Engine Stripping

Not so much work done yesterday rather a logistical PITA getting the engine in the workshop so it can be rebuilt at some point (Good weather = work on body, bad weather = work on engine :)) First of all, remove the clutch and cover to get the bracket on for the stand. Clutch doesn’t […]

Engine Removal

Yesterday was a fairly productive day, took a trip out and bought myself this: http://i515.photobucket.com/albums/t356/mandelbug08/Nissan%20200sx%20S13/IMG_0038.jpg hooked it all up, fingers crossed I haven’t forgotten anything http://i515.photobucket.com/albums/t356/mandelbug08/Nissan%20200sx%20S13/IMG_0039.jpg yay, no I haven’t, I remembered I needed a bit more clearance for disconnecting the heater pipes and after a bit of jiggery pokery, hey presto. Ended up taking […]

Engine bay prep work

And today I have spent the day stripping bits n pieces out of the engine bay in preparation for yanking the engine out. http://i515.photobucket.com/albums/t356/mandelbug08/Nissan%20200sx%20S13/IMG_0031.jpg http://i515.photobucket.com/albums/t356/mandelbug08/Nissan%20200sx%20S13/IMG_0032.jpg Just need to sort out an engine hoist to get it out and onto the stand for strip down. Clean the engine bay up and sort the rot, bin the […]

Inner wing work

OK done a little more tonight on the tops of the inner wings today. First of all, attack the surface rust with a wire brush http://i515.photobucket.com/albums/t356/mandelbug08/Nissan%20200sx%20S13/IMG_0026.jpg http://i515.photobucket.com/albums/t356/mandelbug08/Nissan%20200sx%20S13/IMG_0028.jpg and then cover with Hammerite to provide a little protection http://i515.photobucket.com/albums/t356/mandelbug08/Nissan%20200sx%20S13/IMG_0029.jpg http://i515.photobucket.com/albums/t356/mandelbug08/Nissan%20200sx%20S13/IMG_0030.jpg Need to start getting the engine out this week and start clearing up the engine bay

Removing Sound deadening

OK So last weekend I started stripping out the sound deadening, by god it’s hard work http://i515.photobucket.com/albums/t356/mandelbug08/Nissan%20200sx%20S13/IMG_0012.jpg Rust hole in the rear passenger foot well that will require a weld up 🙂 http://i515.photobucket.com/albums/t356/mandelbug08/Nissan%20200sx%20S13/IMG_0011.jpg http://i515.photobucket.com/albums/t356/mandelbug08/Nissan%20200sx%20S13/IMG_0010.jpg Yesterday I went out and picked up some Z32 front calipers from a chap on here (TurboDailyDan :thumbs:) Going to give […]