Job # 2254 - Jaguar 420 (4.2)
Full engine rebuild

Update report - January 5, 2019

We have now torn down your engine and performed our initial inspection.

Engine as received

Lifting the cylinder head off use the crane

Large patch of epoxy inside the chain cover
portion of the cylinder head

Worn cam bearings suggest the cams may have
been binding
Inappropriately large stud installed at the
front of the ehad

Stripped threads in cam oil feed galley
Timing chain was not surfaced with the block

Asking a lot for a cylinder head gasket to seal where
timing chain cover meets the block
This damaged main bearing has lost its register

Freeze plugs have been epoxyed
Several main bearings were badly damaged

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