Tagged: engine strip

KGT455G

Friday

Today has been mainly steam cleaning what I can of the front axle and engine / gearbox assembly. From then onwards if was a bit easier to strip things down. One good thing happened today the steam cleaner has un-seized the engine, it now turns over. I have stripped it...

Recon 1159

1159 sporty engine

Well I am felling a lot better this afternoon, might be something to do with sleeping all yesterday afternoon all last night and most of this morning! anyway back to Viva’s. The news I should of brought on Wednesday night / Thursday is that I was given a nice little...

1256cc

1256 engine rebuild part 1

Right the replacement block has been rebored, and new cam bearings fitted. Its also been washed within an inch of its life, so I had better get it painted up this weekend before it gets rusty! Here is the block, not just how much the blocked is bored at 0.060″,...

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...

Fungus

Sunday Funday

Today I took some time to look at the engine from the green HB, all looks very good and all bar two bolts were easy to undo. I have taken one main and one big end off , and the shell ends are like new at STD size, so nothing...

1256cc

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...

Bad news Maz

Bad news on the old HA engine I collected yesterday, I stripped the block ready to get it machine washed and honed ready to reassemble and I found some of the bearing metal in the bottom of the sump. (good of me to check it over then!)  Also there is...