Eagle Ford Small Block
Eagle Ford 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
retainer (spider). The Iron Eagle Ford Block block is the perfect
block for those looking to get more out of their motor than a
stock block can provide.
for hard core racing, the Dart Iron Eagle Ford block addresses
all the weakness of factory castings. Dart blocks are cast from
premium, high strength iron with extra thick cylinder walls and
decks. The main webs are beefed up and fitted with steel 4 bolt
main caps for superior durability.
Dart block is individually qualified to ensure maximum thickness
where you need it most, every time. Dart blocks are fully CNC
machined and virtually ready to assemble with off the shelf components.
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.
4 bolt billet steel main caps. Three center caps have splayed
outer bolts for extra strength; rear cap uses standard one piece
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.
Dart blocks are available fully finish prepped