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#1 Guess-Works.com

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Posted 16 October 2005 - 06:46 PM

I've slowly been compiling a list of engine numbers and associated features and I hope now got a fairly full list... but obviously not complete....

If you have anything to add then please post on the bottom of this and I will add to the sheet ( and then remove the post to keep it short and concise )


EDIT: Gold/Silver seal engine numbers, Link, Link 2.

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Edited by GuessWorks, 07 August 2007 - 08:00 AM.


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Posted 16 October 2005 - 07:54 PM

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Posted 06 October 2006 - 01:40 PM

hi mate. i've just bought a metro vdp, it's an early 83 model, the engine number is 12h907aa0148412. am i correct in thinking this same spec as mg metro? thanks for your time.

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Posted 07 October 2006 - 09:45 PM

yep metro vdp's had the same spec engine as an mg

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Posted 10 October 2006 - 10:37 AM

thanks mate, much appreciated!

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Posted 14 October 2006 - 02:26 PM

hi ive just bought a mini but dont know what engine it is.. the engine number is: 8G185 ET12934

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Posted 23 October 2006 - 10:19 PM

if it begines 8 then it's an 850.

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Posted 16 December 2006 - 08:16 PM

my mini had an engine swap a long time ago and i have no idea what year it is, let alone what year the actual car is :D. the number on the tag is 12HD16 103721. i gathered that it's a 1275 and more than likely an A+ Metro, but still don't know the year. i mainly need to know so i can figure out what kind of carburator it has.

Edit: well, i'm 95% sure i've got a sealed HS4. still would be nice to know what year the engine is, though.

Edited by quaycur, 17 December 2006 - 12:49 AM.


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Posted 17 December 2006 - 10:09 AM

my mini had an engine swap a long time ago and i have no idea what year it is, let alone what year the actual car is :D . the number on the tag is 12HD16 103721. i gathered that it's a 1275 and more than likely an A+ Metro, but still don't know the year. i mainly need to know so i can figure out what kind of carburator it has.

Edit: well, i'm 95% sure i've got a sealed HS4. still would be nice to know what year the engine is, though.


more likely yours is a Hif 38 or maybe Hif44

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Posted 07 January 2007 - 07:48 PM

im trying t ofind out what my engine is and what year i know its a 1275 the engine code is 12h889aa or somthing like that i cant read it to well

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Posted 09 January 2007 - 05:31 AM

Hi,
I just bought a Rover Mini Carbriolet. The engine number is 12A2EF77****** and VIN number is SAXXNNBYCBD******. I believe it is 1275 with fuel injection. Registered in 01.06.93 and vehicle registration number was K*****A. What type of engine is this?
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Edited by jammy basturd, 09 January 2007 - 10:08 AM.
Edit to censor sensitive information


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Posted 09 January 2007 - 09:07 AM

You will see from the list that is a 1275 injection running a 10:1 cr and should have a 3.2 Final drive, Also I would adive you editing the above information as you have just given the identity of you vehicle away...

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Posted 10 January 2007 - 05:15 AM

Thank you for editing the information.
What is meant by 10:1 cr?

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Posted 10 January 2007 - 08:48 AM

This is the compression ratio, therefore relatively high ( good for performance ) but would recommend you run it on super unleaded, optimax or somthing like that... the extra octane rating will reduce pre-ignition ( pinking ), improve performance and believe it or not fuel echonomy.

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Posted 28 January 2007 - 11:44 PM

Aite guesswork, u seem to know ur stuff, i've just seen this engine on 'bay. Advertised as a 1071

http://cgi.ebay.co.u...587#description

I was gonna have it, till i found out the head wasnt the aeg163, just a 12g940. The gearbox is a cooper 's' one with the later gears. But the engine number has me puzzled as i cannot figure out what it is the number he's given is 15L3D and i cant make head nor tail of it. Also the gearbox flange on the block looks really thin to me? A while back i heard someone talking about south african 1071's, which where non cooper 's' or something - thats all i've managed to look up, i could just be talkin out my *ahem* but anyway i'm confused, just wandering if you could make sence of it?

Dan ;)

Edited by JetBLICK, 28 January 2007 - 11:50 PM.





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