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70 Lowlight

70 Lowlight
7 June 2012
Thread and hexagonal portion turned off of fitting
15 March 2014 ·   5 years ago
valve seat regression - caused by excessive head temps - caused by too much boost (over 1 bar !!).
13 November 2013 ·   5 years ago
before shot of the 'new' heads
13 November 2013 ·   5 years ago
Heads lapped and ready to fit
13 November 2013 ·   5 years ago
valve paste on the barrels - use this to lap the barrels into the heads for a good seal
13 November 2013 ·   5 years ago
Long block back together
13 November 2013 ·   5 years ago
Prepped stock heads - note the grinding paste on the sealing surface - the barrels are lapped into the heads using valve grinding paste to give a good seal. Would have used copper rings but these are not readily available for stock bore size
13 November 2013 ·   5 years ago
My trusty milling machine - a family heirloom
15 November 2013 ·   5 years ago
Making up the new prototype bracket - everything needs to be manufactured very accurately or the pulleys will not line up correctly
15 November 2013 ·   5 years ago
The name is Blow - Joe Blow (Prototype #3)
15 November 2013 ·   5 years ago
Clearance for the electrical connections on the alternator is VERY tight
15 November 2013 ·   5 years ago
Kit also has revised cable routing and tensioner
15 November 2013 ·   5 years ago
I moved supercharger down lower to provide clearance for early busses whilst still using an alternator
15 November 2013 ·   5 years ago
Prototype #3 nearly assembled
15 November 2013 ·   5 years ago
New Joe Blow pulley set - I had these manufactured for the kits
15 November 2013 ·   5 years ago
Hehee my poor garage.
18 November 2013 ·   5 years ago
Lifting the engine off of the engine stand - handy things chain blocks
18 November 2013 ·   5 years ago
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