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Car 3372, aquired 20/09/05

September 2005

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30th March 2004

All reciprocating parts have been balanced. Collect them tomorrow.

posted by Andrew

26th March 2004

Found replacement clutch cover to replace damaged one.

posted by Andrew

24th March 2004

Painted pedals and pedal box black

All items for balancing ready to be taken.

posted by Andrew

23rd March 2004
Crank core plugs made and loctited into position. Balancing is next on the agenda...
posted by Andrew

18th March 2004
Finished priming all pedals and pedal box. Now ready to paint.
posted by Andrew

17th March 2004

Quickly start priming pedal box and pedals

Die arrived to make threaded core plugs for crank.

posted by Andrew

16th March 2004
Finish removing all paint from pedals and pedal box. Some of it quite stubborn!
posted by Andrew

15th March 2004
Beadblasted old pedal box to remove flaking paint and rust.
posted by Andrew

14th March 2004

Removed heater unit

Removed pedal assembly with clutch and brake master cylinder intact.

Removed wiring loom

Removed wiper mechanism

Only things left on shell is front and rear suspension and steering rack and windscreen.

posted by Andrew

9th March 2004

Make a paper template of ports on cylinder head and compare with ports on inlet manifold. Manifold can be opened out slightly to match the head.

Measure combustion chamber volume with a burette. Record information. Later I can use this data to calculate the compression ratio of the engine

posted by Andrew

8th March 2004

Finish lapping valves in. Temporarily assemble head using inner valve springs. Fill combustion chambers and check inlet and exhaust ports for leaks. No leaks - good...

posted by Andrew

7th March 2004

Lightened flywheel on lathe. Now just under 2kgs lighter.

Lap valves in.

posted by Andrew

3rd March 2004

Fit 5 core plugs to block.

posted by Andrew

1st March 2004

Drilled flywheel for dowel pins.

posted by Andrew


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