3/5/14 - NEW Dart 305 Blocks In Stock - Ohio Crankshaft has the new Little M 305, Dart 5-liter engine block. The premium replacement small-block features a Brinell hardness rating of 220 which is the same properties employed in all Dart race-series blocks, but with smaller cylinder bores and full water jacket construction. Blind-tapped head bolt holes are used throughout.
2/20/14 - New lower prices on our popular 620 sportsman shortblock starting at $4345 - At Ohio Crankshaft, we always work to find the best components combined with the best pricing for our package specials.
We now pass on new lower prices on our popular 620 sportsman shortblock that features SRP Pistons, Ohio Crankshaft H-beam rods and our own 4340 4.750 crankshaft. See our Chevy big block shortblock page for more info.
2/4/14 - Back In The Black -4340 small block Chevy, 400x3.48, 460 Ford 4.140" and Chrysler 340x4" are back in stock. Current inventory is close to 1100 total cranks.
2/3/14 - 355/360 Rules? -Call us about a really trick shortblock, big bore short stroke.
2/3/14 - Pump Gas Engine Packages - We have several pump gas engines available. These dyno-proven engine combinations are ideal for street and marine, but also many bracket racers are switching because of cost, reliability and convenience.
1/30/14 - New crankshaft blems sale list - View the latest Ohio Crank blem specials here. including new big block Chevy, small block Chevy, Pontiac 400, 4340 Chrysler, cast Ford 460 and 4340 Ford 351 cranks
1/28/14 - Big block Chevy rebuild kits -Total Seal rings, King or Federal Mogul Bearings, FelPro Gaskets, Melling Full Roller Timing Set and High Volume Oil Pump ** $575 **
454 to 632 Over and Undersizes Available
1/16/14 - 7th Annual Ohio Crankshaft No Box Nationals -Will be held again at Lyons Raceway Park, Lyons Indiana. More info announced soon.
10/16/13 - New SBC crankshaft featuring BBC snout dimensions listed on our SBC Cranks Page - Sizes and pricing are available for our five new crankshaft part numbers that feature 4340 nitrided material, smaller lightening holes and redesigned counter weights for more strength front to back. Optional heat treating and tempering process also available.
9/30/13 - Winning one for the home team! - A win for the home team - Chip Heindl, Ohio Crankshaft engine assembler, wins another Muncie Dragway Quick 16
9/27/13 - KING Bearings - We are now stocking the popular King racing bearings, in addition to Federal Mogul and Clevite.
9/25/13 - New Bill Mitchell Aluminum Blocks listed - Visit our Ohio Crankshaft bare blocks page to view new small and big block Chevy blocks. Prepared by Ohio crank, they feature stroke clearanced, specialized bore sizes and much more on our blocks page.
Rusty's trusty Corvette competes with a Brodix/Ohio Crank 598 engine package.
9/24/13 - ATTABOY - Rusty Cook Scores His First Sports nationals Win in his Ohio Crankshaft Corvette - Congratulations to Rusty for taking the Sportsnationals Super/gas championship at Columbus this past weekend.
9/20/13 - Limited Quantity Merlin III Race Block - Visit our blocks page to see our bare block listings including a limited quantity of Merlin III 9.8 blocks featuring: .904 bushed lifter bores, 55mm babbitt cam tunnel, square decked, stroker clearanced to 4.375 and cam bearings installed. All with special pricing on our blocks page.
9/10/13 - Ohio Crankshaft announces new SBC crankshaft - A new series of heavy duty small block Chevy cranks with the big block Chevy front snout. These now 4340 cranks not only the BBC snout, but also smaller lightening holes and redesigned counter weights for more strength front to back. See more info on our press release/media page.
8/28/13 - Need a 620? -Two in stock ready to ship. One available with EFI.
8/26/13 - ATTAGIRL - Furr wins NHRA Bowling Green - Michelle Furr won the 10.90 at Bowling Green, also several rounds with the 8.90 car, both with Ohio Crankshaft power. See many more Ohio Crank powered winners an our attaboy page.
8/23/13 - Cranks Back In Stock -4340 460 Ford 4.5", 4340 small block Chevy 350 x 3.25" and 4340 small block Chevy 400 x 4" ready to go.
8/22/13 - See specifics on our new 421 Dirt Special Small Block Chevy - Visit our Ohio Crankshaft complete engines page to see the 421 Motown Block, 4340 crank, Brodx head dirt track combination.
The most popular rod at Ohio Crankshaft for many years has been the Extreme Duty I-beam model. Until now it was only available in larger sizes for such applications as the big block Chevy and Chrysler engines.
8/9/13 - Now Shipping - New Extreme Duty Small Block Chevy Connecting Rod - To create a smaller package with light weight, good clearance, and 7/16” bolts has been an engineering challenge. This new SBC rod design maintains the proven I-beam strength that is designed into the Ohio Crankshaft Extreme Duty model line.
The new small block Chevy Extreme Duty I-beam rod is now in stock in the most popular 6” length, and more sizes will be available later in the year. Scott Ray at Ohio crank comments, “Customers have been requesting this rod for years, and we are really happy to finally be shipping them.” See more on the Extreme Duty line of rods.
8/5/13 - BIG SNOUTS !!! - The all new small block Chevrolet cranks with big block snouts will be available very soon. They will be in 3.48", 3.75", and 4" strokes, both 350 and 400 main sizes.
8/1/13 - HEMI 5.7/6.1 Rotating Assemblies - We are now building several rotating assemblies, using Diamond pistons and the new Ohio Crankshaft 4340 crankshafts.
