Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Checking Run-Out On R3 Avanti Engine


Every factory engine and transmission is aligned and dowel pinned at the factory.  The dowel pins were missing from the previous engine work - approximately 20+ years ago.  I checked the  alignment and used oversize pins to hold the center line of both crankshaft and transmission.  These have to be on the same plane or the flex-plate will crack and/or break and the front pump of the transmission will wear out or break.

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