I thought it was something like that, the block appears to have been painted
with a reddish primer only and I have not noticed any other tags with numbers.
Was the intent that the dealer would stamp your data on the block and this just
never happened. So if I use this engine I could remove my data plate from the
firewall and have a numberless matching car. Jim
> The short blocks, that where ordered from the dealer, came in with no
> numbers stamped. That's what happened to my series I. The previous owner
> replaced the blown 1492 with a series II short block. I have no numbers
> on the block too.
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