Tagged: Engine Build

1159cc

1159cc 90 engine

Jon this is a post for your notice… The 1159 engine is all ready, and here are some pictures, you should notice the head is all ready as well… Any time you want give me a call 😀 Its good to get back to building engines again, its very therapeutic,...

NTD890C

Marvins new Heart

Tonight I bolted down the head, and also started fitting all the odds and sods to the engine like mounts etc, so far so good. Its black and shiny and I have fitted lots of new shiny parts. I just need to get a clutch cover matched to the flywheel...

Thick Oil

Horrible oil

I hate the smell of old oil, tonight after I got home I stripped down the 1159 engine I got on Saturday, and thinking ahead I drained it of oil first. The old oil was more like sludge, it smelt of oil and petrol it was frankly disgusting. This is...

1256cc

Weekly report

Yea I know its late, Its just that I have been ever so busy doing lots of odd jobs. First on this weeks report if the 1256cc engine, I finished stripping the engine down, for an inspection, alas all is not well. The bores are already bored to 0.060″ oversized,...

1159cc

Engines

After the bank holiday weekend of stripping the shed down and replacing it all back in some order. This seems to indicate the shed is too small or I have too much tatt, needless to say I decided it was time to throw away a lot of things that I...

Pistons for FUNGUS

Spent an hour or so up the workshop after work having new pistons put onto FUNGUS’s conrods, the old pistons althought looking shiny were too seized on the conrod’s, luckly I had a set of STD Hepolite pistons put to one side just in case. So out with the old...

Shed of Plenty

Engine updates

Right after sorting the shed out this afternoon, I have decided to get some of these engines finished ASAP. I have three OHV’s on the worktop: Number one, just needs sump fitting and the head bolted on, its nearly finished, its the engine I took to Kats originally for the...

1159cc

Blockin out the sun

Collected the block for the FUNGUS this morning from the workshop, total spend so far £25, that’s re-honed, washed down, crank polished and fine to use without a grind… I have the bearings, gaskets, oil-pump, and timing chains so no new outlay there…. I have ordered new pistons however at...

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...

1057cc & 1159cc

Another Bottom End

Another bottom end is just about done, it been week now sitting around awaiting a new piston with a correct con rod, tonight I collected a full set form the workshop and set about fitting one to Mikes engine. The bottom end is now all setup, torqued up and sump...