|Job # 2261 (JL)
4.2 E Type - Full engine rebuild
Corey has been busy repairing damaged threads and pressing out the old cylinder liners. The last two photographs in the sequence below show completely blocked water jackets hidden behind the old sleeves.
|Block and head had several poorly installed
||Note damaged threads behind helicoil
|New threads cut for oversized steel insert
|Repair now complete
||Corey pressing out the old cylinder liners
|All of the water jackets behind the old
sleeves were completely blocked
|Internal cooling of this block was
Progress in the Team CJ engine shop.
|Extensive corrosion and silt build up
rear water jacket cover plate
|Rear water jacket around rearmost cylinder
was 100% blocked
|Looking a little better!
|Magnaflux crack checking the block after a
temp chemical wash (OK)
|Debris has damaged main bearings and crank
|Head was warped .008" and will
require align honing
|Measuring cam bearing clearances after
I am delighted to report that we have your engine rebuild underway. Removing the cylinder head was something of a challenge thanks to several seized/rusted head studs.
|Engine as received
|Several seized head studs had to be cut to
remove the cylinder head
|Some of the upgrades that will be
into this rebuild
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