You might want to also get that plug wire off that exhaust manifold before it burns it.
08-02-2013 04:59 PM
lol that would be good wouldn't it? :doh:
08-02-2013 06:18 PM
Looks like a 305 or 350. They are basically the same block with the 305 having a smaller bore. IIRC the 350 had a 4" bore. there is plenty of info on google for identifying those.The question is what trans/tcase did they use?? Ill take a guess... Th350/np208. Take a shot of those. The tcase will have a tag on it probably and again plenty of info on those chevy products.
08-02-2013 07:06 PM
It is not a tag but part of the block that will have letters and numbers stamped in it. Right in front of the passenger side cylinder head. You will most likely have to remove your alternator and possibly the bracket if it bolts to the end of the head.
08-02-2013 10:16 PM
It'll be a flat spot right in front of where the passenger side head bolts on. The engraved numbers may be covered in paint so might have to scrape around to see them.
Go to this link and it shows the spot. How to decode Chevy Engine Codes
Looks good a little cleaning and and tune up and it'll look real good. get some pictures of the rest of the drivetrain and we might can tell you some about them
08-02-2013 10:26 PM
Take a pic of the balancer, if its the small balancer, its a 5.0L, if its the bigger one, its a 5.7L, however that IS an older engine and it could be a 327 or 400, with an HEI conversion (very easy as HEI is GM smallblock native, one wire hookup upgrade).
The tag in your second picture looks like a re-builders marking for machining (Old School), how much was cut from crank, piston bore and deck milling information.