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Originally Posted by Benny771 View Post
Can you tell me where i find this out? Motor type that is. Is it stamped somewhere? Or mixed in with the VIN.
If it helps at all, it is
It's the second and third digits of the engine # stamped on the side of the fan housing support. (The first number, "6", is the number of cylinders. We know that )

If it keeps the same format as 1978-1981, then 7 as the second digit == Turbo, RoW/Japan and 8 == Turbo, US/California.

Third digit is probably just the last digit of the year; but they may have gone to using a letter instead (I know they did in the 80's for the chassis VIN)

Rest of the motor number is the sequential production # prefixed with 0001, unless it's a Turbo/California (1001 prefix, means 930/63) or Turbo/Japan (8001 prefix, 930/62 or 930/65 depending on year) motor type.

Pretty sure they got down to 930/66 for RoW and 930/68 for USA markets by the mid-80's.
'77 S with '78 930 power and a few other things.

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