Tagged: Slant Four

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...

Lotus

Change of plans

A lot of you readers are aware that the GT is being restored, and as part of that restoration is an engine. The original engine was broken and not cost effective to repair, with that in mind the decision was made to obtain a lotus 912 engine as its replacement....

RIP GT Engine

Go the news I didn’t want to hear earlier in the week, and yesterday went over to see the old 2000cc block, and its scrap. There is a hole in one of the bores what will make it impossible to use, unless it has a new sleeve fitted. Now when...

KJT455G stripdown

Slow Sunday

Today has been a rest day, after three days of going at it fully I felt I needed a rest day before I go back to real work. But I did need to tidy up the shed as it was a complete mess. I have laid the carpet tiles sorted...

KJT455G original engine

Saturday Morning

This morning I managed to strip the engine right down wash all the parts to get most of the oil off and bring it home, all bar the block which I shall collect during the week. the crank is perfect no wear marks no burns, and the bearings are still...