The baja engine being re-assembled

Engine work

Work continues on the Baja and we’re slowly inching forward with the engine; the tinware was stripped off so the engine could be thoroughly cleaned and whilst at it we decided to add a bit of orange to the engine block. The heat-exchangers are being replaced as the old ones were a bit crusty and…

The engine is in

The engine is in

End float was finally set and the build can continue. The flywheel, clutch and pressure plate were fitted and the engine could be fitted to the gearbox. I’m having a few clearance problems with the air-cleaners but a set of lower filters should solve that. I will start bending coolant pipes during the week and…