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Old 08-26-2020, 08:11 PM
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I'm looking for a dated block for my 68 L78 Camaro, build date was January 21, 1968. Original block is long gone. I came across this one, I see the broach marks, but was curious about the MQ stamp, spacing seems odd to me. Any experts care to chime in?
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Both appear to be later builds than yours but there's a couple examples in these two threads...

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Do you have better photos you can send me? Also the vin. Email in my dig.
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That’s a strange irregular spacing between the M and the Q?
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That's the only picture I've got of the prospective block. I do not have a VIN # for the prospective donor block. The block I have is mid November 1967 stamp date, but there are cracks by the cam journals that likely leak water. Spacing of M-Q on that block is virtually identical to what Pete posted above of the later blocks.
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I have two different "Q"s, but none like the one posted. Could have been more different ones though. Anybody have that Q with that straight cross stroke? I have seen a long and a short cross stroke - but curved.
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That's the only picture I've got of the prospective block. I do not have a VIN # for the prospective donor block. The block I have is mid November 1967 stamp date, but there are cracks by the cam journals that likely leak water. Spacing of M-Q on that block is virtually identical to what Pete posted above of the later blocks.

Can you post a picture of the cracks? And that stamp?

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