COME Racing assembling the short block and more...
After machining everything you are ready to assemble the engine. A few hints on how to do certain checks to ensure everything goes together correctly. Measuring clearances, cam dial in, lifter preload setting etc.
Installing Rope Seals
Description and installation of the crankshaft rear oil seal.
308 v8 holden rebuild- glen l - bonanza wooden boat, inboard v8
step by step rebuild of my 308 holden, inboard boat engine. This is a marinised engine, installed into the Glen l Bonanza I built from scratch. The motor had not run for a while, and the bearing were very tight and 1 of the pistons was blown out. New bearing, rings and pistons, bore grind and new paint job. about $1200 all up, not including my time. This was a cheap rebuild, but the results have been great. see my other videos of the boat in action.
Rope Seal Troubles
Here's a problem with rope seals. They cause the crank to not seat properly in the block. Always check to see if your crankshaft turns before you install this type of seal. Rope seals must be pressed into place before the crank is reinstalled. Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine Shop (949) 631-6376 Don't forget to 'Click' and SUBSCRIBE!