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Old 02/11/20, 03:38 PM   #1
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1969 351w

How much is a complete 1969 351Windsor worth, in running condition, never been apart?
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Old 02/11/20, 03:44 PM   #2
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How much is a complete 1969 351Windsor worth, in running condition, never been apart?
I paid $150. for 1969 351W long block that was pulled out of a stang. Back in 98. its has better heads than later years but it needed to be rebuilt.

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Old 02/11/20, 03:47 PM   #3
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Running or not that engine is over a half century old. It should be rebuilt. Regional markets vary but 300-500 tops around here.

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Old 02/11/20, 03:53 PM   #4
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The '69 blocks weren't exactly highly sought after...they have shorter deck heights, which can cause problems with some stroker kits and apparently an additional 10-14 pounds of material relative to the '75 and later blocks, that I have yet to here a good argument for whether it made them any stronger. I don't know what they're selling for, but a core 351W tends to list for $250-$700 on CL and FB Marketplace in Oregon, pan to carb with front engine dress.

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Old 02/11/20, 04:49 PM   #5
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I have a local guy pestering me about buying my 69 351 for $1,000. He said he is restoring a 69 something car and wants the correct engine. I guess you have to find someone like that to sell it too.

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Old 02/11/20, 05:49 PM   #6
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The MX 351Ws are worth more to some especially the marine folks and '69 would be in the era.

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Old 02/12/20, 06:27 AM   #7
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There 'ya go! It's only worth what people are willing to pay for it.

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I have been told that the nickel content in a 69-70 block is higher than later years, making it stronger. I have no proof to back this theory, but that is a big part of why high horsepower guys want the blocks.

Of course the heads flow better, which is commonly known.
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Old 02/12/20, 02:12 PM   #9
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The 351W block has a 9.48" deck height on '69-'72s. From then on the deck height went to 9.503"' The heads were the same on '69-'74s. In '75 they got air injection. The whole front dress is identical to EB 289-302s including the harmonic damper. This includes Ford factory adapters for the alternator and power steering pumps that allow the EB front dress on other 351Ws. The '69 4 bbl intake is the best for hood clearance in 351W to EB engine swaps. All in all it's the best source for a 351W to swap into an EB. The original 2bbl pistons will give you an ideal 9.5 to 1 compression with the '69-'72 block and heads. So '69 Mustang and EB owners doing a 351 swap will find the engine desirable. There are some unleaded fuel modifications to the heads and exhaust valves to do. I'd ask $800.
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