Ford Small Block
Eagle Ford Sportsman Block is tailored to the most popular performance
and racing applications. 8.2" (302) or 9.5" (351) deck
heights are available, as well as 4.000" or 4.125" siamesed
cylinder bores, which can be safely bored to 4.185". The
valley is machined to accept factory roller lifter guides and
Eagle Sportsman blocks for small block Ford engines are powerful,
competition blocks that offer racers the features they need while
Siamesed cylinders: Standard 4.000" or 4.125" cylinders
can be safely bored to 4.185" diameter. Ductile iron sleeves
and extra thick walls prevent cracking and produce excellent ring
Multiple deck heights allow for increased displacements of up
to 468 cubic inches.
Scalloped outer water jacket walls improve coolant flow around
the cylinder barrels to prevent detonation, extend engine life
and produce consistent cylinder temperatures.
Ductile iron front and rear 2 bolt main caps with 4 bolt interior
main caps. Rear cap uses standard one piece seal.
Two main bearing diameters 302 (2.249") or 351C (2.749")
allow choice of small or large journal camshaft.
Stock components make Dart blocks a direct replacement for most
production small blocks. Provisions for stock motor mounts, accessory
drives, smog pumps, starter brackets, oil pans and pumps.
Upgraded oiling system has a complete stock type system plus a
low restriction priority main oiling system with front and rear
external oil pump feeds.
Dual crossovers allow oil flow to be metered with restrictors
for roller lifter cams and/or rocker roller arms to reduce oil
flow and windage.
Reinforced head bolt bosses are blind tapped to prevent leaks
and produce accurate torque readings. Extra thick decks prevent
head gasket leaks.
Standard camshaft and camshaft drive can be used. Lifter valley
has bosses for production hydraulic roller lifters.
Dart blocks are available fully finish prepped.