Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Kitchener, Ontario Canada
Cast Date- L17 8
Vin on Deck- 19J198***
Assembly code on deck- V0118HN
Casting = 1969 350 V-8
L17 8 = Cast December 17, 1968
VIN - irrelevant. 1 = chevrolet division, the next 8 digits match the last 8 on the VIN for the car it came out of.
V0118HN - engine number where:
V = Built at Flint Engine Plant
0118 = 1st month, 18th day. January 18th
HN = 350 cubic inch/300 horsepower, with turbo hydramatic 350 tanny.
Application = 1969 Chevrolet Full Size, RPO L48.
This is a fairly common engine, one of only two 350's offered in 1969. There were 211,073 L48's installed in 1969 Chevrolet Full Size models. The 3932388 block is extreamly common, used on both 350's, as well as the 302, those blocks are very common and used everywhere. May be 2 or 4 bolt mains.