How do I know which 327 I have?

How do I know which 327 I have?

Check the numbers on the deck that were stamped on the engine right before it went into the car. Look up the 2 or 3 letter suffix to find out what it is and what it left the factory in. Not all engines have these numbers. The engine in my roadster could either be a 327 or a 350 just going by the block casting number.

How do I know if I have a 327 block?

The Chevy small block 327-cubic-inch V-8 engine can be identified by its engine code stamping numbers. Specific numbers identified the time period it was built and its horsepower range.

How do you tell if you have a 327 or 350?

Measure the stroke. If the stroke is 3.25 its a 307 or 327. If its 3.48 its a 350.

How do I find the small journal 327?

The 3.25″ crank is what makes it a 327. Your block could be built with a 3.48 crank and then it would be a 350. If you put in a 3.00 crank, then you have a 302. If you put in a 3.75″ crank it becomes a 383 (with a .

What is a block casting number?

Block Casting Number. The block casting number on smallblock and big block Chevy V-8 motors is located on a ledge found at the rear of the block, most often on the driver’s side. This ledge is below the deck of the block and the ledge forms the mating surface between the block and the transmission bellhousing.

What is engine casting number?

Casting numbers for the small-block Mopar and big-block Mopar engine blocks can be found on the left (driver’s) side of the block, and will consist of seven numerals . These numbers are different than the stamped eight-digit number found on the right side of the engine. That number is the last eight digits of the Vehicle Identification Number.

What is a casting number?

Casting numbers are incredibly important for a car owner to understand when buying and installing new parts in their engine. These raised numbers, often visible on the vehicle’s engine block, provide the series number, displacement range, and date and location of its manufacture.

What is Chevy 327 engine?

The Chevy small block 327-cubic-inch V-8 engine can be identified by its engine code stamping numbers. Specific numbers identified the time period it was built and its horsepower range. The 327 Chevy engine is stamped on a machined pad on the front passenger side cylinder head usually behind the alternator.