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Selling this Running 455,  what’s a good asking price? Just trying to make room in my shop. Feedback appreciated. 



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The easy answer is whatever someone is willing to pay. That said, assuming this engine is original and not cobbled together, it appears to be out of a large B-body Pontiac with #15 heads (1.96 intake and 1.66 exhaust valves). So it is a valuable core 455 engine. So $500-$1000. I'd start by asking $700-750 and see if you get any takers.

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Thank you so much for that info, I currently have it listed for $500 and still get alot of low ballers. Here is some more pictures of numbers stamped on that i have no clue what they mean....




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Great site for these questions. http://www.wallaceracing.com/engine.htm i would ask 1k. any history? vids of it running.what were you told? curious as to what type of remote filter was run. 

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YH indicates this is a large car with an automatic transmission - 360HP 10.00 CR. 1970 is the only year that the 455 was 10.00 or 10.25:1 (considered high compression) - after that compression dropped to from 7.6-8.4:1  for all 455s built after 1970.

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Just sold it for $1000 to a guy that has a 68 GTO, he was super excited about it

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