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post #1 of 3 Old 06-14-2002, 05:58 PM Thread Starter
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Identifying the original source of a 350 ci Chevy

I have a rather silly question since I consider myself technically challenged. So here goes, "How can I find out the origin of a Chevy 350 ci that I had swapped in a CJ. I know there has to be some kind of VIN number on the block that will identify when it was manufactured. I know the heads aren't original either. What do I look for and where on the block. If this number exists is there some refence book that reveals the production year?

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post #2 of 3 Old 07-23-2002, 01:31 PM
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Hi Junkjeep....I had similar problem and I still don,t really know the original origin of my 350. There's a engine number on the driver's side of the block by the dipstick that might help. I have a Chevy repair book that has info on this ID problem. Try Chilton's on Chevy rebuilds. All I have to do is tell the parts store is that I have a 350 with the dipstick on the driver's side, 4 bolt main and that I believe it's a early model possibly 79,80. The guys know me and they look it up as a 80 chevy truck and it did good....everything fit..dist.cap, starter, exhaust gaskets etc...
I hope you find your 350's roots!!

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post #3 of 3 Old 07-23-2002, 10:18 PM
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Get the block number, then call your local GM dealer with that number...the parts dept should be able to tell you exactly what you have.



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