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Old 01-06-2013, 11:27 PM
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Default Difference between an '08 and '09 5.7L block?

Is there any difference in the '08 5.7L black and the '09 5.7L block? There's a local guy selling an '08 block that spun a bearing and since I'm looking for a new block for a forged rotating assembly I figured it might be a good starting point but I'm not 100% sure if there are any differences in the block itself between the 2 years. I know the top end, intake, and timing cover are different, but is the block itself the same?
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Afraid so, '09 is the first VVT year, so the crank, front cover, balancer, and cam gear are different.
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