random from online entrants, on January 22.
Registration, which is free, is open to all legal residents of the U.S. and Canada (except Quebec) who are at least 18 years old. Visit to enter the drawing, and for more details.
The Pink ZZ383 Chevrolet Performance Crate Engine is rated at 425 HP / 449 lb-ft of torque. Its short-block has four-bolt mains, a forged crank, heavy-duty rods and hypereutectic pistons. Fast Burn aluminum heads have 2.00/1.55-inch valves and roller rockers. A PROFORM Street Series carburetor sits on a GM high-rise intake manifold. Final compression ratio is 9.6:1, allowing the Pink ZZ383 to make plenty of power on pump gas.
Project Sponsors included Chevrolet Performance, PROFORM Parts, Pep Boys, Parts Pro Performance Centers,, Digital Throttle, Roush Yates Performance Products, Engine & Performance Warehouse, Vibrant Performance, Yearwood Performance Center, Chevy Hardcore, LaFontaine Performance Center, Performance & Hotrod Business Magazine, Motor State Distributing, Northern Auto Parts, Liedel-Bradshaw LLC and eTool Developers