1962 Chevrolet 409 Engine Asy 409HP Rebuilt Intake to Pan with Dual Quad Carbs For Sale
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1962 Chevrolet 409 Engine Asy 409HP Rebuilt Intake to Pan with Dual Quad Carbs:
409 Engine Asy 409HP Rebuilt Intake to Pan with Dual Quad Carbs
Tracy Listing #:2538Condition:UsedPart Brand:GM, General Motors[OEM] Manufacturer:General MotorsInterchange Part #:Chevrolet
, ChevyCasting #:3788068Casting Date:A 26 62 (Jan 26, 1962)Surface Finish:Painted Chevy OrangeColor:Chevy Engine OrangePlacement:FrontPlacement Details:Engine CompartmentCorvette Series:Not Corvette
This Listing is for a Recently Rebuilt High Performance 409 Engine Assembly, GM Part Number3788068 Block, Dated: A 26 62, (Jan 26, 1962), 409 Horsepower.
This Engine Asy Includes: Intake to Pan with Balancer and Timing Cover on the Front, Valve Covers, Dual Quad Carburetors, Distributor, Water Pump, and Flywheel (3914690 High Performance Heads Original and Rebuilt,Original Dual Quad 3814881 Aluminum Intake,Rebuilt 3361S and 3362S Carbs).
Does NOT include External Accessories: Exhaust Manifolds, Air Cleaner, Starter, Fuel Pump, Generator, Pulleys. These are All Available at Extra Cost if Needed.
This engine has been fired up for testing purposes, but never installed in a car.
The following is our typical rebuild process for most engines, which may vary depending upon exact build specs:
- Strip all the engine parts down to bare pieces.
- Take the cam bearings, freeze plugs, and oil galley plugs out of the block and disassemble the heads and remove everything off of the intake including the heat shield on the bottom, if it has one.
- Cook the block, heads and intake, followed by shot blast, tumbling, clean, magnaflux, visually inspection, and measuring key dimensions.
- Mains are checked for straightness and bore size, and align-bore the mains if necessary.
- Check the deck height and mill as required if it is not parallel and even to the crank centerline.
- Bore and hone the block to match the new pistons.
- Clean the block again and install the cam bearings, freeze plugs, cam plug, and oil galley plugs.
- Grind and/or polish the crankshaft.
- Check the connecting rods for straightness and magnaflux and recondition them.
- After all those items are cleaned, hang the pistons on the rods and mount the piston rings.
- Install the rear main seal, new main bearings, and lube and install the crankshaft - applying the proper torque to all the main bolts and check for proper crank end play.
- Lube and install the piston and rod assemblies with the new rod bearings and torque them properly and check for adequate end play.
- Index, lube, and install the camshaft, timing chain, sprockets and timing cover replacing the seals and gaskets.
- MIG weld the oil pickup screen to the oil pump at the correct angle and install the oil pump, the intermediate drive shaft and retainer.
- If it uses them, install the windage tray, studs and jam nuts.
- If Required, install thelower dipstick tube.
- Install pan gasket set, the oil pan, and oil pan plug.
This concludes the lower end of theshort block assembly.
- Head surfaces are checked for straightness, resurface it if necessary and recondition the heads as required, set the spring height, replace the seals and assemble the heads with new keepers.
- Cylinder head assemblies are bolted and tightened to the proper torque in the correct sequence on the top of the short block.
- Lifters are properly lubed and installed.
- Pushrods, rocker arms, balls and nuts are installed and adjusted.
- The valley breather is installed if it uses one.
This concludes the long block.
- The intake manifold is cleaned and the heat shield reattached if used.
- The intake is installed with new gaskets by tightening the bolts in the proper sequence to the proper torque.
- The valve covers are cleaned, painted if necessary and installed with new gaskets.
- The harmonic balancer is checked, sleeved if necessary and installed with the correct bolt and washer setup if used.
- All of the openings are now taped closed for painting and shipping.
- The engine is cleaned and painted as required.
- At this point, a pilot bushing is installed if it is for a manual transmission car.
The engine is now completely assembled less all external accessories and is prepared for shipping or pickup.
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NOTE: Please see our other 409 engine assembly listings in our store titled:1961-1964 Chevy 409 Engine Assembly less External Accessories
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Rebuilt Original High Performance 409 Engine Assembly Original High Performance Heads Original Dual Quad 3814881 Bare Aluminum Intake casting numbers 3788068 3844422 3830814 3857656 Chevy Chevrolet