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Re: Coupe Transplant project [Re: FiAlfaCouPider] #1628206
27/12/2018 07:30
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Hi Nigel.
Thanks for the heads up I’ll speak to my machine shop about the grinding.
Pm sent regarding engine
Lou.


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Re: Coupe Transplant project [Re: FiAlfaCouPider] #1628207
27/12/2018 12:23
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Had my 16v crank reground and re-nitrided a couple of years back. Nothing's fallen off since.



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Re: Coupe Transplant project [Re: barnacle] #1628208
27/12/2018 15:09
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Originally Posted By barnacle
Had my 16v crank reground and re-nitrided a couple of years back. Nothing's fallen off since.


Snap, I've had maybe a dozen cranks reground now and hardened, all still working well in the rebuilds.

Re: Coupe Transplant project [Re: FiAlfaCouPider] #1628210
27/12/2018 15:40
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20v's as well as 16v's?


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Re: Coupe Transplant project [Re: FiAlfaCouPider] #1628211
27/12/2018 16:03
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Thanks for the words of encouragement guys I’d started to think I was on a hidding to nothing . TBH even if I was to buy another engine that is known to be a “good runner “ then id still be pulling the sump off to replace all the mains and big ends and fit ARP bolts. Im a big believer in preventative maintenance .


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Re: Coupe Transplant project [Re: FiAlfaCouPider] #1628212
27/12/2018 16:47
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Are you going to use forged rods and Pistons?



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Re: Coupe Transplant project [Re: FiAlfaCouPider] #1628213
27/12/2018 18:40
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Initially No. Just using std stuff to start with while we get the install done and bugs ironed out . Also std power will put me in with a chance against other cars in the class .were not looking for stupid power due to class power to weight restrictions. Eventually we may want more power but I don’t want to affect reliability .


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