We can match all the HEMI head types, etc. Call 1-800-333-7113 for info on your combination.
7/27/13 - Attaboy Eric Bowling - Taking control of his season second half, Eric Bowling is taking his freshly overhauled small block Blazer to a number of finals.
See Eric's accomplishments along with a number of other featured racers
that are accomplishing wins with Ohio Crank power.
7/25/13 - PROCHARGER - Ohio Crankshaft is now a factory authorized dealer.
7/22/13 - Kevin Fisher Wins IHRA at Grand Bend - Kevin Fisher and the Ohio Crankshaft powered Top Dragster win at Grand Bend.
Kevin uses a ProCharged 547 Big Block Chevy combination with exceptional results of reliable horsepower.
7/11/13 - New Ohio Crankshaft 427 Pump Gas Small Block Chevy Shortblock - Features Ohio Crankshaft 4340 x 4.00 crank, Dart SHP block, Ohio Crank 6.00" length H6000 H-beam rods, Mahle pistons and rings. Starting at $3,495 unsalable - see SBC shortblocks page for details.
7/9/13 - New Crankshaft Blems List - Wide assortment of big block Ford, small block Chevy, Chrysler and Pontiac crankshafts that are brand new but required machining beyond standard journal dimensions are listed on our latest Racing Junk advertisement.
7/9/13 - LS Hybrid Prototype Engine Available - See our Racing Junk advertisement. Complete engine with carb, made 813 HP on our dyno, has about 8 dyno runs. Save over $2000. Uses standard SBC ignition. The new Motown hybrid iron block, uses all SBC accessories. Brodix 12 degree LS7 heads Sharp Rockers Diamond Pistons 13.5/1 Comp Custom Cam ProMax crank H-beam Rods w/ARP2000 bolts.
7/8/13 - In Stock New FAST EFI - Ohio Crankshaft has the new FAST EFI 2.0 in stock. Is it time to take your hot rod to the twenty first century?
6/16/13 - Ohio Crankshaft No Box Nationals Results - Congratulation to all of the 2013 winners and thank you to all of the entrants for making once again a great event. See the results on this ohiocrank.com results page.
6/17/13 - Nice Job Phil - Indiana racer Phil Lake recently bought a complete Ohio Crankshaft 765 5" bore center engine unassembled. Took it home, built the engine, wired and plumbed it, brought it back for dyno. Started and ran perfectly, made over 1400 Horsepower on first hit.
5/8/13 - NEW Hemi Cranks are HERE - For Late model 5.7/6.1 Hemi - 3.795" and 4.050" stroke cranks made of 4340 material in stock. See MOPAR crank page. Rotating assemblies also available.
4/29/13 - Fisher # 1, Then Wet - Kevin Fisher and the Ohio Crankshaft ProCharger dragster qualified #1 in the X-DRL race at Bristol, but then 2 days of rain sent them home dreaming about what might have been.
4/23/13 - Attagirl Ashley - Ashley Bach scored the R.U. at the first Jegs Super Quick of the year at Gateway.
4/19/13 - 5.7/6.1 HEMI In the next week - We will have 3.79" and 4.050" crankshafts as well as rotating assemblies available for these popular new engines.
1/24/13 - NEW Crankshaft blems list special on Racing Junk - View the latest Ohio Crank blem specials here. including new big block Chevy, small block Chevy, Pontiac, Ford and Chrysler cranks. All cranks are new and just required additional machining beyond standard as noted with each.
1/22/13 - PRO CHARGERS !!!!! - 1500 to 2000 dyno proven horsepower with Big Block Chevy combinations either fueled by Alcohol or E85
Call Stan for more info
1/19/13 - HEY... Uwannaseesumpitchers ? - We have expanded our shop tour page with some additional machining equipment and engine images.
Be sure and hit your refresh to see all of the new stuff.
1/16/13 - Ready to ship - One 620, One LS1 Hybrid, 434-555-584 shortblocks ready to go...
1/16/13 - World aluminum blocks in stock - Hemi, Wedge, Motown, Merlin.
Lighter is the surest way to make your car faster.
1/14/13 - Workin' 7 to 5 - We are here to take your calls 7am to 5pm EST, Monday through Friday
1/7/13 - Receiver Grooves Investment - We have added some new BHJ tooling to cut receiver grooves, both in new heads and repair jobs.
1/5/13 - New 434 dynoed pump gas engine - Carb to pan - 580 horsepower
600 ft./lbs. of torque - see details on our engines page.
1/4/13 - Aluminum block upgrades - Current special:
Upgrade from a small block Chevy iron block to World Aluminum block for only $1900
Upgrade from a big block Chevy iron block to World Aluminum block for only $1700
1/4/13 - Beat the increase! - All World and Dart iron blocks and Ohio Crankshaft shortblocks featuring these blocks will go up $100 on January 14th, 2013.
Put your order in to beat the manufacturer price increases. See our blocks page
See Jeremy's and many other customer success stories on our Attaboy Page
11/10/12 - ATTABOY - to Peter Fitzpatrick for his 1959 Holden FC that won the Meguiar's Superstars "Champion of the Decade" Best of Breed: Street Machine, at Meguiar's MotorEx 2010 in Australia. The 440 cubic inch small block Chevy crafted by Ohio Crank sports a twin turbo'd, electronic fuel injected combination.
Check out more on the Holden (including strip video!) and it's Ohio Crank engine specifications on our ATTABOY page.
11/9/12 - View our National Dragster "Sponsor Spotlight" story - National Dragster created a biography piece on Ohio Crank that is now included on our about us page.