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LS NEXT Chevorlet LS Gen III Aluminum Block – 4.000 in. Bore, 9.240 in. Deck

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SKU: 31937111

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Dart LS Next Aluminum Gen III Blocks

Designed from a clean slate approach the LS Next Aluminum block has addressed the shortcomings of the LS platform and is the ideal candidate for hot rodders, drag racers, circle track competitors, off-roaders, and high performance marine enthusiasts. By utilizing conventional style main caps and oil pans with LS rotating assemblies and related components, Dart has addressed the windage and oil control problems which result from the factory LS engine’s separated crankcase bays.
Skirted and non-skirted design options available; Priority main oiling system; Available in deck heights from 9.240in, 9.450in, 9.750in up to 9.800in; STD or raised .388in cam location; Cylinder barreLS2 extended .375in at the bottom; Extra thick decks ensure reliable head gasket seal; Blind head bolt holes available in 7/16in or 1/2in;Scalloped water jackets increase flow around cylinders for better cooling; Clearance for 4.100in stroke with steel rods; MUST BE clearanced for center counterweighted crankshafts; Splayed outer bolts on middle main bearing caps; LS2 style motor mounts; Provisions for OE stock roller lifters and cam; Uses stock timing covers and stock rear cover; All OE bolt holes for starter, water pump, etc.; Driver or passenger side starter mounts (Not available with skirted version);Parts kit included

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GTIN: 00807051019421



Camshaft Location


Cylinder Bore Diameter

4.000 IN

Deck Height

9.240 IN

Engine Block Weight

115 LBS

Freeze Plug Type


Camshaft Lifter Bore

0.824 IN

Main Bearing Type

Chevrolet LS


RMR Cast Aluminum Alloy

Rear Main Seal Type


Engine Type


Product Type

Engine Block