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I found these on the underside of the block
D2AE-CA
2D5

Anyone know what these mean?
-kyle-
 

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D = Decade design intended for, 1970's
2 = Year of decade = 1972
A = Ford divsion bill to cost of engineering
E = Engine section of engineering
-CA = Change level of drawing

2 = 1972 year of casting
D = April month of casting
5 = 5th day of month

You have a 351 Cleveland block.
 

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So if the numbers cast into my head are:
(between the 1st and 2nd cyl. from the left)
302
(between the 1st and 2nd cyl. from the right)
2v (on a little plate)
8E6

that means my heads were cast on May 6, 1968?
Are both heads on any particular engine typically the same date (I only have a picture of the casting from one bank)?
 

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You are reading the day correctly. The dates quite often are not the same day. But should be close to the same day.
 

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Where's the casting number? I only have a picture of my head looking down on the rockers.
 
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