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LS Turbo Street/Strip Short Block Package 427cid – 9.7:1 C.R. ERL Dry-Sleeve System

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LS Dry Sleeve Short Block provides up to 454 Cubic Inches for a very reasonable price. The dry sleeve system replaces the stock cast iron sleeves with high strength ductile iron sleeves. These sleeves are made of ductile iron that is 3 times stronger than cast iron. The ERL sleeves are significantly longer and thicker than stock sleeves, this allows for up to a 4.125” stroke and a 4.185” bore. Not only the strength but the length is to be noted, our sleeves are 5.800″ which helps with piston rock at BDC. Each short block is blueprinted and built to the same exacting standards as our 2000HP race engines.  Every short block comes with high quality and proven components This is an economical package well suited to Applications between 600HP and 900HP.  ARP main stud kit included and installed.

Product Information


ERL Turbo Street/Strip Short Block Package 427cid – 9.7:1 C.R. ERL Dry-Sleeve System -Aluminum LS Block


ERL Dry-Sleeve System -Aluminum LS Block


Wiseco 4.125″ Bore

Compression Ratio



Callies Compstar H-Beam


Callies Compstar 4.000″ Stroke ($150.00 additional for LS7 Dry-Sump Snout)

Horse Power Moderate Rating


Upgrades Included

Custom Total Seal Ring Pack, Upgrade Wrist Pins

Assembly Process
Assembled and Inspected Through Out the Process, NOT A Production Line
Final Cleaning of All Passageways and All Components
Torque and Bore Gage Rods for Spec. and Bearing Clearance
Torque and Bore Gage Main Journals for Spec. and Bearing Clearance
Check Pin Fit on Piston and Rod Small End
FILE- FIT Each Piston Ring to Each Cylinder for Proper Gap for Application
Measure All Main and Rod Journals on Crank for Spec.
Measure All Main and Rod Bearings for Thickness
Match Bearings to Journal for Optimum Clearance and Oil Control (NOT PLASTIGAGE Where False Readings Can Occur)
Assemble Short Block Using Dedicated Ring Compressors, Mitutoyo Inspection Tools and Calibrated Torque Wrenches
All Bearings Coated with Assembly Lube to Avoid Dry Start Up
Fully Blueprinted Short Block
Seal in Bag and Coat with WD-40 for Shipment