Proform-Sponsored Engine Benefits Charities

Jan 17, 2014

A custom crate engine built by Chevrolet Performance and Roseville, Mich.-based PROFORM Parts will be given away to benefit the Susan G. Komen Foundation and the Michigan Cancer Research Fund.

The Pink ZZ383 Chevrolet Performance crate engine is capable of 425 horsepower and 449 foot-pounds of torque, according to PROFORM. Its short-block has 4-bolt mains, a forged crank, heavy-duty rods and hypereutectic pistons. Fast Burn aluminum heads have 2.00/1.55-inch valves and roller rockers. A PROFORM Street Series carburetor sits on a GM high-rise intake manifold, and the engine’s compression ratio is 9.6:1.

In addition to Chevrolet Performance and PROFORM, the project’s sponsors include Pep Boys, Parts Pro Performance Centers,, Digital Throttle, Roush Yates Performance Products, Engine & Performance Warehouse, Vibrant Performance, Yearwood Performance Center, Chevy Hardcore, LaFontaine Performance Center, Motor State Distribution, Northern Auto Parts, Liedel-Bradshaw, eTool Developers and Performance & Hotrod Business magazine.

To enter the drawing, visit A winner will be selected on Jan. 22.