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Postby nickgt4185 » Mon May 13, 2013 10:46 am

its been a while since i updated on here so here it goes :D

decided to rebuild engine :)

engine removal process started!

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Engine out 8)

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TVIS gone

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side inlet manifold ,ported by louis
more great work from my mate louis :thumbsup: :D

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hole drilled and now tapped for aquamist water injection jet

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water injection pressure activated switch installed

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cylinder head skimmed , head ready for re-assembly now :D

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st205 gearbox as replacement

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just have to swap over the poly mounts and get the new connectors for the braided lines for the gearbox cooler ,also renewing the 3 seals


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got the crank balanced

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my machinest told me it was pretty much in balance but he just took a little metal off the webs

installed clevite main bearings and st215 crankshaft


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installed the acl big end bearings ,eagle rods, je pistons,oil cooler,water pump,thermostat

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installed oil pump

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got the D2 coilovers :D

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Head went on last night :D

Head gasket

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got superpro front wishbone bushes kit

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One of the bucket seats I got.

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rear main seal installed

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new release bearing

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flywheel installed with arps

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clutch installed

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finally gearbox and engine back together :D

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Fitted clutch slave cylinder and the metal pipe snapped :x:x:x so if anyone has a spare metal clutch pipe they don't want please let me know 8-)

Changed the shorter slave cylinder pushrod for a longer one which will make using the clutch a bit easier on my left leg:grin:

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just need to do a few other things and then its all ready to go back in :D :D :D
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Re: update

Postby nickgt4185 » Mon May 13, 2013 10:49 am

dont know why this hasnt carried on from my project thread but could the mods put this on my project thread ?thanks nick
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Re: update

Postby nickgt4185 » Mon May 13, 2013 11:14 am

I have also removed the power steering pump and converted to electric power steering, will post some pics up once all the pipes are connected and the electric pump is mounted 8-)
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