Job # 2244 - Jaguar E Type 4.2 (BP)
Stage One engine rebuild (plus carbs and transmission)
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Update report - October 6, 2018

We have now completed this Stage One rebuild and have already run the engine through several heat cycles on the test stand.

Setting up to hone the cylinder to size
Torque plate cylinder honing in progress

Surfacing the engine block with timing chain
cover in place
Balancing the crankshaft

Measuring crank end play
Rotating assembly installed

Engine now complete, ready to be run on the
test stand

I am pleased to report that we have now completed your Stage One cylinder head rebuild and we are also well advanced with the short block machine work. The final two photographs in the sequence below show your SU carbs which have been fully rebuilt.

Installing CJ custom seats
Machining the tappet guides for RBR oversized

A view along the ported intake runner
Magnaflux checking the block

Machining the 5 angled valve job

CC'ing the combustion chamber
Rebuilt head now fully assembled

Machining out old cylinder liners

Typically blocked water jackets behind the liners
Machining cylinders for new top hat sleeves

3 new liners installed, machining for the second 3
Honing connecting rod bushings

Align hone in progress
The 007 gun barrel shot

SU carbs completely rebuilt

I am pleased to report that we now have your Stage One engine rebuild underway.

Engine, transmission and SU carbs safely delivered

Stage One cylinder head rebuild underway

Impact/shrapnel damage in one of the bowls

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