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283 or 327?

Okay, I got the right casting number this time from the engine block, it is 3896948 If anyone can tell what this is I would appreciate it. Thanks.

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1963 283 truck engine.195 hp 2 bolt.

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I show it to be a 283 too, but a '66-'67.

If it matters what year the block is, look for a casting date code back where the casting number of the block was- back on top of the tranny bellhousing flange. It will look like D126 or B23, something like that.
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