The block casting number '1800' would have to take precedence, as it can't
be removed, where the engine tag can be - so it is certain that it is an
Could it be that somewhere along the line the tag has been removed and
replaced? or perhaps it is a MGB engine 18GF with a badly stamped tag?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Brandon K." <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "mgamgb" <email@example.com>
Sent: Friday, April 25, 2003 10:15 AM
Subject: Re: Mystery engine
> Thanks Ian. The block has "1800" cast on the side. I thought maybe it was
"16GF" with the "1"
> rubbed out or not well struck, but that wouldn't agree with the "1800",
> --- mgamgb <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > The MG Magnette Mk4 , as did the Riley 4/72 ( Farina bodied 4 door
> > cars) had a 1622 engine, prefix = 16GF.
> > Look for 1622 on the block.
> > 1800 heads will fit.
> > Cheers Ian F
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