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What is this engine?

Discussion in 'Just Commodores Polls' started by Scotty4slr, May 4, 2019.

  1. Scotty4slr

    Scotty4slr New Member

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    I bought a Holden 5ltr engine and I’ve been searching up the prefix and I can’t find out why my engine number is CVU614769. Why would it have a C? It looks original, it has roller rockers and they look standard, can anyone help me out with this engine cheers.
     
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    It's from a VQ Caprice, probably a December '92 cast block (so an early '93 built car) but you'd need to find the cast date off the front of the engine to confirm?

    Statesmen had a "S" prefix to the the regular engine number, Caprice had a "C" prefix, any other Commodore up to and including Calais just had the regular engine numbers.

    Andrew
     
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    Thanks Andrew , bummer I was hoping she might have been stroker material (clearance) thanks again Andrew your a legend.
     
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    Check your cast date. If it's a 94 you will have clearance (for stroker with I-beam). If 92/93 as Andrew advised. Then if will not.
    Also not sure if all 94 or only late a relieved.
    Does the block say 5.0 on the side? If it does, it won't be cast with clearance Clarence
     

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