Looking for engine number location

adami

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I am trying to find the engine number on a 72 E9 motor can anyone help me out. Did they stamp the vin number on the block or does the motor have it own number.
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All m30 engines in the same place....
 

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Ah, thank you my friend, however I'm pretty sure my number will be different.;)

Next question - I found where the number is but how do I see it with the fuel system and a bunch of immovable pipes and hoses in the way?
Anyone know a proctologist? Though when I think about it with the average age of owners here we probably all know proctologists.
 

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Ah, thank you my friend, however I'm pretty sure my number will be different.;)

Next question - I found where the number is but how do I see it with the fuel system and a bunch of immovable pipes and hoses in the way?
Anyone know a proctologist? Though when I think about it with the average age of owners here we probably all know proctologists.

Stick your arm down there with a smart phone or digital camera and take a pic or video. It's a lot easier with a carb car.
 

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I personally found it impossible to see this engine vin even sticking a phone camera down there many times. Had to use an endoscopic inspection camera to take a photo of my vin. (I have a FI E9 btw)

These little guys only cost about $40 on Amazon and plug into your phone. They are so useful. I also poke it in all my E9’s nooks an crannys looking for rust.

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Could someone help me with my engine serial number as I would like to determine if it is original or not.

# stemped are 0157A013 which doesnt match my chassis number and does not look to be any other chassis number? Any thoughts?

My car is E9 3.0CS built in Feb. 1972.



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Thank you! Its an 81 :/ it appers engine was swapped by the previous owner however they kept the period correct oil filter, starter, gas pump, valve cover and carburetors.

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