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#1 Landyboy007

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Posted 22 July 2020 - 01:08 PM

Hi guys,

I need some help please on removing the main engine block from the heat box. I have removed everything and have whacked it with a hammer and still doesn’t shift. Could I have have a step by step guide? Or am I missing anything?
Thanks

#2 MiniMadRacer

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Posted 22 July 2020 - 01:18 PM

Do you mean the gear box?

 

If so have you removed the clutch and flywheel and its housing



#3 johnv

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Posted 22 July 2020 - 01:30 PM

Have you got all the nuts on the edges? There’s at least one tricky to find one



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Posted 22 July 2020 - 01:34 PM

Hi guys,

I need some help please on removing the main engine block from the heat box. I have removed everything and have whacked it with a hammer and still doesn’t shift. Could I have have a step by step guide? Or am I missing anything?
Thanks

Sounds like you are missing a Haynes manual.

 

there are two bolts that are “hidden” behind the front plate.



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Posted 22 July 2020 - 02:27 PM

Do you mean the gear box?

If so have you removed the clutch and flywheel and its housing


Yes Gear box and I have removed everything apart from one bolt which the head has now rounded, but surely it should lift one side?

Edited by Landyboy007, 22 July 2020 - 02:27 PM.


#6 Landyboy007

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Posted 22 July 2020 - 02:28 PM

Have you got all the nuts on the edges? There’s at least one tricky to find one



I have removed every bolt apart from one which the head has now rounded..... but surely it should lift one side!?

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Posted 22 July 2020 - 02:35 PM

 

Have you got all the nuts on the edges? There’s at least one tricky to find one



I have removed every bolt apart from one which the head has now rounded..... but surely it should lift one side!?

 

Not really.



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Posted 22 July 2020 - 02:42 PM

There are normally 10 bolts and 2 nuts that need removing. There can also be a nut and bolt through any hollow dowls fitted. Normally one but some one may have added a second items 6-9 in the image here 

http://www.minispare...e.aspx?2~14~123



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Posted 22 July 2020 - 02:55 PM


Have you got all the nuts on the edges? There’s at least one tricky to find one


I have removed every bolt apart from one which the head has now rounded..... but surely it should lift one side!?
Not really.

You'll bend/break something! It will need to come out

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Posted 22 July 2020 - 07:37 PM

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[quote name="nicklouse" post="3658619" timestamp="1595428524"][quote name="Landyboy007" post="3658617" timestamp="1595428126"]

[quote name="johnv" post="3658606" timestamp="1595424614"]
Have you got all the nuts on the edges? There’s at least one tricky to find one[/quote]
I have removed every bolt apart from one which the head has now rounded..... but surely it should lift one side!?
[/quote]Not really.[/quote]
You'll bend/break something! It will need to come out[/quote

So what’s the best way to remove it if the head as rounded? Can u grind it? But surely the bolt and thread will still stop it from coming out?

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Posted 22 July 2020 - 09:56 PM

[quote name="Landyboy007" post="3658657" timestamp="1595446642"]

[quote name="johnv" post="3658626" timestamp="1595429706"]

[quote name="nicklouse" post="3658619" timestamp="1595428524"][quote name="Landyboy007" post="3658617" timestamp="1595428126"]

[quote name="johnv" post="3658606" timestamp="1595424614"]
Have you got all the nuts on the edges? There’s at least one tricky to find one[/quote]
I have removed every bolt apart from one which the head has now rounded..... but surely it should lift one side!?
[/quote]Not really.[/quote]
You'll bend/break something! It will need to come out[/quote

So what’s the best way to remove it if the head as rounded? Can u grind it? But surely the bolt and thread will still stop it from coming out?[/quote]

Use a 6 sided socket that's slightly undersized

#12 nicklouse

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Posted 23 July 2020 - 09:49 AM


So what’s the best way to remove it if the head as rounded? Can u grind it? But surely the bolt and thread will still stop it from coming out?

Why would it? Only one part is threaded. Remove the head and there is nothing holding it in place.






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