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ssl78

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Engine assembly date
« on: March 22, 2017, 12:41:22 AM »
I have a big block engine where the 840 head casting dates are 6 days before the build date of the engine. That seems close to the build date any body else seen some thing similar

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Re: Engine assembly date
« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2017, 01:19:26 AM »
Yes, I have seen original engines with heads cast one day before the engine assembly date. :)

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Re: Engine assembly date
« Reply #2 on: March 22, 2017, 03:32:05 AM »
That's normal, often they are closer.
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Re: Engine assembly date
« Reply #3 on: March 22, 2017, 03:39:43 AM »
closer than ONE day?  ie.. meaning the heads were CAST, AND machined/built the same day they were put on a just assembled engine?  You've seen that more than a handful of times?
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Re: Engine assembly date
« Reply #4 on: March 22, 2017, 05:57:42 AM »
Ok thanks my assy date is a T1028JH and my heads are J228 so i guess thats ok.

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Re: Engine assembly date
« Reply #5 on: March 22, 2017, 03:52:29 PM »
Ok thanks my assy date is a T1028JH and my heads are J228 so i guess thats ok.

Yup.

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