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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
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
This is the initial result of painting the cam covers. It will need a little touch up to be perfect. First I cleaned the covers with a wire brush and then sanded them down. Then I prep-washed with 3M Wax … Continue reading
Sent my harmonic balancer to Precision Parts in Wagga Wagga and they rebuilt it for me. Originally it wasn’t looking so great.
Continued disassembling the engine. Pulled the head off, everything looks good Disassembling the head getting it ready to take to the machinists. Valve lifters removed and stored in oil.
Worked on disassembling the engine today. Got up to the point where the next thing to do is remove the head.
The Achilles heel of the 6MGE motor is its harmonic balancer / crank pulley which is prone to chipping.