astra coupe edition.

figo126

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removed engine to find 16 bent valves ,most guides broke , cam follows rattling around in head ,cam guides in pieces cam chain loose and rubbing ? stripped sump full of cam guides oil pick up pipe full of cam guide, cleaned and removed all plastic silicone back on .opened up oil pump cleaned and refitted,
 

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only been 6 weeks since I fitted engine , only just got her going, pesky new hydraulic lifters was stopping her starting , got there in the end with plenty of head scratching and swearing , its amazing how many of my mates said I knew it was lifters ? after I changed them , mot this week on road for xmas , just got to change throttle pedal its throwing light on good job ive got a spare ??????????
 
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with the weather being crap? decided to paint my spare rear axle ,calipers , back plates clips ,etc etc , set about axle with wire wheels on 5" grinder after a couple of hours got her finished , under coated hammerite grey , then attacked it with with funky green ?fitted stainlees brake hoses, wax oiled her Christmas eve got a flyer from work ,hopefully mot soon , just need another battery its died over xmas ???
 

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