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ENGINE NUMBER
Along with the VIN number, the engine block is stamped with an engine production code. The code has a prefix series of letters and number that identifies the engine and year, then a four digit numberic production sequence. The production code is stamped on the right front of the engine block opposite the VIN number. When viewed from the front of the engine, the number is upside down.
SPECIAL & DELUXE
ENGINE
NO.
NO.
CYL
CID
H.P.
COMP.
RATIO
CARB.
TRANS.
H
H
LH
8
8
8
215
215
215
155
185
NA
8.8:1
10.25:1
7.6:1
2BC
4BC
2BC
MAN/AUTO
MAN/AUTO
MAN/AUTO
SKYLARK
ENGINE
NO.
NO.
CYL
CID
H.P.
COMP.
RATIO
CARB.
TRANS.
H
8
215
185
10.25:1
4BC
MAN/AUTO
LESABRE
ENGINE
NO.
NO.
CYL
CID
H.P.
COMP.
RATIO
CARB.
TRANS.
3H
3H
L3H
8
8
8
364
364
364
250
300
235
10.25
10.25
9.0
2BC
4BC
2BC
AUTO
AUTO
AUTO
INVICTA & ELECTRA
ENGINE
NO.
No.
CYL
CID
H.P.
COMP.
RATIO
CARB.
TRANS.
4H
L4H
8
8
401
401
325
NA
10.25:1
8.75:1
4BC
4BC
AUTO
AUTO
1/4"-inch dash"-" following code indicates .010" oversize cylinder bore.




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