Small Block Casting Numbers

We have come to the Conclusion that its impossible to post all the differences for VIN #s and Decoding engine casting numbers. We are not saying we are giving up, but these book's are great for you Corvette nuts trying to figure out what you got! We highly recommend any of the books listed here!

The Essential Corvette Parts Reference,Corvette by the Numbers

The Essential Corvette Parts Reference,Corvette by the Numbers Corvette by the Numbers(TM) is the only authoritative reference for identifying and verifying, by casting number, the correct engine and drive-train parts for your exact model Corvette. The Chevrolet by the Numbers(TM) book series set the standard in Chevrolet parts identification. This same tradition has been continued with the release of Corvette by the Numbers(TM). In this new book Colvin has managed to go beyond the Chevy books by including information such as Delco starters and radios. LOF glass codes, and year-by-year model changes. Restoring your Corvette to original factory specifications? You'll find the casting numbers that correspond to your car's Vehicle Identification Number to help you avoid buying the wrong parts. Buying a Corvette? You'll find how to tell if it really is a 'matching numbers' car. Interested in Corvette history? There are fascinating stories that explain everything from mid-year running changes to production idiosyncrasies. Whether you are new to the Corvette hobby or a 15-year Bloomington Gold judge, you can learn something new from Corvette by the Numbers(TM).




Small Block Casting Numbers

Catalog of Chevy V-8 Engine Casting Numbers 1955-1993

Can you tell which water pump is for pre-1969 applications? Does the complete casting number always appear on all crankshafts? Answers to these questions and many more fill this complete guide to all 1955-93 Chevy V-8s. Coverage includes blocks, heads, crankshafts, intake and exhaust manifolds, carburetors, fuel pumps, water pumps, generator/alternators, and EGR valves.

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