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chet445
11-08-2006, 07:25 PM
I recently rebuilt a fullflow 259 and would like to know what year/engine I have. The number on the block is VK329. I could not find it listed in the tech portion. Thanks, Chet

StudHawk60
11-08-2006, 07:36 PM
VK329

V=259 CID V8
K=built in October
3=1963
29=29th Day

So in other words, you have a 259 that was manufactured on Oct. 29, 1963:D

StudHawk60
11-08-2006, 07:36 PM
VK329

V=259 CID V8
K=built in October
3=1963
29=29th Day

So in other words, you have a 259 that was manufactured on Oct. 29, 1963:D

studegary
11-08-2006, 07:52 PM
quote:Originally posted by StudHawk60

VK329

V=259 CID V8
K=built in October
3=1963
29=29th Day

So in other words, you have a 259 that was manufactured on Oct. 29, 1963:D


This is correct, but to clarify, this is a 1964 model year engine.

Gary L.
Wappinger, NY

1959 DeLuxe pickup (restomod)

studegary
11-08-2006, 07:52 PM
quote:Originally posted by StudHawk60

VK329

V=259 CID V8
K=built in October
3=1963
29=29th Day

So in other words, you have a 259 that was manufactured on Oct. 29, 1963:D


This is correct, but to clarify, this is a 1964 model year engine.

Gary L.
Wappinger, NY

1959 DeLuxe pickup (restomod)

Roscomacaw
11-08-2006, 08:24 PM
A 259cu.in. 1964 model CAR engine.:D

Miscreant adrift in
the BerStuda Triangle!!

1957 Transtar 1/2ton
1960 Larkvertible V8
1958 Provincial wagon
1953 Commander coupe

Roscomacaw
11-08-2006, 08:24 PM
A 259cu.in. 1964 model CAR engine.:D

Miscreant adrift in
the BerStuda Triangle!!

1957 Transtar 1/2ton
1960 Larkvertible V8
1958 Provincial wagon
1953 Commander coupe

chet445
11-09-2006, 06:32 AM
Guys, thank you for the info on the 259 engine. Chet

chet445
11-09-2006, 06:32 AM
Guys, thank you for the info on the 259 engine. Chet