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383 or 440. There should be numbers stamped on a flat pad in the front over the water pump.

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Most likely a 361 or 383 being a two barrel.

I cant see but there will be a pad on the drivers side in front. I suspect that it will be at the angle of the deck in front of the head. That would make it a low deck.(350, 362, 383) (350 was one year only if I recall correctly)

The high deck has the pad horizontal in front of the valley cover. (413, 426, 440)

There also will be castings on the sides of the block that indicate size and year.

Pretty early with the draft tube if that's what it is.

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I think that is the hose to the air cleaner and not a draft tube.

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I think you are correct. I guess I never saw a draft tube like that.

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4 bolt Valve cover make it early, Pre 1965 I think

 

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This engine is Chrysler Turquoise and has a road draft tube.  This was used on Chrysler product 361 and 383 engines beginning in 1962.  In 1964, the industry converted to PCV systems rather than the road draft system.  This engine appears to be a 1962 or 1963 361 or 383 engine.

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Good catch DE SOTO.

This would mean that the rocker shaft towers are different than the later engines as well.

I got fooled by that, once.

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This engine appears to be a 1962 or 1963 361 or 383 engine.

 

Now I need to take a picture of the number near the water pump..

 

Or look at the numbers on the fuel pump or  distributor..

 

I know what a 383 is... What is the back ground on a 361??

 

Rare , not a great air compressor??? etc

 

 

 
 
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For simplicity a 361 is a 383 with an 1/8" smaller bore and was used in the lower end Chryslers.

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