Engine year?

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Engine year?

#1 Post by John Wurner » Fri Jun 24, 2022 11:57 am

A Friend wants me to help him sell an early engine,
P61745
What year would that be?
Thanks, John
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Re: Engine year?

#2 Post by David Jones » Fri Jun 24, 2022 12:28 pm

1956 John.
If I had known I would live this long I would have pushed the envelope a little harder.
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Re: Engine year?

#3 Post by Martin Benade » Fri Jun 24, 2022 12:51 pm

That’s the case age at least. It has big carburetors, so either it has later heads, ported originals, or they just slapped big manifolds onto small ports, which isn’t great but will run ok.
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Re: Engine year?

#4 Post by John Wurner » Fri Jun 24, 2022 1:51 pm

Thank you, a good year, my Wife was born in 56.
Its for sale on the registry for $3000.00
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#5 Post by John Wurner » Fri Jun 24, 2022 2:10 pm

The second engine is P88501.
In case anyone is interested,
John 541 673-4061

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Re: Engine year?

#6 Post by John Wurner » Sun Jun 26, 2022 1:05 pm

Both engines are sold and will be going to Australia.
John

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