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Chappers
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LEL 437F

Post by Chappers » Mon Jan 21, 2019 12:58 pm

Hi All

I have re-joined the register after a few years absence and have started the revival of my MK2 LC. Unfortunately, although the engine was in reasonably good condition before it was taken off the road there has been water ingress into one of the cylinder which has left it highly corroded.

The engine has been sent to Agra engineering in Dundee (very highly recommended) and they have proposed a rebore, slightly larger pistons and a full re-balance/retune. They have estimated a cost of around 6.5K which is a lot steeper than I expected.

Can someone let me know if this figure is about right for this type of work or a recomended supplier that could do it cheaper.

Thanks

Graham

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Re: LEL 437F

Post by Keith Halstead » Mon Jan 21, 2019 3:52 pm

Check out Steve Thomas under Dynatech 07768 382468 - he advertises in the QB magazine.

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Steve 155C
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Re: LEL 437F

Post by Steve 155C » Mon Jan 21, 2019 8:49 pm

If that is just for the work you have mentioned it is very dear. Get a couple of other quotes.

As well as Steve who Keith mentions where is also CTM who also advertise in the QB magazine. The problem for you is they are both down South.

We do have some members in Scotland , try contacting them to see who they recommend. George Knotman (member id WAF) might be worth contacting for a recommendation.

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Re: LEL 437F

Post by waf » Tue Jan 22, 2019 2:03 pm

Hi Both my engines were done by Agra.

My Cortina on was a good few years ago and is still going well.

My Elan engine was done about 3 years ago and is a great engine- see dyno print.

I didn't ask for a price for the Elan engine ( should have ) as the final bill was around what you were quoted and about £2000 more than I thought it would be!

The Elan engine;
Head skimmed, new valves and valve seats
Block rebored and new pistons
Crank grind- shells etc
new water/oil pump
Carbs cleaned and rebuilt
Balanced during build
Dyno tested
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Re: LEL 437F

Post by Chappers » Wed Jan 23, 2019 9:20 pm

Thanks Guys, I'll do some investigating.

Do you know how i can see George's (WAF's) pictures, it say I dont have permission.

Cheers

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Re: LEL 437F

Post by Steve 155C » Wed Jan 23, 2019 9:29 pm

Chappers wrote:
Wed Jan 23, 2019 9:20 pm
Thanks Guys, I'll do some investigating.

Do you know how i can see George's (WAF's) pictures, it say I dont have permission.

Cheers
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Re: LEL 437F

Post by Chappers » Sat Jan 26, 2019 12:03 pm

Hi

I understood I was a LCR club member after paying my annual subscription

Thanks

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Re: LEL 437F

Post by Steve 155C » Sun Jan 27, 2019 8:32 pm

Chappers wrote:
Sat Jan 26, 2019 12:03 pm
Hi

I understood I was a LCR club member after paying my annual subscription

Thanks
Hi Graham, I have now sorted your forum access.

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