I went through all this looking up the perkins.com web site for my MF 240-S. I know you don't care about the 240-S, but here's the info available.
Serial numbers on Massey 240-S rear differential housing; Left rear transmission rib; “5U102”
Right rear transmission rib; “Type 9537 Serial F 05016 Model 240S”
Engine number ….. casting number on right side of engine block = CE 97070 T 123235 C
CE = “engine family and type code” = AD3.152 Perkins diesel engine C = 3.152 Series of engines CE = D3.152 (152 CID displacement) 97070 = “parts list number or SOS order reference number” T = Turkey as country of origin 123235 = “engine serial number” C = date of manufacture, 1997 Information from www.perkins.com
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