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    Default OT Whats a good asking price for the TH400?

    What do you guys think is a reasonable asking price for my TH400 transmission? Its in good condition, ~80,000 miles with rebuilt valvebody, B&M shift improvement kit, B&M chrome deep depth pan, new B&M vacuum modulator, new kick down solenoid, new seals, new rear bushings. It needs a TC and the two bushings that the TC neck ride in replaced. Napa said they could order those for me for like 8 bucks so if i decide to sell it might go ahead and replace those.

    So... what do you think?

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    The turbo 400 is widely available.

    $150.00 would be good for a local buyer. JRouche

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    If it was a 4wd tranny it'd be worth a few more bucks but a basically stock type th400 won't bring a pile of money.
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    Thanks guys!

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    Friend just bought a performance a747 trans from fairbanks (?) for $700 or therebouts.

    Trannies are only expensive when they are known to be a week link, many of the fwd chryslers have week trannies, and junkyards know that so they are expensive, Tranny for the wifes dodge is over $600 my truck is $75 at the same scrapper. If I had the a4ld in my truck it would be a $600 tranny too.

    TH400 is a common trans, and very strong, so not in serious demand for replacement.

    once bought a 5 year old truck in great shape otherwise for $200 because the tranny work it needed would cost over $1700.

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    price would also vary on wether it is a Chev or B-O-P bell housing and the tail housing length. Also other variables play into the price as to what vintage/version it is as not all are the same.
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    Oh good point - its a short tail GM case built in 1978. It has a lockup TC and is designated CM (the C for lockup TC i think and the M had something to do with application/duty?)

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    It needs a TC and the two bushings that the TC neck ride in replaced. Napa said they could order those for me for like 8 bucks so if i decide to sell it might go ahead and replace those. So... what do you think?
    That's one bushing and a front seal, an o-ring that goes around the pump and a gasket. Of course, to change all that you have to remove the front pump.
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    Yeah your right - not sure what i was thinking. I've had the front pump out already. Replaced the o-ring, paper gasket, and a metal clad seal but Napa didnt have the bushing on hand. I was leaving for Missouri the next day so i didnt replace the bushing. The idea was to loosely bolt everything back together to take with me and once i was down there, disassemble everythiny again and order the bushing. Instead it ended being torqued down and reinstalled ...

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