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RL Blocks
Posted by: JerryM ()
Date: April 21, 2022 09:58AM

Are all "RL" blocks the same?

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Re: RL Blocks
Posted by: RobertC ()
Date: April 21, 2022 10:08AM

No, 65 have some smaller top shroud holes. 66 have larger (3/8"?) holes.

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Re: RL Blocks
Posted by: playerpage ()
Date: April 21, 2022 10:36AM

Mine's an RX but nothing about it is going to be the same by the time it is done. Nevertheless, I kind of like the sound of it. RXXXXXXsssss. smiling smiley

Eric C. Player
Fargo, North Dakota
MEMBER: CORSA National, Central Coast CORSA, South Coast CORSA, Vintage CORSA, Sfba CORSA, and Great Plains Corvair Club.
THEN: 1965 Monza 110, Canary Yellow - 1965 Corsa 180 Turbo, Red - 1966 Monza 110, Purple - 1967 Monza 140, Red - 1966 500 110, Black; nicknamed "Shadow" - 1965 Monza 110, Camaro Yellow; nicknamed "Silver"
NOW: 1966 Corsa 180 Turbo, Blue; nicknamed "Bluvair"
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Re: RL Blocks
Posted by: Marco_a_p ()
Date: April 21, 2022 10:57AM

"No, 65 have some smaller top shroud holes. 66 have larger (3/8"?) holes."

This applies to the heads, not the block....

Marco
A 2nd Gen Monza Wagon, a 2nd Gen GB 8door, a 2nd Gen (61's were 1st Gen) R/s and a 62nd Gen Turbo coupe..

Hanging out with the scorpions, king snakes, road runners, coyotes and quails In the southern desert of the silver state
Mesquite NV 89024

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Re: RL Blocks
Posted by: Timothy Shortle ()
Date: April 21, 2022 11:22AM

I believe the answer is yes. Just different date codes. I believe all LM car blocks are the same (?).

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Re: RL Blocks
Posted by: JerryM ()
Date: April 21, 2022 11:53AM

Timothy Shortle Wrote:
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> I believe the answer is yes. Just different date codes. I believe all LM car blocks are the same (?).

Sounds like the only discernible feature to make a distinction would be the casting date? I guess that might matter for a Concours car

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