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Old 09-01-2011, 11:45   #1 (permalink)
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460 ford casting numbers

i just got a 460 i was told it is a 1979 i want to make sure. i found the number were the starter goes.It is a d1ve-6015-a2b
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Re: 460 ford casting numbers

Check the link provided. It was a thread from something else I ran across. You may find it helpful.

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Old 09-14-2011, 19:32   #3 (permalink)
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i just got a 460 i was told it is a 1979 i want to make sure. i found the number were the starter goes.It is a d1ve-6015-a2b
The D1VE engineeringrevision blocks were used in productoinfrom 1971-1978 only. They are itnernal balance engines.

Beginning in the 1979 model year, the engine became externally balanced and used a D9TE cylinder block.

It might be possible (very slim chance) that yours is a very, very early 1979 model engine (the D1VE blocks are capable of accomodating the later model external balaced rotating assmblies). Is it externally balanced or internally balanced?

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