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1960 10                             Code Prefix
1961 10                        Code Prefix
V8-390 4 Bar carb., 1, 325hp 06X V8-390 4 Bar carb., 1, 325hp 16X
V8-390 4 Bar carb., 1, 325hp 06K V8-390 4 Bar carb., 1, 325hp 16K
V8-390 3-2 Bar carb., 2, 345hp 0QX V8-390 4 Bar carb., 3, 325hp 17X
V8-390 3-2 Bar carb., 2, 345hp 0QK V8-390 4 Bar carb., 3, 325hp 17K
V8-390 4 Bar carb., 3, 325hp 07X    
V8-390 4 Bar carb., 3, 325hp 07K    
       
       
1962 10
1963 10
V8-390 4 Bar carb., 1, 325hp 26X V8-390 4 Bar carb., 1, 4, 325hp 36X
V8-390 4 Bar carb., 1, 325hp 26K V8-390 4 Bar carb., 1, 5, 325hp 36K
V8-390 4 Bar carb., 3, 325hp 27X V8-390 4 Bar carb., 3, 4, 325hp 37X
V8-390 4 Bar carb., 3, 325hp 27K V8-390 4 Bar carb., 3, 5, 325hp 37K
       
       
1964 10
1965 10
V8-429 4 Bar carb., 6, 4, 340hp 44X V8-429 4 Bar carb., 9, 340hp 5
V8-429 4 Bar carb., 6, 5, 340hp 44K    
V8-429 4 Bar carb., 7, 4, 340hp 46X    
V8-429 4 Bar carb., 7, 5, 340hp 46K    
V8-429 4 Bar carb., 8, 4, 340hp 47X    
V8-429 4 Bar carb., 8, 5, 340hp 47K    
       
       
1966 10
1967 10
V8-429 4 Bar carb., 9, 340hp 6 V8-429 4 Bar carb., 9, 340hp 7
       
       
1968 10
1969 10
V8-472 4 Bar carb., 9, 375hp 8 V8-472 4 Bar carb., 9, 375hp 9
       
       
1970 11
1971 12
V8-472 4 Bar carb., 375hp   V8-472 4 Bar carb., 345hp  
V8-500 4 Bar carb., 400hp   V8-500 4 Bar carb., 365hp  
       
       
1972 12
1973 12
V8-472 4 Bar carb., 220hp R V8-472 4 Bar carb., 220hp R
V8-500 4 Bar carb., 235hp S V8-500 4 Bar carb., 235hp S
       
       
1974 12
1975 12
V8-472 4 Bar carb., 205hp R V8-500 4 Bar carb., 190hp S
V8-500 4 Bar carb., 210hp S    
       
       
 
Configuration:

1- Series 60, 62 (except 6437,6467) 

2- Eldorado

3- Series 75

4- W/O Air Conditioning

5- W Air

6- Deville, Fleetwood Sixty-Special,
     Eldorado
7- Sixty-Two series

8- Fleetwood 75, Commercial 
    Chassis

9- Auto trans

10- 1960-69 - 10.5:1 compression

11- 1970 - 10:1 compression

12- 1971-75 - 8.5:1 compression
Location:

1960-69 - Behind the head stamped into the top left side of block.
1970 - Lower left side of block above oil pan
1971- 74 Rear of block behind intake manifold
1975 - Lower left side of block above oil pan 

The engine codes decoder reveals the engine displacement, plate location and configuration.