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Old 03-07-2012, 07:58 PM   #1
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motor year identification?

how can i identify the year of a motor? i was thinking about buying a motor from someone but they're not sure of the year, its not the original motor in the car.

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this should help.if the motor is in the car it is usually hard to see.but still readable.

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also this can be found in the sticky : useful mustang information

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Old 03-08-2012, 01:17 AM   #3
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Re: motor year identification?

You can determine the year the block was engineered/cast, but the actual engine my be several years newer. I don't know of any way to determine the exact year the engine was built.
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