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  1. Marty64

    My vx220 project

    Ho, incredible new that you're going to sell your VX after your many and great jobs on it. For sure, you will make a future happy owner !!
  2. Marty64

    Marty's Z22SE Rebuild

    Repeat another time the engine procedure, and with some luck i finally arrived to this: ha ha ha ! Finally have a working engine !!!
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    Marty's Z22SE Rebuild

    Once again, i remove the engine from the car to analyse situation. Found this: Find the mistake !!! Really disapointed that the old owner addn't remove black tape who's hiding oil gallery hole . Angry to see this........
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    Marty's Z22SE Rebuild

    After that, i tried a start of the engine without fire it to see if oil pressure is growing. Hummm, few seconds at 0.2 bar and after 0 bar. Pffff i though another problem camed. Control all pipes and wire connexions : all good. Loking under car : oh noooooooooo : 3 liters of oil are on floor...
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    Marty's Z22SE Rebuild

    Fit the new forged engine into VX: Without rocker cover to see if oil lubricate timing chain. In same time, put on the board oil temp, pressure temp and boost gauges to see if all values are fine:
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    Marty's Z22SE Rebuild

    Now time to remove my N/A standard engine from vx: Doing this, i saw that the slave clutch cylinder is a little seek: So, i decided to put a new LUK one: Also fitting a lightweight flywheel:
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    Marty's Z22SE Rebuild

    Cometic cylinder head gasket and arp head studs: Finishing the block by put the oil sump :
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    Marty's Z22SE Rebuild

    Pistons into new block : I get my old chain sprockets of balance chain with a home-made tool (inspired from masses of inertia of coachbuilders) because they are inserted in brute force:
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    Marty's Z22SE Rebuild

    Starting the third rebuild !!! I found a good German offer of a redone engine block painted in black. 86.5mm rebored and balancing shafts removed. The crankshaft was controlled and polishing the crank pins. With the advice of Gil-lig I measuring clearance gap between the crankshaft and the...
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    Marty's Z22SE Rebuild

    Some news about my project: I drive my Harrop SC VX220 with stock engine with 5400rpm rev limiter since 2 years. I decided that was time to continue my rebuilt project. Before that, a dyno test was done :
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    Marty's Z22SE Rebuild

    Investigated on low oil pressure cause, i found another mistake : In my oil pump, i saw that the spring is smaller compare to a Z22SE one. What is the standard Z22se spring size ? Does a smaller spring could have caused low oil pressure and damaged conrods bearings ? Mine (3.15"): The little...
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    Marty's Z22SE Rebuild

    TY Vocky, And is there a way to fit cap's number relative to the direction of engine rotation ?
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    Marty's Z22SE Rebuild

    Another pics and answers: A second conrods bearing is damaged: Do i need a new crankshaft ? I found that 2 conrods were not installed in same way, is this bad ? If you read back my project: when engine were rebuilt, when i tighten conrods screw : i couldn't turn it free without a...
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    Marty's Z22SE Rebuild

    Some news about my project: Last year, i tried a second rebuild and engine blocked again. I've open it today and found same problem than first blocked engine on cylinder 1 : All cylinders are keep in a good state. I don't understand why crank shaft bearing n°1 are in this state. Too much...
  15. Marty64

    For Sale Z22se block

    Hi Tofferson. I take it, PM sent ;-)
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    LHD CENTER CONSOLE with GPS (sat nav)

    Yes very hard to find. Best solution is to assemble 2 second hands consoles
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    Marty's Z22SE Rebuild

    Thermal heat shield sleeves fit With exhaust wrap: And finally some "Nimbus" heat shield: Hope this will be enough to preserve new elise-shop gearbox cables !
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    Marty's Z22SE Rebuild

    Not CV boot, the one on the OEM gearbox cables: I bought news on elise-shop but they don't have boot on them. Don't know if really need them ?
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    Marty's Z22SE Rebuild

    Yes vocky : THERMAL VELOCITY SPEED SHIELD SLEEVE 20mm Diam X 1.2m are on the way. ;) Will apply wrap exhaust on elbow and put some nimbus between exhaust and gear cables. But one rubber boot is cut, where i can get new ones ?
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    Marty's Z22SE Rebuild

    Fuel learning session done. This week-end i took the car to test SC installation with very bad conditions : 30°C and a spanish mountain trip ! Obtain some good logs: At 4847rpm i found IAT 49°C (with 30°C ext) and 10.4 psi. Max IAT this day was 62°C after some full throttle, in normal...
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