"NOS" Essex 3.0 Engine

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"NOS" Essex 3.0 Engine

Post by AllingtonGT » Wed Jun 12, 2019 6:27 pm

NTDWM

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/N-O-S-FORD-3 ... SwHUVc9h2i

Not sure it looks like a UK 1970/80s crated engine, but maybe another from SA? Not 3.4 nor injected so perhaps elsewhere?



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Post by roymck » Wed Jun 12, 2019 6:41 pm

South African Bakkie engine , that’s a Mk4 Cortina pick up truck engine.
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Post by gtcse8 » Wed Jun 12, 2019 6:46 pm

Possibly for LPG.

They had these advertised a year or so ago but obviously not sold all of them.

IIRC Victor Pace bought one for his Coupe rebuild but it was rubbish.
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"NOS" Essex 3.0 Engine

Post by philhoward » Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:05 pm

Certainly a SAMCOR Essex - could be an industrial one but more likely a P100 lump. I doubt an industrial one would have a vacuum advance on the dizzy as it might have been a fixed speed unit?


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Post by gtcse8 » Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:46 pm

Electronic Dizzy, funny type of thermostat housing, unusual rubber pipes for plumbing system.
I think we have had this discussion the last time this engine appeared. :w


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Post by philhoward » Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:14 pm

The oddball thermostat housing (with a threaded fitting for the bypass hose) are instant SA giveaways alongside the rocker covers (with their different fixing screw positions).


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