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19N574453 396 block on eBay
« on: May 28, 2016, 10:50:35 PM »

19N574453 block on eBay. Pad stamp T0821JI, 396-350 with TH automatic. Block casting 3935440.

eBay seller ID metingfast2000, located Ligonier, Indiana

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http://www.ebay.com/itm/1969-Camaro-19n574453-4-spd-ji-350hp-GM-Origonial-396-engine-motor-block-/172218039954?hash=item2818febe92:g:jjgAAOSw8RJXC7TX&vxp=mtr

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Re: 19N574453 396 block on eBay
« Reply #1 on: May 29, 2016, 11:23:30 AM »
something does not add up with this. a 8/21/68 stamp with a 01a or 01b vin? Maybe I'm wrong....

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Re: 19N574453 396 block on eBay
« Reply #2 on: May 29, 2016, 06:06:35 PM »
The stamps are real; this is an unusual circumstance.

Only 2,018 L34 Camaro SS were built during the model year so it is a rare option. Of those only about 25% were automatic, 500 cars at both plants for the entire model year. To cover start-up production late in August planners had to have some stock on just about everything. So a small batch of JI engines were built at Tonawanda and sent to Norwood for stock. Many dealers limited stock on high performance cars over the winter months and the engines remained in stock. I have another L34/auto Camaro built later the same day in my db; has a T0102JI engine. Probably somewhere there is a May built Camaro SS L34/auto with the same engine date.

Low-option engines remained in stock until needed.





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Re: 19N574453 396 block on eBay
« Reply #3 on: May 31, 2016, 04:24:33 PM »
No sale 5-31-16...

Reserve not met = $900.00

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Re: 19N574453 396 block on eBay
« Reply #5 on: May 31, 2016, 07:28:19 PM »
The stamps are real; this is an unusual circumstance.

Only 2,018 L34 Camaro SS were built during the model year so it is a rare option. Of those only about 25% were automatic, 500 cars at both plants for the entire model year. To cover start-up production late in August planners had to have some stock on just about everything. So a small batch of JI engines were built at Tonawanda and sent to Norwood for stock. Many dealers limited stock on high performance cars over the winter months and the engines remained in stock. I have another L34/auto Camaro built later the same day in my db; has a T0102JI engine. Probably somewhere there is a May built Camaro SS L34/auto with the same engine date.

Low-option engines remained in stock until needed.

Wow. Like Spooky, I would have cried foul on this one too. My CJF L34 four speed was built July 29 for an August 22 build. Your explanation of only 25% being automatics makes sense.
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Re: 19N574453 396 block on eBay
« Reply #6 on: May 31, 2016, 10:13:27 PM »
I agree completely with Bill. Stamps are good.
Bryon / 1968 Camaro SS 396 - now 468 ci, M21, 12 bolt
Looking for 68 Camaro with body number NOR 181016

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Re: 19N574453 396 block on eBay
« Reply #7 on: June 08, 2016, 12:01:05 AM »
No sale 6-7-16...

Reserve not met = $900.00

Relisted 6-7-16...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/172233915232?_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2661&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT

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Re: 19N574453 396 block on eBay
« Reply #8 on: June 15, 2016, 12:06:01 AM »
No sale 6-14-16...

Reserve not met = $900.00

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Re: 19N574453 396 block on eBay
« Reply #10 on: June 27, 2016, 05:43:50 PM »