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by gazmate
Sun Aug 07, 2011 7:26 pm
Forum: BWA
Topic: VW Action
Replies: 6
Views: 2857

Re: VW Action

shawn wrote:Really want to have another try but would have moved house not long before so may not be able to make it, will have to wait till closer the time.
You going to have your engine back together Gaz?

Engine will be done for that and will be in the bus but i have to run it in so I cant race it :(
by gazmate
Sun Aug 07, 2011 7:25 pm
Forum: BWA
Topic: Championships
Replies: 1
Views: 1757

Re: Championships

:D
nice idea
by gazmate
Mon Jul 04, 2011 6:40 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Engine Problems!!! theres a knocking!!
Replies: 29
Views: 2478

Re: Engine Problems!!! theres a knocking!!

paul_f wrote:
paul_f wrote: JMR recommends the Millers oil
http://cal-look.no/lounge/index.php/top ... l#msg96577

Thanks for this Will sit down tonight and have a read, these threads can be so usefull.
by gazmate
Mon Jul 04, 2011 6:39 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Engine Problems!!! theres a knocking!!
Replies: 29
Views: 2478

Re: Engine Problems!!! theres a knocking!!

Well thats it cant get the engine sorted now, mark was willing, I was getting in the way, but we was thwarted by a small oval (once round) hole!! So no EBI in my bus!! or maybe at all? Proper gutted! Looking to take the case to forestheath engineering to have it sleeved, but they are busy for a wee...
by gazmate
Mon Jul 04, 2011 6:37 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Engine Problems!!! theres a knocking!!
Replies: 29
Views: 2478

Re: Engine Problems!!! theres a knocking!!

orb wrote:Dude, gutted for you.
I'm getting the 12 noon ferry from Dover and have no one in my bus but me, so you're welcome to jump in if you're stuck.

Orb

Thanks for the offer mate luckilly a few from our club going so got a ride, good to see you over there and racing very strong mate.
by gazmate
Tue Jun 28, 2011 6:13 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Engine Problems!!! theres a knocking!!
Replies: 29
Views: 2478

Re: Engine Problems!!! theres a knocking!!

That is annoying, can you borrow a 1600 from anyone so that you can get the case sleeved and get everything measured to make sure it is still in spec? Out of interest what oil were you using with the engine before? Well thats it cant get the engine sorted now, mark was willing, I was getting in the...
by gazmate
Mon Jun 27, 2011 12:31 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Engine Problems!!! theres a knocking!!
Replies: 29
Views: 2478

Re: Engine Problems!!! theres a knocking!!

So engine re-build today and problem 1 = one of the cam lifter holes needs re-boring as it’s elongated = :cry: http://a8.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/268909_10150223725271263_603861262_7661014_4378062_n.jpg http://a2.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/260261_10150223725321263_603861262_766...
by gazmate
Sun Jun 26, 2011 10:41 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Engine Problems!!! theres a knocking!!
Replies: 29
Views: 2478

Re: Engine Problems!!! theres a knocking!!

All cleaned & ready, parts all arrived

so all ready for the rebuild to start tomorrow morning .......................

fingers crossed it all goes well ...................
by gazmate
Sun Jun 26, 2011 10:22 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Engine Problems!!! theres a knocking!!
Replies: 29
Views: 2478

Re: Engine Problems!!! theres a knocking!!

Bloody Scrubber http://a8.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/264432_10150223358346263_603861262_7656569_4732347_n.jpg Before & After http://a3.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/265132_10150223358431263_603861262_7656570_8217165_n.jpg http://a5.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/261572_1015022...
by gazmate
Thu Jun 23, 2011 9:09 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Engine Problems!!! theres a knocking!!
Replies: 29
Views: 2478

Re: Engine Problems!!! theres a knocking!!

Thanks for that.

Gaz
by gazmate
Wed Jun 22, 2011 7:44 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Engine Problems!!! theres a knocking!!
Replies: 29
Views: 2478

Re: Engine Problems!!! theres a knocking!!

thanks for all the advice So slightly changed but now all ordered from Stateside tuning...................... Parts now ordered from Stateside Tuning................... :razz: 1. Steel backed best quality Stock main bearings 2. Big end journals (54.99mm) 3. Web 86C grind Camshaft 4. Scat Cam Followe...
by gazmate
Tue Jun 21, 2011 9:23 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Engine Problems!!! theres a knocking!!
Replies: 29
Views: 2478

Re: Engine Problems!!! theres a knocking!!

Ive dropped an email this evening to VW speedshop, stateside tuning and hetitage for a quote...................


Vw speedshop came back and they dont sell engine parts anymore
by gazmate
Tue Jun 21, 2011 9:22 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Engine Problems!!! theres a knocking!!
Replies: 29
Views: 2478

Re: Engine Problems!!! theres a knocking!!

Hi Ollie wondered why I had not seen you about congratulations on the new edition to the family!! Thanks! Also... just noted from one of your pictures your oil lines to the filter are not protected from the exhaust heat. It may be worth putting some heat proof sleeving on when you reassemble! Ollie...
by gazmate
Tue Jun 21, 2011 8:54 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Engine Problems!!! theres a knocking!!
Replies: 29
Views: 2478

Re: Engine Problems!!! theres a knocking!!

Just thought, as you do race it and the gland nut has come off once already then on upgrade you could look into is Wedgemating the crank & flywheel togther. Your timescales probably would prevent that but might be good if you could get it done in time. I did not even know you could do that to be ho...
by gazmate
Tue Jun 21, 2011 8:50 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Engine Problems!!! theres a knocking!!
Replies: 29
Views: 2478

Re: Engine Problems!!! theres a knocking!!

Hi Gary, VW Speedshop will be your best bet for your shopping list. While the engine's apart it's probably worth getting everything balanced again if you're planning on hammering it on the strip. As Jim says, if you're changing the cam your rocker geometry will need setting up again... Good luck ge...