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Picture of my engine bay



Another just came across (Dragon88)



We both have 1.6 SE's

Any details people care to share?
 

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I am no expert but Haynes list 4 different engine codes for the 1.6 8v -

AEH & AKL

AVU

BFQ

This might explain the different designs.

And 2 codes for the 16v -

AZD

BCB

Your data sticker in the boot will tell you which engine code you have.
 

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unless a previous owner has put a 16v engine cover on. why not remove the cover and take a look and compare
 

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I can't get a pic with the cover off, scared I might not be able to place it back. [:p]

But goldgolf has a point, oil fill is in different locations.

And all I know is, I've got the AKL engine, hope that helps.
 

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I can't get a pic with the cover off, scared I might not be able to place it back. [:p]

But goldgolf has a point, oil fill is in different locations.

And all I know is, I've got the AKL engine, hope that helps.
mine is also akl code. i'll get a pic up for you guys 2mo see where my oil fill cap is.pretty sure its like yours draggon88
 

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ooowwww, am excited now, been searching for 16v and 8v engines and from what I found I think I have a 16v engine







Reason for me thinking I have an 8v engine is when getting insurance quotes, it stated my car as an 8v when I input the reg number.
 

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13/10/2000 X reg

Is there not a databse or somway to get it checked, pictures show it could be a 16v yet insurance quotes show 8v

 

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77KW, which according to the Technical Data section is a 16v, I'm ok with that, would have been easier if the cover had the deatils on it.

Thanks for the help!
 

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yeah 16v. if you search around local scrappys you will be able to pick up the engine cover plate. OR get a whole new cover and spray it the colour of your car, unless its black dont bother lol. its a cool mod
 
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