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Cloverleaf76
post 15th March 2012 17:34
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So once upon a time, many moons ago I lunched an engine.

Was at old Snetterton (winning, to make matters worse) came onto the Revett straight and something went pop.

Buellboy helped me swap it out worshippy.gif and it's sat at the back of my garage ever since.

Until now, as have recently smashed a sump and that is pretty much the only salvagable thing from this lump.

Took the head off to make it easier to harvest sump and found soemthing missing:

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Wait is that the crank I spy?!

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Ah well, at least it hasn't trashed the bore:

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Or spread shrapnel throughout the rest of the engine:

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Haven't actually taken the sump off yet: what do you think I'll find...?
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post 15th March 2012 17:38
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jeeesus!


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post 15th March 2012 17:48
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post 16th March 2012 01:10
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huh.gif ohmy.gif ohmy.gif

No! That's not possible, is it? blink.gif


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post 16th March 2012 01:27
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I'd send that back to Alfa if I were you mate. Unfit for purpose and all that! laugh.gif

I thought about this a while ago... There should be a 'Carnage Corner' for posting things like this that have failed in service spectacularly!

Any takers/mods?


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post 16th March 2012 06:15
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Good work Mr '76 biggrin.gif

QUOTE(Fin @ 16th March 2012 01:27) *
I thought about this a while ago... There should be a 'Carnage Corner' for posting things like this that have failed in service spectacularly!

Any takers/mods?

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Let me know by PM if there are any other past threads you think should go in here too biggrin.gif


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post 16th March 2012 13:12
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Jesus tittyfucking christ thats amazing!

Holy s**t... tittyfucking isnt a banned word!

But s**t is... phew!

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post 16th March 2012 14:00
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QUOTE(Macca @ 16th March 2012 13:12) *
Jesus tittyfucking christ thats amazing!

Holy s**t... tittyfucking isnt a banned word!

But s**t is... phew!


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i bet tiityfucking will be a ban word very soon tho laugh.gif


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post 16th March 2012 14:34
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QUOTE(Macca @ 16th March 2012 13:12) *
Holy s**t... tittyfucking isnt a banned word!

Yeah... Dumbclusterf+ck, f£cknugget and &rsecandle manage to get through too, but I censoredidded these! laugh.gif

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post 16th March 2012 19:55
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QUOTE(Fin @ 16th March 2012 01:27) *
There should be a 'Carnage Corner' for posting things like this that have failed in service spectacularly!


And at the moment it's all mine, mine, mine! coolio.gif

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Will give it some thought: at the risk of making this even more of a Cloverleaf 76 exclusive zone I think at least one of my others might make. Oh, the joys of things going dramatically wrong. no3.gif

Have had a looooong day on the road to Weymouth and back so no time to nip to Halfrauds for the T40 screwdriver thing to get the screws behind the flywheel. Mind you for some reason unsure.gif the engine is actually seized so solid I could probably windy gun the flywheel off without it moving blink.gif

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post 18th March 2012 12:14
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Sshhh! Don't tell the wife 'cos am supposed to be preparing Sunday Lunch but just managed to sneak out while the potatos were doing to whip the sump off, and look what I found:

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More shrapnel than a bus driver's back pocket...

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Cos I'm working with the block upside down, everything's fallen back inside but this stuff is stuck in the oil pan

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These are the biggest bits I've found so far: part of a ring and possibly a former shell bearing?

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There's no sign at all of a bearing in the big end...

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At 7,200 rpm am just counting my blessings none of it came out of the side of the block blink.gif
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post 2nd May 2012 12:29
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The owner of one 156 we bought off ebay a few years ago and rebuilt took it to the next level, whilst the piston looked the same as yours - pea gravel in the sump, this guy dropped a gear and carried on... Que hole in the block and this;





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