Job # 2238 - 4.2 E Type (KP)
Full Stage One engine rebuild

Update report - February 17, 2018

We have now machined the block for the new top hat liners, and completed a challenging (because of the mismatched main caps) align hone.

Machining block for top hat liners

Magnaflux crack checking block after liner
Grinding main caps prior to align hone

Align hone in progress
This was a challenging align hone because of the
mismatched main caps

Another Stage One engine rebuild underway in the CJ machine shop.

Engine as received
We will run the rebuilt engine on the stand with
the 45 DCOE Webers baselined

Removing the cylinder head with the crane
Short block tear down underway

Main caps had been installed out of sequence

Debris lurking behind crank galley plugs

Valves had obviously not been sealing
Pressure testing the head

Incorrectly installed spark plug helicoil
Damaged tappet

Damaged tappet guide
Surfacing cam rails prior to align hone, required as
head is warped

Align hone in progress
Trial fitting cam bearings after align hone

Damage caused by loose guide in guide boss
Boss repaired and machined for oversized guide

We have repaired numerous damaged  threads in
the block and head

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