Category Archives: 3. Engine Preparation

Getting the engine ready for installation

The wiring loom

Getting the wiring loom ready is proving more problematic than expected. I’ve paid for a series of schematics from Speed Scene Wiring in USA. The issue is that that their wiring schematic has shown itself to be quite different from … Continue reading

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Getting ready to mount the engine

Once we’ve got the wiring loom back onto the engine all that remains is for us to get the engine into the chassis. For that reason I’ve been trying to work out how we are going to mount the engine … Continue reading

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Taking the exhaust manifolds off the engine

It’s the Christmas holidays and I’ve eventually taken some time to update the blog. I’ve not managed to progress quite as fast as I’d hopped over the last 2 months due to work commitments (The joys of being a consultant). … Continue reading

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Taking off the wiring loom

In order to get the engine running I need to do a bit of re-wiring of the loom. Not really sure what I’m doing here but Andy at GD has given me the numbers of a couple of people to … Continue reading

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Ancillaries off the engine

I’m taking advantage of the fact that the motorbikes are now out of the garage (thanks to Margaret and Peter for letting us put them in our garage) to do some work on the front of the engine. Key activity … Continue reading

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The engine preparation

This is the engine that will power the beast – now unwrapped. It looks like I have to unbolt the ancillaries and rewrap the wiring loom. I’ve spoken to Andy and he’s suggested calling a few people who might have … Continue reading

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