2007 / 2008 Rebuild

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Here's some pics I took while doing the winter rebuild during the 2007 / 2008 winter.  Not sure why I'm documenting this, but it may help someone to see a broad overview of the process.

Page 1: Drivetrain removal

Page 1: Drivetrain removal    Page 2: Engine Disassembly    Page 3: Engine Assembly    Page 4: Drivetrain installation

Cam Failure detail

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Here you can see I've taken off the hood and tranny cover.

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All accessories and connections to the car have been removed / disconnected:

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Scatter shield is removed, tranny mount and driveshaft unbolted:

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Here's the "takeoffs" - header and scatter shield, tranny cover and radiator, carburetors:

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Here's the engine hoist ready to begin:

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Here's the lift process.  A load balancer is essential as you need to change the angle of the drivetrain during the hoisting process:

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Here's the clutch removed and the tranny unbolted:

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Engine on the stand ready to be attacked:

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