10.200 Aluminum Merlin Block new still in the box. This block is 4800.00 plus shipping and taxes. You pick it up and save a bunch of $$$$$$
Straight from Merlin ::::
MATERIAL: 357-T6 aluminum (strongest available)
DECK HEIGHT: 9.800” or 10.200"
DECK THICKNESS: .600" minimum
CAM BEARINGS: Standard Chevrolet big block set
MAIN BEARINGS: Standard Chevrolet
CYLINDER BORE SPACING: 4.84" (stock)
CAMSHAFT LOCATION: Stock
LIFTER BORES: Indexed (stock .843" bore)
LIFTER ANGLES: Int.45°/Ex.39°
BORE: 4.240" (hone to 4.250") , 4.490" (hone to 4.500")
MAXIMUM RECOMMENDED BORE: 4.560"
CYLINDER WALL THICKNESS: (.093" @ 4.500" bore, .0625" @4.560" bore)
WATER JACKETS: Expanded for better cooling
LUBRICATION: Priority main oiling system
OIL SYSTEM FEATURES: As is, block is set up for OE style internal oil pump.
Block may be converted to a dry sump oiling system.
FILTRATION: Integral mount for spin-on filter
OIL PAN RAILS: Solid (stock width) can be clearanced for strokers
CRANK CLEARANCE: 4.750" stroke crank (10.2) 4.375” stroke (9.8)
(both using H-beam steel rods - sleeves may require notching for a 4.750" stroke)
MAIN CAPS: 4-bolt Splayed Billet
MAIN CAP DESIGN: All 5 Caps are 4 Bolt Design w/ center 3 splayed outer bolts
MAIN CAP LOCATORS: Stock Register & Ring Dowels at the center studs
MAIN CAP HARDWARE: ARP ½” Stud Kit
MOUNTS: OEM starter and oil filter mounts
BLOCK: Side ribs for extra strength & cooling - cross-ribs in valley
MOTOR MOUNTS: Dual (front and side)
CYLINDER HEAD HOLES: Blind tapped to prevent leaks
WEIGHT: Approximately 140 lbs. with sleeves