Preliminary search for 69 400 motor.

Discussion in 'Parts wanted' started by STAGE III, Mar 22, 2019.


    STAGE III Lost Experimental Block

    Trying to assist a friend in need of a 400 engine for his 69 400 pervertible.
    Starting to get deep into it though (nothing new to us Die Hard Buick fans!).
    I suggested a 430 or 455 also, I am assuming that’s a straight over swap,please correct me if I am wrong on that.

    Thanks gents.
  2. BrunoD

    BrunoD Looking for Fast Eddie

    Its a strait swap.Just tell him to put a 455,cover the rockers with 69 covers and voila,its a 400.Bruno.
  3. 455 Powered

    455 Powered Well-Known Member

    I have an RR code 400 in Illinois 62301. I picked it up for a project that hasn't taken off. It was rebuilt when I purchased it. Basic stock rebuild with a Comp 268 cam. Rotating assembly is balanced.Needs gaskets because I opened it up to check things out. It will also need carb, water pump,fuel pump and distributor. It has exhaust manifolds. $1300 obo buyer pays shipping.
  4. alvareracing

    alvareracing Well-Known Member

    Fritz, I have a 69 430, was running when I pulled it out, 15 years ago. I'm in Tampa Fl. perhaps it is closer to you. $400 complete but no carb or accessories.
  5. gs400

    gs400 Well-Known Member

    I have a 1967 400 witch is the same 67 thru 69
  6. gsfred

    gsfred Founders Club Member

    I should have one if he is still looking.

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