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Author Topic:   Chevy Block Stamping #
Racer14K
Member
posted May 30, 2002 04:27 PM
Wondering if someone could give me the info from a stamping on a small block chevy.
# V1729TDJ
Thanks


BK19
Member
posted May 30, 2002 09:57 PM
suffix code TDJ gives 2 listings one is
truck 1972-350-175 horse power second one is
truck 1980-350-165 horse power both came with 4 barrel carbs


Racer14K
Member
posted May 31, 2002 03:01 PM
Thanks BK, the block does not look like the lighter weight late model blocks so it must be the '72.


jmd98
Member
posted June 01, 2002 12:07 PM
quote:
Originally posted by Racer14K:
Wondering if someone could give me the info from a stamping on a small block chevy.
# V1729TDJ
Thanks

If it will help you out any, you can get a book from Steve Smith Autosports or "Chevrolet Small Block V-8 ID Guide" written by Pierre Lafontaine and published by Motorsports International that will give you all the info on date codes and stamping numbers on block, heads, etc. I have both of them and they are great to have when you are combing through the junk pile.

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