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1979 DriveTrain

ENGINE NUMBER

The engine identification number is located on a piece of tape attached to the oil filler tube, just above the engine unit number. It contains a prefix code, an engine unit number and sometimes a suffix code. Only 350 or 260, 350 - 3A: 260 - 2A.

EXAMPLE: QK8100001

QK Engine Code (260 Cid,110HP, 2BC)
8 Model year (1978)
100001 Production Sequence

PREFIX CODE VIN CODE CID HORSE-POWER COMP. RATIO CARB TRANS COMMENTS
QD F 260 110 7.5:1 2 Barrel Manual Exc. Calif./H.A.*
QE F 260 110 7.5:1 2 Barrel Manual Exc. Calif./H.A.*
QJ F 260 110 7.5:1 2 Barrel Auto Exc. Calif./H.A.*
QL F 260 110 7.5:1 2 Barrel Auto Exc. Calif./H.A.*
QK F 260 110 7.5:1 2 Barrel Auto Exc. Calif./H.A.*
QN F 260 110 7.5:1 2 Barrel Auto Exc. Calif./H.A.*
TK F 260 110 7.5:1 2 Barrel Auto Calif.
TJ F 260 110 7.5:1 2 Barrel Auto Calif.
CDF H 305 160 8.5:1 4 Barrel Chevy Built
CYJ H 305 160 8.5:1 4 Barrel Chevy Built
DAC H 305 160 8.5:1 4 Barrel Chevy Built
CRW U 305 145 8.5:1 2 Barrel Chevy Built
CRY U 305 145 8.5:1 2 Barrel Chevy Built
CZA U 305 145 8.5:1 2 Barrel Chevy Built
C3P U 305 145 8.5:1 2 Barrel Chevy Built
CRZ U 305 145 8.5:1 2 Barrel Chevy Built

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