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Looks like a 506? Did not get lucky but the components are still good and heads! That has to mean something!What casting is that 6.5 block? Who knows, maybe you got lucky and got an improved one.
That mechanical fuel pump needs to go if you turbo your it. I bought a brand new HMMWV lift pump and had it shipped across the ocean before I figured out that I need to switch to an electric pump... However, you can weld a bung to the oil pan for the oil return on the turbo and keep the mechanical lift pump.
No Diamond mark... Not lucky... DarnCheck for a diamond marking in the valley and heads underneath the valve cover. Who knows... I got lucky. So did this guy. If you don't want to read the whole thread, in short, I came across a 6.5 for sale sitting inside an ice resurfacer. Wasn't even looking for one at the time, but it turned out to be a Navistar block.
That the engine came out of a 1996 truck does not mean it's a 1996 engine. Could've been replaced at some point, or even just the heads. Chances are small, but if you did get lucky that'd be good parts for a turbo build if in good condition...
Here's more info on how to identify the block.
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