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 Posted: Jan 31, 2021 06:26AM
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Originally Posted by moparnut
i recently bought a supposedly 1975 Clubman.  was given brief words on the engine being redone (which i promptly forgot).  the engine number plate is:  12HD24-104700... the block numbers are:  WFM 1024.  comm #N20S-029183.  but i also made a WHOPPER.  bought it some 3 1/2 hours away at night.  next day checked my Title with the VIN--non-matching.  called seller and he told me "i bought it, i own it.... then... he said he wanted to talk with his DMV.... so... about one hour later https://krogerfeedback.nl https://talktosonic.onl https://talktowendys.vip https://whataburgersurvey.onl he calls back and said that his DMV said to change the VIN PLATE."  lotta shnot going down/on with him.  have filed a civil lawsuit against him (on 09FEB21 hearing date).  so. meantime i would like to know what this engine is or is not, etc.  oh, number on Left Fender;  FF 324313 (could be FE 324313).  any info /help would be greatly appreciated.  i live near jacksonville fla.  on the VIN:  XL2S1N-140556A (CAR)... vin Title:  XL21SN2244998A thanks...stay safe...wheeeeeee

 Posted: Jan 12, 2021 12:23PM
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Originally Posted by jackyjoy123
I have a 2006 mini cooper s with 6 speed automatic transmission that I am doing a transmission swat to a 6 speed manual transmission. there is information I found that I would need to swap out my oil filter housing to one with oil cooler and change out the coolant hoses. the automatic transmission had a transmission fluid cooler on it to moderate the temp. can anyone tell me why I would need to swap out oil filter housing if it already worked on the engine with out the oil cooler? I capped of the existing coolant hoses that went to the automatic transmission cooler. any help would be very helpful.
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 Posted: Jan 12, 2021 06:33AM
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I have a 2006 mini cooper s with 6 speed automatic transmission that I am doing a transmission swat to a 6 speed manual transmission. there is information I found that I would need to swap out my oil filter housing to one with oil cooler and change out the coolant hoses. the automatic transmission had a transmission fluid cooler on it to moderate the temp. can anyone tell me why I would need to swap out oil filter housing if it already worked on the engine with out the oil cooler? I capped of the existing coolant hoses that went to the automatic transmission cooler. any help would be very helpful.

 Posted: Dec 28, 2020 11:28AM
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thanks will give it a go.... stay safe

 Posted: Dec 28, 2020 11:24AM
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12HD24 suggests 1275 MG Metro late 80's early 1990's 10.5:1 compression. Very common to transplant into classic minis.

so it's a 1275 A+ block

 Posted: Dec 28, 2020 09:13AM
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If you look around there is a search box. Change the dropdown to articles. Then enter vin or engine id. Lots of good info there.

https://www.minimania.com/Mini_Chassis_VIN_and_Commission_Numbers__Part_I__Revised_#74

https://www.minimania.com/Mini_Identification__Identifying_Minis_by_Engine-Power_Unit

"How can anything bigger be mini?"

 Posted: Dec 28, 2020 08:18AM
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i recently bought a supposedly 1975 Clubman.  was given brief words on the engine being redone (which i promptly forgot).  the engine number plate is:  12HD24-104700... the block numbers are:  WFM 1024.  comm #N20S-029183.  but i also made a WHOPPER.  bought it some 3 1/2 hours away at night.  next day checked my Title with the VIN--non-matching.  called seller and he told me "i bought it, i own it.... then... he said he wanted to talk with his DMV.... so... about one hour later he calls back and said that his DMV said to change the VIN PLATE."  lotta shnot going down/on with him.  have filed a civil lawsuit against him (on 09FEB21 hearing date).  so. meantime i would like to know what this engine is or is not, etc.  oh, number on Left Fender;  FF 324313 (could be FE 324313).  any info /help would be greatly appreciated.  i live near jacksonville fla.  on the VIN:  XL2S1N-140556A (CAR)... vin Title:  XL21SN2244998A thanks...stay safe...wheeeeeee