Made the deal and she is in the back of my Element. She has definitely been sitting a few years, the pictures looked a bit better than in person. It turns over well though and there are a lot of very good parts on there. My builder is going to tear it down a bit to take a look. Resurface the flywheel, replace the oil pump, rear seal, pull the pushrods and the heads, clean the carbs and clean it up a bit. I’ll drop it off at the engine shop tomorrow or Monday and he’s going to get started right away.
He did a search for an exhaust and most of his favorites are back ordered with no ETA. Parts are an issue for these things for sure. Side note — The global Economy is fascinating to me right now.