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  • toastervet
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    Thanks for the help.

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  • StudeRich
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    Originally posted by rockne10 View Post
    Skip does make note that the V-8 engine number in '51-'52 is stamped at the rear of the block, passenger corner; '53 and later is at the front of the block, driver side.
    Casting 535601 is a '55 or newer 224, 259 or 289 with the Serial Number in front.

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  • rockne10
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    Skip does make note that the V-8 engine number in '51-'52 is stamped at the rear of the block, passenger corner; '53 and later is at the front of the block, driver side.

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  • StudeRich
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    The RAISED numbers you found are not the Serial Number, that is STAMPED into the Block which tells much more about what was inside (Cubic Inches) the Block when New than the generic casting number which is always the same for a given group of years until a design change was made.

    I can tell you that it is definitely a pre late '62 and not a "Full Flow" Block.

    Those Heads also could be from a Truck, they have lower Compression than most Cars.

    Here is all of the V8 Serial Number info, and at the bottom of the page a Picture of where to look.

    This is accessed from our Main Page on the Resources dropdown link to Technical Tips Specs and Data.

    http://www.studebakerdriversclub.com/V8EngineID.asp
    Last edited by StudeRich; 04-28-2014, 12:02 AM.

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  • Flashback
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    Your heads are around 56-60 with 7.5 compression. I think they were used on the 57 hawk with blower.

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  • unclemiltie
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    I assume it is a V8 since you say "heads", , on the front right top of the engine block there is a flat space where the serial number should be. It most likely will need to be scraped and cleaned to read it. Post that and someone will tell you what you have.

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  • toastervet
    started a topic Engine: Casting stamp

    Casting stamp

    I'm having difficulty identifying what block I have. The casting number is 535601 and the heads are 535976. Any help is appreciated . thanks
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