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#2307290 - 05/19/17 10:14 AM What did my 340 come out of? 9B413301
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Any ideas what this 340 may have come out of?


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#2307322 - 05/19/17 10:56 AM Re: What did my 340 come out of? 9B413301 [Re: cnxt]
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A late 69 Dart or Barracuda

Barry might be able to narrow it done further

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#2307362 - 05/19/17 12:31 PM Re: What did my 340 come out of? 9B413301 [Re: Morty426]
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#2307427 - 05/19/17 02:26 PM Re: What did my 340 come out of? 9B413301 [Re: cnxt]
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Dang, was hoping it was out of an E-body.
Any more info on what the numbers mean?
I'm guessing the 1st digit, "9" is the model year?
What about the rest?

Thx

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#2307454 - 05/19/17 03:17 PM Re: What did my 340 come out of? 9B413301 [Re: cnxt]
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9 - Model year, 1969

B - Hamtramck assembly plant.

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#2307457 - 05/19/17 03:21 PM Re: What did my 340 come out of? 9B413301 [Re: cnxt]
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Originally Posted By cnxt
Dang, was hoping it was out of an E-body.
Any more info on what the numbers mean?
I'm guessing the 1st digit, "9" is the model year?
What about the rest?

Thx
But the good thing is they made a lot less 340's in 1969.

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#2307467 - 05/19/17 03:37 PM Re: What did my 340 come out of? 9B413301 [Re: cnxt]
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Ok, so how do you know it's from a Dart?

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#2307483 - 05/19/17 03:57 PM Re: What did my 340 come out of? 9B413301 [Re: cnxt]
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Found this in the GTS registry, doubtful it's a match.
I picked up my car around 1995 in south Florida, from a guy I knew that had it for awhile before that. Most likely the engine came from another Florida car.

LS27P9B413***: GTS#606: This is a One-of-58 built 1969 GTS 340 4 speed convertible! Located in Michigan, Mike C. is performing a rotisserie restoration on his rare convertible. The body is painted B5 Bright Blue with black convertible top, black interior, and black bumble bee stripe. This was all powered by a 340, 4 speed, and 3.55 gears.

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#2307532 - 05/19/17 05:14 PM Re: What did my 340 come out of? 9B413301 [Re: cnxt]
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Still looking for the original 340 for my 69 GTS 1 of 58 convertible, but my VIN is 306021 darn it! frown That must have come out of a very rare late 69 car with the orange 340... stirthepot


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#2307585 - 05/19/17 06:45 PM Re: What did my 340 come out of? 9B413301 [Re: cnxt]
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Originally Posted By cnxt
Dang, was hoping it was out of an E-body.
Any more info on what the numbers mean?
I'm guessing the 1st digit, "9" is the model year?
What about the rest?

Thx


Yes 9 is the model year of the car it went into

An E body in 70 would have a 0

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#2307619 - 05/19/17 07:38 PM Re: What did my 340 come out of? 9B413301 [Re: cnxt]
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Could be a 1969 GTS or 340 Swinger block. The 413*** GTS #606 referenced above was built approx. 280-290 after this one. That car would have been built early/mid-June, 1969.
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