Need help with a engine code that's in my bug

Asked by Will Jan 26, 2020 at 09:22 PM about the 1973 Volkswagen Beetle Hatchback

Question type: General

My engine code starts with BZ and I cant find hardly any
info on it. Trying to figure out the year so I can figure out
the timing. All the info any one has on a BZ engine would
be appreciated.

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I have a download from a VW heritage site (April 2019) that lists all the engine codes from when engine number prefixes were first used in 1965 with the introduction of the 1300. There are 19 different letter codes identified, but no BZ. Could this be a different engine other than a VW that has been previously installed?

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