Nice! Another 1700 V4 :)
In the meantime the distributor, carburetor and valve covers are installed.
Old picture for reference :D
Which engine is in this Capri?
Just checked here and the measurements here are exactly the same as the ones Elliot mentions.
The Mahy collection is so big and wonderfull.
Visited a long time ago the Mahy Mobile museum, and it left a great impression.
Maybe I'll just put it in my living room and never use it :D
No no, I'm joking. I'm indeed a bit anxious that it could be very dirty after one...
- Heads installed
- Inlet manifold placed
- Pushrods and rockers installed
The last sprint towards a final engine.
- All 4 pistons are installed
- Oil pump installed
- Oi pan is in place
Progress so far:
- New camshaft bearings are installed (especially the middle one where there is almost no access was difficult)
- Camshaft is...
The engine block itself has been cleaned up:
The balance shaft bearings were...
The heads of the engine are done.
Valves are grinded:
New freeze plugs:
Then after I cleaned and derusted the heads...
Ah, it should work now. I forgot to set the video public.
It's actually very cheap to setup . I think I'll derust more stuff that way.
It's actually a replacement for the original, as it was dented and quite rusted. But it's thicker so it should indeed be maybe a bit firmer :)
So, I was cleaning out the storage and I came across my engine block.
It was full of dirt and grease, and there was also a lot of rust in the...
Very nice article, congratulations!
The wheels have their tires fitted:
And I fabricated a new plate to weld on the front axle:
I think that they originally were painted black first as all the rears of the rims were black before.
Oh indeed, it took me a full evening for each wheel, and still some lines that are not 100% perfect.
So, in a year of corona and massive renovation works on my house I could manage to create some time to redo the rims.
This is what they looked...
Myea.. maybe I'll just put it on a display in my living room :D
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