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Engine swapped & ready to collect

Published on July 31, 2011 by in Blog, MR2 Blog

After 6 long months and more money than I care to think about, my MR2 is ready for collection, I am going to get her tomorrow. I really cant wait to drive her again even though she will be needing a nice long run in.

MOT passed with only minor welding to the drivers side sill 😀 I was totally shocked tbh as being sat for nigh on 6 months I thought it would fail on more!
Full details of rebuild after the break

Here is the list of parts replaced:
engine
big ends, main bearings
thrust washers
bottom end kit
headbolts
flywheel
full topend gasket kit
waterpump
clutch
Thermostat
oil pressure switch
alternator belt
cam belt
idlers
tensioners
oil pump
gearbox oil seals
plugs
oil filter
oil strainer gasket
valve stem seals
Leads
Dizzy Inc. Rotor
Fuel filter
Red colant 6 x 1 ltr
head bolt washers
Radiator

Still got a long list of work to do but as least I can take my time with them
full valet with clay bar treatment
Front splitter
turbo engine lid (with Rogue spal fans)
relocate my amp to the frunk and put back the cubby box.
replace seats
replace all suspension with standard or coilovers (from GroupBuy)

Pictures to come on Monday and some show n shine ones at the weekend

 
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