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Our 454 came with Taiwan chrome for the oil pan, timing cover, and valve covers, but there was no balancer, pulleys, or water pump. Around here, you could sooner walk to the moon than find that big-block stuff in a junkyard for a fair price, so we were forced to buy PAW chrome replacements. A 396 balancer won’t work on a 454 because the 396 is internally balanced and the 454 is externally balanced (you can tell the 454 unit by the counterweight on the back). We eventually found this balancer at a Goodguys swap meet and smacked the guy down to $20, but we still had to buy a balancer bolt.