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Offline lilred88

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whats a 440 worth?
« on: May 13, 2009, 07:17:17 PM »
my buddy just picked up a "demo car" and it has a 440 in it, im beggin him to trade me for my 360 and id even do the engine swap for him.. but he dont want to mess with it.

Whats a good 440 go for?  its nothing specail.. just in a 70's chrysler land-yaht.
ehh.. i'll get to it later... story of my life haha.

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Re: whats a 440 worth?
« Reply #1 on: May 13, 2009, 09:40:14 PM »
Umm...I don't know really...you need to watch it with those 440's. I think you need a truck tranny for them and a whole bunch of other stuff.

I looked at one before I rebuilt my 360...I wouldn't go more then a $500 without doing some checks on it.

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Re: whats a 440 worth?
« Reply #2 on: May 13, 2009, 10:56:29 PM »
well he paid 400 for the car.. i was thinkin my 360 and 50 bux...  but he wont budge.. seems set on taking a 440 out of the world in a demo.. toldem thats what 302's are for... lol


I'll have to look into what tranny goes behind them, didnt think about that, all i have right now is a 727.
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Re: whats a 440 worth?
« Reply #3 on: May 14, 2009, 10:21:11 PM »
I thought the same thing on the tranny. He is a idiot, sorry if he wants to lug that hunk of metal and beat it up for a demo car. I assume there way heaver then a 302.

Personally, take whatever you have and rebuild it. Seriously, I was in your shoes like 3 years ago. I thought about a crate, a 440, 383 and rebuilding my 360. Guess which was the easiest and most cost effective lol..something I already had and hooked up.

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Re: whats a 440 worth?
« Reply #4 on: May 16, 2009, 09:19:01 PM »
u need a kit for a truck that can be bought http://www.bouchillonperformance.com/BPEtruckKit.asp
if u have a 727 u can change out the tail shaft and housing from ur 727 to the car 727.
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Re: whats a 440 worth?
« Reply #5 on: June 19, 2009, 07:50:44 AM »
if i remember correctly on my last 360-440 swap in a power wagon, we had to notch the frame to clear the manifold/headers
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Re: whats a 440 worth?
« Reply #6 on: June 19, 2009, 09:35:57 AM »
The big block and small block bellhousing bolt patterns are different.
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