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/6 or 440? That's the question!

budascuda

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Hey folks,
are there any visual differences between the BARE engine compartment of a /6 1970 challenger and a 440 1970 challenger.
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Adam

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Other than the size of the radiator opening, small vs big, I think they are the same
 

moparlee

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Take another look at the radiator yoke opening, it is the larger one for a big block. So maybe originally a big block car, need the fender tag to know for sure.

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I’m guessing all the rad core supports were the same and you could have had a 22” rad in big block cars, probably standard.
 

budascuda

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Take another look at the radiator yoke opening, it is the larger one for a big block. So maybe originally a big block car, need the fender tag to know for sure.

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Yes Lee, that and the body vin are the only things that can save us now!
Oh Lord show us your grace....
 

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Don’t forget the K member, the engine supports and insulators are positioned differently in the V8 and Slant6 engine bay.
 

budascuda

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the single exhaust hanger will be on the wrong side on the floor & trunk pans

Fine point,
If a shell is missing the fender tag and the k-member all together, which side the hanger is on could be the determining factor!? Wow
 
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