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post #1 of 5 Old 07-08-2010, 09:20 PM Thread Starter
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Mystery Hole in 258 Block?

Anyone, what is this hole on 258 block above the starter?


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post #2 of 5 Old 07-08-2010, 09:27 PM
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My guess would be an alignment hole used during the machining process of the block but that's just a guess.

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I have no idea... have to look and see if I have one while my engine is out!!

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My guess would be an alignment hole used during the machining process of the block but that's just a guess.
I would agree. I used it to lift my engine once, lol.
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post #5 of 5 Old 07-09-2010, 12:09 AM
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Yeah I believe it was used in the factory as a way to hold the block/align it. I believe my block has one on the other side as well.
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