Category Archives: Work
Slowly managing to paint all of the interior in Top Coat. Probably another 6 hours to complete painting everything. Also ordered some new (second hand) badges for my boot off Yahoo Auctions via Jesse Streeter As you can see someone … Continue reading
Slowly finishing off painting the interior of the car. All the worst areas have been primed and now the roof is painted in Wattyl Kill Rust Epoxy Enamel. Just a matter of painting everything else now.
I want to absolutely minimize the chances of getting new rust, so I am painting the interior of the car with Wattyl KillRust Heavy Duty Primer and the over coating with Wattyl Kill Rust Epoxy.
Getting ready to finish reassembling the head. Checking the cam housing fitment. Painted and cleaned parts in the backyard. Rocker arms marinating in kerosene.
I installed the engine head. Using ARP head studs and nuts.
On the 3rd attempt I managed to install the front timing cover with new oil seals. Using the FEL-PRO TCS455181 Kit and 7MGE crankshaft oil seal. I used Hylomar on the gaskets. It’s fiddly stuff but is supposed to work … Continue reading
Pulled off the bonnet and stored it until it is ready to go back on. A blank canvas.
Cleaned Timing Cover with new water pump, seals and hardware. To installed this weekend hopefully without over-torquing the gasket this time.
So today I attempted for the second time to assemble the engine block. The first time I tried I broke a piston ring meaning that I had to order a whole new set of the things. The 2 most important … Continue reading
All the panel work and painting is now completed. It is painted two-tone in the Toyota X52 colour scheme. The work was done by Andy’s Restorations. All that needs to be done now is for me to reassemble everything.