Tagged: 1057cc

1057cc unleaded

Unleaded

I collected a head today from the workshop, its very shiny. The bottom end done the head done, just need to ad the little bits like dynamo, starter and carb. One shinny head Its been converted to unleaded and I have popped out one of the valves out so I...

Stripped and drilled!

I dropped the block back off at the machine shop today, the guys have had a look are are going to re-drill the hole and tap it as a metric bolt. All I now need to do is get the retainer plate drilled as well and I can rebuild this...

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The good and the bad

Well I did some more to the two engines, both are now fitted with their piston sand all is looking good, I do need to get a better piston ring compressor, mine is cheap and nasty and a ball ache to use sometimes. In other news I decided to have...

1159cc

1587101 is the number of the beast

I wasn’t well today my cold stopped me from going to work, so sat at home grizzly, until about 2pm when I felt a lot better. So outside I shot and started on another engine so again. I now have two in build, a 1057cc and now, having plucked up...

1057cc

New Day new engine

I started another engine today, I had already decided to get a 1057cc engine on the bench. I stripped it today and in the process of stripping noted that the end float on the crank was somewhat excessive to say the least. HBOL says 0.15mm float so out came the...