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3 days ago

Tonks4x4

Piston No. 3 has the same fate top bearing was not located correctly and the location tang has been squished into the rod...Originally booked in to just swap the engine but a great deal of items were added to the fix list during its visit.... ... See MoreSee Less

Piston No. 3 has the same fate top bearing was not located correctly and the location tang has been squished into the rod...

3 days ago

Tonks4x4

Ok piston No. 1
The top big end bearing was not seated correctly... you can see the witness marks where the bearing locator tang was squished in the wrong position....Originally booked in to just swap the engine but a great deal of items were added to the fix list during its visit....
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Ok piston No. 1
The top big end bearing was not seated correctly... you can see the witness marks where the bearing locator tang was squished in the wrong position....

3 days ago

Tonks4x4

Mmmm... removal of a main cap....Originally booked in to just swap the engine but a great deal of items were added to the fix list during its visit.... ... See MoreSee Less

Mmmm... removal of a main cap....

3 days ago

Tonks4x4

Having removed the Sump from a UR Quattro 20vt this is the remains of the oil...
What a nice bronze sheen it has John Wain....
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Big end bearings?

I’ve seen that b4 but mine had bits of piston and block in it 🤪🤪🤪

Running in oil!!! Helps bed everything in

Nice cutting compound...

Use it as grinding paste.. Lol

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3 days ago

Tonks4x4

Sump removal, can anyone identify this?
I don’t instantly recognise where it’s from...Originally booked in to just swap the engine but a great deal of items were added to the fix list during its visit....
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Sump removal, can anyone identify this?
I don’t instantly recognise where it’s from...

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Conrod cap guide sleeve...

Looks like collet

Is it snapped? Valve spring collet if not?

Valve collet id say.

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4 days ago

Tonks4x4

Fabrication of the bolt in e-throttle pedal with potentiometer...Originally booked in to just swap the engine but a great deal of items were added to the fix list during its visit.... ... See MoreSee Less

Fabrication of the bolt in e-throttle pedal with potentiometer...

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Can't wait to see this installed and working. Will it be the first road going UR in the UK to run this set up?

4 days ago

Tonks4x4

A selection of photos taken during the tear down tonight....
More to follow of the bottom end tomorrow...Originally booked in to just swap the engine but a great deal of items were added to the fix list during its visit....
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A selection of photos taken during the tear down tonight....
More to follow of the bottom end tomorrow...

4 days ago

Tonks4x4

Interesting engine number.... ... See MoreSee Less

Interesting engine number....

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Why would you deface the only part on the engine that identifies it. And brand it as one of your own

Can't read it. What's it say?

You lot dont understand its a number of broken engines pmsl

Cant say I find it that interesting lol

Feel like something happened with JNL some time ago?

You don’t make an omelet without breaking a few eggs.

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4 days ago

Tonks4x4

However early indications do not look promising....Originally booked in to just swap the engine but a great deal of items were added to the fix list during its visit.... ... See MoreSee Less

However early indications do not look promising....

4 days ago

Tonks4x4

Attention now turns to the old engine which is to be stripped and rebuilt... ... See MoreSee Less

Attention now turns to the old engine which is to be stripped and rebuilt...

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maybe off topic... But, I couldn't resist to the idea of keeping the "Porsche signature" on my ADU's Wagner intake... 🙂

That is one bad ass engine

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