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      I’m not sure if my 66 tiger has the orginal eng…i was told it’s a 289..but i’m not sure…i took of the passenger valve cover…and the date code is
      5A26 on the head Anybody have an answer?

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      66Mk1a, the 5A26 means January 26th, 1965, which is the date the head was cast. You will also find casting numbers and they can help a little more as most literature goes by that number. The Jan 65 cast date places your engine in the either catagory (260/289). Check the block casting number, but that is not foolproof either, as this can help because the 260 blocks were usually cast in 1964 or earlier. I do not have my book handy, so I can’t give exact info at this time.

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