Category Archives: Engine

New engine on the way and problem solved?

I’ve made a discovery and it has cheered me up. Long time readers will know that the current engine has developed a habit of destroying bottom end bearings. After several rebuilds the gap between running big ends has got smaller … Continue reading

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My trophy has arrived!

Unexpected package arrived at work today. I had no idea it would be so big! Its about six inches tall and made of glass. Hexagonal (MG) shape and very difficult to photograph. Not only is it transparent but it is … Continue reading

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Let the running-in commence

Pottering round the streets (so as not to keep revs at one particular point) running new engine in. Great fun even at this speed. Noisy though!

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Fitted engine (with a little help from my friend)

Time to put the engine. One of my former students, Will, lent a hand. No real problems. We left the head off to make it a bit lighter. Will rebuilt a Land Rover in his mum’s garden, mostly on his … Continue reading

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Collected Balanced Engine

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Deciding on new engine spec

The engine had most of the good bits already but the standard class allows balancing (which should help the week bottom end) and I ordered a new electronic ignition and an electric fan should have freed-up a few more horses. … Continue reading

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