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hotrod68

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Big Block engine ID
« on: May 30, 2014, 02:30:10 AM »
  Hi guys. I have a friend with a big-block engine and I can't figure out what it is. The number on the block pad at the front is CEF 178770. I can't find CEF in any reference codes. I seem to recall that CEF designated a GM replacement engine or a crate engine. Has anyone else run into this, or does anyone know what this engine could be? Any help woud be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

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Re: Big Block engine ID
« Reply #1 on: May 30, 2014, 03:25:04 AM »
CE means warranty replacement engine, but there should be a numeral after the CE, rather than an F...    check again?
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Re: Big Block engine ID
« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2014, 03:42:21 PM »
The cast number and date might narrow it down.
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