yes should fit ok,its only the internals that are different,as already posted above,should give a little more horsepower,there is an engine for sale on 100 series masseys owners and fans pageShould be a straight fit. The 212 crankshaft and pistons are different and no balancer fitted. Externally,everything should be the same.
A working 212 engine is pretty poor so changing to a 236 would be a great jobIf the 165 with blown engine was mine
I would be pricing up cost of parts and machining to fix original engine then I would know it. would be good .... bit of an unknown quantity fitting s/h engine
thanks for your help, I don't suppose you have a link for this,
The 236 and 248 can also smoke a lot in terms of white smoke, mainly on the over-run. It is down to the DPA injector pump settings. The pump could also cause it to be slow to start but valve wear may be another issue on higher hour or older engines.perkins 212,some went well our neighbours smoked all the time !! he changed it for a 884,,that boiled on hard work,they are now jd, i have a 165 and a 50b digger ,same engine,the digger starts easy mostly without heat, the 165 has to be heated most times, luck of the draw ??
My father had a 1969 G reg 165 new and I’m sure the exhaust was on the lhs and I thought it said 4.212 on the air intake manifold (But might be wrong). Could it have been a 4.203 if the exhaust was on the left?The 236 and 248 can also smoke a lot in terms of white smoke, mainly on the over-run. It is down to the DPA injector pump settings. The pump could also cause it to be slow to start but valve wear may be another issue on higher hour or older engines.
Must say I quite liked the 212 in my 165 and it always pulled tolerably well and was never any bother. The 236 fitted to my Ursus, which took over the 165's work was a far better engine though. This one did white smoke a bit down hills though, as if unburnt fuel was puffing out of the exhaust. It smelt like it too.