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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 series of letters that identify the engine and a numeric production date code. The production code is stamped on the right of the engine block.
SPECIAL DELUXE SKYLARK (EXCEPT WAGON)
ENGINE
NO.
NO.
CYL
CID
H.P.
COMP.
RATIO
CARB.
TRANS.
LA,LE,MA,ME
RO
RW
RP
6
8
8
8
250
350
350
350
155
230
NA
280
8.5:1
9.0:1
8.0:1
10.25:1
2BC
2BC
2BC
4BC
MAN/AUTO
MAN/AUTO
MAN/AUTO
MAN/AUTO
SPECIAL DELUXE WAGON & SKYLARK CUSTOM
ENGINE
NO.
NO.
CYL
CID
H.P.
COMP.
RATIO
CARB.
TRANS.
RO
RW
RP
8
8
8
350
350
350
230
NA
280
9.0:1
8.0:1
10.25:1
2BC
2BC
4BC
MAN/AUTO
MAN/AUTO
MAN/AUTO
SPORTWAGONS
ENGINE
NO.
NO.
CYL
CID
H.P.
COMP.
RATIO
CARB.
TRANS.
RO
RW
RP
RR
8
8
8
8
350
350
350
400
230
NA
280
340
9.0:1
8.0:1
10.25:1
10.25:1
2BC
2BC
4BC
4BC
MAN/AUTO
MAN/AUTO
MAN/AUTO
MAN/AUTO
GS 350 & CALIFORNIA GS
ENGINE
NO.
NO.
CYL
CID
H.P.
COMP.
RATIO
CARB.
TRANS.
RP
8
350
280
10.25:1
4BC
MAN/AUTO
GS 400
ENGINE
NO.
NO.
CYL
CID
H.P.
COMP.
RATIO
CARB.
TRANS.
RR
RS
STAGE 1
8
8
8
400
400
400
340
340
350
10.25
10.25
10.25
4BC
4BC
4BC
MAN/AUTO
MAN/AUTO
MAN/AUTO
LESABRE
ENGINE
NO.
No.
CYL
CID
H.P.
COMP.
RATIO
CARB.
TRANS.
RO
RW
RP
8
8
8
350
350
350
230
NA
280
9.0:1
8.0:1
10.25:1
2BC
2BC
4BC
MAN/AUTO
MAN/AUTO
MAN/AUTO
WILDCAT
ENGINE
NO.
No.
CYL
CID
H.P.
COMP.
RATIO
CARB.
TRANS.
RO
RE
8
8
430
430
360
NA
10.25:1
8.75:1
4BC
4BC
MAN/AUTO
MAN/AUTO
ELECTRA 225, RIVIERA
ENGINE
NO.
No.
CYL
CID
H.P.
COMP.
RATIO
CARB.
TRANS.
RD
RE
8
8
430
430
360
NA
10.25:1
8.75:1
4BC
4BC
MAN/AUTO
MAN/AUTO




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