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Engine validation
« on: November 21, 2020, 02:07:11 PM »
Hey everyone
Just needing some information on a engine I just purchased for my little wheeler moke build, it is engine # F3 l 167811
Will this work with my 1966 moke? I can’t find any information on the prefix F3

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Re: Engine validation
« Reply #1 on: November 21, 2020, 03:57:13 PM »
Hi,
That’s good to have found an engine.
Have you got any pictures of the engine and gearbox?
I couldn’t find that prefix either. Must find the book later though.
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Re: Engine validation
« Reply #2 on: November 21, 2020, 06:07:35 PM »
Historical information tells ue that all A series engine numbers will start with a number which gives the engine size.
Not that there are not some strange markings out there. If you could take a good close up pic of the number we may be able to decipher it more closely. As well as some more general pics of the engine.
« Last Edit: November 21, 2020, 06:09:40 PM by Steam »
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Re: Engine validation
« Reply #3 on: November 21, 2020, 10:35:27 PM »


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Re: Engine validation
« Reply #4 on: November 21, 2020, 10:41:30 PM »


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Re: Engine validation
« Reply #5 on: November 22, 2020, 08:06:23 AM »
I still have no idea about the engine number but I think you have a longitudinal engine there. The engine mounts and the lack of gearbox would suggest it is from a Minor et al.
Cheers, Dave

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Re: Engine validation
« Reply #6 on: November 22, 2020, 08:25:15 AM »
F3 prefix pops up a bit on this post: Mid-50’s Morris minor? https://www.mmoc.org.uk/Messageboard/viewtopic.php?t=41991
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Re: Engine validation
« Reply #7 on: November 22, 2020, 11:46:08 AM »
I got in contact with Paul Gulson he was able to confirm it’s a 998, still not sure If it will fit the moke?

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Re: Engine validation
« Reply #8 on: November 22, 2020, 12:57:25 PM »
Hi Scrivo,

No this engine wont fit a Moke.  As Steam said, it's for a rear wheel drive Morris Minor most likely. 

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Re: Engine validation
« Reply #9 on: November 22, 2020, 01:26:48 PM »
Okay thanks heaps has saved me having a boat anchor laying around