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Super Steve

08-22-2004 10:37:00
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How can i tell just buy looking at the engine as to what size it is. It is a v-8 but i dont know anything else about it. please help

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Super Steve

08-24-2004 15:24:10
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Re: 1979 Impala motor in reply to Super Steve, 08-22-2004 10:37:00  
thanx guys i found a tag of fender saying it was a 5.0lt 305. thanx for the help

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Big Jim

08-23-2004 21:20:34
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Re: 1979 Impala motor in reply to Super Steve, 08-22-2004 10:37:00  
As you stand facing the car, there should be a number stamped in the block just in front of the head on the left side. There should be a little bit of the block that extends past the head. If the number is missing, the block was probably rebuilt and the deck milled. That number and a little work on the internet should tell you exactly what it is.

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Bob

08-22-2004 13:09:52
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Re: 1979 Impala motor in reply to Super Steve, 08-22-2004 10:37:00  
Go to google, and search for:

Small Block Chevy ID

That will get you a bunch of sites with ID info.

http://www.mortec.com/ is a great casting number ID site.

You can also search for Chevy VIN decoder sites, and (if the engine is original) find out what engine it is from the VIN code.

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Super Steve

08-22-2004 18:44:42
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Re: Re: 1979 Impala motor in reply to Bob, 08-22-2004 13:09:52  
wow Bob thanx, one more question, where abouts would this VIN # be?

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tortmort

08-22-2004 21:22:26
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Re: Re: Re: 1979 Impala motor in reply to Super Steve, 08-22-2004 18:44:42  
It is on bottom of dashboard noramlly on driver's side. Look through the bottom of the windshield as you are standing outside the car. A repair manual should have the information as well.

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