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Re: Service Engines (CE coded)
« Reply #90 on: February 09, 2017, 01:55:53 PM »
Assembled second shift on the 12th, inspected the next day by the F inspector? 

Speculation only...

Would need more examples. I will try to look at a couple that I have over the weekend.
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« Reply #91 on: February 09, 2017, 02:15:09 PM »
You fellas are saying that CE engine *assembly* was done on weekends?   The CE engine in my '69 Corvette was cast on 18 September 69 (a Thursday).. no idea what day it was assembled.

Ps.  The cast date for the Corvette CE engine being 18 Sep, coincidentally happens to be the same day as my Camaro rolled off the assembly line at Norwood...   :)
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Re: Service Engines (CE coded)
« Reply #92 on: February 09, 2017, 04:10:24 PM »
You fellas are saying that CE engine *assembly* was done on weekends?   The CE engine in my '69 Corvette was cast on 18 September 69 (a Thursday).. no idea what day it was assembled.

Ps.  The cast date for the Corvette CE engine being 18 Sep, coincidentally happens to be the same day as my Camaro rolled off the assembly line at Norwood...   :)
Gary, the assembly date is on the surface the starter bolts to.
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« Reply #93 on: February 09, 2017, 11:23:14 PM »
You fellas are saying that CE engine *assembly* was done on weekends?   The CE engine in my '69 Corvette was cast on 18 September 69 (a Thursday).. no idea what day it was assembled.

Ps.  The cast date for the Corvette CE engine being 18 Sep, coincidentally happens to be the same day as my Camaro rolled off the assembly line at Norwood...   :)
Gary, the assembly date is on the surface the starter bolts to.

I understand that's the hypothesis of some of these posts (but this thread is the only time I've ever heard that).. I've never had the engine out of my Corvette so I cannot contribute on that.  It would seem to be a good idea to 'prove/disprove' that plus the 'weekend' assembly  theory via a table, such as we've done with other discussions.  ie.  If someone put the table together which included:   CE#, cast code (and cast date), 'assembly' date as theorized, and 'day of the week assembled' .. That might begin to tell us some things as we get enough entries...
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Re: Service Engines (CE coded)
« Reply #94 on: February 11, 2017, 11:07:01 PM »
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« Reply #95 on: February 15, 2017, 12:12:50 AM »
You fellas are saying that CE engine *assembly* was done on weekends?   The CE engine in my '69 Corvette was cast on 18 September 69 (a Thursday).. no idea what day it was assembled.

Ps.  The cast date for the Corvette CE engine being 18 Sep, coincidentally happens to be the same day as my Camaro rolled off the assembly line at Norwood...   :)
Gary, the assembly date is on the surface the starter bolts to.

I understand that's the hypothesis of some of these posts (but this thread is the only time I've ever heard that).. I've never had the engine out of my Corvette so I cannot contribute on that.  It would seem to be a good idea to 'prove/disprove' that plus the 'weekend' assembly  theory via a table, such as we've done with other discussions.  ie.  If someone put the table together which included:   CE#, cast code (and cast date), 'assembly' date as theorized, and 'day of the week assembled' .. That might begin to tell us some things as we get enough entries...

Just because you haven't heard of it doesn't mean it's not possible.

We need a lot more data points...
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« Reply #96 on: February 15, 2017, 03:40:04 AM »
You fellas are saying that CE engine *assembly* was done on weekends?   The CE engine in my '69 Corvette was cast on 18 September 69 (a Thursday).. no idea what day it was assembled.

Ps.  The cast date for the Corvette CE engine being 18 Sep, coincidentally happens to be the same day as my Camaro rolled off the assembly line at Norwood...   :)
Gary, the assembly date is on the surface the starter bolts to.

I understand that's the hypothesis of some of these posts (but this thread is the only time I've ever heard that).. I've never had the engine out of my Corvette so I cannot contribute on that.  It would seem to be a good idea to 'prove/disprove' that plus the 'weekend' assembly  theory via a table, such as we've done with other discussions.  ie.  If someone put the table together which included:   CE#, cast code (and cast date), 'assembly' date as theorized, and 'day of the week assembled' .. That might begin to tell us some things as we get enough entries...

Just because you haven't heard of it doesn't mean it's not possible.

We need a lot more data points...


I agree.. and I think that's what I stated in my post..   :)
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Re: Service Engines (CE coded)
« Reply #97 on: February 15, 2017, 07:17:29 AM »
Unfortunately due to several factors I wasn't able to check the 69 350 CE block last weekend that I have in storage. Too many other things were going on. But I will check it when I can and report back.
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« Reply #98 on: February 15, 2017, 07:19:18 AM »
OK seeing as I started this particular discussion, I will put my hand up to go through this thread and put all the data so far into a spreadsheet. Will aim for this weekend, can't do much outside or in the garage anyway, as it's been so hot; last weekend the mercury went over 110F here and so inside jobs took priority  8).
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Re: Service Engines (CE coded)
« Reply #99 on: February 15, 2017, 12:27:07 PM »
Tim if you cant get to it I can add it all to my spreadsheets I have been keeping over the years.  Lmk.  I copied all the data at one time over into one spreadsheet and then forgot about the whole thread.   

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Re: Service Engines (CE coded)
« Reply #100 on: February 16, 2017, 06:18:36 AM »
Thanks Darrell, I'll let you know if something gets in the way.
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Re: Service Engines (CE coded)
« Reply #101 on: February 24, 2017, 01:22:39 AM »
Darrell are you able to confirm the pad stamp on the block you posted pics of just above, the one ending '921'?
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Re: Service Engines (CE coded)
« Reply #102 on: February 24, 2017, 01:28:01 AM »
Ill double check this weekend but 99.99% sure its correct.

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Re: Service Engines (CE coded)
« Reply #103 on: February 24, 2017, 06:13:39 AM »
Sorry Darrell, meant I couldn't make out the full pad stamp in your photo.

Here's the data so far; I had to add a zero to the month to make the date code sort sequentially. I don't have a google account, but if anyone has and would be happy to upload the excel version to the cloud, please let me know. May need to scroll across to see the full image.


PS I have to search through other threads on CRG and other forums to pull more data to add in, so that spreadsheet will no doubt grow.
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Re: Service Engines (CE coded)
« Reply #104 on: February 24, 2017, 02:18:14 PM »
Tim!     Very nice job!~  and a great start...
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