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I assume the 1750 Block is taller than the 1600 version - does anyone know by how much?

Similarly, is the Cylinder head thicker?

I presume the other external dimensions are the same.

Appreciate the help.


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For a completely different discussion, I set up a 1750 and 1600 front cover yesterday for comparison. I did measure the height of the 1600 front cover @ 279mm, first picture. I then set the 1600 cover on the 1750 cover and you can see the height difference of the front cover, and thus the block. Different view of the same is the 3rd and 4th photo.
1600 and 1750 heads are the same height (not milled to death) but the head stud holes are larger in the 1750 head.
These 2 heads are about identical other than the stud hole size. A 1750 head can be used on a 1600 engine, and a 1600 head could be used on a 1750 block IF the stud holes were drilled to match 1750 studs.
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Is it at all possible that the 1750 is taller than the 1600 by the amount of the difference of their strokes given that the heads are the same height (thickness). Is that clear?

edit: if clear it is not correct. see post below - kg
 

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Thanks for the responses chaps. Logically, the stroke probably tells me what I want to know there or there abouts, although it would be interesting to have a definitive measurement.
 

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Half the stroke difference wouldn't it be?
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Here Engine identification is a similar discussion where I provide info that would indicate that the 1750 and 2litre engines are about 13 mm taller than the 1600 engines based on the measurement top of water pump to head/block line. 35mm (1750) minus 22 mm (1600) equals 13 mm. Head thicknesses are all the same as stock at 4.410 inches (112 mm) for 105/115 engines

1600 stroke is 82mm and 1750 stroke is 88.5 mm with the difference being 6.5 mm so my speculation above in post #3 is not correct. Difference in rod length must be a factor.

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