Edited by GraemeC, 12 August 2018 - 07:29 AM.
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Posted 18 August 2018 - 03:28 PM
Posted 19 August 2018 - 12:21 PM
With regard to restoring the carbs - I stripped mine down, had the bodies vapour blasted after checking wear of throttle spindle bearing surfaces (it's very difficult to clean them properly by hand because of all the nooks and crannies) de-rust the fittings (Deox C) and have them re zinc plated. Get a service kit. Polish dashpots
Posted 20 August 2018 - 02:40 PM
Mmm yes where?
Edited by JonnyAlpha, 20 August 2018 - 02:42 PM.
Posted 14 September 2018 - 06:50 PM
OK so today I needed to remove this part.
Not an easy job.
Had to take the whole dash apart
Posted 29 September 2018 - 04:50 PM
Bit more progress.
Yesterday I managed to split one of the engines down. Reason for splitting in situ was so that I could transport it. I don't have a crane at each location even so the block is still a blooming heavy lump!!
Started at about 11:00 and finished at about 15:00. All went reasonably well apart from finding out that the timing chain and gears should have been removed whilst the Flywheel was still fitted!!
Anyway here it is split:
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