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WTB 356Ci Block
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A potential issue with the existing motor has me in search of a replacement block.

I'm looking for an early 1940 356 Block. The closer to "C500051" the better................


Thanks again,

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Posted on: 11/11 12:15:43
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Re: WTB 356Ci Block
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PM sent. and for the record, your garage is still too clean.

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Re: WTB 356Ci Block
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Yeah, looks like you could have dinner on the floor there! Chris

Posted on: 11/12 12:19:06
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Re: WTB 356Ci Block
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I promise that it does get used almost daily!

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Posted on: 11/13 6:19:05
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Re: WTB 356Ci Block
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Hi Steve P

What is the potential issue with your engine?

Is it a common problem for early 356 straight eights?

Steve

Posted on: 11/13 17:59:36
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Re: WTB 356Ci Block
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Steve,
Thanks for asking.........
There are three issues that I have concerns about. Two of them have to do with my idiosyncrasies, but the third one really concerns me. I've attached photos of the three areas.

The first one is some type of block repair with brass. The second one appears to have patched a leaking water jacket.
They do not concern me currently as the engine ran fine when I pulled it out.

However, the third one gives me concern, When I started cleaning out the water jackets, I noticed a small amount of water in the intake chamber of #1. A small pinhole internal to the water jacket was leaking into the intake side. It is odd because it was directly in line with one the water pump bolts.
Anyway, I drilled it out and tapped 5/16 -24 hole and plugged it with a set screw and sealed the threads with JB Weld.

I'm going to continue to work on the motor, but I'm very concerned it's not going hold up.

Regards,

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Posted on: 11/14 9:50:47
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