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gtfastback
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posted 12-05-2002 04:25 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for gtfastback   Click Here to Email gtfastback     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Can anyone identify these casting numbers, please? C8AE 6090 R

I know they are '68, but I'm having trouble with the rest. What does the "R" stand for?

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SteveLaRiviere
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posted 12-05-2002 04:59 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for SteveLaRiviere   Click Here to Email SteveLaRiviere     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Welcome, GT.

I know they are not GT heads. The R is just a revision code. It IDs which version of the head it is.

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mustangboy
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posted 12-05-2002 08:33 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for mustangboy     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Are you sure that casting number is right?My book lists a C8AE 6090 J that is a 427 low riser from a 68 fairlane.Or a C6OE 6090 R that is a 68 Mercury 390 4-V head.Can't seem to find your exact numbers.How about any date codes?

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PetesPonies
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posted 12-06-2002 05:17 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for PetesPonies   Click Here to Email PetesPonies     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
sure it's not C8AE-H ?

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