Monthly Archives: May 2014

Engine finished

As mentioned in the previous post. A lot has been going on. The engine is finished and back together. At this point I am only missing the parts for the fuel and ignition system Here all the parts for the … Continue reading

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Engine finally back in the car

This las week I have been in the workshop every day. And the results show. Here is the first picture of when the engine finally was back in the car. I got some help from a good friend. Would never … Continue reading

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Welding cast iron exhaust manifolds

One of my exhaust manifolds had a leak. It was obviously welded at one point, but had cracked again. I tried to find someone professional that could weld it for me, but I had no luck. After some extensive googling … Continue reading

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Took the engine down from the stand

I was able to secure some time in the garage today. Yesterday was the national day in Norway, so all my time was spent on music, family and food. After getting the engine down, I mounted the starter ring back … Continue reading

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Engine ready to go back in the car

Finished up the engine today. I will take it down from the stand and mount it together with the gearbox this weekend, and hopefully I can get it into the car as well. In the meantime, enjoy som pictures:   … Continue reading

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Sensor for the trigger wheel installed

Made a bracket for the VR sensor for the ignition yesterday. I welded it to an original bracket and painted everything matte black. I have never done anything like this before, so I am quite pleased with the result. I … Continue reading

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Broken pin bolt for the exhaust manifold

When I removed the exhaust manifolds one of the pin bolts broke off. Since I bought a mig welder last month, it was time to try to tackle this bolt now. I had a lot of tries before I finally … Continue reading

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