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The #3970010 casting block is the most common four-inch bore block ever made. It comes from a 350 and likely has a forged steel crank, but the heads are terrible for performance improvements. The design uses 1.72-inch intake valves, measuring out to around 8.2:1 when appropriately installed. 882 casting heads are 76cc castings. a 3970010 block is a 4" bore block. You have a 350 there. A 305 of that vintage would have 450 casting heads and a 460776, 777, or 778 block. I just scrapped one that was in a 79 Camaro. I have never seen a 3970010 casting block that was anything else that a 4" bore medium journal block.Don't forget to follow us on Facebook, and if you run a website or write for a blog, please link to our site! Chevy V8 Casting Number Locations. Chevy V8 SBC Block and Head Casting Numbers. Chevy V8 BBC Block and Head Casting Numbers. Chevy V8 "W" Motor 348-409 Casting Numbers. Chevy V8 Crankshaft Casting Numbers.The 3970010 casting number was most commonly used to build 350s. Chances are probably 99.5% that its a 350. Also, he said he got it out of a truck so that eliminates the 302 and almost completely eliminates the 327. Dustinweaver, what year truck did you take it out of?The Engine Block Casting code is one of the best ways to identify a Chevy engine block. This Casting number is usually found at the rear of the block on the left or drivers side on top of the bellhousing flange. ... Truck/Chevelle/Chevy II/Camaro : 3970010 : 1969 : 302 : 290 : 4 : Z-28 Camaro : 3970020 : 1970-73 : 307 : 2 : 3970024 : 1969-73 ...Jun 2, 2018 ... Oil pan and water pump installation in the small block Chevy 350. automotive engines diagnosis repair rebuilding automotive engines ...SBC 350 Bare Engine Block Casting # 3970010 4 Bolt Main Machined and Painted. stoversps. (174) 100% positive. Seller's other items. Contact seller. US $1,250.00. No Interest if paid in full in 6 mo on $99+ with PayPal Credit*.The block casting number on smallblock and big block Chevy V-8 motors is located on a ledge found at the rear of the block, most often on the driver's side. ... They might look like this “361959” or “3970010” or “14015445”. The block casting numbers do not have any letters in them. There are sometimes other individual letters found ...1969 396 casting date C 14 9 for March 14, 1969 - note this casting date is on the rear of the engine block next to the bellhousing. 1970 396 casting date B 6 70 for February 6, 1970. Note 1970 has a 2-digit year code. …7034 posts · Joined 2011. #8 · Jul 10, 2019. 3970010 = 68-80 350 2 or 4 bolt main 4 inch bore. J67= October 6 1967, or 1977. This block was not cast in 67, so that leaves 77. If it says hecho in mexico on the block, I think it was above the pad location, it is a target 350 or crate engine built in Mexico.May 15, 2008 · R. Ray J Neal Discussion starter. 26 posts · Joined 2008. #6 ·May 16, 2008. Based on the suffix TJA I found it is one of two motors. 1973, 160hp conversion cab truck, or 1979, 165hp forward cab w/ AT. Based on the 3998991 heads (1972/1973) I would think it is the 160HP model. So Pretty much LOW compression motor. [email protected]. 9732 posts · Joined 2002. #3 · Aug 29, 2004. It is one of the many sb Chevies produced from 68 thru the late seventies, cast at the Saginaw Mi. gray iron foundry, assembled in Flint Mi. engine plant. They came in two or four bolt. Only way to be sure is pull the pan. NASTYGIRL's old man!Small Block Chevy BLOCK # 3970010 Engine Block Casting Numbers This is probably the most common 4" bore SBC Block cast. It has been used in many different applications. Only way I know to be sure of 2 or 4 bolt mains is to pull pan.SBC BLOCK # 3970010 Engine Block Casting Numbers This is probably the most common 4" bore SBC Block cast. It has ...Jan 22, 2007 · Anyone know this block GM 41 3970010. I know its a 350, (I believe), has a drivers side dipstick and a "8" for its build year. I would think 1978 cause the small pad in the front of the engine is the smaller square shape not the longer more narrow older style pad for 1968. The pad is smooth so theres no engine codes. Its cast GM 41 by the 3970010. camaro-parts-world. 99.9% Positive Feedback. Seller's other items Contact. Joined Dec 2005. