1969 Camaro SS 396 RS - 375 Horsepower


Replacement block - Meticulous restoration
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  • Highly optioned restoration with replacement block 396 engine

  • 54,350 original miles

  • Believed rotisserie restoration

  • Engine rebuilt this year with less than 350 break-in miles only.

  • Vehicle identification number: 124379N598968

  • Engine code – old cylinder block – discarded: TO123KE

  • Replacement cylinder block has no numbers. It is from a 1969 Chevelle 396 – 375 horsepower.

  • 4-bolt Mains: 395S272

  • Factory aluminum heads – non-matching castings. Number: 3919842

  • Original carburetor: 3959164-4346

  • Original intake manifold: 3988163

  • Original distributor: 1111499 (Now has triggering device – no points)

  • Original water pump, power steering and alternator – rebuilt

  • Original power steering - rebuilt

  • Original Delco coil with new spark plug wires

  • M-22 transmission: P9A27C – Vin# 12379598968 with original factory Hurst shifter (very rare)

  • Rear end: BV-0501G2 – 12 bolt. 4:11 positraction unit. Also a 3.73 gear accompanies the car


  • Equipment of note:

  • Tilt wheel

  • Power steering

  • Power brakes

  • Rosewood tilt, steering wheel

  • AM/FM – 8 track

  • Deluxe interior

  • Factory Hurst Shifter

  • Power windows

  • New PPG windows

  • Speed control


  • Trim Tab Information (See decoding sheets)


  • ST 69                          1243 7                        NOR238456

  • TR 711                       711                             76B – PNT BDY

  • 02B                                                                 X22


  • Decoded information:


  • ST 69 = 1969

  • 1243 7 = Sport Coupe

  • NOR238456 = Built at the Norwood plant

  • TR 711 = Trim – Black standard bucket seats

  • 02B = Built February, second week

  • 76B = Yellow with black vinyl top

  • X22 = 396 with black rear panel



  • Engine specifications


  • 1.                  .060 over engine block = 406 cubic inches

  • 2.                  Cylinder block has been line honed, decked and balanced. Estimated 475 horsepower or more.

  • 3.                  Federal Mogul pistons – 11:1 with Moly rings

  • 4.                  Connecting rods have been sized and shot-peened. ARP rod bolts. Note dot on the connecting rods signifies that these are 375 horsepower motor only or 427.

  • 5.                  Steel crankshaft – original item and has been polished.

  • 6.                  ARP Cylinder head and crankshaft bolts

  • 7.                  Crane blueprinted camshaft to exact factory specifications. Flat tappet type. 520 lift and exhaust with 242 duration.

  • 8.                  Crane lifters, push rods, retainers and springs, all brand new.

  • 9.                  Aluminum cylinder heads completely rebuilt with stainless steel valves, Manley race valve job. Heads CC’d.

  • 10.             Crane roller timing chain.

  • 11.             Windage tray.


  • Drive train


  • 1.                  Complete clutch assembly with upgraded disc, balanced and rebuilt pressure plate that has been upgraded for 500 HP with new springs. New throw-out bearing and clutch arm to factory specifications.

  • 2.                  Transmission: M-22. Completely blue-printed. The unit has new synchros and slider. Note this transmission has the correct bottom drain plug and makes the pleasing “whinning sound” when operated.

  • 3.                  Drive shaft has been balanced.

  • 4.                  Rear end runs the correct 4:11 positraction set-up. All leaf springs and other suspension components have been restored, detailed and safety inspected.

  • 5.                  Brakes have been rebuilt and have new pads and linings.

  • 6.                  Custom header system exactly built for the car and ceramic coated. 2.5” pipes in original position with Flow Master brand mufflers. All brand new.


  • Interior and miscellaneous

  • Front end re-aligned and in perfect condition with new Edelbrock shock absorbers.
  • Interior is original and in immaculate condition.
  • All gauges operational.
  • Radio works.
  • All lights work.
  • Chrome trim is all original. Bumpers and spoiler are original.
  • Every portion of the car has been highly detailed and restored.
  • Original Sport wheels and original beauty rings with new replacement tires.
  • Rear sway bar
  • Springs are heavy duty as used in big block Camaros.
  • Spare tire on steel rim and correct trim in the trunk.
  • Replacement chambered exhaust system and manifolds to be included with the purchase.
  • Replaced carpet
  • Original headliner
  • Replacement, original style Delco battery.
  • Deep groove pulleys – mostly original.
  • Original gauge pack and center console
  • Original front air dam and fog lamps = SS Package
  • Restored original fuel tank.
  • Excellent vinyl top – perfect fit
  • All locks in excellent working condition.
  • Original horns but one needs rebuilding.
  • Windshield washer – all chrome in interior excellent
  • Correct tachometer and clock.
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    • These photographs demonstrate the engine during assembly and blue-printing. Sadly, the original cylinder block is not in existence. However, the replacement block is from a 1969 Chevelle


  • Sold   Final  price does not include sales tax, DMV fees and documentary fees. Out of state residents who do not accept delivery in the State of California may not be subject to these fees. All cars are sold AS IS - WHERE IS without any warranty express or implied.

  • Check the emissions laws of your state as to the requirements for a vehicle of this type. We make no warranty as to whether or not this vehicle will pass any emissions laws

  • Terms Of Sale and some good advice on purchasing a used automobile

  • The car offered for sale is a used car. It is more than 35 years old. The description  of this vehicle on this web site is based upon information provided by the owner/seller. 

  • Under no circumstances do we ever recommend that you purchase any automobile, whether through us or from any seller without inspecting it. We enthusiastically invite you to have your mechanic or representative thoroughly evaluate any vehicle. You should always form an opinion only after obtaining an independent, expert evaluation, unless you are competent to do it yourself. 

  • The buyer should be aware through their own inspection or through a qualified expert's inspection as to the state of the power train, suspension and any mechanical components. We want you to be very satisfied with your purchase and to have years of enjoyment. Investigating the condition of a car beforehand makes good sense.   

  • If you have any questions please call PI Motorsports, Inc. 714-744-1398 or email us at: sales@pim.net

PI Motorsports, Inc.
1040 North Batavia, Suite G
Orange, California 92867
Telephone: 714-744-1398
Fax: 714-744-1397

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