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08-17-2006, 10:35 PM
I recently bought a 49 pu from a wrecker the vin # is gone and i was told the engine had been changed. How can I tell what size the engine . the engine # is H235911

08-17-2006, 10:47 PM
Sounds like a 49 Commander 226. Someone here can tell you for certain.
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Brad Johnson
Pine Grove Mills, Pa.
33 Rockne 10
51 Commander Starlight
53 Commander Starlight
previously: 63 Cruiser, 62 Regal VI, 60 VI convertible, 50 LandCruiser

Dwain G.
08-18-2006, 12:40 AM
Yep, a Commander 226 alright, from 1947. The truck probably had a 245 engine originally. Same basic engine with a longer stroke.

Dwain G.