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for SBC 350 V8 ENGINE BLOCK 3970010 4 BOLT MAIN SMALL BLOCK CHEVY 1973 Chevelle at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!Re: how much can a 3970010 block handle, it has the 010 high nickel casting. From what I've been able to gather a factory block is usually safe (with good prep, splayed 4 bolt caps, etc) to 600 horse. Have heard of a few that have gone to 700 or more, but it starts getting risky IMO over 600. Somewhere above 600 the factory blocks can …Oct 14, 2015 · Looking to ID further. Looking at a Chevy engine with the 3970010 casting number and trying to find out more info. The numbers on the machined pad on the front passenger side of the block are 151420105 K10 3P CMJ. From the info I'm looking at the CMJ means "1974 350 T400 Police" or "1980 305 full size/Camaro", but shouldn't the 9 digit VIN code ... I have a 3970010 block, which was offered in both 2-bolt and 4-bolt configurations. Email Report Mike Senior Member Posts: 8136 Reg: 06-30-00. User Info. Send Private Topic ... 1966,1997,1999,2002,2005, 2008 plus 30+ other chevy cars and trucks along the way. 2008 corvette sold and waiting on a C-7. Email Report Rick_L …3970010 Detail - Casting Numbers .info: engine blocks, heads, and more. Loaded in 1 ms. There are 2,506 casting numbers in the database.The #3970010 casting block is the most common four-inch bore block ever made. It comes from a 350 and likely has a forged steel crank, but the heads are terrible for performance improvements.Oct 22, 2022 · What year is a 350 Chevy engine with casting 3970010 and 15y146329? The back of the block will have a series of letters and numbers cast into it. That is what determines the date. May 15, 2008 · R. Ray J Neal Discussion starter. 26 posts · Joined 2008. #6 ·May 16, 2008. Based on the suffix TJA I found it is one of two motors. 1973, 160hp conversion cab truck, or 1979, 165hp forward cab w/ AT. Based on the 3998991 heads (1972/1973) I would think it is the 160HP model. So Pretty much LOW compression motor. 3970010 = 68-80 350 2 or 4 bolt main 4 inch bore J67= October 6 1967, or 1977. This block was not cast in 67, so that leaves 77. If it says hecho in mexico on the block, I think it was above the pad location, it is a target 350 or crate engine built in Mexico.These numbers are from the front pad. 21B650536 K04 17 CTL. This block is a 2 bolt main and has the 3970010 cast in the back of the block then up above that is K 9 cast into the block. I looked up the head casting numbers 3998920 and it said they are 72-73 350. The intake valves are big on these heads.1 post · Joined 2011. #1 · Jul 9, 2011. I want to ID my small block Chevy engine. The numbers I have include: (a)the casting number is 3970010, (b) there are two serial numbers on the front passengers side of the engine, these numbers are V0505TDR and C8F454789. I would really like to know cubic inches, horsepower and 4 bolt main or 2.$575.00. andrewduntov72 (2,944) 100% Buy It Now. +$225.00 shipping. 69 CHEVY DZ 302 Z28 ENGINE BLOCK 3970010 E229 CAMARO 4 BOLT MAIN STD BORE MAGGED. …3970010: 327--2 : A: 1969-79: 3970010: 350: 185: 370: 2 or 4: car, truck, Vette: 1970-73: 3970014: 350: 200: 300: 2/4: LA built Camaro: 1969-73: 3970020: 307: 115: 200: 2: …3932386, 3956618, 3970010 were used for the 69 DZ block and were all 4 bolt blocks. All the above block casting numbers were ALSO used for 327 motors. ... A forum community dedicated to Chevrolet Chevelle owners and enthusiasts. Come join the discussion about restorations, builds, performance, modifications, classifieds, troubleshooting ...Re: Engine Casting Block #3970010. 02-12-06 09:07 PM - Post# 873994. In response to joeysworld. The difference is the suffix code on the block. Could be a 145 HP 350 from a 1975 caprice. Could be a DZ 302. The difference is the code on the front of the passenger side. Just above where the water pump bolts.The 3970010 engine block casting number does not mean 350. It could be a 327, 307 or 350, 2 or 4 bolt main from 1968 thru 1978. All it can tell you for sure is that the block is a 4 inch bore. However, if you are a betting man, you would most likely win guessing 350 because it is the most common casting number for a 350.If you’re in the market for a used SUV, a Chevy Blazer is definitely worth considering. Known for its reliability, versatility, and stylish design, the Chevy Blazer has been a popu...Fresh 69 Camaro Z/28 302 DZ complete engine. This is the real deal, black casting # 3970010 casting date E 14 9 (May 14, 1969), engine pad stamp code V0527DZ (May 27). Cylinder heads casting # 3927186 casting date E 27 9 (May 27, 1969). More pictures and details coming soon. This is a great complete engine. Real four bolt main, correct original ...Restore60s said: Original starter number for your block is #119497. Thats a Delco part #. Walked out to the shop & wrote the number down.---:thumbup: Kind of a broad statement. 4 starters for any given chevy small block. 