Big Block Casting Numbers and Codes

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CastingNumber/Date For Original Big Block Chevy V8 Blocks Codes

3855961

396 2 Bolt

3869942

427

3902406

396 2 Bolt

3935440

396

3955272

396

3969854

402

3968512

427/454

3968512

427/454

3999289

454

361959

454

C 7 5

B 1 6

H 1 6

B 4 8

I 26 8

L 8 9

L 6 8

F 29 70

A 19 73

B 10 77

C 23 5

B 1 6

I 22 6

B 21 8

J 3 8

A 26 70

C 7 9

G 9 70

B 1 73

B 28 77

D 24 5

B 2 6

J 20 6

D 24 8

J 13 8

B 4 70

D 21 9

J 3 71

B 7 73

C 30 77

F 25 5

C 8 6

A 10 7

D 24 8

J 18 8

B 10 70

E 5 9

3999290

402 2 Bolt

C 5 73

E 23 78

H 18 5

C 20 6

A 10 7

F 5 8

K 11 8

B 27 70

E 14 9

C 9 73

G 24 78

H 27 5

E 14 6

C 28 7

F 7 8

K 16 8

D 21 70

H 9 9

E 18 71

H 8 73

I 2 78

I 21 5

E 27 6

3916323

396 2 Bolt

F 24 8

K 21 8

D 23 70

H 26 9

F 18 71

I 7 73

I 8 78

J 23 5

F 17 6

F 28 8

K 27 8

D 30 70

H 27 9

H 7 71

I 7 73

K 20 78

J 28 5

D 31 6

F 16 7

G 2 8

A 24 9

E 27 70

H 28 9

I 13 71

J 12 73

14015445

454 2 Bolt

K 17 5

3904351

427

I 20 7

G 9 8

C 24 9

F 3 70

I 2 9

I 16 71

J 18 73

K 21 5

K 20 7

G 11 8

C 27 9

F 30 70

I 8 9

I 27 71

L 4 73

H 2 8

L 18 5

G 1 6

A 18 8

3935439

427

D 2 9

H 5 70

I 8 9

K 1 71

A 8 74

10114184

427 HD 4 Bolt

L 18 5

H 8 6

B 1 8

D 3 9

H 10 70

J 15 9

L 16 71

A 10 74

B 17 6

I 14 6

3916321

427

D 11 8

D 8 9

L 5 70

J 31 9

A 26 72

A 10 74

G 30 1

C 16 6

I 21 6

E 13 8

E 11 9

L 29 70

K 10 9

B 26 72

A 17 74

D 29 2

D 22 6

I 28 6

H 18 7

E 22 8

E 18 9

L 24 70

K 11 9

D 13 72

F 3 74

F 10 2

E 18 6

I 30 6

H 18 7

G 18 8

E 29 9

A 9 71

K 14 9

D 20 72

I 13 74

3855962

396 4 Bolt

J 7 6

I 11 7

3955170

427 2 Bolt

3969854

402

A 21 71

L 2 9

3999289

454

I 27 74

J 13 6

I 12 7

A 23 71

L 2 9

361959

454

B 20 5

J 20 6

I 18 7

I 23 8

I 22 9

C 5 71

L 10 9

E 21 71

C 17 5

B 8 7

I 25 67

3955270

427 4 Bolt

J 11 9

C 3 71

C 4 70

F 29 71

F 4 75

J 1 5

B 28 7

K 14 7

K 4 9

C 8 71

C 5 70

H 31 71

H 27 75

3869942

427

C 8 7

K 14 7

I 4 8

K 5 9

C 11 71

C 25 70

J 4 71

L 18 75

C 17 7

K 15 7

3955272

396

K 7 9

C 26 71

C 31 70

B 23 72

A 18 76

I 2 5

C 21 7

K 16 7

K 11 9

G 19 71

D 6 70

F 29 72

C 10 76

I 21 5

D 17 7

L 8 67

H 3 8

K 11 9

L 2 71

D 7 70

F 30 72

D 4 76

I 22 5

D 18 7

L 27 7

I 18 8

K 12 9

H 7 72

F 29 76

L 30 5

I 23 8

L 3 9

A 10 73

I 13 76



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