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Old 01-27-2012, 12:26 PM   #1
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Engine Identification

How can I figure out which engine is in my car? I need a new alternator. I got the right list one from the vin, but it doesn't come close to fitting. So we figure the engine its self isn't stock. How do I find out what kind of engine it is?
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Old 01-27-2012, 12:28 PM   #2
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The vin on the block.
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Maybe start by telling us what kind of car this is, the year, and perhaps post a pic of the engine. There may be some identification numbers on the engine as well.
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Old 01-27-2012, 01:34 PM   #4
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Take the alt to an alt shop and have it rebuilt. As for the engine look for stampings on the block and head
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