153 tooth flexplate. 168 tooth flexplate. 153 tooth flywheel.re: 3970010. Can you post the id letters and numbers that you see on the engine block on the the small extension of the block surface just below and ahead of the head on the passenger side. I have some books that might reveal some info re: the year of the engine. BTW my own 383 stroker has a number that I cannot seem to find anywhere yet.GM engine block # 3970010 was used as early as 1968 on some 327ci engines. From 1969-1979 it was a 350ci engine. It could be a 2 or 4 bolt block used in cars, trucks and even corvettes.Join Date: Mar 2009. Location: Booneville,Ms. Posts: 505. 350 sbc question? 3970010 How much HP? Ok I have a 3970010 block and on the back of it where the flexplate goes its got 010 stamped on it with 020 right under it. It's a 4 bolt block and I just bought another one and its got the same stampings but this one runs and I …Seller feedback (132,762) Fast shipping, item as described. A+++++ eBay seller, thanks! CHEVROLET 1971 350 STD 4.00' BORE 3970010 ENGINE BLOCK 2 BOLT CCA A F X BODY CAMARO CHEVELLE NOVA 350/307 /RF7/. Inventory is updated daily.The 3970010 casting was introduced by GM in 1969 and was used through 1975. It was produced in both 2-bolt and 4-bolt main configuration and these applications varied greatly from year to year. In the 1969 model year, Chevrolet documentation shows the block only being used in the 4-bolt main configuration. This block saw extensive truck …1548 posts · Joined 2008. #1 · Aug 6, 2015 (Edited) For years I have seen certain Chevy small block cylinder blocks, the ones with the "010/020" cast into the timing recess and behind the bellhousing flange, referred to as "high nickel" blocks. I have heard various renditions of the 010/020 designation meaning that the block has 10% nickel ...1 post · Joined 2008. #1 · Aug 3, 2008. I have recently aquired a chevy small block and I'm having trouble finding out exactly what it is. I have found Four numbers. 3970010 along with "hecho en mexico" on the back drivers side. 254 on the back passenger side. 010 on the drivers side in front of the oil filter. and the engine code is "MK01800."Anyone know this block GM 41 3970010. I know its a 350, (I believe), has a drivers side dipstick and a "8" for its build year. I would think 1978 cause the small pad in the front of the engine is the smaller square shape not the longer more narrow older style pad for 1968. The pad is smooth so theres no engine codes. Its cast GM 41 by the …Chevy 3970010 Small Block 350 Engine Bare Block 4 Bolt ARP Main Bolts Standard. ... Listed 9 weeks ago in Mims, FL Door pickup. Message. Message. Save. Save. Share. Details. Condition. Used - like new. Small block Chevy 4 bolt main 010 engine block. Has been cleaned and checked. Has new ARP main bolts with it. TFS stamped should be ...Anyone know this block GM 41 3970010. I know its a 350, (I believe), has a drivers side dipstick and a "8" for its build year. I would think 1978 cause the small pad in the front of the engine is the smaller square shape not the longer more narrow older style pad for 1968. The pad is smooth so theres no engine codes. Its cast GM 41 by the …Jun 2, 2018 ... Oil pan and water pump installation in the small block Chevy 350. automotive engines diagnosis repair rebuilding automotive engines ...Chevy Chevrolet small block V8 engine casting numbers - WaywardGarage.com - Hot Rods - Musclecars ... 3970010: 350: 69: Corvette: 4-bolt main, late 69: 3970010: 302 ...1969 396 casting date C 14 9 for March 14, 1969 - note this casting date is on the rear of the engine block next to the bellhousing. 1970 396 casting date B 6 70 for February 6, 1970. Note 1970 has a 2-digit year code. …3970010 - This is a small block V8 engine that was produced from 1969 to 1980. It was used in a variety of GM trucks, including the Chevrolet Camaro, Corvette, and Nova. 14015445 - This is another small block V8 engine that was produced from 1975 to …3109 posts · Joined 2010. #2 · Jan 18, 2011 (Edited) .060 is the max safe overbore. Don't go all the way to 60 over for the first build though. Go 30 over this time and then 10 over for each rebuilt after. If you go 60 over now then when it comes time to rebuild you will be screwed and have to buy a new block. Like.1955 Chevrolet Bel Air Unrestored 15,000 Mile Survivor 1955 Chevrolet Nomad 1964 Malibu SS Unrestored 36,000 Mile Survivor ~ SOLD ... 