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 Post subject: Re: Chris's Turbo EF Rebuild Log
Posted: Mon Apr 12, 2010 9:03 pm 
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80 grit , then all the way through to 2000 grit sand paper , all done by hand


ill have to have a crack at it on the TX5 lots of work but it does look good

 

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 Post subject: Re: Chris's Turbo EF Rebuild Log
Posted: Mon Apr 12, 2010 9:06 pm 
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show a pic of the metal you want to polish. if its like rough , porus hit it with a fcirular /orbital sander with some heavy paper to flatten the metal out

 

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 Post subject: Re: Chris's Turbo EF Rebuild Log
Posted: Wed Apr 28, 2010 10:29 am 
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Hey Chris text back lol.

How's the block going?

 

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 Post subject: Re: Chris's Turbo EF Rebuild Log
Posted: Thu Apr 29, 2010 8:49 pm 
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how did you go with the bottom end?

 

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 Post subject: Re: Chris's Turbo EF Rebuild Log
Posted: Thu Apr 29, 2010 9:05 pm 
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Apparently he's waiting for the engine shop to get some pistons..

 

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 Post subject: Re: Chris's Turbo EF Rebuild Log
Posted: Thu Apr 29, 2010 11:41 pm 
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Apparently he's waiting for the engine shop to get some pistons..


so the block i gave him was ok then?

 

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 Post subject: Re: Chris's Turbo EF Rebuild Log
Posted: Fri Apr 30, 2010 9:29 pm 
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XD VAN 82 wrote:
lukey1990 wrote:
Apparently he's waiting for the engine shop to get some pistons..


so the block i gave him was ok then?


I would hope so if he's spending all that money on it :lol:

 

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 Post subject: Re: Chris's Turbo EF Rebuild Log
Posted: Fri Apr 30, 2010 9:51 pm 
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XD VAN 82 wrote:
lukey1990 wrote:
Apparently he's waiting for the engine shop to get some pistons..


so the block i gave him was ok then?


I would hope so if he's spending all that money on it :lol:


same here as that block was in unknown cond hence why i gave it away

 

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 Post subject: Re: Chris's Turbo EF Rebuild Log
Posted: Sat May 01, 2010 8:47 am 
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Yeah, well I think he had an engine shop take a look at it.

 

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 Post subject: Re: Chris's Turbo EF Rebuild Log
Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2010 9:54 pm 
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its been a whl!e since i last posted

philip young has mesured the block and said t5her might be a bit of fouling at 20thou so hes taking it to 40thou overbore

pistons are being orderd :)

 

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 Post subject: Re: Chris's Turbo EF Rebuild Log
Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2010 9:58 pm 
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its been a whl!e since i last posted

philip young has mesured the block and said t5her might be a bit of fouling at 20thou so hes taking it to 40thou overbore

pistons are being orderd :)


good stuff so that block turned out to be useable then?

when you recon the ef will be running?

 

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 Post subject: Re: Chris's Turbo EF Rebuild Log
Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2010 11:22 pm 
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It's about time you posted back here :P

Done anything else to it?

 

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 Post subject: Re: Chris's Turbo EF Rebuild Log
Posted: Fri Jun 11, 2010 5:23 pm 
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new pistons
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block after hotbath

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 Post subject: Re: Chris's Turbo EF Rebuild Log
Posted: Fri Jun 11, 2010 7:04 pm 
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Looks good. It'll look even better when it's in the engine bay :D

 

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 Post subject: Re: Chris's Turbo EF Rebuild Log
Posted: Sat Jun 12, 2010 1:49 am 
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Hey mate, finally found your thread. Good stuff you got going.

Manage to find my build thread? haha

Where do you get your work done?

 

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