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wex777

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68 Camaro Engine?
« on: November 08, 2006, 04:59:29 PM »
I bought a 1968 Camaro Convertible Vin #124678N460801 and the only numbers I can find on the engine are 43 GM  14816379  and V0709800.  I want to know all that I can about the car and if the engine is the original one from the car (matching numbers?).  I also want to know what engine it is (350 small block? HP? Etc.)  If anyone has any of this information or have any suggestions on how I can find it myself I would be much obliged. 

Thank you in advance for any help anyone can give me in this matter.


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Re: 68 Camaro Engine?
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2006, 06:14:48 PM »
I think you'll find that the block casting number is 14316379 (not 14816379); that block was used in trucks from '69-'85, and in various passenger cars from '78-'81. Re-check the pad stamp to see if it's really V0709800 - the last three digits should be letters, not numbers. The block should also have a raised cast-in date code on the rear flange about six inches toward the passenger side from the distributor. In any event, it's a 350 block, but is not original to the car.
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