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tango_van
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Location : Wsm
My Ride(s) : 1972 Westy Camper Van, 09 Newbie 1.9tdi, Audi A4 B7 S-line
Registration date : 2006-10-11

PostSubject: Re: Tango Van - 1972 westy..   Tue Jul 07, 2015 6:32 pm

List so far:

dismantle heads
lap in valves
lap in cylinders to head
clean all up
rebuild heads


clean up engine case
remove any paint from seal areas

refit barrels and apply sealant
refit heads and apply sealant
torque up heads
fit new seals to pushrods and sealant


need to go back to Bosch W8CC plugs (not NGKs)

replace flywheel oil seal
rebuild rest of engine (flywheel, clutch Etc)
then time to sort the exhaust seal

refit carbs etc (trial fit on bench)

Fitted back half of tinwear and re-checked plug gaps etc
So refitted engine Thursday Nite with Wizpop..


Just got to fit:
fan shroud
Fan
Front tinwear and seal
Alternator - had to redo all the wiring and work out where they should of been connected.. some of the colours don't match any of the wiring diagrams around..

Carbs
Plug leads
Check and refit wiring
New fuel filter and hoses throughout
Fresh oil and new filter

check tuning of carbs.
Start it.. (i hope)
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Registration date : 2006-10-11

PostSubject: Re: Tango Van - 1972 westy..   Sat Jul 11, 2015 10:38 pm

All done. Engine started fine after a few turns without the leads connected to get oil pressure up.

Just need to check the carb settings this week if the weather lets me.
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Registration date : 2006-10-11

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