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    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

  • #2
    Sounds like a 49 Commander 226. Someone here can tell you for certain.
    Have you joined SDC?

    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
    "All attempts to 'rise above the issue' are simply an excuse to avoid it profitably." --Dick Gregory

    Brad Johnson, SDC since 1975, ASC since 1990
    Pine Grove Mills, Pa.
    sigpic'33 Rockne 10, '51 Commander Starlight, '53 Commander Starlight "Désirée"


    • #3
      Yep, a Commander 226 alright, from 1947. The truck probably had a 245 engine originally. Same basic engine with a longer stroke.

      Dwain G.