Buick Big Block Casting Numbers - Buicks.net

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Buick Big Block V8 Block Casting Numbers. Filed under Buick Casting Numbers. Block Casting Number: Year: Displacement: 1231738: 1970-1971: 455: 1238861: 71-72: 455: 1241735: 72-75: 455: 1242694?-? 455: ... Ford Y Block Block Casting Numbers; Tire Size Cross Referencing Chart; Vintage Tire Size Conversion Chart;

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GM Casting Numbers - Deves Technet.com

If you have ever heard that the new style 235 gets better compression numbers with an "848" Head, look for the last three numbers of that Casting Number. I only put the numbers here that I can prove, so this is a short list. 1954-1955 235 Engine 3835913; 1956-1962 235 …

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numbers on the block that indicate the year of my Buick V6 ...

Feb 06, 2009· Where are the numbers on the block that indicate the year of my Buick V6 engine - Answered by a verified Buick Mechanic ... My Buick V6 has casting number B284 plus an 3.8L. Could you tell me what year. ... a 455 big block into. Im..buick..engine serial. I bought a 1969 chevelle that someone has dropped a 455 big block into. I'm not sure but I ...

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Brian Martin's Body Shop - Buicks.net, Buick performance ...

Big Block Tech Help. Differences Between 1970-71 And 1972 and Later Type Buick Big Block; Buick Staging Chart, Or what makes a Stage? Head, block, gasket service bulliten. Small Block Tech Help. Specifications for the 300/340. Straight Eight Tech Help. Fuel Vacuum Pump Repairs; I-8 oil supply update; manifold x-section pictures; Adjusting I-8 ...

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Big Block Chevy Engine Parts casting numbers and ...

Apr 11, 2015· Big Block Chevy Cylinder Heads Open vs. Closed Chamber - A good way to describe big-block heads is to categorize them as open or closed chamber. Closed-chamber cylinder heads have small combustion chamber volumes for high compression ratios, with even mildly domed pistons.

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Buick Straight 8 2x2 Intake... | The H.A.M.B.

Jul 12, 2012· Okay look - here's the deal: ALL the factory dual-carb intakes are for the "big-block" 320ci Buick engine, which we see in the popular late-40s/early '50s Roadmasters (top of the line huge ass Buicks). The "twin power" deal was only on the big motors, and all the aftermarket Buick Straight 8 hot rod parts I've ever seen were also for the 320.

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1962-75 Buick Engine Codes

V8- 215, 400, 401, 425 is stamped upside down on front of cylinder block. * Fifth digit in the vin code denotes engine used: The engine code decoder reveals …

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Olds FAQ -- Blocks

Blocks with these casting numbers were used in certain 1977 Buick Station Wagons built in 1976, the Pontiac Bonneville with tow package, the 1979 Pontiac Trans Am with tow package (w/block casting #554990-4A), and in 1977 Olds 98's. Block casting number is found behind the timing cover between the oil fill tube and the oil sending unit.

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ENGINE CASTING NUMBER - Buick - General - Antique ...

Nov 24, 2000· i have a 455 buick engine casting number 1241735 i was told that this engine could be a stage 1 engine. the engine has chrome rocker covers with a ser # 134 1232068 it also has points and it looks to have cast iron headers can you help tk.

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Buick Engine Identification - Buicks.net, Buick ...

Buick was powered by a L-8 (eight in a row makes 'em go) in all models up to and including 1952. In 1953 the V-8 (nailhead) was introduced in all models except the Special which continued to use the 263 inch L-8 for that year. Since 1935 the big eight appeared in many displacements, starting with 233, 235, 278, 345 in 1935 and adding 320 in '36 ...

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7 Hot Big-Block Street Engine Combos - Car Craft Magazine

Jun 03, 2004· That means big-blocks. We canvassed the big-block world and came up with seven engines, from Mopar 440s to Ford 460s, through Buick, Pontiac, and …

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How to Identify a GM Block | It Still Runs

Locate the engine ID number. On small-block V8s, it is located on the passenger-side front of the engine block, right below the cylinder head. Big Block V8s normally have the number in the front, near the timing chain cover and in-line six-cylinders locate it on the passenger side behind the distributor. V6 engines generally follow the small ...

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Building A 721HP Buick Engine - Popular Hot Rodding

Jul 01, 2009· To create his 464ci monster, Mike started with a factory 455 block and gave it the full Automotive Machine treatment. Buick V-8 blocks have always used a …

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GS production numbers and engine codes

Here is a 71 455. Arrow points to engine VIN. This number can be hard to see when the power steering pump is installed. If the car is original, you may need to use some degreaser/carb cleaner to remove the oil, grime from the surface. The last six digits should match the VIN that appears at the base of the windshield to be a numbers matching car.

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Building A Buick Engine - Engine Masters

May 19, 2006· This engine's foundation is a factory-production 1976 Buick 455 block. On this particular engine, the bores cleaned up from the factory size of 4.312 inch to 4.325 inch with just a honing.

