Turbos are running no restrictors through a -4an line and +100psi of oil pressure, no smoke out the exhaust.(the heat wrap that got soaked is a different story)
It was over the course of Saturday and Sunday, the layout was 0.7 miles long and naturally very technical.
Spontainious disassembly, first the visors, then the roof trim, and the fender flare, now this
This was the motor 24 hours ago.
It managed to be 3 cents less then this years inflation. On the plus side union dues are nearly $1 cheaper since then.
Gapped the top rings at .021" with the second at .022", the stock gap was .010 for the compression. Hopefully this new gap will be enough for the mild boost that it’s going to run.
The car is fantastic, at least half of the miles are from day long road trips for the sake of driving!
he list of all cars: 2 blue c6 Z06 Corvettes, c6, c5, 5 Miatas, m2 Competition, m3, subaru sti Hatch, supercharged s2000, supercharged fiero, 70's corolla, 2 mg’s, tubeframe beetle, vw buggy, tubeframe thing(exocet looking) with an sti motor, brz, audi s4, 240z, stock auto integra sedan, Camaro zl1, time attack Cobalt.
The more you look the scarier it becomes.
Spent some quality time with a dremel, still some work to be done evening out each cylinder but it’s basically done.
Upon close inspection of the pistons the 2 that were down on compression had little cracks. Turns out they were more then just cracks on one of them, the rings were holding chunks of piston from the cylinder wall.
It wasnt catastrophic failure more of a fizzle, First let’s run through the photos.
Bmws,”faded kids toy plastic” yellow.
Wonder how long they’ve been using these stickers in regards to the political climate.
Unused Harbor Freight 1 ton engine stand for $60. Both 1uz’s aught to be rebuilt so this is a good first step.
Post all the projects, racecars, and your cars.