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Old 10-13-2015, 03:28 PM
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Old 10-14-2015, 04:47 PM
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Where did you bead blast the wheels? I have some that need the same thing.
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Old 10-14-2015, 06:15 PM
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Where did you bead blast the wheels? I have some that need the same thing.
I did them at a friends machine shop in after hours, so unfortunately it's not a place that I can suggest. It is a pretty laborious task and took me about half an hour per wheel, and these are pretty easy wheels to do without too many crevices. The last set I did was harder because it was more of a web style wheel.
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Old 10-14-2015, 06:43 PM
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Where did you bead blast the wheels? I have some that need the same thing.
RMC (Rusty's Metal Cleaning) over on 76 ave and 60 st (ish). Most of the powder coating places have blasting facilities though too.
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Old 10-19-2015, 08:32 PM
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Preparations to pull the engine have begun. The engine will be built by the same master mechanic responsible for building the engine in the 2015 WCMA King of the Road winning 3.0 litre 944.



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Old 10-24-2015, 07:26 PM
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Another job by Overspray Bodywork and Painting a division of Accidental Welding inc.

First the door guard was removed by popping the aft rivet and heat gunning the metal to release the adhesive. It's been stuck on for almost 30 years, so it was pretty hard and well attached. Lots of patience, heat and elbow grease got it removed without damaging either the guard or the sheet metal. Sanded all the rust off the door and smoothed out some paint chips and scratches. After that it got a couple coats of primer to stop any new rust from forming before the real painting happens.



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Old 10-26-2015, 03:42 PM
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To get the engine out, we dropped the crossmember, suspension and steering as a unit before pulling the engine forward and out. With the engine out, the damage is starting to become easier to see. The over-rev probably floated the valve train into the pistons, locked up the cam and caused the timing belt to let go. Hopefully the camshaft is still in good shape.











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Old 10-26-2015, 04:26 PM
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Its ran a few more corners on the autocross track, down on power after the missed shift then it stalled in a real slow corner and never restarted. Just a FYI to help you assess the damage.
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Old 10-26-2015, 07:17 PM
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Old 11-01-2015, 12:32 AM
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We started ripping into things to assess the more potentially troublesome and expensive damage. Pistons definitely kissed the valves but thankfully nothing broke off and the piston tops were not dented up too bad. Some careful sanding took down the high spots of the dented pistons and then a quick scrub got some carbon off. All the exhaust valves got bent pretty badly, but surprisingly the intakes seem ok. The bores are in excellent shape. Unfortunately both oil pans have broken plastic windage trays, so they will need to be replaced.




















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