Tagged: 2300cc

2300 for Dan

Slant four for Somerset (part 2)

This morning I dropped off the rest of the moving parts of the slant four engine at the balancers, within a couple of hours I had collected everything and back home happy as anything. Take a Bedford CF crankshaft thats a bit worn, and get it ground (in this case...

2300 for Dan

Slant Four for Somerset

Yes hard to believe isn’t it, I am also building up the parts for a 2.3 slant four for a friend in Somerset. Like i dont need sleep actually…. So far I have had the old pistons taken off the conrods. These were plus 20 Low compression pistons, I know...

The Beast

Slant four 2300

Well today I finally took the plunge to do something with the old 2300 slant four engine thats been in the shed of plenty for some time now. Its off at the workshop having a rebore to plus 40 (as I have a set of High Compression pistons at plus...

2300 Engine

As I said last night I collected a 2300 engine and its now sat in my workshop (AKA Shed of plenty) awaiting me playing with it, on first inspection its a good one, everything is nice and clean, the big ends of the crank will need a grind, but the...

Bedford CF engine

GT Engine

Right collected the new engine for the GT tonight, an old Bedford CF 2300 engine. All stripped down, clean and ideal for my plans. Ironically the seller has HS and HSR,s in his garage and one had the 912 Lotus engine, the very item I was going to fit at...

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Victory?

Today I popped over to meet a fellow Vauxhall fan, Jason who runs vauxhallclassics.co.uk is a few miles up the road from me, and was in need of some slant four engine parts, I had a whole 2300 engine sat to one side, so a quick call and over I...

1159cc

engine update

Just a quickie to show whats been happening (or more to the point now I have found me camera I can take some pictures!) 1: Slant four engine (2300cc) awaiting bearings 2: Old subframe from Arthur (still to have a look at this) 3: Bulldog’s engine 1159 SL90 (left) and...

2300cc

Sunday Lunchtime

Okay so I spent this morning in the shed, even though its been a lovely morning, I got the 2300 block prepped up and painted, I have chosen satin black as that’s what they were, I didn’t go crazy and use some weird colour. I check the bores and pistons...

2300cc

Lean on me

I collected the 2300cc block this morning and the new pistons (on nice clean con rods now) for it, I shall be fitting them tomorrow, I need to sort the dowel pin out, (the one that helps the head locate on the block) As well as collecting this block I...

2300cc

Shed full again!!

OHH Dear looks like the poor cat is going to get a sore head again when i start swinging it around, I’ve move the 2300cc from the boot of Arthur into the shed… UMMM space is tight again. The whole engine is there, the crank bearings are STD as are...