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Old 06-17-2004, 08:33 PM
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I don't believe it is the original Motor,& Tranny that came in the Camino.

I think it is one that they got ahold of,redid and slapped it in.

The Block,& Heads have been painted light blue,& it has Chrome Moroso Valve Covers,& Push-On Breathers on it,(very slick).

It's at a Junk Yard that deals mainly with 40's,& up "Classic" Cars..
They got the Camino from someone,(whole) Pulled the Motor,& Tranny then sold the Camino Body.

The guy seems to be "Genuine",& straight forward.
He says he's had several people look at it,(THANK GOD practically everone's V8 crazy) & without him saying a word they all say 4.3.

I read on another post today that if one were to look closely enough
they'd see 4.3 Stamped onto the Block right after the GM Logo.

I saw the GM stamp but I was reading it backwards bent over the motor,
with it practically pushed up against the wall.
I'll go back with a Back-Brace,& a Flashlight to check it out more thoroughly.

I can "Snag" the combo with the motor mounts on it for $400.00
I may be wrong but it sounds like a good deal to me,& I must admit
the more I see it the more I like it!

So what would I be looking at in parts,especially in real $$$
if it is indeed a 4.3?

Can the Crossmember be easily aquired,& changed,
(as well as all the other parts)?

Chaz

P.S. I honestly do believe it's already been tricked!

P.S.S. Does anyone happen to know if the 4.3 was stamped on "ALL"
of the 4.3 blocks,(including the older ones)????????????????????????

P.S.T. If it is a 229 would it be stamped on the block as well?

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