Tagged: OHV

Cut Away Engine

Its moving

Here is a Video I made today of the cut away engine in its full glory, its not a great video, it was dark in the garage and the camera man was a bit useless. But I forgive you martin as you are far far better and making cars than...

DCOE Manifold

Webber DCOE

As I said in the last post one of two things will come in handy, and this manifold will be used at some point in the future, could be a while mind, as all cash appears to be going towards the GT right now. The manifold has a home made...

Shed of Plenty

Old garage finds

got a facebook PM other day off a local Viva Owner, clearing out the shed, if there is anything you want come over. Obviously I am not one to say no, so popped over today and managed to pick up a set of headlights, a bag full of carburettors and...

Chris Yearby

Electronic ignition

Chris an owner of a very clean 1300 Firenza popped around this morning and we fitted one of those electronic ignition jobs that fit under the cap, took about 20 minutes or so, worked first time. Was nice to just work on such a clean car, I even had to...

OHV big valve head

Another big head

Mike dropped off two OHV heads with me on Sunday, one was a head a sort of rebuilt a year or so ago, but it failed, appears one of the valve stems came out? Never mind I shall look at that another time. But more interestingly was a semi ported...

1057cc

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...

1057cc

Engine Bearings (big ends and mains)

Well its harder than one think to find the right bearings in the right sizes when on is on a mission to keep things cheap. Thorntons seem to have all sizes on the shelf, and they have a large stock, but thats hardly a supprise when they want £32.60 plus...