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    Coming Back With Vengance

    After the past 2 years of sat in my garage doing noting but slowly gathering dust and cat paw prints on it i decided to finally get her out and start the modding spree. Now in the stable jo and afford the mods i want things will slowly start getting into place.

    This Was her before the problems started;
    http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...r/SH102217.jpg

    and the problem untill the new engine was fitted;
    http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...r/DSC01249.jpg
    http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...r/DSC01248.jpg

    New engine has now been fitted and run like a beast. but after beeing left alone again while been working hard for future mods she fails to start. all cranking over but she hasnt the energy to start up so start with the simple things of changing the sparkies and hopefully she will run again.

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    Well after a fun filled afternoon got the car running again. started and looked like the turbo had popped its clogs smoke pouring from turbo and exhaust so fitted the VXR turbo that has been waiting on my shelf for a long time.

    problem now - i snapped a bolt that holds the rocker cover into place has anyone got any idea on how to remove the rest or is it going to be a drilling a regroving process?

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    you selling your old engine mate?

    pm mee

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    no beating about the bush is there, just fire right in there

    flipcjl, is there any of the bolt head still sticking up that you could get a mole grip on? say after its been soaked etc to losten it up?
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    unfortunatly mate the whole engine is fubard i wouldnt sell it on as it would be waste of cash - as for the bolt no the head is the part that has snapped off - going to have to try and take the cover of and try and get some molar grips on it if not try and get a small hold drilled in it and try and twist it out i think

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    can i have it for free then lol need one as a long term project

    can come pick it up?



    also seconded to what glasgow stu said... or try to drill and tap a hole part way through, tap it and glue a bolt in and try to remove it like that

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    ur no having much luck m8
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    there is no way that the engine will ever run again mate cylinder one has got a massive whole in and would never hold under compression - nope i havent had much luck but with help of people off here i have got some parts that i really needed and wanted - got money posted on friday and can start to get it back up and running and hopefully get her sorted for next years show season

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    Quote Originally Posted by flipcjl View Post
    there is no way that the engine will ever run again mate cylinder one has got a massive whole in and would never hold under compression
    Does that mean i can have it then

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    Dub - engine will never run no matter how much tlc you think you can give it

    stu - you still do the alacanter gaiters and door cards?

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