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Old 06-26-2010, 07:22 PM
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hey guys out of the shop & onto the p.c. for this one. i pulled my 50 chevy out of the pasture w/ low miles on the odomiter & just agood "all there" truck. so i need to find out if the moter IS the origonal one. ive got the #s from the door post & the numbers off the block, how do i compare to see if its the right one? if not were going small block. so im not real sure what to wish for. well thanks guys.

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On the passenger side of the engine (should be the 216 cid), back just to the rear of the distributor, there will be a boss w/a code stamped on it. If your engine is a 1950, the code will start w/the letter"H".

IIRC, there weren't partial VIN numbers like was done later on. The numbers after the letters are the sequence number.

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