Identification – Engine Number

Engine Number 

The engine prefix number for the C was 29G

For example Engine No.  29G-RU-H/2777 or 29GA-A-H/2765

1st & 2nd numbers indicates cc 29 meaning 2912cc
3rd letter indicates Make G meaning MG 

(29GA    meaning US market)

Subsequent letters A meaning Automatic



U or RU meaning that the engine was a type 29GB, an under-bored 2850cc engine intended to fit below the 15CV threshold in the French car taxation system. These type designations were used in the engine number prefixes followed by U on cars with standard gearbox, RU on cars with overdrive and Rc (little c) on cars with auto gearboxes
H meaning high compression




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