Humble beginnings, but this will someday be the fire breathing 406 in the Nova
Honey, I'm home! Look what I just bought!!
Looked up the block info:
Engine code 16J151799 = 1=Chevy 6=1976 J=Janesville plant
T101 = Tonawanda plant, October 1
CSU = 400 CI Chevrolet fullsize, 175hp
Finally on the engine stand
#1 and #8 bores have worst ridge at top...
817 block - 1975 casting, 2 freeze plugs per side
Mmmm! Nice and clean...not
more "before" pictures
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