I agree completely - but I was just answering the question posed. Good
point you make, however, and we all forgot about it in our haste to cite
Paul Hunt wrote:
> Surely that will only tell you what the factory sent it out with. Isn't the
> only way to look underneath and see?
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Bill Schooler <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: Max Heim <email@example.com>
> Cc: MG List <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, December 07, 1999 7:20 PM
> Subject: Re: Determining if car has O/D
> > Max,
> > Now go to the Engine section of your Clausager book and look at the
> > three charts of engine numbers. That's where you'll find the
> > information in question.
> > The same information IS in the Moss catalog, but only for 1972 and on
> > models.
> > Bill
> > Max Heim wrote:
> > >
> > > Well, I just looked it up in Clausager, and I'm afraid the answer is
> > > "no". At no time did the vehicle number indicate whether the car came
> > > equipped with overdrive.