It's one of the last 216's, a 1953, according to two different casting
number lists at www.inliners.org.
51 GMC 1/2 ton
Winter Park FL
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From: "Leah Olsen" <email@example.com>
To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>; "old-chevy-trucks"
Sent: Friday, August 04, 2000 4:25 PM
Subject: [oletrucks] What do I have??
> Hi to all! I'm glad my neighbor Johnny has been an inspiration. I
> asked him what size engine I have, and he said a 216 at first, then he
> changed his mind to a 350!! :) The guy right next door said he thought
> it was a 235. How can I be sure? Under three inches of manure, mud and
> grease, I found some numbers....below the spark plug wires on the left
> side, LCC 38826 I (these are on the engine) and by the radiator lower
> far right, GM 3835849 I can see that the thriftmaster lettering was in
> yellow. Please excuse my ignorance, I'm learning as I go.:) If anyone
> can help me, (I'm sure someone can!) it would be fabulous! p.s. What
> are these sailor bars you're talkin' about?
> Leah Olsen
> '53 Chevy 3600
> Baldwin, WI
> oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959