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mexican engine

Post by frilly » Tue Dec 04, 2018 6:45 pm

hi all , can anyone tell me what size are Mexican engines , as numbers have been rubbed off, also what distributor would be needed ? thanks neil

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Post by 8 8US » Tue Dec 04, 2018 9:45 pm

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You simply can’t tell from the outside, even if it had a code on the barrels/pistons could be changed, so from the outside they’ll look the same, 1300, 1500, 1600, 1641, 1776, etc all look the same!

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Re: mexican engine

Post by 8 8US » Tue Dec 04, 2018 9:49 pm

Richard

1960 Single Cab Pickup (resto thread - https://www.ssvc.org.uk/phpbb/viewtopic ... 8&t=122082)
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Re: mexican engine

Post by frilly » Tue Dec 04, 2018 10:39 pm

I guess ill never know what ive got then . thank you for your help guys

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Post by andydlc » Fri Jan 11, 2019 10:33 pm

The original Mexico fuel injected engine used in later production was a 1584cc - what is the motor from?
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Re: mexican engine

Post by frilly » Fri Jan 11, 2019 10:58 pm

hi andy , the motor came over from Canada with my 56 single cab ,

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Re: mexican engine

Post by vwJim » Sat Jan 12, 2019 9:52 am

andydlc wrote:
Fri Jan 11, 2019 10:33 pm
The original Mexico fuel injected engine used in later production was a 1584cc - what is the motor from?
Those engines are easily spotted, as they don't have fuel pump hole in the top of the case.
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