602 Crate Engine Specs 2024 ❤️

602 Crate Engine Specs

The 602 crate motor, often referred to as Chevrolet Performance 88869602 CT350 IMCA-Seal 602 Crate Engine comes with specific specifications as follows:

Engine TypeChevrolet Small-Block V8
Displacement350 cubic inches (5.7 liters)
Horsepower350 HP @ 5,400 rpm
Torque396 lb.-ft. @ 3,800 rpm
Bore x Stroke4.00″ x 3.48″
Block MaterialCast iron
Crankshaft MaterialNodular iron
Connecting Rods MaterialSteel with powdered steel
Pistons MaterialHypereutectic aluminum
Compression Ratio9.12:1 Nominal
Fuel Requirement92 octane minimum
Oil Capacity8 quarts (including filter)
Oil TypeSynthetic oil with high performance (5W-30 is a typical suggestion)
Oil FilterThe Chevrolet Performance CT350 or equivalent filter,
Oil Change CostAbout $50-$100 based on the type of oil and filter you choose and whether you choose to do it yourself or hire an expert mechanic


The 602 crate engine is a sought-after and budget-friendly alternative for racing on circle tracks. With a power output of 350 horsepower and a torque of 390 feet. lbs. It is a sturdy and reliable engine that can be fitted to almost any budget for racing. 

It is sealed by bolts issued by IMCA and authorized for use within IMCA. It’s an excellent option for racers competing in a variety of classes, including Hobby Stock, Factory Stock, Street Stock, Sport Modified, or Truck categories. Thank you for your time and I hope this article will help you with your racing efforts!