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Buick Identification and Decoding | Team Buick

Nov 06, 2020· Buick Engine Identification, by the numbers; Visually Identifying a 1960's or '70's GM engine; Big Block Buick Casting Numbers; Decoding US and Canadian Buicks; U.S. Engine Production Codes for 1935-1976 Engines; 1935-1964 Canadian car identification here: Serial Numbers; 1965-1966 Canadian car identification here: Serial Numbers

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Reference: Chevy Engine Block Casting Numbers

Sep 19, 2013· Big Block Chevrolet. 10051107 Big Block V8 454, 4 bolt, Bowtie, MkIV, 9.8 deck, siamesed bores, 4.25-4.50 bore. 10069282 Big Block V8 1990-1991 366 tall deck, 4 bolt, Mark IV, Tall deck. 10069284 Big Block V8 427 tall deck, 4 bolt, Mark IV, Tall deck. 10069286 Big Block V8 1990-1991 454, 4 bolt, Mark IV, Short deck. 10114182 Big Block V8 1991+ 454, 4 bolt, Generation V

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Secrets of the Buick Nailhead V8 | Mac's Motor City Garage

Mar 03, 2016· While the production Nailhead V8 used a conventional 90-degree bank angle, it offered a number of novel features as well. Let’s dive straight in for a closer look. The original 322 CID, 172 hp V8 that arrived in 1953 set the pattern for all the Buick Nailhead V8 engines to follow through 1966.

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Nailhead Identification - Buick Nailhead Engines

The block casting number is found on the bellhousing - just behind the distributor. See pictures below. 1364705 - 401 block casting number for 1964 to 1966 engines 1364704 - 425 block casting number for 1963 to 1966 engines 1354714 - 425 block casting number for 1963 engines These displacements were verified by measuring the bore.

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Picking a Pontiac 400 or 455 Block for Performance Use

Apr 13, 2016· The revised 400 block was ushered into production in approximately February 1975, and the new PN 500557 casting went on to become the foundation of …

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CHEVY CASTING NUMBERS - enginerepairshop.com

CHEVY CASTING NUMBERS. I know that Chevy Casting Numbers are on several sites on the World Wide Web but I thought it would be a good idea to list them here too. I actually went through several lists and made some corrections before making this list. I hope it helps you identify the Chevrolet engine parts you are working on.

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Buick V8 engine - Wikicars

Jul 22, 2010· Casting sealing technology was not advanced enough at that time to prevent the high scrap rates. The Buick 215's very high power to weight ratio made it immediately interesting for automotive and marine racing. Mickey Thompson entered a stock-block Buick 215-powered car in the 1962 Indianapolis 500. From 1946-1962, there hadn't been a single ...

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Buick V8 engine - Wikipedia

The Buick V8 is a family of V8 engines produced by the Buick division of General Motors between 1953 and 1981. The first version replaced the Buick straight-eight.Displacements vary from 215 cu in (3.5 L) (for the division's unique all-aluminum early 1960s engine) to 455 cu in (7.5 L) for its last big block in 1976. All are naturally aspirated OHV pushrod engines, except for an optional ...

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OLDSMOBILE BLOCK CASTING NUMBERS - V8-

Big Block Blocks 1965 - 1976 Facing the front of the engine, at the top surface of the timing chain area, to the left of the oil fill tube, there is a code about 1.5" high followed by the casting number. A letter indicates a big block, a number indicates a small block. A big block measures 14" between the heads at the manifold base.

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Buick Small Block casting numbers - Buicks.net, Buick ...

31 rows· Exhaust Manifold Cast # Year: Displacement: 1246656 right 1246713 left: 75: 350: 1246658 …

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400/430/455 Block ID, Prep and Oiling mods by Jim Weise ...

Block ID and basic prep. Block casting number 67-76 All the BBB's have the casting number here. Here are the 455 numbers, since those are the most desired.. 1970/early 71 - 1231738 Late 71-Mid year 72- 1238861 Late 72-76 - 1241735 The blocks are typically reffered to with the last three digits of the casting number.

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Buick Engine Identification, where to find the numbers

The engine serial number is between the two front spark plugs and the left exhaust manifold, and the production code number is between the two rear plugs and the exhaust manifold, also on the left. 400, 430, 455 inch, all have the actual cubic inch that the block was cast for in the transmission mount saddle above the casting number.

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Stan Weiss' - Cylinder Head Flow Data at 28 Inches of ...

The flow numbers for Modern Cylinder Head were from a number of different sources, their Web Site updated Nov. '08. All flow numbers for MORGO Systems come from them Updated Sept. '13 — and were converted from 10" to 28". All flow numbers for NPS — Nordic Porting Service come from Marko Pirkonen their Web Site Updated April '12

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otbuick big block identification - Off-Road Forums ...

Jul 26, 2005· the block casting number is 1241748. firing order is 18436572. the intake is 13.5" wide +/-. according to that block no. is a 73 buick 455. the otbuick big block identification - Off-Road Forums & Discussion Groups

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V8 Buick, Big Block Casting Numbers, 400, 430, 455

"Buick Trademark(s) used with the written permission of General Motors" Home Forums Garage Classifieds Reference V8 Buick, Big Block Casting Numbers, 400, 430, 455

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