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DaveR

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Timing chain cover date code
« on: February 20, 2008, 04:01:53 PM »
How is the date on a timing cover decoded?  Is it week and year?  i.e.  20 70  is twentieth week of 1970.
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Re: Timing chain cover date code
« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2008, 07:29:04 PM »
It's usually the month and year, but it is very important to note that this is not consistant and many do not have any date stamps at all.

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Re: Timing chain cover date code
« Reply #2 on: February 20, 2008, 08:13:06 PM »
I've also seen date stamps of an unknown format, like 13 49.
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Re: Timing chain cover date code
« Reply #3 on: February 20, 2008, 09:03:06 PM »
Kurt,

Just a guess, but...

13 = a referemce to the plant where the piece was stamped?
49 = 49th week of the year?
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