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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old Feb 8th, 19, 07:15 PM Thread Starter
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327 thrown rod

400$ for a 327 with a thrown rod worth it or no?
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old Feb 8th, 19, 07:55 PM
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Any good parts on it? Like AFR heads, good carb and intake? If not, I would not give much at all for it. Thrown rod meaning the crank, rod, and the block are destroyed? Not much there to work with.

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Re: 327 thrown rod

Unless you disassemble it and look at the heads and crank and cylinder walls, it is a parts motor worth $50 to $100 or just junk. Depending on the year, casting number, application, etc. it could be worth more, and might be worth a bundle to the owner of a car that it came from.
I have a complete small journal 300 hp / 327 under the bench in excellent condition, that I feel is worth about $600, but will probably go to the junk as it seems everyone is going LS motors.
In central IL, old school 60s and 70s parts are still pretty cheap.
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old Feb 9th, 19, 09:59 PM
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Re: 327 thrown rod

better open it up and make sure there is not a window in one of the cylinders!! I sure wouldn't pay any $400 for it. Maybe $50-150 if it was a buildable block and crank

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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old Feb 11th, 19, 03:19 AM
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Re: 327 thrown rod

Will the seller allow it to be opened up and checked? As others have stated, a thrown rod can rip a hole in its cylinder wall, or chew up the journal on the crankshaft, or both.

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