This is an original Small Block Chevy 327 engine block. The casting number is 3782870. The casting date is E 8 2 which decodes as May 8th, 1962. The front pas is stamped as follows: F0513RD 211681.
The F0513RD shows this block was assembled on May 13th, 1962 as a 327/300HP engine for a Corvette with a manual transmission. The "211681" is the partial VIN of the Corvette this block was originally installed in. The 3782870 was used in all 327 applications in 1962 so this block is applicable to many cars.
Please confirm your specific application. This block is in good original condition as shown. It has been cleaned and checked for cracks with none found. The block is bare metal with no paints for coatings so you can see exactly what you are getting with nothing hiding.
There are no repairs or modifications to this block. All threads are in good condition. The cylinders all look nice with normal wear and are standard bore. One cylinder has a small chip at the very bottom edge that will cause no issues.
The main caps are all in good condition as shown. The block will need normal machining during the build process including boring and line boring.
This block will make an excellent foundation to an awesome engine. Check out my other listings for more rare and hard to find parts. The weight of the block when palletized will be about 200 pounds. The item "1962 327 Engine Block 3782870 Small Block Chevy Corvette RD Code 300HP STD Bore" is in sale since Wednesday, June 9, 2021. This item is in the category "eBay Motors\Parts & Accessories\Vintage Car & Truck Parts\Engines & Components\Block Parts".The seller is "super-novass" and is located in Santa Cruz, California. This item can be shipped to United States.