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Need Help in ID'ing Engine Code Stamping Numbers

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by High Class Rat, May 16, 2009.

  1. I have a Chevy V8 small block engine with the front engine code stamping numbers of 19J112956 V09T7FB and I am having problems identifying it. The rear stamping cannot be read due to the placement of the firewall/engine. I have been to several websites, but the numbers don't seem to match up. Can anyone help?

    Thank You
  2. 32v
    Joined: May 20, 2007
    Posts: 814

    from v.i.

    fb is 1955 265 155 hp
    or 1969 327 255hp
  3. propwash
    Joined: Jul 25, 2005
    Posts: 3,838

    from Las Vegas

    if 32v is correct - then if you HAVE an oil filter flange - you must have the 327, if there's no provision for an oil filter on the block driver's side - then it is a 55 265

  4. 32v
    Joined: May 20, 2007
    Posts: 814

    from v.i.

    the 55 also would not have provision for side mnts
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  5. Yes, it's a 327. Thank you all very much. Is it possible to tell from the front stamping what vehicle it came out of. I was told a corvette, but everyone with a 327 seems to say that.
  6. bob41
    Joined: Feb 3, 2006
    Posts: 23


    engine suffix code fb is a 1969 327 with powerglide in a full size car, got this off nastyz28 web site ,hope this helps .
  7. squirrel
    Joined: Sep 23, 2004
    Posts: 29,203


    19Jxxxxxx means it's a Chevy car from 1969 (or 1979) made in Janesville

    can't be a 79 because the FB suffix is only two digits, that makes it 1969 or older.

    so yeah it's a 69 327.
  8. nitrohonkey
    Joined: Jan 19, 2009
    Posts: 1,307


    What are the casting numbers on the back?

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