Carry on rebuild the heart of the car...The bottom end done,lets do the top end...
Valves were removed,cleaned,seats done,valve seals replaced,and the head skimmed...
New head gasket prepared.
The ignition distributor:
The manifolds jumped on..
Lets do something with the rocker cover...the surface around the "S" polished. the sunbeam lettering blasted...
Give it some paint!
Try it on...
Most of the parts and bits cleaned and repainted,ready to fit...so lets start to rebuild the engine...
Some more engine parts needed to be painted along with other parts for the car...
The reassembled heater unit...
Fit the oil sump...
Yes she is back...cause the engine not working very well...it has a knocking noise from the bottom end.
I havent touched the engine before,but now i will.The owner asked me to take it out from the car and rebuild it.
I started it:
I removed everything from the engine bay cause i will respray it to the colour of the car.
I've stripped the engine and the crank on the mains and on the big ends quite bad.
The owner already had a spare re bored block and a good crank.He decided to rebuild that block and just leave the old one.First of all give it a good wash and repaint the block:
Some more engine bits also repainted:
The brake and the clutch master cylinder:
Continue soon... :)
The Classic Mechanic
I am Laszlo Izso and I am The Classic Mechanic. We undertake part and full restoration and repairs of modern classics, classic and vintage cars. It is more than a business, it is a vocation as restoring these cars is my passion.