3970010 350 block is what I'd call the normal 350 4 bolt main block. GM used millions of these over the years. Some of them have 2 bolt caps installed. same block casting is used for both 2 and 4 bolt …I have the same casting 3970010. I think it is a 350, but it is in a 1978 Camaro LT that is supposed to have a 305. I tried looking up the number stamped on the pad by passenger side head under the alternator, but I can't find anything on it. The number appears to be V10191FJ. *Driver side exhaust manifold is 364747 GM.Chevy Small Block Engine ID Your Chevrolet small block engine comes with two sets of codes: the engine code and the partial VIN code. Each one can tell you a lot about your engine. Let’s find out what you can learn and how to decode each one! Engine Code Your engine code is an eight-digit number found on the passenger side of the engine.GM may be replacing tens of thousands of Bolt EV batteries, but it won’t have to pick up the tab for most of them. The automaker has reached a deal that will have LG pay nearly all...Block Casting Number = 3970010; 1969-1979, 302/350 cid, car & Truck, 2 & 4-Bolt Mains, 4 Bolt Most common. This covers a huge array of engines. An interesting thing happened in Chevy plants sometime during the 1971 model year production; early in 1970, Congress past a law requiring all U.S. auto manufacturers to standardize the Partial …It’s official: a fully electric Chevy Corvette is coming — with new battery technology to boost its range, acceleration and efficiency. When it arrives, the battery-electric sports...Restore60s said: Original starter number for your block is #119497. Thats a Delco part #. Walked out to the shop & wrote the number down.---:thumbup: Kind of a broad statement. 4 starters for any given chevy small block. 153 tooth flexplate. 168 tooth flexplate. 153 tooth flywheel.R. Ray J Neal Discussion starter. 26 posts · Joined 2008. #6 ·May 16, 2008. Based on the suffix TJA I found it is one of two motors. 1973, 160hp conversion cab truck, or 1979, 165hp forward cab w/ AT. Based on the 3998991 heads (1972/1973) I would think it is the 160HP model. So Pretty much LOW compression motor.These numbers are from the front pad. 21B650536 K04 17 CTL. This block is a 2 bolt main and has the 3970010 cast in the back of the block then up above that is K 9 cast into the block. I looked up the head casting numbers 3998920 and it said they are 72-73 350. The intake valves are big on these heads.3970010 - This is a small block V8 engine that was produced from 1969 to 1980. It was used in a variety of GM trucks, including the Chevrolet Camaro, Corvette, …The Engine Block Casting code is one of the best ways to identify a Chevy engine block. This Casting number is usually found at the rear of the block on the left or drivers side on top of the bellhousing flange. ... Truck/Chevelle/Chevy II/Camaro : 3970010 : 1969 : 302 : 290 : 4 : Z-28 Camaro : 3970020 : 1970-73 : 307 : 2 : 3970024 : 1969-73 ...J. javamxcars Discussion starter. 7 posts · Joined 2006. #1 · Nov 16, 2006. I speak with a lot of friends , and the opinon is the same , the question is: the chevy block 3970010 with number 010 .020 is for the nickel ,ok is it for 1% tin and 2% nickel or is 10 % tin and 20% nickel ? Like. Sort by Oldest first. All these are identified here. Quickly, A = Chevelle, F = Camaro, X = Nova. If you're looking at the engine code - this is already known. If you're looking at the casting # information and it mentions 3970010 "A/F/X/Y/B".... basically this means "it's used in everything", whereas if it simply states "Y"... this means Corvette. Decoding small ... Get ratings and reviews for the top 12 foundation companies in Chevy Chase, MD. Helping you find the best foundation companies for the job. Expert Advice On Improving Your Home All...3970010 SBC Casting Number Question. Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by geemann51, Mar 3, 2009. Joined: Dec 16, 2001 Posts: 2,120. Profile Page. geemann51. Member. from Fischer, TX. I just picked up a SBC 3970010 4-bolt block. Mortech lists this as a 69 327 or a 69-80 350.1548 posts · Joined 2008. #1 · Aug 6, 2015 (Edited) For years I have seen certain Chevy small block cylinder blocks, the ones with the "010/020" cast into the timing recess and behind the bellhousing flange, referred to as "high nickel" blocks. I have heard various renditions of the 010/020 designation meaning that the block has 10% nickel ...The 3970010 casting was introduced by GM in 1969 and was used through 1975. It was produced in both 2-bolt and 4-bolt main configuration and these applications varied greatly from year to year. In the 1969 model year, Chevrolet documentation shows the block only being used in the 4-bolt main configuration. This block saw extensive truck …Restore60s said: Original starter number for your block is #119497. Thats a Delco part #. Walked out to the shop & wrote the number down.