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216 block #1211141 Sat Apr 01 2017 09:21 AM
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Aus42blackout Offline OP
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well I am not having much luck getting engine going and now I need another 216 block, so if anyone knows some one who may have one I would be interested in looking at it. I do live in Rockhampton QLD. Come to far in to resto to turn back, trying my patience.
Cheers

Re: 216 block [Re: Aus42blackout] #1211146 Sat Apr 01 2017 12:53 PM
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I don't know how many Chevrolet parts are floating around down under, patience is a virtue; hopefully something will appear.

Have you considered widening your engine selection to include 235's and 261's? They will fit and can be disguised to look much like a 216.

Re: 216 block [Re: Aus42blackout] #1211248 Sun Apr 02 2017 02:49 AM
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Ok I will think about it, but would realy like to stay true to truck as it is all still original.
Cheers Justin

Re: 216 block [Re: Aus42blackout] #1335854 Sat Nov 30 2019 03:23 PM
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Originally Posted by Aus42blackout
well I am not having much luck getting engine going and now I need another 216 block, so if anyone knows some one who may have one I would be interested in looking at it. I do live in Rockhampton QLD. Come to far in to resto to turn back, trying my patience.
Cheers

I hope you have found your engine in the years since you posted originally. If not, have you spoken with the community of people working on WW2 Blitz Chevrolets (also known as CMP (Canadian Military Pattern))?

Re: 216 block [Re: Aus42blackout] #1344403 Fri Jan 31 2020 03:56 AM
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1954 3106 Carryall Suburban - part of the family for 49 years
1954 3104 5-window pickup w/Hydra-Matic - part of the family for 15 years
Z-series (54/55) GMC 350 (2-ton) COE - now part of Dave's family
- If you have to stomp on your foot-pedal starter, either you, or your starter, or your engine, has a problem.
- The 216 and early 235 engine are not "splash oilers" - this is a splash oiler.

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