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#1 Tim D.

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Posted 16 May 2018 - 04:34 PM

Hi Chaps,
Monumentous moment.. engine back from rebuilder! Now just have to get it back in the engine bay!
Cheers
Tim
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#2 Tim D.

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Posted 16 May 2018 - 04:35 PM

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#3 Waldi

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Posted 16 May 2018 - 05:25 PM

Hi Tim,
Great, and a motivator for me, working on a rebuild too:)
Cheers,
Waldi
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#4 Steves_TR6

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Posted 16 May 2018 - 05:34 PM

You are installing it at the wrong end Tim !
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I thought TRs were meant to leak outwards!

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Posted 16 May 2018 - 06:08 PM

You are installing it at the wrong end Tim !

 

:D  :D :D  


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Many thanks.
 
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#6 Tim D.

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Posted 16 May 2018 - 06:53 PM

No it's a Renault. Has to be installed transverse.
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Posted 17 May 2018 - 07:59 AM

Nice one Tim,

Keep up the good work.
Cheers,
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#8 Tim D.

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Posted 20 May 2018 - 05:46 PM

Few hours work and the engine is in! Just need to fit the ancillaries

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#9 Waldi

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Posted 20 May 2018 - 07:09 PM

Great Tim, did you install engine and gearbox at the same time?
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#10 Tim D.

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Posted 20 May 2018 - 08:04 PM

No. Had left the gearbox in situ.
Not too bad to do.
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Posted 20 May 2018 - 09:22 PM

Thanks Tim
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