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Engine dates for MONARO

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I have an opportunity to buy a 308 for my HG code date K130
October 13 1970
My HG MONARO was built in October
So my question is did Holden ever put the same months engine into their cars?
My Monaro came out with the 308 so I'm trying to get matching numbers

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Engines were usually 2-3 months older than the car. Never seen one that matched month for month. Does it really matter though? If you don't have the original books etc to know the original engine number it'll never be matching numbers anyway will it? Do people crawl all over the engines of these cars at shows or auctions to see what the date code is?

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A matching numbers car is one where the engine number is the corresponding number for the chassis number. Just because the engine was made in the same month doesn't mean it came with that vehicle. Good luck finding the original block. It would have been changed for a reason.

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Your car will never be matching numbers for the reasons given above but it will be period correct. That is desirable in itself. I'd be happy with that.
Do you have the original air cleaner? original everything else? If not then your period correct car sounds like a pretty cool ride and will command good $ anyway.

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It could be possible if your HG was built
30th October....
but that was a Friday ....
and
Friday cars have a bad rapt...........

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