1959 El Camino Engine ID Codes (V-8 only)

 

 

Engine

Transmission

Notes

Code Size-Carb HP-RPO    
C 283-2 185 Manual-3  
CD 283-2 185 Manual-3 Overdrive
CF 283-4 230 Manual-3  
CG 283-4 120 Manual-3 Overdrive
CH 283-FI 250 Manual-3 Fuel Injection
CJ 283-FI 250 Manual-3 Fuel Injection/High Lift Cam
D 283-2 185 Powerglide  
DB 283-4 230 Powerglide  
DE 283-2 185 Powerglide A/S
DF 283-4 230 Powerglide A/S
DK 283-2 185 Powerglide A/C
DL 283-2 185 Powerglide A/C, A/S
DM 283-4 230 Powerglide A/C
DN 283-4 230 Powerglide A/C, A/S
DP 283-FI 250 Powerglide Fuel Injection
E 283-2 185 Turboglide  
EB 283-4 230 Turboglide
EC 283-FI 250 Turboglide Fuel Injection
ED 283-2 185 Turboglide A/S
EF 283-4 230 Turboglide A/S
EG 283-2 185 Turboglide A/C
EH 283-2 185 Turboglide A/C, A/S
EJ 283-4 230 Turboglide A/C
EK 283-4 230 Turboglide A/C, A/S
F 348-4 250 Manual-3
FA 348-3x2 280 Manual-3
FB 348-3x2 315 Manual-3 High Lift Cam
FD 348-4 305 Manual-3 High Lift Cam
FE 348-3x2 335 Manual-3 Special High Performance
FG 348-4 320 Manual-3 Special High Performance
G 348-4 250 Powerglide  
GB 348-3x2 280 Powerglide  
GD 348-4 305 Powerglide High Lift Camshaft
H 348-4 250 Turboglide  
HA 348-3x2 280 Turboglide  

A/C - Air Conditioning
A/S - Air Suspension
FI - Fuel Injection