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Re: [oletrucks] Motor # help

To: ace0027@attglobal.net, oletrucks@autox.team.net
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] Motor # help
From: Passnb4U@aol.com
Date: Sun, 9 Apr 2000 03:10:31 EDT
In a message dated 4/8/00 1:37:04 PM Pacific Daylight Time, 
ace0027@attglobal.net writes:

>     Scored a good one today! A friend of a friend is cleaned his garage
>  and let me have a complete 283 with tranny (3-speed) for free if I would
>  haul it off. Done deal!
>      Now I got it here in the shop and am trying to I.D. it. But the code
>  space on the front clyinder has no numbers or letters, and I can't find
>  the numbers on the back listed in any of the sites I know of.
>      It has a blow by on the back of the block, canaster oil filter, and
>  a generator.
>      If anybody can help the number on the block is:  731548
>  Thanks!
>  Terry & Ace

  I may be wrong, but I think that if there are no numbers on the pad in 
front of the pass. side head, then it was a replacement motor, not original 
to any particular vehicle.  The block numbers should be able to ID the motor 
thuogh, just maybe not the application.

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