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Help! engine I D needed Please

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by only 31s, Mar 2, 2005.

  1. only 31s

    only 31s 1/2 ton status

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    someone jammed a pre 82 block and heads[ because the dip stick is on opp side}under the edelbrock intake{tbi] of my new 90 sub.It works for now but for me to tweak and so forth i need to id the block and heads.the person that did this blocked exhaust passages that i need for emissions testing not to mention that pesky check light always on! Are there any markings i can look for to i d the year?
     
  2. southernspeed

    southernspeed 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    look for the cast numbers at the rear of the block. Kind of behind the dist.. Really convenient place for them!!
     
  3. dyeager535

    dyeager535 1 ton status Premium Member

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    Suffix code will tell you original application. Passenger side, front of block, where head meets the block. Behind the alternator if it's a passenger side alternator install.
     

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