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HA Engine Part 3

Popped over to IB Engineering to collect the pistons today, alas they hadn’t fitted them, as I was in no rush, I waited whist they were done. Always interesting to speak to Mark up there as he has good stories. I also collected the next batch of Zinc plated parts...

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HA Engine Part 2

This morning I collected the block from the engine shop, and am happy to announce the block is saved. It was very close and it only needed a light bore and a hone to get it to 30 thou oversized, considering the original pistons were STD, I am amazed this...

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HA Engine

Look yes I know I said I was not doing any more of these engines, but we all need to keep our fingers in. I collected last night a 1057cc engine from a 1966 Luton Viva HA, that’s in dire need of a recondition. Not that I have any parts...

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1057c engine for Northern Ireland

well started to put it back together today, everything is going to plan apart from I now find I have run out of timing chains and sprockets (oops). Anyway here is the progress so far, first the crank was fitted, its been reground to plus 10 thou Mains and plus...

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1057cc engine

Right now the 1159 engine is all done and dusted just awaiting collection, I thought it time to get a load more engines out and stripped ready for action, one was a bare block I got some time back its a HA 1057 block. Its now all cleaned fresh core...

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GT head and 1057cc block

Dropped off the block to be re-bored tonight, its now going to be plus 0.040″ not 0.020″ as the bores were worse than we thought, luckily I have pistons to match in the shed. So Saturday I shall have a nice bored block, new core plugs, oil gallery open for...

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1057cc engine

Right well, now the shed has a roof and the workbench is looking lonely, I thought it a good idea to get one of the engines from the garage home and start looking at it. First in the pile was a bare block I got from Telford last month. nothing...

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Sunnyness

Blimey I woke up to a nice sunny day, so I have been outside working , the first time in three weeks! Ive stripped and inspected the 1057 engine I collected earlier this week, all it needs is a clean and re hone.. the pistons and camshaft are all new...

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Car is packed

Car is packed ready to do the drive and delivery to Bristol, in the boot is a shinny 1057cc engine all wrapped up warm, I shall also be popping past Maz’s in Reading and drop him off some seats on the way home. I have also finally finished Kats engine...