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    Aluminum block engine

    I just found out I have one of only four aluminum engines made for the TR6! Check the attached picture. Canít wait to finish the build.
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    Re: Aluminum block engine

    What year TR6 is that engine out of?
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    Re: Aluminum block engine

    Looks like build date was April 1, 1973

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    Re: Aluminum block engine

    Special alloy called rattle-can.
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    Re: Aluminum block engine

    Maybe. I'll see if a magnet will stick to it.

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    Re: Aluminum block engine

    Yep, it's a special alloy... rattle-canium.

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    Re: Aluminum block engine

    Yeah, was going to says, April Fools...
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    Re: Aluminum block engine

    Here is the special aluminum wet liner block in my TR4A P7200005.jpg
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    Re: Aluminum block engine

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    Rare Aluminum Block found in a swamp...
    81 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce, 81 Triumph TR8
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