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Need help on block casting number!!

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I have an old ford block, the casting number on the heads are DOVE-C which tells me it is a 429 or a 460, the casting number on the block makes no since to me maybe it will to someone else, it is OB530187 it might be DB530187 not real sure can some please help me figure this out, thanks!
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DOVE-C heads are from 68-72. 429 and 460. 2.09 int and 1.65 exh valves. Your block number should be above where the starter would be on the side of the block.
Here's a site that decodes Ford engine casting numbers:

Decoding Ford casting part numbers
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