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TC 1558 engine rebuild - BV weber original L block

PostPost by: roadterror » Sun Jul 19, 2009 6:18 am

Have finally received new engine parts from Burton for my engine rebuild. Been searching any info I can find on the net before I start assembling the motor.

New fresh bores +30 oversize AE pistons, undersize 20 mains and BE
CPL2 camshafts, ported weber head

Thinking of light steel flywheel - QED?

Remember reading somewhere a long while back about the con-rods being designed the wrong way round??? Squirt holes on the opposite side?

Any advice, tips will be most appreciated. TIA.

Cheers,
Brian
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PostPost by: alaric » Sun Jul 19, 2009 5:42 pm

The book by Miles Wilkins, on the Twincam, may have the info you're looking for.

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