Evo's Astra coupe 2.2 star silver

evocarlos

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so ive bought myself a 2nd coupe to play with :)

the thing is the engine was past its sell by date and suffered a catastrophic failure
it had to be towed home by D,A,D recovery services lol
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got it home safe and sound
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and heres the D,A,D driver lol shogun had no problems even with me on the handbrake lol
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shortly after getting it home the strip down started
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rocker cover off the top chain guide had lost its plastic part and the front rail had snapped and disappeared
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hmmm normally the crank is on the inside lol
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fluids out
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removing the inlet and other parts
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its a good old chunk missing
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some pics of the interior
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fronts its a bad pic lol
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paint work on the roof
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after removing the head i was surprised to see there was no damage
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the valves were all untouched
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so much for 2 up and 2 down lol
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evocarlos

Stupid Bollocks
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#6
no pre cat yay will save me a job
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out it comes
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pistons back in the replacement engine
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matching of the halfs
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all torqued up
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you just cant leave them alone can you! :LOL:
bet you will have it driving by the end of the week end to! (y)
its somthing i like you should know this by now lol
not long now

Nice. Car looks it pretty decent condition apart from the hole in the block!
its real clean will give it a good wash and a scrub once im done :)

nice project, shame u ant got an engine to just drop in it.

looks in orate nick, is there any tax n test on it? whats mileage like
ahh but i do :) no tax and 10 months mot , 100k there abouts

you got it running yet carl :ROFLMAO:
soon very soon :)
 

evocarlos

Stupid Bollocks
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#17
your a machine, just need to get the cahrger fitted n map mirrored over if you can hahaha
thanks all in a days work so they say lol
this ones going to be my fuel saver edition lol

heres whats left of the tensioner for the knacker engine
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car got me to the jet wash :) its nice and smooth unlike mine thats firm
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p0404 egr,, will give me chance to test the smd egr cheater i made now i've got a car that uses one lol
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dad took the car for a spin lol
 
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