---:thumbup: Kind of a broad statement. 4 starters for any given chevy small block. 153 tooth flexplate. 168 tooth flexplate. 153 tooth flywheel.SBC 350 Bare Engine Block Casting # 3970010 4 Bolt Main Machined and Painted. stoversps. (174) 100% positive. Seller's other items. Contact seller. US $1,250.00. No …Mar 6, 2013 · Re: Help identifying engine. 3970010. « Reply #4 on: March 18, 2013, 11:27:25 AM ». The 3970010 block is probably the most common "350" block there is. As stated it can be any 4.00" bore motor of the 3 possible. More than likely its a 350 that someone has changed the timing cover on, or maybe a car engine. If it has a 6" harmonic balancer it ... Fresh 69 Camaro Z/28 302 DZ complete engine. This is the real deal, black casting # 3970010 casting date E 14 9 (May 14, 1969), engine pad stamp code V0527DZ (May 27). Cylinder heads casting # 3927186 casting date E 27 9 (May 27, 1969). More pictures and details coming soon. This is a great complete engine. Real four bolt main, correct original ...1 post · Joined 2008. #1 · Aug 3, 2008. I have recently aquired a chevy small block and I'm having trouble finding out exactly what it is. I have found Four numbers. 3970010 along with "hecho en mexico" on the back drivers side. 254 on the back passenger side. 010 on the drivers side in front of the oil filter. and the engine code is "MK01800."American-made Chevrolet is one of the best-selling brands in the United States. If you are in the market for a used Chevy, whether a sedan, truck, SUV or sports car, this article h...Chevy 350 Details about GM 3970010 Small Block Chevy 350 Bare Block 4 Bolt 4.030 Bore I-20-6 Date. Where is the serial number on an engine block? The engine serial number is on a metal plate attached to the block, typically found on …The 3970010 engine block casting number does not mean 350. It could be a 327, 307 or 350, 2 or 4 bolt main from 1968 thru 1978. All it can tell you for sure is that the block is a 4 inch bore. However, if you are a betting man, you would most likely win guessing 350 because it is the most common casting number for a 350.Aug 26, 2021 · On a small block Chevrolet, the casting number is found at the rear of the block on the driver's side (as is with Chevy's big block engines). The engine ID code stamping is located on a flat pad in front of the passenger side cylinder head (big blocks can be in the same location or above the timing chain cover, with inline-sixes stamped on the passenger side of the block behind the distributor). 17889 posts · Joined 2005. #2 · Aug 1, 2009. Here's the applications that I found: 3970014 350 69-77 Pass,Chevelle,Camaro, Nova,Monte Carlo 2 or 4 bolt main. 3970014 350 69-79 Truck 2 or 4 bolt main. 3970014 350 72 Corvette late '72,200 HP,255 HP 4 bolt main. dustinadkins433 and Admin.What year and model is a 350 Chevy engine with casting no 3970010 and V0609CNN? 1996. What year is a 350 Chevy engine with casting number 3970010 and V0725ckl on front of the block?The casting number is 3970010, and the code stamp/suffix is V0709HV. From what I found the casting number indicates it is 1969-79 350ci for a car, truck, or Vette. But then the suffix code indicates it was built July 09, 1965 and is from a 327ci Vette.Block is a 3970010 , opposite side of block is stamped G17 Has what I assume is an original 2 barrel intake. Block deck has the following codes: V0328CHK ... 18C122629 means=1=Chevy, 8=1968 probably, C=Southgate, Cal, a full size chevy plant IIRC, the rest are the last 6 of the VIN from the car it came out of. Leo PaughMaterial Type: Billet Aluminum. $83.98. /each. Add to Cart. Showing all 21 result s. Shop Feedback: Did you find what you are looking for? 1978 Chevy C10 Chevy Small Block V8 350 Chevy Small Block V8 Accessory Drive Belts 1978 Chevy C10 Chevy Small Block V8 350 Chevy Small Block V8 Engine Pulley Sets 1978 Chevy C10 Chevy Small Block V8 350 ...Casting Number 3970010 Manufacturer Chevrolet Category Engine Blocks Type Small Block V8 Date 1969-1980 Notes 350, 2 bolt or 4 bolt . 75 Nova Custom 75 Nova Base.17889 posts · Joined 2005. #2 · Aug 1, 2009. Here's the applications that I found: 3970014 350 69-77 Pass,Chevelle,Camaro, Nova,Monte Carlo 2 or 4 bolt main. 3970014 350 69-79 Truck 2 or 4 bolt main. 3970014 350 72 Corvette late '72,200 HP,255 HP 4 bolt main. dustinadkins433 and Admin.The number itself can have 6, 7 or 8 numeral digits. They might look like this “361959” or “3970010” or “14015445”. The block casting numbers do not have any letters in them. There are sometimes other individual letters found on blocks like “GM” or “CFD” for the Central Foundry Division, but they are not part of the block ... Chevy Casting Number identification including Block casting numbers, cylinder head casting number

