anyone help decode an engine

Old 02-09-2010, 11:05 AM
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it is a big block chevy casting number is 3969354,(have picture)not 9854,, and the pad # is T0301CLB, I come up with 69-72 402, how can I tell what year exactly is this engine? any help will be appreciated.
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Old 02-09-2010, 11:16 AM
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i looked the casting number up and it says it was a big block from 72.
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Old 02-09-2010, 04:17 PM
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On the side of the block there will be a casting date.
Example C 24 0 . C third letter means 3rd month 24 day of the month 0 is the year 1970. Hope that helps.
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Old 02-10-2010, 11:59 AM
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http://www.mortec.com/bbc.htm
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