Buildin my Thing engine thread

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Re: Buildin my Thing engine thread

Post by RSorak 71Westy » Mon Apr 09, 2012 4:03 pm

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Well the engine jumped back in the Thing today and with a diff gauge makes lotsa oil pressure. Lesson learned.
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Rick
Stock 1600 w/dual Solex 34's and header. mildly ported heads and EMPI elephant's feet. SVDA W/pertronix. 73 Thing has been sold. BTW I am a pro wrench have been fixing cars for living for over 30 yrs.

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Re: Buildin my Thing engine thread

Post by Amskeptic » Mon Apr 09, 2012 7:27 pm

RSorak 71Westy wrote:Well the engine jumped back in the Thing today and with a diff gauge makes lotsa oil pressure. Lesson learned.
Well, it looked eager to get back to work. You seem to knock this stuff out pretty efficiently . . .
Colin
BobD - 1978 Bus . . . . . . . . . . .111,130 miles
Chloe - 1970 bus . . . . . . . . . . . 206,787 miles
Naranja - 1977 Westfalia . . . . . 93,996 miles
Pluck - 1973 Squareback . . . . . 55,510 miles
Alexus - 1991 Lexus LS400 . . . 72,113 miles

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Re: Buildin my Thing engine thread

Post by RSorak 71Westy » Mon Apr 09, 2012 8:52 pm

Well I do claim to be a professional car mechanic.
Take care,
Rick
Stock 1600 w/dual Solex 34's and header. mildly ported heads and EMPI elephant's feet. SVDA W/pertronix. 73 Thing has been sold. BTW I am a pro wrench have been fixing cars for living for over 30 yrs.

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Re: Buildin my Thing engine thread

Post by Amskeptic » Tue Apr 10, 2012 1:37 pm

RSorak 71Westy wrote:Well I do claim to be a professional car mechanic.
Well, tell your professional secretary to update your signature line then . . . :joker:
BobD - 1978 Bus . . . . . . . . . . .111,130 miles
Chloe - 1970 bus . . . . . . . . . . . 206,787 miles
Naranja - 1977 Westfalia . . . . . 93,996 miles
Pluck - 1973 Squareback . . . . . 55,510 miles
Alexus - 1991 Lexus LS400 . . . 72,113 miles

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