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Differences in big blocks - pre and post 1962
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jboymechanic
Posted 2019-12-31 12:52 AM (#592275)
Subject: Differences in big blocks - pre and post 1962



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I know that the 318 poly v8 changed crank flanges and bell housing dowl pin locations after 1962, is the same true for big blocks (RB)?
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1960fury
Posted 2019-12-31 8:04 AM (#592294 - in reply to #592275)
Subject: Re: Differences in big blocks - pre and post 1962



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After 1961, not 62. Yes, big blocks too.
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jboymechanic
Posted 2019-12-31 8:46 AM (#592296 - in reply to #592275)
Subject: Re: Differences in big blocks - pre and post 1962



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Thanks Sid! To be clear, was it just the crank flange that changed for the big blocks, or did the dowel pin locations change as well?
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58coupe
Posted 2019-12-31 11:43 AM (#592303 - in reply to #592275)
Subject: Re: Differences in big blocks - pre and post 1962



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The crank flange is the only change on the 62 and newer big blocks. The later bells will bolt to the early blocks.
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