engine number starting with 7D ending-8 , can this be not its original

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#1 engine number starting with 7D ending-8 , can this be not its original

Post by jeffbezz » Mon Apr 05, 2021 1:07 pm

:seeingstars: am looking at a jaguar etype roadster year 1966 , and its engine number starts with a 7D and ends -8 , any ideas if this is an etype engine please. thank u

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#2 Re: engine number starting with 7D ending-8 , can this be not its original

Post by Heuer » Mon Apr 05, 2021 1:12 pm

7D is from a 4.2L Mk10 or 420G saloon. the -8 or -9 just indicates the compression ratio.
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#3 Re: engine number starting with 7D ending-8 , can this be not its original

Post by jeffbezz » Mon Apr 05, 2021 5:29 pm

thank you heuer

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