Engine rebuild guide thread?



  • Do we have one? If not I'm about to do my first one so could do a write up. If anyone has any advice or info that would be useful to go into it then post it up here and I'll make sure it's included. I'll try and include links to parts etc.



  • Step one, dismantle. Step two put back together. Jokes

    Nah there isn't much to document that isn't already clear in the Haynes.

    I would recommend a Haynes just for the torque settings.



  • Yeah true, I just find that a forum rebuild guide with photos and advice often encourages people to dive in compared to a haynes which can sometimes appear a little over complicated and lacking in detailed photos. I followed a youtube video for the strip down and case splitting which really spurred me on. They used a bit of alluminium the lock the gears which really proved useful. to be fair i didnt even check what haynes suggested.

    Also a guide of what parts to buy and what not to buy might help. Your gearbox bearings post was great for me, but although I know not to use yambits engine oil seals and only Athena or gen head gasket, I might have been tempted.

    I'll see how I go but watch this space 😛



  • @AndyYam said in Engine rebuild guide thread?:

    Yeah true, I just find that a forum rebuild guide with photos and advice often encourages people to dive in compared to a haynes which can sometimes appear a little over complicated and lacking in detailed photos. I followed a youtube video for the strip down and case splitting which really spurred me on. They used a bit of alluminium the lock the gears which really proved useful. to be fair i didnt even check what haynes suggested.

    Also a guide of what parts to buy and what not to buy might help. Your gearbox bearings post was great for me, but although I know not to use yambits engine oil seals and only Athena or gen head gasket, I might have been tempted.

    I'll see how I go but watch this space 😛

    Do it mate!

    Yeah it's good to fill the forum up!