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Old 08-14-2019, 11:22 PM
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Question Mystery motor???


I had a reconditioned Euro, B35 head that I had no use for so I traded it for a complete engine that is supposed to be an M30B34 (535). 3.5 is cast into the side of the block, the intake manifold looks correct and has the expected 3.2/3.5 on the casting, but when I checked the VIN stamped on the flat next to the starter, it comes back as a Euro 2.5...


According to the last 7 digits of that VIN on the first pic:

Can anyone shed any light on this for me? Exactly what motor is this???

Thanks in advance
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Old 08-16-2019, 08:49 PM
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It would help if you took a pic of the whole engine.

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