i was under the impression that this particular block casting 3970010 was some how stonger than other blocks high nickel or not. most of the casting number index sites show this number as "Heavy duty truck block hi perf ECT" they both came from circle track cars there must be some reason they were prefered not just for the nickel and tin content. am i incorrect.A popular car modification is the stereo system. Replacing the stereo enables the car owner to add an aftermarket stereo with a number of features such as MP3 players, Bluetooth co...General Motors said it has secured more than 110,000 reservations for its new all-electric Chevrolet Silverado, which includes reservations from more than 240 fleet operators, Chai...The 010 block casting was a VERY common 4in bore block. It was MACHINED in both 2 and 4bolt configurations. The width of the registers (that's the gap in the main web where the caps fit), FOR A SB, is what determines 2 or 4bolt configuration. AND, ONLY the center 3 webs got 4bolt caps in in the SB. ANY (NOT just an 010) 4in bore block could be ...'66 Chevy El Camino '78 Chevy C/10 '78 GMC K/25 '84 Chevy C/10 '97 GMC Yukon '86 Chevy Suburban K20 '68 Chevy C/20 '68 Olds Cutlass S ... #13 · Mar 24, 2005. i was under the impression that this particular block casting 3970010 was some how stonger than other blocks high nickel or not. most of the casting number index sites …Block is a 3970010 , opposite side of block is stamped G17 Has what I assume is an original 2 barrel intake. Block deck has the following codes: V0328CHK ... 18C122629 means=1=Chevy, 8=1968 probably, C=Southgate, Cal, a full size chevy plant IIRC, the rest are the last 6 of the VIN from the car it came out of. Leo PaughIt is a 3970010 four bolt block which sounds like it was produced from 69-79. It appears to be a higher nickel block as it has the 010 casted behind the timing chain cover and the back of the block above the crankshaft flywheel flange. Be nice to know what year it was casted. I have 3 E 17 on the right side between the frost plugs.Chevy Small Block - Engine Block Casting Numbers Notes (for below): "High Power" is the maximum rate HP this block was used for, "Low Power" is the lowest rated horsepower RPO engine the block was used in. "Main Caps" is the number of bolts holding the cap.1 post · Joined 2011. #1 · Jul 9, 2011. I want to ID my small block Chevy engine. The numbers I have include: (a)the casting number is 3970010, (b) there are two serial numbers on the front passengers side of the engine, these numbers are V0505TDR and C8F454789. I would really like to know cubic inches, horsepower and 4 bolt main or 2.Very common 350 Chevrolet, high nickel content block, 4 bolt mains, used in high performance as well as trucks for several years. It was available from 1969 as a 350 but also used as a 302 in that year. ... Keep in mind that you should never assume that a 3970010 block is a "4-bolt main" block without removing the oil pan. The castings are the ...i was under the impression that this particular block casting 3970010 was some how stonger than other blocks high nickel or not. most of the casting number index sites show this number as "Heavy duty truck block hi perf ECT" they both came from circle track cars there must be some reason they were prefered not just for the nickel and tin content. am i incorrect.The Chevy 6.0 liter small block engine is an eight-cylinder engine aligned in the V formation and is called the Vortec L96. As of 2015, it is used primarily in Chevy’s heavy-duty t...Mar 3, 2023 · Seller feedback (132,762) Fast shipping, item as described. A+++++ eBay seller, thanks! CHEVROLET 1971 350 STD 4.00' BORE 3970010 ENGINE BLOCK 2 BOLT CCA A F X BODY CAMARO CHEVELLE NOVA 350/307 /RF7/. Inventory is updated daily. Order Status. 69 Camaro Z/28 302 DZ complete engine. This is the real deal, black casting # 3970010 casting date E 14 9 (May 14, 1969), engine stamp code V0527DZ (May 27). …2096 posts · Joined 2005. #3 · May 23, 2009. howdy there and welcome to the forums. yes most all 3970010 are 350, but some in '69 were passenger car 327 and 302 camaro blocks, in which are the same 4" bore like the 327 were as well, in which also shared this block casting. but since it has the three digit suffix stamping code (CKL) it will be ...GM p/n 471529 for 12.75" 153 tooth w/ Converter Bolt Pattern of 9.75" or 10.75" (measured across) or GM # 471598 for 14" 168 tooth w/ Converter Bolt Pattern of 10.75" or 11.50". if you have a 10.75" converter pattern, match the flywheel to the starter so you won't have to buy a new starter.For this block, it would be the '69 only. If "original" heads '69 302 heads 3947041 but, also used on the '69 350. 