Proper A/C pie plate for 69 'Cuda 383 Formula S?

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Not sure if this is the right forum, but fuel systems didn't feel right either.

We have a mostly original 383 S.

The pie plate is as shown below
383 Four Barrel
I recently saw an issue of Graveyard Cars where they worked their magic on a similar 383 Cuda, but that pie plate said Super Commando. I remember seeing those on 69 era roadrunners.

Was the Cuda and RR engine a different spec in 69? The block in our car is marked HP near the distributor pad.

I would normally just think someone changed the pie plate on our car, but it sat in a field for 40 years and the pie plate looks original to me.

So;
different pie plates between Cuda and RR?
or
"technician" at MOPAR installed wrong pie plate?
or
Ours was changed by owner circa 1972?
or
?

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Not sure if this is the right forum, but fuel systems didn't feel right either.

We have a mostly original 383 S.

The pie plate is as shown below
383 Four Barrel
I recently saw an issue of Graveyard Cars where they worked their magic on a similar 383 Cuda, but that pie plate said Super Commando. I remember seeing those on 69 era roadrunners.

Was the Cuda and RR engine a different spec in 69? The block in our car is marked HP near the distributor pad.

I would normally just think someone changed the pie plate on our car, but it sat in a field for 40 years and the pie plate looks original to me.

So;
different pie plates between Cuda and RR?
or
"technician" at MOPAR installed wrong pie plate?
or
Ours was changed by owner circa 1972?
or
?

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Yep. probably a good thread to be in. It will be a interesting thread to follow.
 

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Pretty sure the pie plate for 1969 says 383 Magnum. I have a factory brochure at home that I'll check later as I believe it is shown in there.
 
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