Tagged: Northern Ireland

1057cc Northern Ireland

1057c engine for Northern Ireland

well started to put it back together today, everything is going to plan apart from I now find I have run out of timing chains and sprockets (oops). Anyway here is the progress so far, first the crank was fitted, its been reground to plus 10 thou Mains and plus...

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MOT time

Marvin went for a MOT today 25 minutes later and passed first time no issues at all. So all in clear for another year, the only thing I noticed was the top hose has a wee leak, so a new hose is required. So now I can spend some time...

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1057cc engine

Right now the 1159 engine is all done and dusted just awaiting collection, I thought it time to get a load more engines out and stripped ready for action, one was a bare block I got some time back its a HA 1057 block. Its now all cleaned fresh core...

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GT head and 1057cc block

Dropped off the block to be re-bored tonight, its now going to be plus 0.040″ not 0.020″ as the bores were worse than we thought, luckily I have pistons to match in the shed. So Saturday I shall have a nice bored block, new core plugs, oil gallery open for...

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1057cc engine

Right well, now the shed has a roof and the workbench is looking lonely, I thought it a good idea to get one of the engines from the garage home and start looking at it. First in the pile was a bare block I got from Telford last month. nothing...

OHC axle

Sad nav

Today was a first and possibly last for me, My father came round the house earlier in the week so I could set up the on board computer in his new car and that included built in sat nav. Needless to say he then gifted me his old sat nav...