Tagged: 1256cc

OHV 305 degree cam

Camshaft ahoy

Tonight off came the sump and lots of funny parts were found, the answer to the first question is the sump’s extra pipe is 100% a breather. the crank appears to be balanced (extra drilled holes in lobes) and the flywheel is about 1 cm thinner than normal! Below is...

1256cc Stock car

Looks good

Yea well I only got the 1256cc engine yesterday, and all day today I thought about exactly what is this engine, so when I got home I cleared a space on the bench and lifted the engine onto it. After stripping off all the odds and sods, I managed to...

1256cc Stock car

350Miles, 1 engine and a Macdonalds

The title should say all one needs to know if your not to bothered about details, but read on if your interested. This morning I set off for Southend to collect a 1256cc engine I won off eBay for £30, good thing about this little engine is the ported head,...

1256cc

New day and a new ring

I got a new ring from Thornton’s in Shrewsbury it was here when I got home from work. So without any stopping its fitted to the piston, the pistons are in the block and everything is ready to torque down. This engine had previously been built up, using all new...

1256cc NOS

The boxed one

In my never ending quest to clear space in the shed today I took the time to lift the boxed engine out of it box and let people see exactly what it is I have, I intend to sell this engine as part of the “raise the funds to restore...

OHV Gearbox

Latest Updates

Not done a lot today, other than get some supplies in from the autofactors, sit on line dreaming and in a positive way, I made a start on the HA gearbox. I bought a NOS HA Gearbox off eBay several months back, the only issue with it was the case...

Boxed NOS 1256cc shirt engine

400 miles and one full car load

Saturday was a long day, ended up dropping over to a friends house picking him up and driving all the way to Barnard castle to clean out an old Vauxhall dealer’s of parts. I have to return on Wednesday to collect the next car load!! and hopefully I can sell...

All your engines are belong to us (Part two)

Mike “Bulldog” has offered me an engine, horra another 1256cc lump. Only thing is its in Exeter, which is just so far away it will have to be a special journey of 700 miles round trip, not sure I can justify that right now. But Mike is happy to put...