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3500 Engine Specifics

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David D
Ca, USA   usa
1973 MG MGB

Someone just posted a bunch of these engines on EBay. (Newly Listed). So I figure this is a good time to get clarification for myself. I had noted that I'm looking for a 04-06 Malibu, or whatever other car that uses this engine. Don't actually have a list. Beyond 06 GM made the VVT?, and I don't want that?

What is a Terazza? What is the significance of the 8th digit VIN I see referenced everywhere? And now I new one for me, the 4th digit?

MALIBU 04-05 4th VIN digit "Z", New style, 3.5L (VIN 8, 8th digit)
TERRAZA 05 3.5L (VIN "L", 8th digit)


http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_nkw=chevy+malibu+engine+&_trksid=p5197.c0.m627
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Charles Waugh
Hamden, Ct, USA   usa
1979 MG MGB MkIII "Rumpelstiltskin"

It is correct that you do not want the LZ4 VVT version.

You want the LX9 3500.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GM_High_Value_engine


Try using http://car-part.com/



Chuck
Hamden, CT

79 MGB - Rumpelstiltskin
Just awakened after a 10 year slumber.
Weber 32/36 DGV, a Stuck 45d Dizzy (stuck at 10 BTDC), Bad Vacuum advance disconnected n plugged. (refer to stuck dizzy) , Peco Exhast.



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