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ENGINE CODES

 

CHRYSLER * DODGE * IMPERIAL * PLYMOUTH

1962                        Code Prefix
6-170 S17
6-225 S22
V8-318 V318
V8-361 S36
V8-383 S38
V8-413 S41
 
1963                        Code Prefix
6-170 T17
6-225 T22
V8-318 V318
V8-361 T36
V8-383 T38
V8-413 T41
V8-413 300J C-300J
V8-426 11:1 Comp TMP-426
V8-426 13.5:1 Comp TMP-HC-426
1964
6-170 V17
6-225 V22
V8-273 V273
V8-318 V318
V8-361 V36
V8-383 V38
V8-413 V41
V8-413 300K C-300K
V8-426 11:1 Comp TMP-426
V8-426 13.5:1 Comp TMP-HC-426
   
   
1966                       

6-170 B170
6-225 B225
V8-273 B273
V8-318 B318
V8-361 B361
V8-383 B383
V8-426 BH426
V8-440 B440
   
   
1968-73

6-170 PM OR PT: 170
6-198 PM OR PT: 198
6-225 PM OR PT: 225
V8-273 PM OR PT: 273
V8-318 PM OR PT: 318
V8-340 PM OR PT: 340
V8-360 PM OR PT: 360
V8-383 PM OR PT: 383
V8-400 PM OR PT: 400
V8-426 PM OR PT: 426
V8-440 PM OR PT: 440
   

 

1965 
                       
6-170 A170
6-225 A225
V8-273 A273
V8-318 A318
V8-361 A361
V8-383 A383
V8-413 A413
V8-426 11:1 Comp. A426
V8-426 12.5:1 Comp. AH426
 
1967
6-170 C170
6-225 C225
V8-273 C273
V8-318 US Built C318
V8-318 Canadian built CC318
V8-383 C383
V8-426 CH426
V8-440 C440
Location:

1973-75 Engine identified by cubic inch stamped 
within engine number stamped on pad.

1962-75: 
6 CYL.:  Right front of block below head.
V8-273, 318, 340, 360: Left front block below head.

1962-67: 
V8- 361 ,383: Right front of block below distributor.

1962-65:
V8-413: Top of block behind water pump.

1963-67:
V8-426: Left front of block left of water pump.

1966-67: 
V8-440: Left front of block below thermostat housing.

1968-73
V8-383, 426, 440: Left side rear of block near oil pan flange.

1971-72
V8-400: Right front of block below head.

1972
V8-440: Upper left front of block

1973-75
V8-400,440: Upper right front of block

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