3970010 was a common block used from '69 to '80 on the 350. Your best bet, quickest way to find out, research the block date code and engine id# on block, if not decked. I have two of these blocks 3970010 4bm myself.About Press Copyright Contact us Creators Advertise Developers Terms Privacy Policy & Safety How YouTube works Test new features NFL Sunday Ticket Press Copyright ...Mar 31, 2024 ... Comments13 · 408 CI SMALL BLOCK CHEVY, PROJECT SLEEPER: DYNO TEST!!! WILL IT MAKE POWER??? · 5.3 Engine Assembled with DOD Delete and Bigger Cam (&nb...Aug 23, 2008 · Engine casting # 3970010--how to find the year. Thanks to some GREAT help, I found my engine casting number. By looking on the web pages some of you guys suggested, that number was used on 350's from '69 to '80 (also on '69 302's and '69 327's), both 2 and 4 bolt. Sep 19, 2013 · Chevy’s First-Generation Small-Block V8 Casting Numbers. 10036033 Small Block V8 350, 4-bolt, Goodwrench crate engine, 2-piece rear seal. 10051182 Small Block V8 2 bolt, Bow Tie block, 3.75-4.30 bore, 1-piece rear seal. 10051184 Small Block V8 4 bolt, Bow Tie, 4.00-4.160 bore, 1-piece rear seal. [email protected]. 9732 posts · Joined 2002. #3 · Aug 29, 2004. It is one of the many sb Chevies produced from 68 thru the late seventies, cast at the Saginaw Mi. gray iron foundry, assembled in Flint Mi. engine plant. They came in two or four bolt. Only way to be sure is pull the pan. NASTYGIRL's old man!Type: Small Block V8. Date: 1969. Notes: 302, 4 bolt, Camaro Z28, may be mistaken as 8970010 gm chevy sbc bbc block sbc smallblock. Manufacturer: Chevrolet. Category: …All these are identified here. Quickly, A = Chevelle, F = Camaro, X = Nova. If you're looking at the engine code - this is already known. If you're looking at the casting # information and it mentions 3970010 "A/F/X/Y/B".... basically this means "it's used in everything", whereas if it simply states "Y"... this means Corvette. Decoding small ...3970010 = 68-80 350 2 or 4 bolt main 4 inch bore J67= October 6 1967, or 1977. This block was not cast in 67, so that leaves 77. If it says hecho in mexico on the block, I think it was above the pad location, it is a target 350 or crate engine built in Mexico.camaro-parts-world. 99.9% Positive Feedback. Seller's other items Contact. Joined Dec 2005. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for SBC 350 V8 ENGINE BLOCK 3970010 4 BOLT MAIN SMALL BLOCK CHEVY 1973 Chevelle at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!Send Private Topic. View Profile. Re: Decode Small Block 3970010. 12-13-06 03:06 PM - Post# 1050067. In response to DonSSDD. On the block deck at the front of the pass side head are a set of engine codes. Find them, post them and I will tell you exactly what it is. Should be 2 different sets like this example'. 18N300001 con vim.The 3970010 casting number was most commonly used to build 350s. Chances are probably 99.5% that its a 350. Also, he said he got it out of a truck so that eliminates the 302 and almost completely eliminates the 327. Dustinweaver, what year truck did you take it out of?Early 1969 model year (about August 1968 - December 1968) - Flint uses 3932386 blocks. Then this casting number pops up in December 1968 on McKinnon cast and assembled blocks (I have a few here cast in Canada and with Canadian assembly stamps on them). At the same time and moving forward into 1969 calendar year Tonawanda is using 3932388 blocks ...GM p/n 471529 for 12.75" 153 tooth w/ Converter Bolt Pattern of 9.75" or 10.75" (measured across) or GM # 471598 for 14" 168 tooth w/ Converter Bolt Pattern of 10.75" or 11.50". if you have a 10.75" converter pattern, match the flywheel to the starter so you won't have to buy a new starter.from Sierra Vista AZ. mortec will tell you it's a 1969-79 350 or a 69 302, based on the casting number. not much help, really. squirrel, Apr 6, 2006. SHARE POST #8.22 posts · Joined 2012. #3 · Jul 19, 2012. No it isn't. There is no date code or clock on rear of the engine. One forum quoted that GM moved date codes to the side of the block in the 70's. This is passenger side between the core plugs. Block code (in the usual place) confirmed as 3970010 "M" code next to this.The Engine Suffix Code is stamped on a block pad located immediately forward of the right hand or passenger side cylinder head. The entire engine code contains the assembly plant, month and day along with the engine suffix code. The way I have the block sitting is the 4 bolt main caps are facing down. To the left side is the oil pump and filter ...The 010 block casting was a VERY common 4in bore block. It was MACHINED in both 2 and 4bolt configurations. The width of the registers (that's the gap in the main web where the caps fit), FOR A SB, is what determines 2 or 4bolt configuration. AND, ONLY the center 3 webs got 4bolt caps in in the SB. ANY (NOT just an 010) 4in …J. javamxcars Discussion starter. 