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Alternator Internals
Case sandblaster and painted, new bearings and regulator/brushes

Last modified: Feb 2, 2008

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Album: VWSAAB | Restoration Progress | Engine

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Motor with 275k soon to be replaced with rebuild

Last modified: Jan 15, 2008


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Last modified: Oct 28, 2007

During teardown
Parts car motor (1988 SPG with 96k)

Last modified: Jan 15, 2008

Engine Mount
Standard engine stand bolted to intake side of engine

Last modified: Jan 15, 2008

Side view

Last modified: Jan 15, 2008

Bottom of head

Last modified: Jan 15, 2008

Block degreased

Last modified: Jan 15, 2008

Engine bottom

Last modified: Jan 15, 2008

Engine block and Pistons

Last modified: Jan 15, 2008

Guinness
Assistant engine builder

Last modified: Jan 15, 2008

Head pre-machine shop
Pre-machine shop, note: cams lined up and flywheel at TDC 0

Last modified: Jan 15, 2008

After machine shop
New valve stems, cleaning, planing .005", pressure tested

Last modified: Jan 18, 2008

Bottom of head

Last modified: Jan 18, 2008

Flywheel resurfaced

Last modified: Jan 18, 2008

New frost plugs
Cleaned block and installed new OEM frost plugs for good measure

Last modified: Jan 20, 2008

Painted Engine Block
Ceramic engine paint after engine primer

Last modified: Jan 20, 2008

Cleaned Pistons
WD40 in cylinders and on piston tops to prevent corrosion

Last modified: Jan 20, 2008

Alternator before

Last modified: Feb 2, 2008

Alternator Internals
Case sandblaster and painted, new bearings and regulator/brushes

Last modified: Feb 2, 2008

Old bearings
Bearings leaking grease not making noise (96k miles)

Last modified: Feb 2, 2008

Reassembled
Tested and running like new

Last modified: Feb 2, 2008


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