Ranchero - motor rebuild

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Ranchero - motor rebuild

Post by wally » Tue 08 Jul 2008, 15:42

got these pics from Warren.

the end is near!!! :lol:

if all goes well, should be done by end this week.
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super excited!

thanx Warren!
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Re: Ranchero - motor rebuild

Post by FairmontGT » Wed 09 Jul 2008, 08:29

Dis nou naby Wally!
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Re: Ranchero - motor rebuild

Post by wally » Wed 09 Jul 2008, 12:28

for sure!

if all goes well and there aren't any unexpected surprises, it should be installed early next week.
then off to get exhaust made and fitted.

back for tune-up with Warren.

then off to get brakes sorted and then roadworthy!
(which could be another nightmare...)
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Re: Ranchero - motor rebuild

Post by RASSIE » Wed 09 Jul 2008, 14:40

Hi Wally I hope you put a 272 cam and put it 4 degrees advanced BTDC, you will smoke a 2V 351. Cheers Rassie.
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Re: Ranchero - motor rebuild

Post by wally » Wed 09 Jul 2008, 16:04

nope.

std unfortunately - don't have enough money now to go wild.

maybe in a few years time...
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Re: Ranchero - motor rebuild

Post by Darth Vader » Thu 10 Jul 2008, 01:18

Some fancy kit he has there for balancing, nice seeing someone keeping up with technology
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Re: Ranchero - motor rebuild

Post by wally » Thu 10 Jul 2008, 09:38

yip! it is really worth the wait when you see it all come together!
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Re: Ranchero - motor rebuild

Post by ZA Perana » Sat 12 Jul 2008, 11:26

Glad to see it all coming together..... :D
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Re: Ranchero - motor rebuild

Post by wally » Mon 14 Jul 2008, 11:31

hi all!

Warren phoned me this morning.

motor is 95% done. got sprayed this weekend. it will get dropped in today and then a few tweaks and off to get exhaust fitted!

ZA, if all goes well, i might be able to join CT V8 club on a run in August (if you guys till do them?)
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Re: Ranchero - motor rebuild

Post by wally » Mon 14 Jul 2008, 19:44

latest of the latest!

got these pics from Warren a few mins ago:
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