7 posts · Joined 2006. #1 · Nov 16, 2006. I speak with a lot of friends , and the opinon is the same , the question is: the chevy block 3970010 with number 010 .020 is for the nickel ,ok is it for 1% tin and 2% nickel or is 10 % tin and 20% nickel ? Like. Sort by Oldest first.CHEVY 350 ENGINE BLOCK 3970010 E-22-6 CHS STD BORE GOOD BUILDER. ENGINE BLOCK - CRANKSHAFT STD/STD - NEW .030 FLAT TOP PISTONS USA. AND RECONDITIONED RODS. $900.00 ALSO HAVE .040 and .060 PISTONS USA. AVAILABLE. post id: 7729415770. posted: 2 months ago. updated: 11 days ago.1 post · Joined 2010. #6 · May 15, 2010. i have a small block 3970010. lg1969 said: It's used on 69' 302 Z/28 4 bolt main. 327 truck and industrial. 350 from 1969 - 1980. The block can be either 2 or 4 bolt main. You have to look at suffix letter in front of the block on the pass. side. Behind the alt.The block number - in this case 3970010 - is not the same as the block alloy casting codes (010, 020) that show alloy content and are cast inside the timing cover area on the front of the block. That's correct,and you may need to pull the cam gear to see it.It's the nickel and tin content in the block.The block is a 3970010 350 and I will go from there. When i dissassembled the engine I found that the engine had been rebuild already with very low miles on it. The inside is a clean as if I just built it, there is NO top edge on the cylinders and the bearings look great. The pistons look like new except for the carbon on top and are stamped .040.The Engine Block Casting code is one of the best ways to identify a Chevy engine block. This Casting number is usually found at the rear of the block on the left or drivers side on top of the bellhousing flange.re: 3970010. Can you post the id letters and numbers that you see on the engine block on the the small extension of the block surface just below and ahead of the head on the passenger side. I have some books that might reveal some info re: the year of the engine. BTW my own 383 stroker has a number that I cannot seem to find anywhere …In the case of Chevrolet, its engines have a 7 to 8-digit serial code stamped onto the engine block. This is then recorded onto Chevrolet’s own engine block registry. ... the VIN number and decipher the meaning behind the alphanumeric code “v0610taa” associated with the block number 3970010. However, without further context or …GM engine block # 3970010 was used as early as 1968 on some 327ci engines. From 1969-1979 it was a 350ci engine. It could be a 2 or 4 bolt block used in cars, trucks and even corvettes.Please tell me what I have. Block is a 3970010 , opposite side of block is stamped G17. Has what I assume is an original 2 barrel intake. Block deck has the following codes: V0328CHK. 18c122629. It's supposed to be a 1971 350 SBC...that's not washing out after looking at these numbers. Thanks!How To Determine Whether Your Small-Block Chevy is a Builder or a Boat Anchor. By Tommy Lee Byrd – Photography by the Author. ... Common casting numbers for performance engines include 3970010, but ours reads 3956618, another great number to put in your memory bank. This means the engine could be a ’69 DZ302, a ’68-69 327, or …item 5 GM Chevrolet 302 327 350 Camel Hump SBC Rebuilt Cylinder Heads PAIR 3917291 OEM GM Chevrolet 302 327 350 Camel Hump SBC Rebuilt Cylinder Heads PAIR 3917291 OEM. $799.99. Free shipping. item 6 SBC Small Block Chevy 350 Cylinder Head Bare Straight Plug Aluminum SBC Small Block Chevy 350 Cylinder Head Bare Straight Plug …Details for 3970010; Manufacturer: Chevrolet: Category: Engine Blocks: Type: Small Block V8: Date: 1969-1980: Notes: 350, 2 bolt or 4 bolt, may be mistaken as 8970010: Added …44 posts · Joined 2004. #1 · Feb 20, 2005. Hi everyone. I am going to purchase an engine with 3970010 as the casting numbers on it. The books indicate that this block could be a 302, 327, or 350. It is a four bolt main and my goal is to convert this block into a 383. These numbers are from the front pad. 21B650536 K04 17 CTL. This block is a 2 bolt main and has the

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