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1966 with an E engine code in the VIN is a 318-2bbl engine. F code was the 361 engine in 1966.
No..looks stock and correct...maybe there was an error in the shop manual....just don't know which to trust. Owner who restored it won't return messages...so...I am hoping it is a 318 build, would prefer to have the right engine in it.There is a conflict between the 1966 parts catalog & the 1966 service manual.
The parts catalog says that an 'E' engine is a 318. The service manual says that an 'E' engine is a 361.
318 would have the distributor in the rear. The 361 would have the distributor in the front. Does the wiring harness looks like it was hacked to reach the coil & distributor?
This is either a publishing error or a factory change in engine codes.
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VIN WK41E61187780 BODY NUMBER ON RADIATOR SUPPORT SS04301
I have a 66 Dodge Coronet Deluxe police package car. The engine in it now is a 318 poly...I was told it was built with a 361 in Detroit and the engine later was changed. However, VIN decoding services dispute each other...some say the engine code E is 318, and some say E is 361. The shop manual says 361.
The number stamped on the radiator support on the driver's side I listed. What does it mean?
A MOPAR enthusiast who examined the car the other day is convinced it came with the 318 as to switch from 361 to 318 would incur modifications and he says it looks stock. His VIN decoder book says 318.
Too many conflicts..which is correct? The fender tag on the lf fender support is not there and I don't have the build sheet...
sWell, that's definitely not a 361, because the distributor is in the back. 361 had the distributor in the front at an angle.
Well, that's definitely not a 361, because the distributor is in the back. 361 had the distributor in the front at an angle.
I know it's a 318...The question is did the car come with a 318 or 361?Well, that's definitely not a 361, because the distributor is in the back. 361 had the distributor in the front at an angle.