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
installation
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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