FE was used in and around 1969 for the 1296cc engine. Just to be sure, Does
the engine have two intake ports or four? Two it's an 1147, four it's a
1296 or 1500.
>Jason, you have a early 1962 Spitfire!! They srarted out with
>in 1962 with Chassis number FC1. Then in 1965 they started the MK2's with #
>FC50001. The engine number you list is not
>a valid number!!?? Please recheck and advise. I have no records
>of an engine number starting with FE?? At least not for a Spitfire.
>With the digits you show, it should begin with "FC". I have a
>1964 Spit and the Chassis number is FC33975-L and the original
>engine number is FC 34656-HE. So, if your block Number is
>FC 33347- HE, you have a 1964 Spitfire engine in it!! And it is
>the 1147cc unit. Let me know, thanks, Bill.
>> OK here are the numbers I pulled from the car
>> Block FE 33347E
>> Body 1642 FC
>> Commission FC157 5 L
>> Let me know as much as you can tell from these.
>> -----Original Message-----
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>> [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of BILL McDEVITT
>> Sent: Friday, April 21, 2000 7:29 AM
>> To: Spifires Autox Team; Trevor Boicey
>> Subject: Re: 1147 Engine??
>> Trevor, The 1147's engine serial number has a prefix of
>> "FC", the 1296 has a prefix of "FD or FDU" !! Bill
>> > BILL McDEVITT wrote:
>> > >
>> > > Sorry Jason, But 1969 Spits had a 1296cc engine!! You best
>> > > post your block serial number so we may determine just what
>> > > size engine you have. Or you could check it out in B.V catalog.
>> > Do you know where the engine numbers changed?
>> > I have an engine myself that I don't know if
>> > it's an 1147 or a 1296.
>> > --
>> > Trevor Boicey, P. Eng.
>> > Ottawa, Canada, email@example.com
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