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schoey
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Registered: 29th Jun 05
Location: Billinghay, Lincolnshire
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19th Jul 05 at 22:18   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

are there any things i should consider when rebuilding my engine to do with lubrication for initial start up?

when i rebuilt my engine before, one of the tappets has always tapped!! how can i avoid this happening again? just make sure there cleaned out thoroughly?
Rileysport
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Registered: 18th Jun 04
Location: West Yorkshire
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20th Jul 05 at 09:12   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Stand them in clean oil for ages before you reinstall them... my xe ones have been in castrol for months now... and it turned black as night with the crap that came outta them
casper_ac
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Registered: 25th Mar 03
Location: Belfast
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20th Jul 05 at 12:37   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

is hard hard to strip and rebuild an engine...im thinking along the line of gsi corsa one.
are there any guides etc manuals?
Rileysport
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Registered: 18th Jun 04
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20th Jul 05 at 12:53   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Haynes, plenty of time, correct tools, some common sense and of course beer

that how i did my last one
casper_ac
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Registered: 25th Mar 03
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20th Jul 05 at 13:00   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

ah haynes actually has a guide on how to do it...didt think itd be that comprehensive a guide. good job!
Siberia
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Registered: 9th Oct 03
Location: Leprechaun Land Drives : Zafira GSI
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20th Jul 05 at 13:39   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

quote:
Originally posted by SRi-Co
Haynes, plenty of time, correct tools, some common sense and of course beer

that how i did my last one


were did you get the bits for the 2.0 rebuild? i should be taking delivery of the lump next week...

 
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