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Chevrolet small-block V-8 ID guide covers all Chevy small-block engines since 1955 by Pierre Lafontaine

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Published by Motorbooks International in Osceola, WI, USA .
Written in English


  • Chevrolet automobile -- Motors -- Code numbers.

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Other titlesChevrolet small-block V-eight ID guide
StatementPierre Lafontaine.
SeriesMotorbooks International powerpro series
LC ClassificationsTL215.C5 L32 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p. :
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL975977M
ISBN 100760301751
LC Control Number96013064

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