Swap MB 1941 slat grill block?

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Swap MB 1941 slat grill block?

Post by byronk » Sat May 12, 2018 3:09 pm

Hi all,
I have never posted on here,
I have just had to take out my 1941 slat grill engine from my 1943 ford. Ive been told its a rare beast if somone needs it for their slat grill. I need a 1943 gpw block. The face where the sump bolts to is dated and the engine number is
Mb100356

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Post by Bruce W » Sat May 12, 2018 4:19 pm

What is the date stamped on the pan rail, and what is your location? BW
G Trp 2nd Sqdrn 3d Armored Cavalry Ft. Lewis 1970-71. 43GPW(Sarge?) 47CJ2A(Teddy) 47CJ2A(Rusty) 48CJ2A(Uncle Linden) 53CJ3B(Nelybel) 88XJ(Pluto) NE CO

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Re: Swap MB 1941 slat grill block?

Post by Michael O. » Sat May 12, 2018 6:31 pm

I’m interested. What is your GPW’s serial number? I have 6 or 7 spare GPW blocks.
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Re: Swap MB 1941 slat grill block?

Post by byronk » Sun May 13, 2018 2:45 pm

The date on the bottom of the block is
9 23 41
The engine has gone through a full rebuild with receipts.
My frame number is GPW 130906

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Post by byronk » Sun May 13, 2018 2:59 pm

I’m based in Devon, England


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Post by Bruce W » Sun May 13, 2018 7:12 pm

England.... Go ahead Michael, I bow out. BW
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Post by yorkshireman » Mon May 14, 2018 11:40 am

Pm sent...Chris

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Post by rjbeamer » Mon May 14, 2018 1:53 pm

That is very interesting to have an MB block stamped MB100356 and have a machining date of 9-23-41. The Maching date is at least 1 month prior to the first MB coming off of the line. But stranger things have been found.

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Post by glider » Tue May 15, 2018 3:03 am

Hi,
A buying is possible ?
I search a 1941 engine for my slat !
I am based in France.

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Fred
41 Willys MB Slat Grill MB104167 DOD 12-16-41

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Post by Fabrizio » Tue May 15, 2018 5:30 am

rjbeamer wrote:
Mon May 14, 2018 1:53 pm
That is very interesting to have an MB block stamped MB100356 and have a machining date of 9-23-41. The Maching date is at least 1 month prior to the first MB coming off of the line. But stranger things have been found.

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A lot of VEP Fords seem to have received Wilson blocks cast around october 41, while the first GPWs were only delivered in January and February
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Post by Peterdodge6volt » Wed May 16, 2018 3:34 pm

I also found it on ebay too
his got 11 jeep engine for sale as i contact the seller.
Website ebay here
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/WILLYS-JEEP- ... SwAAFa-q7J
The engine is in UK

Peter

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