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Complete 348 Chevy for sale
I think it is 60 or 61 if I remember right
Runs fine but has blow by coming out of the vent/draft tube
In the one picture I can see the bracket that holds the switch pitch control switch. It must the switch pitch version. Most of these ST400...
I have a rear sump oil pan, if you need it. You can modify the tube on the center sump oil pump pickup to work with your rear sump oil pan -...
My level-angle isn't the most accurate, but from my own experience it is 4 or 5 degrees for a 401 or 425 with the stock 4 barrel carb manifold.
Do you have one for sale?
Buick Nailhead Block
All bores look good and original
Comes with main caps and crankshaft
Can possibly include extra parts or switch the...
Buick Nailhead Block
1955 322 - all bores look good and original
Comes with the main caps installed, also has the plate that holds the cam in...
She was spotted at the fort lauderdale auction last January.
Some guys will drill, tap, and plug the two exhaust holes.
These engines originally came with a stainless steel plate under the carb. This is...
Sold - please delete thread.
1966 Buick Nailhead Block - 401
Comes with crankshaft and main caps
Crankshaft spins freely
Minimal ridge, but four cylinders do have corrosion -...
425 Buick Nailhead Block With Crankshaft
Engine code is KW making it a 1964 425, casting number is 1364704.
Block has good bores.
It is fairly easy to put the ST400 behind a pre-64 401 or 425. Just get a flexplate from the 64 to 66 engines. Open up the crank pilot hole to...
Foundryman made an incorrect shrink factor calculation.
yep. it is the buick 215, 300, and later engines that have the distributor in the front. Nailheads all in the rear.
You'd be best to get a 1964 to 1966 401 with the St400 transmission. Put them in as a unit and convert to an open style driveshaft. Converting...
2X - might as well get a new chain
It is not a nailhead. I would guess from the fifties.
Nice seats - Roll Tide!
Yes. Trans in neutral - car should roll.
Some guys think it is better to use the non-AC 3 vane water pump instead of the 5 vane water pump (which came with AC equipped cars). They say...
I've messed with a couple of nailheads. I always make sure oil gets to all rockers when assembling an engine. Take off both rocker covers and...
Time to turn on the lights.
Everybody see how it works now?
Pistons are the same. I did a reverse rotation corvair in the past.
The distributor gear could be cut the "opposite" way. That way the cam...
That's why the aluminum front covers are so expensive - everybody breaks off bolts in them or breaks them when prying off from a block.
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