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Old 02-15-2017, 11:33 AM
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Originally Posted by ctubutis View Post
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Someplace stamped into the block - behind the timing case? - the block gets stamped with something of an Assembly Date.
The block will have a code that translates to the date it was cast. But it could be months before the block was finished, then installed in a vehicle.
 
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front of the block near the timing pointer dowel, left side looking at the front of the block is where the build date code is hand stamped into the machined gasket surface
 
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build date code is on the front lower left facing of the block. casting date code is on the top rear of the block next to the oil pressure sending unit.
 
 
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