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Old 25-02-2013, 08:26 PM   #141
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Why not just hone what you've got, replace rings and not worry about the score mark if its only a few months.
Because a hone wont take that scratch out. Its deap, real deap. It will take a bore to get it out
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Old 25-02-2013, 08:48 PM   #142
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So what if its scratched is. My point. The motor may not be the best but if you're doing it again anyway, isn't worth a try?
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how deep is the scratch for interests sake?
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Old 25-02-2013, 08:52 PM   #144
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exactly
and if you want to just build the motor now and be done with it, go look for a BG BP block, why go through the stupid trouble of looking specifically for a BPT block? Almost all the BG BP blocks are the exact same as the BPT... they all have the feed holes, they're just capped off!

much easier to look for a BG block from an Astina/323 than bothering with an imported motor
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Old 25-02-2013, 09:39 PM   #145
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exactly
and if you want to just build the motor now and be done with it, go look for a BG BP block, why go through the stupid trouble of looking specifically for a BPT block? Almost all the BG BP blocks are the exact same as the BPT... they all have the feed holes, they're just capped off!

much easier to look for a BG block from an Astina/323 than bothering with an imported motor
The reason im looking for a bpt block or said i wanted a bpt block is because some people keep them more than the na block thinking there better. When there the same. Plus i have sorced two blocks that i will be looking at tomorrow.
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Old 25-02-2013, 09:42 PM   #146
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how deep is the scratch for interests sake?
I can feel it with my finger.. If i could feel it with my nail and only my nail then id be ok with it. But the fact that i can feel it with my skin on my finger.
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are you keeping it or throwing it?
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Old 25-02-2013, 10:06 PM   #148
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are you keeping it or throwing it?
Not sure yet.. Might just thro it..
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Old 25-02-2013, 10:28 PM   #149
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weren't you going to bore one later? would still be good for that.
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Old 26-02-2013, 09:16 AM   #150
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Not sure yet.. Might just thro it..
If you are gonna throw it. I'll take it.
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Old 26-02-2013, 11:43 AM   #151
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If you are gonna throw it. I'll take it.
No worries. If i don't use it, its all yours.
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Old 07-03-2013, 08:07 AM   #152
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Ok so here is the update guys.. below is some pistures from when Myself and ICE88 disassembled the BPT motor i had. I was very happy to find that there was some B6t rods inside but also unhappy that there was a nice scratch on the bore too





as u can see, on the right is a standard NA piston and Rod. these are the same rod used on the BPT but the BPT uses a different CR piston. and on the left is the B6T rod on a BPT (8.2:1 CR) piston.











this is that scratch in the bore.. and this is after a good hone too..

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ok so last sunday ICE88 and myself when and pulled out my old motor..

its not going to look like this ever again






After removing the hole under body of the engine, i test fitted my new/different cross member and it fits quict well




some more photos of me removing stuff.






Kris looking lost whise looking for the right rachet spanner



OW NO WHERE DID THE MOTOR GO :O



this is why im getting my engine bay repainted.. at one stage in the cars life the battery must have leaked or exploded and.... yer u can see what its done.



so thats as far as we got. the gearbox is detached from the motor and the adaptor plate is ready to go on.. just wating on my new gearbox and then its time to start bolting on the turbo goodies to the na block.
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what crossmember is that?
adapter plate? you putting in a toyota box?
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what crossmember is that?
adapter plate? you putting in a toyota box?
Its off a tx3 awd. Need it for the rear mount possion.

And yes going sw20 box. Will update soon with more details on that.
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once that gearbox is in, you should figure out a way to reinforce that crossmember.... it looks weak!
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Old 07-03-2013, 04:54 PM   #157
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I LOL'ed. there's always something wrong with our builds hey Ed

looks like mine does. sucks about the battery acid though. all new mounts and bushes while you're in there I assume?
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Old 07-03-2013, 05:00 PM   #158
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Thats because Edwin is anal. End of Story.
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Old 07-03-2013, 08:50 PM   #159
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Thats because Edwin is anal. End of Story.
hey, I'm someone who has very high standards
improvements come because of constructive criticism doesn't it?
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