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Classic Vehicle Identification

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1946-53 American Classic Car Technical Sheets
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1946-53 American Classic Car Technical Sheets

The following American Classic Car Technical Sheets show exploded views of all major body parts and the corresponding OEM part numbers and frame dimensions. 1946-49 models also include electrical wiring diagrams. This information is invaluable [Read More…]
How To Read A Tire Sidewall
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How To Read A Tire Sidewall

The side of your tire — known as the sidewall — contains all of the information you need to know about your tire. Regardless of the manufacturer, all tires are required to show this information. [Read More…]
Chevrolet Engine Block Numbers
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Chevrolet Engine Block Numbers

All engines are stamped with an engine ID code, consisting of assembly plant code, production date and suffix code. Casting # CID Main Bolts 330817 400 2-Bolt 346236 454 2-Bolt 355909 262 2-Bolt 3703524 265 [Read More…]
Ford Engine Block Numbers
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Ford Engine Block Numbers

Note: A majority of FE blocks have either a ‘352’ or a backwards ‘501’ cast into the front of the block. With the exception of a few hi-performance 428 blocks, most all other FE blocks [Read More…]
Mopar Engine Block Numbers
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Mopar Engine Block Numbers

Mopar Engine Block Casting Numbers — The list covers a wide range of engines including the popular 318, 340, 383, 400, 413, 426 and 440 engines. Locate your engine casting number on the left hand [Read More…]
Axle Flange Housing Identification
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Axle Flange Housing Identification

Chevrolet, Ford, Oldsmobile, Pontiac — they all use different axle flanges. The ability to identify the flange you have can save time and hassle when it comes time to buy parts. Use the figure below [Read More…]
Differential Identification Chart
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Differential Identification Chart

Your differential is the set of gears that allows your vehicle’s driven wheels to revolve at different speeds by splitting your engine torque in two directions… AMC 12 Bolt AMC Model 20   Chrysler 10 [Read More…]