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PostPosted: Fri Feb 03, 2012 9:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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I found a wanted ad on the Samba that showed my mystery wire and sensor. According to that, the sensor is for electronic TDC marker for diagnosing timing electronically.


Everybody knows that! Duh. Rolling Eyes





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PostPosted: Sat Feb 04, 2012 1:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I got the case opened this morning. ( Sure are a LOT of bolts holding it together!)





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PostPosted: Sat Feb 04, 2012 3:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

cam looks like the lifters are worn flat.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 04, 2012 4:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Its hydraulic... thats why, because the lifters trace the heel of the lobe.
it won't be hydro after tech day!
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 05, 2012 11:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Took the major parts up to 'The Mountain' today in preparation for Tech Weekend! I've got lots of parts to clean and powder coat before then. Shocked Looking forward to a very educational experience. Cool
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 06, 2012 12:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Very nice. Looking forward to the build.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 08, 2012 11:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Got the oil pump cleaned up a bit today. Here is a couple of 'before' pics.....



the gears inside look to be in very good shape and the main tog looks great too. Definitely a keeper.




after a little elbow grease . . .



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PostPosted: Thu Feb 09, 2012 10:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The injector holders are cleaning up nice........................




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PostPosted: Sat Feb 11, 2012 9:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

got the intakes and a few other small parts powder coated today.....







first coat on the housing.........



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PostPosted: Sun Feb 12, 2012 11:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wow! Those look great. I'll send you a box of stuff I need to have powder coated. Twisted Evil
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 12, 2012 10:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Jon wrote:
Wow! Those look great. I'll send you a box of stuff I need to have powder coated. Twisted Evil


No problem. Just include LOTS of cash in that box. Twisted Evil Twisted Evil
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 13, 2012 11:05 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wow, the bus is comng along nicely. You're really making some progress on it.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 13, 2012 12:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks Greg. I'm hoping to have it going by the end of this summer.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 14, 2012 11:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Lookin' good Mike. Real good Very Happy
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 15, 2012 2:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks Steve. I'm trying to finish my taxes tonight Crying or Very sad because I'll be home on vacation next week. I'm hoping to finish all the pre- build engine prep and finish cleaning the bottom of the bus. Very Happy
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