Red Diamond Engine Worth?


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Post Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:25 pm

Red Diamond Engine Worth?

Hello,

I have 2 Red Diamond Engines I believe both are 406 displacements. One looks like its the original 6 volt and the other has been updated to 12v. The 6v is seized. Both have 5 speed transmissions bolted to them. The 6v also has a 3 speed brownie.

Any idea what these are worth? Im planning on doing a different engine/transmission in this truck but want the Reds to go to someone thatll use them instead of scrap.

Thank you!

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Post Sat Apr 06, 2019 5:16 am

Re: Red Diamond Engine Worth?

I don't know what they are worth, but where are they located? I might be interested if the price is right. Mike
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Post Sat Apr 06, 2019 10:12 pm

Re: Red Diamond Engine Worth?

Flatbed,
I may be interested in the brownie. Do you have a model number?

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Post Sun Apr 07, 2019 8:00 am

Re: Red Diamond Engine Worth?

Hey Mike , when I saw this I thought, man there is a guy I think is looking for just that , hope it works out .

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Post Sun Apr 07, 2019 9:22 am

Re: Red Diamond Engine Worth?

IIRC When I sold my 406, it was a running, complete engine and I got $350 for it. Demand is low, they aren't a big draw. I sold mine about 5 years ago when scrap was high.

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Post Sun Apr 07, 2019 9:51 am

Re: Red Diamond Engine Worth?

Might send him an email also. He is located in my area by IP address. Idaho

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Post Tue Apr 09, 2019 10:37 am

Re: Red Diamond Engine Worth?

Sorry, I get busy and forget to check back here.

Im located in a small hamlet called Adrian, Oregon.

Ive decided to take the cab off the frame and put it onto a medium duty truck, but Im going to keep the original frame, engine and brownie I think for now. The truck has factory air brakes and after talking to DOT its going to be a huge mess to get them to give the truck a stamp, but I want to keep the original stuff for now in case one day in the future I decide to put it all back and restore it correctly.

So that means I will only have one 406 and 5speed trans for sale its the one with the 12v conversion. Its already pulled and ready to go. I would take any offer on it really. It sounds like it isnt worth much.

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