The vehicle identification number (VIN) is located on the left side rear of the engine block (1) and is typically a 9 digit number stamped or laser-etched onto the engine at the vehicle assembly plant.
How can I tell what LS engine I have without VIN?
By visual inspection
The easiest way to tell the difference is to check the 8th digit of the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) on the original vehicle. (See below.) If you don’t have the VIN, you can still identify the engine by visual inspection if you know what to look for.
Where is the engine number on a LS?
There is a flat area in front of the drivers side cylinder head just above the water pump. The number should be stamped there.
Do LS engines have VIN numbers?
No, there are no VIN numbers on engines. VIN number is usually placed on car body.
Are 5.3 and 6.0 blocks the same?
Flassh, Actually the 6.0 motor is the same small block that the 5.3 utilizes. The 5.3 is 327 cu. in. and the 6.0 is the same block bored to a 366 cu.
How do I read my LS1 engine number?
Engine Number Decode: VF010550469 = VF 01 055 0469. VF = LS1 5.7 litre V8 engine. 01 = Engine built in 2001. 055 = Engine built on the 55th day of the year.
How do I know what engine I have?
Find it in the lower corner of your windshield on the driver’s side. Your VIN number is your vehicle identification number and you can find your engine size by VIN number. In the series of numbers and letters, the tenth from the left denotes the model year and the eighth is the engine codes.
How do I know what 5.3 engine I have?
The 4.8/5.3L motors are easy to identify by their large 4.8/5.3 casting mark on the front of the block, but there is no simple, external way to differentiate the 4.8 from the 5.3. The best way is to yank a head and measure the stroke.
How do I know what Vortec engine I have?
Another convenient way to identify your Vortec engine, a look at the 8th digit of your VIN number will easily identify what you have.
- T = 5.3L LM7.
- V= 4.8L LR4.
- Z = 5.3L L59.
- U = LQ4.
- N = LQ9.
Where can I find my engine number online?
How To Find Engine Number? You can easily find it on the engine of your bike and on the Registration Certificate and Owner’s Manual. Just like the Chassis Number, the bike’s Engine Number can also be checked online at the government website known as VAHAN, by authorised users only.