Tag Archives: MZ12
Pulled off the bonnet and stored it until it is ready to go back on. A blank canvas.
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
Good progress is being made on the MZ12 at the panel shop. It has now been stripped and is in the process of getting primed, then having any rust cut out and fresh metal welded in place.
Here are the cam covers from the 6MGE cleaned and with the old paint stripped off. The cam covers on these engines are quite nice. Just need to think what colour to paint them. Here are some examples from the … 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.
Removed all the electronic components from the automatic transmission before taking it to be rebuilt.
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.