High Performance Chevrolet Crate Engines - Built in Canada

Chevy Crate Engine 355HP Stage 1 Plus Performer
Engine color combinations and accessories can be customized at your request.

“Performer” 355 HP
(Stage 1+)

CAD $8,995

Want to add a little more rumble under the hood? The Stage 1 Plus adds over 50hp to our standard Stage 1 package. It has that iconic muscle car rumble and crisp exhaust note, while still maintaining great drive quality and reliability. This package provides you with the best horsepower per dollar!

Key Notes:

  • 355hp / 410 ft/lb torque
  • 355 cubic inch / 5.7L
  • Performance roller camshaft & Lifters
  • 9.2:1 compression
  • Recommended min 89 octane fuel
  • Rev limit: 5800rpm
  • Bore x stroke: 4.030 x 3.480
  • Iconic muscle car exhaust note
  • great manifold vacuum for power brakes and accessories
  • Strong bottom end and mid range power
  • Excellent for both automatic or manual transmissions
  • Power band 1800-5700rpm

Build Specifications:


  • GM 1 piece rear main seal cast iron block
  • Passenger side dipstick
  • Precision bored within .0002”
  • Square decked with ultra-smooth surface finish
  • Brass freeze plugs installed

Rotating Assembly

  • GM cast iron crankshaft
  • GM powder metal rods
  • Sealed Power performance aluminum pistons
  • Hastings moly piston rings
  • Cloyes roller Performance timing set
  • Hydraulic roller camshaft
  • Melling lifters

    Cylinder Heads

    • GM Vortec castings with 1.94” intake valves, 1.5” exhaust valves
    • Hardened keepers and retainers
    • Performance valve springs


    • Aluminum performer intake manifold
    • Quickfuel 600CFM carburetor with electric choke
    • Billet HEI distributor
    • Matching stainless hardware throughout engine

    Click here to see what is included with our base packages, as well as our optional completion package.

    Other Options

    We are happy to accomodate any choices in block paint colour and spark plug wire colour at no extra cost. Our crate engines also include the choice of chrome or black tinware (valve covers and air cleaner).

    Please feel free to contact us for pricing on other choices for aftermarket valve covers and other accessories!