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#272471 - 10/24/07 05:10 PM Big Block Chevy Casting # 3999289...Application???
iluv69s Offline

Pooh-Bah

Registered: 04/28/07
Posts: 1777
Loc: usa
What is the application for this block...early 70's vintage? Thanks

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#272472 - 10/24/07 05:13 PM Re: Big Block Chevy Casting # 3999289...Application??? [Re: iluv69s]
TDW Offline

Pooh-Bah

Registered: 01/05/02
Posts: 1845
Loc: Michigan USA
3999289....454.......71-79...2 or 4 bolt, some "CE"

From Mor Tec site.
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Tony
55 Nomad Gasser
70 SS 427 Nova
34 Ford Sedan..Hemi powered

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#272473 - 10/24/07 05:32 PM Re: Big Block Chevy Casting # 3999289...Application??? [Re: TDW]
427.060 Offline
old hand

Registered: 01/07/07
Posts: 920
Loc: South Carolina
3999289 1972-78 454 215, 235, 240, 270, 2 bolt, car & truck
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1968 Beaumont SD396

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#272474 - 10/24/07 06:19 PM Re: Big Block Chevy Casting # 3999289...Application??? [Re: iluv69s]
Schonyenko2 Offline

Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 12/23/01
Posts: 2788
Loc: Donahue, Ia. USA
289s are a thick wall block, You can bore them 120 over with no worry. Good race piece.

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#272475 - 10/28/07 12:15 AM Re: Big Block Chevy Casting # 3999289...Applicatio [Re: Schonyenko2]
tirebird Offline

enthusiast

Registered: 05/31/05
Posts: 226
Loc: San Francisco, California
Great blocks used in everything from high output engines to trucks. My LS6 bought in 72 from Berger is a 3999289 4 bolt block with numbers:

"3999289 GM 9 T, C 27 72,TO417CRR"
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1971 BFG "Tirebird"

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