Job # 2169 (GJ)
4.2 E Type engine rebuild



 Update report - May 6, 2016
Your cylinder head has now been rebuilt and we have your short block assembly underway.



Cylinder head has now been fully assembled
Machined block now ready for assembly










Balancing ultra-light billet steel flywheel












Short block assembly underway





I am pleased to report that we now have this engine build well underway.



Another full engine rebuild about to get underway
in the CJ engine machine shop























Oil pan needs several repairs
Oil filler cap will be replaced










This engine is in very poor shape
Water jacket on intake flange badly corroded










Shrapnel damage will require welding
and resurfacing











Damaged gear drive will be replaced
Machining out old liners on floating boring bar










We discovered several cracks between the deck
surface and the upper water jacket
Measuring counter bore for top hat sleeve










Repairing damaged water plugs in top of cyl head











Damaged areas of cylinder head deck required
weld repairs
New top hat liners now installed in block










Boring out tappet guides for oversized
RBR tappets
Installing new custom CJ valve seats










Torque plate honing the new liners to size
Machining 5 angled valve job










About to surface the block deck surface
Cylinder head resurfaced after repairs










Before and after shots of cosmetic polishing
of the front of the head











Head now ready for assembly
Going back together on the assembly bench

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