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Okay, but seriously, aside from the fact the everyone on Earth knows Im looking for a 400, some arent very good because they were weaker casts, so yes, find out what you have!

That being said, if you're close to someone who wants it, then it's great... but not many people will spend much on an unverified engine, especially if it's far away. There's very little protection or guarantee when buying a used engine, so its a leap of faith for the buyer... better if they know you.
 

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If you were on the West Coast we'd be talking!

Here is a resource for engine codes:

and block casting codes:

With the 1. casting code, 2. casting date and 3. engine code you can determine exactly what engine you have. The VIN (less important unless matching to a car VIN) is located (I think) on the block next to the timing cover on the passenger side.

May as well ID the casting and date of the heads while you are at it as well:
 

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Okay, but seriously, aside from the fact the everyone on Earth knows Im looking for a 400, some arent very good because they were weaker casts, so yes, find out what you have!

That being said, if you're close to someone who wants it, then it's great... but not many people will spend much on an unverified engine, especially if it's far away. There's very little protection or guarantee when buying a used engine, so its a leap of faith for the buyer... better if they know you.
I thought you had a 400 🤔
 
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