CRATE ENGINES FOR THE REAL WORLD
West Coast Engines sells turnkey performance crate engines for classic cars, hot rods, and classic trucks. Small block Chevy and Ford engines that are street-friendly and practical daily street performance. You get what you pay for here! You’ll discover quality name brand parts, roller cam, blueprint and balanced, hot tested and broken-in for you, big warranties, great service, and custom hand made so YOU can pick the paint color and other options!
Our products are proudly made in the USA and also contains the majority of its internal parts from American companies and hence, supports American small businesses. Products under 499 horsepower include an incredible 5 year/50,000 mile nationwide warranty. West Coast Engines is all about convenience and we specialize in turn key builds and drop-in ready to install Ford and GM crate engines options hot tested and broken-in for you.
A BEHIND THE SCENES VIDEO OF OUR BUILD PROCESS
In this short video you’ll get to take a look behind the scenes and witness the precision and craftsmanship that goes into every West Coast Engine. See what it takes to build one of the best custom crate engines in world!
OUR CLIENTS BELIEVE IN A QUALITY BUILD
Your classic car project is unique any every dollar spent should be creating your ideal piece of art. Every high performance crate engine we build is a cut above the competition with options and accessories to match your vehicle and cosmetically look the way you want. We offer various cylinder heads, intake manifolds, rotating assembly, crankshafts, carburetors, paint colors, and more to fit your lifestyle and preferences. This service is often overlooked and customers can spend countless hours and thousands of dollars trying to make the components work if it doesn’t fit their specific vehicle. This is why all orders and quotes are completed by phone so you get a personable and best in class experience when you shop high-performance custom engines with us! No waiting on hold, no automated phone options; just real people with real experience doing business the old-fashioned way. See our about us page for more info.
“I bought my Chevy 383 stroker crate engine from West Coast Engines and I could not be happier with my decision. It is the perfect setup for my 56 Chevy truck. After weeks of research and several conversations with Brady, I determined that Brady was the most informed and knowledgeable person that I spoke to in my search for the right powertrain for my truck…”
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West Coast Engines 383 stroker T-shirts in all sizes for $28.00 available now in our online store! Black Chevy crate engine small block printed on the back and American flag on the sleeve. High quality apparel for hot rod mechanics and enthusiasts who would love to rock a small block! Start shopping!
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Proper engine installation is equally important as the engine quality itself! Below is a copy of the installation guide we will send customers to help them with the warranty paperwork, installation tips, do's-and-don't's, and clearing up false data. In this short...
It’s very common to see confusion around the topic of brake horsepower (BHP) and wheel horsepower (WHP). What's the difference? First let’s go over the definitions… BHP (Brake Horsepower): The power output of an engine measured at the engine's flywheel. (A flywheel...