WW2 7 cyclinder Engine

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    #1 chevroletc10, Jun 19, 2010
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    Hi everyone,
    I've got a WW2 engine out of an unknown plane,after my grandfather passed away its been sitting in storage and I was wondering If you guys could help me out with finding out how much its worth so I can sell it to someone who will hopefully restore it to its former glory. The TAG says Property of U.S. Navy Continental Motor Corporation 250HP 7cylinder. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

    Thank you and god bless
     
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    Any tags, plates or stamps?
     
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    ill bite. how much do you want for it and were are you located?
     
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    I can't find any reference to a 7-cylinder Continental powerplant
    several references to a 6-cylinder though. Do you have any pics yet?
     
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    Neat little engine
     
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    if its a stearman engine i might have a buyer. a friend of mine restores them. i sent him a text. i will PM you.
     
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    If memory serves. I believe that engine was also used in a couple of light tanks. M-2 and M-3?
     
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    #9 jerryw, Jun 22, 2010
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    Does it look like this?

    The W-670 was a widely produced engine in WW II. The serial number of this one is 37,500!

    A very tidy radial due to the valve operating gear being located behind the cylinders.
     

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    Continental Motors Corporation

    Model W670-9A

    250HP

    Bore 5 1/8

    Stroke 4 5/8
     
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    The W670-9A was used on the Stearman. Do you have log books!
     
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