Mopar 360 ID - Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board
Hotrodders.com -- Hot Rod Forum



Register FAQ Search Today's Posts Unanswered Posts Auto Escrow Insurance Auto Loans
Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board > Tech Help> Engine
User Name
Password
lost password?   |   register now

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 05-20-2003, 01:52 PM
Registered User
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: West Central Ohio
Posts: 2
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Question Mopar 360 ID

Hello Everyone!
I'm a new member here and have a question for you all. I've been searching the Knowledge Base here and I've looked in Motors Engine books that a freind of mine has and can't find out the answer.

I've been trying to figure out the stampings on my motor and have gotten stuck. I've figured out that it was cast in 1979, but there are two sets of other numbers that I cannot find any info on.
They are;
Front under the cylinder head stamped: 97 360 6598
Drivers side cast into block: 4179930-360-2
If anyone can help me I would appreciate it very much. I am rebuilding this motor to put into my 66 Cuda.
Thanks

P.S. The Knowledge Base section of this website is the best I've seen.

    Advertisement
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 05-20-2003, 07:25 PM
Member
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: Proctorville, OH
Posts: 120
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Post

Are you sure that first number is a 97? I believe it should be either two letters or a letter and a number, the first digit being a year code (9 would be 79) and a letter for the assembly plant. 360 is obviously displacement, the 4 digit number is the assembly date on a 10,000 day Julian calendar. If there are 4 more numbers after 6598, those would be the sequence number, for example 0235 would be the 235th engine assembled.

4179930 360-2 is just a casting number for a 360 block sometime between 1971 and 1989.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

Recent Engine posts with photos

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name (usually not your first and last name), your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:57 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
Copyright Hotrodders.com 1999 - 2012. All Rights Reserved.