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jbarila
John Barilaro
Red Sox Nation!
(60 posts)

Registered:
11/02/2007 08:29AM

Main British Car:
1977 MGB Ford 302/5L

302 5.0L Build starting tomorrow!
Posted by: jbarila
Date: April 18, 2008 03:58PM

Just had to tell someone!
I'm picking up the engine from the machine shop tomorrow.
1- Boiled and cleaned.
2- Crack checked
3- New Freeze and oil plugs
4- New cam bearings
5- Decked to clean
6- Bored & Honed 0.20" over
7- Crank cleaned, polished and balanced.


V6 Midget
Bill Young
Kansas City, MO
(1337 posts)

Registered:
10/23/2007 09:23AM

Main British Car:
'73 MG Midget V6 , '59 MGA I6 2.8 GM, 4.0 Jeep

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Re: 302 5.0L Build starting tomorrow!
Posted by: V6 Midget
Date: April 18, 2008 04:20PM

You're going to have some fun aren't you? It's been quite a while since I assembled an engine, but it's fun to watch it come together and then fire it for the first time. What a rush when it all works.


jbarila
John Barilaro
Red Sox Nation!
(60 posts)

Registered:
11/02/2007 08:29AM

Main British Car:
1977 MGB Ford 302/5L

Re: 302 5.0L Build starting tomorrow!
Posted by: jbarila
Date: June 25, 2008 09:42AM

The engines finished now to fit it in the body.


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Curtis Jacobson
Portland Oregon
(4411 posts)

Registered:
10/12/2007 02:16AM

Main British Car:
71 MGBGT, Buick 215

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Re: 302 5.0L Build starting tomorrow!
Posted by: Moderator
Date: June 25, 2008 10:09AM

I'm envious - and I hope you're taking lots of pictures for us!


jbarila
John Barilaro
Red Sox Nation!
(60 posts)

Registered:
11/02/2007 08:29AM

Main British Car:
1977 MGB Ford 302/5L

Re: 302 5.0L Build starting tomorrow!
Posted by: jbarila
Date: June 26, 2008 10:00AM

Heres a few to start.
engine 017.jpg
engine 019.jpg
engine 021.jpg


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