'71 is still a good year for Corvettes, so that engine should bring at least some money from someone that is doing a correct restoration.
Sorry I can't give you a value, but the above post sounds spot-on to me. That's a cool find.
Let us know what you find and how end ends. Good luck.
2008 G8 GT PBM, DOD Delete, Pat G Spec'd Cam, 7.4 Hardened Pushrods, Comp Trunion Kit, PAC 1518 Springs, ARH 1 7/8" LT Headers Catted Exhaust, Spectre CAI, Pat G Tune.
412.198hp/396.828tq at the Wheels - Mustang Dyno
1/4 Mile, Very First Run, Stock: 13.66 @ 102.74 w/ a 2.067 60'
1/4 modified 12.49 @ 114
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1/4 mile 14.0278 @ 101.49 w/ a 2.2658 60'
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