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Old 02-13-2010, 04:52 PM   #1
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Hey all, im new to this comunity of mustang forums, im just looking for help im trying to figure out what year my engine is thats in my 89 mustang i have provided pictures of the numbers with me clarifying as best as possible

Problem: Starter grinding on flywheel, teeth on flywheel ring and on starter bendix are fine no damage so far but i believe i may have the absolutly wrong fly wheel so therefore i need to figure out what year this engine is any help is much appreciated...

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How long have you had this problem? Those numbers mean nothing with what year it is. It should read there in a D* or E* with the * being a number. D= 70's E=80's. Unless its an aftermarket block.......Those numbers just don't look familiar to me at all. Either way you need a 157 tooth flywheel......it is a manual trans correct??
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How long have you had this problem? Those numbers mean nothing with what year it is. It should read there in a D* or E* with the * being a number. D= 70's E=80's. Unless its an aftermarket block.......Those numbers just don't look familiar to me at all. Either way you need a 157 tooth flywheel......it is a manual trans correct??
Yep it's manual transmission, is there a another place i need to look to find out what year the motor is


ive had this problem for 7 starters and this new flywheel and i just bought a new toque mini starter but obviously this isnt the right flywheel how do i find out what kind of flywheel i need
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Stupid question - did you use starter shims? Sometimes, this is over looked thats all
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Stupid question - did you use starter shims? Sometimes, this is over looked thats all
im gonna try that tomorrow b4 i take the trans out again
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um... pretty sure the 3113 is actually E7TE
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um... pretty sure the 3113 is actually E7TE
Well damn your right wow now i see it corectly so that'd make it 87 and i put a flywheel for 89 is that a big diffrence?


Thanks guys, for all your help and support this solves all my problems, what i thought was 3113 which didnt make since at all to me is acually E7TE which means its a 87 truck engine so i just ordered a ring gear to put on the the flywheel to get it going i made sure that this ring gear fits an 87 truck so i should be all set and all my problems are solved thanks again for your generosity!!

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the act that its an E7 block doesnt mean that its out of a truck, or that iw was made in 87...

it just means that 87 was the year that the casting was designed. that block could be out of a 90 for all you know.

the 89 flywheel should be fine, as long as its a 10.5". and replacing the ring gear... dumb

just get a new flywheel
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