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Old 01-25-2013, 10:11 PM
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Need help reading the stamps on my 350 sbc

I took the best picture I could, and this is it. The two stamps are frustrating because they are right on top of each other. I can see the partial vin, it reads T9Z 524529. I believe the T stands for GMC, the 9 stands for 1979, and the Z stands for the assembly plant GMAD FREMONT, and the 524529 is the partial vin, which is great because that means my engine is #'s matching to my truck .

Now what I cant read, is the stamp under it, which I think is the engine code. So far, it looks like V, something, something, 0, 1, 9, B, X. Frustrating


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It appears to be TBX to me which comes up as:
TBX 1970 350 van & bus 255 4 C-10,20,2500,3500,3200
TBX 1979 350 conv. cab, a/t L LS9 155 4 K-10 to 2500
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Need help reading the stamps on my 350 sbc

Check out this website with you numbers. How to decode Chevy Engine Codes
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I just looked it up too, I didnt know it was called a suffix code, thanks for the info. And that code is correct, the truck is a 79 GMC K2500
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Check out this website with you numbers. How to decode Chevy Engine Codes
Ive seen this site and would have used it, but I couldnt make out the engine code on my pad, as its covered by the partial vin
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It looks like V14
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