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Engine removal from gti

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1Engine removal from gti Empty Engine removal from gti on 26th March 2017, 9:12 pm

Gostek

Gostek
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Hi all. This week I'll getting engine out from wife's Little Miss Sunshine and I was wondering if you guys would have any advises? Will it come outthrough the top or do I drop it?

Thanks Mike


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2Engine removal from gti Empty Re: Engine removal from gti on 27th March 2017, 6:31 am

PartyPete

PartyPete
the one star club
the one star club
drop the engine and box onto a pallet, lift the car up and drag the engine out....probably same as the pulsar minus the transfer box and turbo.

3Engine removal from gti Empty Re: Engine removal from gti on 27th March 2017, 9:49 am

Gostek

Gostek
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No it's not Pete... Gti got sub frame. It actually looks like I could get it out through the top...


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4Engine removal from gti Empty Re: Engine removal from gti on 27th March 2017, 5:30 pm

johnny gtir

johnny gtir
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It's a dream compared to a pulsar. Mine had a sr20 Det in but just the box so light and splits easy. I would still drop it out the bottom personally. What's it coming out for mate ?

5Engine removal from gti Empty Re: Engine removal from gti on 27th March 2017, 5:47 pm

Gostek

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Random oil leaks which I believe is coming from between head and chain cover. So i want to get engine out strip head sump chainc cover and reseale it all... Plus I've got new chain kit for her she's bit rattly in the morning


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6Engine removal from gti Empty Re: Engine removal from gti on 27th March 2017, 6:23 pm

johnny gtir

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Nice one keep us posted with pictures

7Engine removal from gti Empty Re: Engine removal from gti on 27th March 2017, 6:44 pm

Gostek

Gostek
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Will do mate once I'll finish wife's one I'm attacking mine...


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8Engine removal from gti Empty Re: Engine removal from gti on 27th March 2017, 6:49 pm

shroom

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Why does she only get a gti not another gtir? She drove the gtir better than you round track haha


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Now Shagging sheep on the cheap
You wont find one that's for keeps
Spend the money, find a honey

'Shit' think I need to sell my Sunny!

But woman cant replace a sheep
Oh I wish that for the peace!
But I really cant find my honey
The only one I would give my money
Is one with a great big fleece
And then I would be at peace...

9Engine removal from gti Empty Re: Engine removal from gti on 27th March 2017, 7:00 pm

Gostek

Gostek
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@shroom wrote:Why does she only get a gti not another gtir? She drove the gtir better than you round track haha

Well we couldn't find Gtir for this kind of money...

And yeah she drove it faster than me or your dad piss taker


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10Engine removal from gti Empty Re: Engine removal from gti on 28th March 2017, 7:24 am

Mr B

Mr B
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gtir technician
^ hahaha ... Shrooms dad drive like a boss . shroom on other hand couldn't drive a stick up a sheeps arse, hahaha, my driving shite too to be fair lol and my dad no stirling moss either :-(

Top or bottom is possible I would do top, just clear more space between inner wing and leave tranny pretty much in place . A lot depends on working space and what equipment you got do the job really . certainly easier than a R and to be honest R is pretty easy if in same order as nissan built them, normally pain with previous bodges or rusted fittings, rest is 1 2 barbecue 3 4 on the floor ...

11Engine removal from gti Empty Re: Engine removal from gti on 28th March 2017, 8:47 am

shroom

shroom
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Lol I took my driving licence card out to make sure I took it on the day with the other bits and left it on the dining table so he had to go around the track! It was fathers day so thought he could have some fun although it was a total embrarasment as he just pootled around and got overtook by a woman!?!

I dont think the 26 year old suspension and fucked standard brakes did anything for his confidence though we got down to the bottom of the long straight at Rockingham and the brakes decided to go for a walk lol

Yeah I wouldnt bother with a stick haha


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Now Shagging sheep on the cheap
You wont find one that's for keeps
Spend the money, find a honey

'Shit' think I need to sell my Sunny!

But woman cant replace a sheep
Oh I wish that for the peace!
But I really cant find my honey
The only one I would give my money
Is one with a great big fleece
And then I would be at peace...

12Engine removal from gti Empty Re: Engine removal from gti on 28th March 2017, 11:26 am

Mr B

Mr B
gtir technician
gtir technician
^lol

13Engine removal from gti Empty Re: Engine removal from gti on 30th March 2017, 9:37 am

Gostek

Gostek
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Events Organiser
@Mr B wrote:^ hahaha ... Shrooms dad drive like a boss . shroom on other hand couldn't drive a stick up a sheeps arse, hahaha, my driving shite too to be fair lol and my dad no stirling moss either :-(

Top or bottom is possible I would do top, just clear more space between inner wing and leave tranny pretty much in place . A lot depends on working space and what equipment you got do the job really . certainly easier than a R and to be honest R is pretty easy if in same order as nissan built them, normally pain with previous bodges or rusted fittings, rest is 1 2 barbecue   3 4 on the floor ...

I've got proper engine hoist trolley jack etc. My biggest problem is space, my drive is very narrow which makes it bit of a pain. I shall see today how it goes.

Oh and Shroom.... Excuses excuses excuses lol!


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14Engine removal from gti Empty Re: Engine removal from gti on 30th March 2017, 11:27 am

GTI-R US

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Engine, box etc will all come out from top just like many other fwd cars Wink


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15Engine removal from gti Empty Re: Engine removal from gti on 30th March 2017, 12:10 pm

Gostek

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@GTI-R US wrote:Engine, box etc will all come out from top just like many other fwd cars Wink
That's great  thumbsup


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16Engine removal from gti Empty Re: Engine removal from gti on 10th April 2017, 7:03 pm

Gostek

Gostek
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So little update time.

Engine came out through the bottom com I'm lazy and couldn't be asked to drop the car down from the stands...
First sight...
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You know it's going to be good when you see silicon around head gasket...

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Somebody put too short belt on it and to get more clearance they just unbolted tensioner and left it like that  

And here is what I've found under the head...

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Why the fook someone done it like that is beyond me... I'm guessing they were messing witth chain as it had bit of a rattle from tensioner in the morning but why not just to drop the head off when they've messed the gasket up?? wtf!

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this was great sight too. Too long bolt between head and chain cover pulled/cracked cover. fuming Luckily it seals...

All together it took me 3 days engine in out and strip down. I've put new chain kit headgasket + bolts and resealed sum chain cover etc so she should be happy for a while.

And to whoever done this before me... Please stay away from fixing cars... Maybe start doing some painting and decorating or something simpler...fooku


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17Engine removal from gti Empty Re: Engine removal from gti on 10th April 2017, 7:15 pm

mike74

mike74
Yikes, I'm surprised it want haemmoraging oil from every orifice with that standard of repairs

18Engine removal from gti Empty Re: Engine removal from gti on 10th April 2017, 7:18 pm

Gostek

Gostek
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I was leaking like a sieve that's why I've done it....

Anyway why you're not green yet?? Admins are asleep?? lol!


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19Engine removal from gti Empty Re: Engine removal from gti on 10th April 2017, 7:42 pm

nomad

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My fault ive been working far to hard i forgot to update it duh


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20Engine removal from gti Empty Re: Engine removal from gti on 10th April 2017, 8:18 pm

gtir_woody

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It's always interesting but mostly frustrating finding someone's butchery. It's amazing how some people think that's ok lol

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