1965 Chevelle Engine ID Codes - Engine Pads

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Engine

Transmission

Notes

Code

Size-Carb

HP-RPO

   
AA 194-1 120 Manual-3  
AC 194-1 120 Manual-3 Heavy Duty Clutch
AG 194-1 120 Manual-3 A.C.
AH 194-1 120 Manual-3 Heavy Duty Clutch/A.C.
AK 194-1 120 Manual-3 Taxi
AL 194-1 120 Powerglide  
AN 194-1 120 Powerglide Taxi
AR 194-1 120 Powerglide A.C.
CA 230-1 140-L26 Manual-3  
CB 230-1 140-L26 Manual-3 A.C.
CC 230-1 140-L26 Powerglide  
CD 230-1 140-L26 Powerglide A.C.
DA 283-2 195 Manual-3  
DB 283-2 195 Manual-4  
DE 283-2 195 Powerglide  
DG 283-4 220-L77 * Manual-3/4  
DH 283-4 220-L77 * Powerglide  
EA 327-4 250-L30 Manual-3/4  
EB 327-4 300-L74 Manual-3/4 High Perf, AFB Carb
EC 327-4 350-L79 Manual-3/4 HD Spcl. High Perf, Holley Carb
ED 327-4 350-L79 Manual-3/4 HD Transistor Ignition, Holley Carb
EE 327-4 250-L30 Powerglide  
EF 327-4 300-L74 Powerglide High Perf, AFB Carb

A total of 143,943 6-cyl engines were installed; 75,202 194cid and 68,741 230cid engines.
A total of 234,675 8-cyl engines were installed; 178,599 283cid, 55,875 327cid, and 201 396cid engines.

Reported sales as options:
RPO L26 - 68,741
RPO L30 - 36,261
RPO L74 - 13,593
RPO L79 - 6,021
* Oddly, there are no reported sales figures for the RP0 L77 engine.

There is no breakdown of engine type or size by specific series/model other than 6-cyl. vs. 8-cyl.
The 396 8-cyl engine was only available in the 13837/67 Malibu SS.

Canadian Chevelles are not broken down by specific engine size, only engine type.
A total of 12,130 6-cyl engines and a total of 7,002 8-cyl engines were installed Canadian Chevelles.

GM of Canada documentation indicates 40 13867 Malibu SS convertibles with left hand drive were exported from Oshawa.

Engine Pads

09/17/2009
F ~ Flint, MI.
0924 ~ September 24, 1964
DE ~ 283-2bbl 195hp with Powerglide transmission

04/17/2010
F ~ Flint, MI.
0224 ~ February 24, 1965
DE ~ 283-2bbl 195hp with Powerglide transmission

File Photo
F ~ Flint, MI.
0330 ~ March 30, 1965
EC  ~ 327-4-bbl 350hp w/manual transmission

01/15/2011 ~ Courtesy Ed Sharretts
F ~ Flint, MI.
0726 ~ July 26, 1965
EC ~ 327-4bbl 350hp with manual transmission

Engine Photos

File Photo

File Photo

L79 engine dated March of 1965. Note upper alternator brace.

File Photo

Untouched L79 engine dated July of 1965. Note upper alternator brace.