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Offline Martin

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Casting Code?
« on: February 21, 2011, 04:39:38 PM »
XE = Engine code    what is the # above it?   Casting Code?   I can't find any info on it....Help


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Re: Casting Code?
« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2011, 04:59:38 PM »
Is that the front of the block?
Typically the partial VIN of the original vehicle is very near the engine code (XE in this case) on front of block.
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Re: Casting Code?
« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2011, 05:36:31 PM »
the other set of #s is a production #.  you wont find any info from it.   the vin is on that same side , only down by the center of the timing cover.

the casting #  is on the same side on the back of the block by the head and the year is under the distributor.  so with the casting # , block code and date  you should be able to find what your looking for
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Re: Casting Code?
« Reply #3 on: February 22, 2011, 08:05:39 AM »
Doug,
            What the production number all about?   Thanks to you both.


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Re: Casting Code?
« Reply #4 on: February 22, 2011, 08:57:53 AM »
I want to say it like a barcode you see today on parts.    what its for? really no clue.  maybe just a way for them to know where its stored.  I dont think the vin went on until it was at the car. 
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