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post #1 of 19 Old 02-07-2015, 09:36 AM Thread Starter
 
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Engine out service

Performing an engine out service on this tired looking engine. We perform a leak down test , a compression test and the number are really good.
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post #2 of 19 Old 02-07-2015, 09:47 AM Thread Starter
 
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Alex- Those TR engines are big lumps, but very pretty. At least when clean.

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Scheduling my TR this month and need an engine repaint as well.
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Alex, if you don't mind sharing - what paint are you using? I assume it's the wrinkle finish?
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Much better with a fresh paint job now
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Looks good and thank you, Alex.

Edit - just looked it up and it's good for 350 F - I would think a 355 get's hotter than 350?
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On valve covers you are fine. I have been using it for years and works well.
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On valve covers you are fine. I have been using it for years and works well.

Alex bravo!

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Alex, thanks for taking the time for this thread! I really enjoy these type of threads....
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On valve covers you are fine. I have been using it for years and works well.
Thank you, I will soon give it a try.
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Very nice job on the repainted valve covers
Thanks for posting here
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Why remove the cams?
rgds,
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Why remove the cams?
Easiest way to replace the cam seals....

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What's the color code or number for the VT paint?
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VHT that is.
Stupid auto correct.
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