My New 2.0L 340, Running!!!! UPDATE WARNING 56K

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My New 2.0L 340, Running!!!! UPDATE WARNING 56K

Post by 340GLT » 05 Mar 2008 03:36 pm

Right guys i havent been posting for a while, as i have been having a mad few months TBH. But i have been plowing on with the 340. I was offered a williams engine for a good price before christmas so have been slowly but surely building and modifying that.
The pictures show how i bought it in components. Engine now has a port matched head and a williams tubular manifold, (not in pics) I have custom made the front cover to show the pulleys, which are soon to be adjustables.
The rocker cover has also been polished by myself. (I may offer this as a service in the offers section if anyone is interested?)
Anyways enjoy the pics.
Adam

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Old cover
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New Cover
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Manifold still to be modded.
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Post by redline » 05 Mar 2008 03:39 pm

Adam , you never fail to amaze , well done mate keep it up
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Post by Jason B » 05 Mar 2008 05:04 pm

nice work! you've inspired me to get cracking on my engine at the weekend once my cam and bits turn up :D (I now officially hate customs)
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Post by CarlD » 05 Mar 2008 05:10 pm

You know Adam is up to something when he goes quite for a while :wink:

Nice work there Ad.

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Post by SteveP » 05 Mar 2008 06:39 pm

Verrryyy nice work mate....

R-Sport though? ;)
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Post by griffo20022 » 05 Mar 2008 06:56 pm

Looks proper bo ad! Love the pulley cover! Lee was telling me you spent AGES on that thing right? I love the exposed pulleys! My engines not back together yet, hmmmmm :roll:

Anyway it's all about the yellow block not blue block y0'! Lol! Keep up the good work dude!
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Post by redline » 05 Mar 2008 07:51 pm

SteveP wrote: R-Sport though? ;)
well the engines from a sporty R enault clio :lol:
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Post by jarlidge » 05 Mar 2008 08:04 pm

hi adam

thats sure to be one very amazing car.

can't wait to see the finished project.

well done

jeff

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Post by bennett » 05 Mar 2008 11:33 pm

looking good
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Post by foggyjames » 06 Mar 2008 01:57 am

I was under the impression that the F7R engine had the starter on the wrong side? I'm far from being an expert on the 1.7 family of engines, though!

Great work...that that polished cam cover looks amazing. I'm not often impressed by those (usually due to the design of the cover), but that looks excellent.

Is this for your grey car?

cheers

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Post by 340GLT » 06 Mar 2008 02:40 am

No the starter is on the correct side on all F7R's as far as i know. I did see that myth floating around the forum a while ago.
Yeh this is for my grey one.
Adam
F559 LFE - 340R 2.0 16v
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Post by foggyjames » 06 Mar 2008 03:28 am

It's still very much floating around. :?

Do you have a definitive list of which engines do and don't fit? All F7xs, for example? I'd like to compile an article.

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Post by MJ » 06 Mar 2008 03:33 am

Looking very impressive Adam :)
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Post by filthyjohn » 06 Mar 2008 03:39 am

Nice one, the R is a much more inspiring engine than the P.
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Post by 340GLT » 06 Mar 2008 10:15 am

As i mentioned in my first post i have a williams exhaust manifold for this engine. Here it is after paint and being wrapped. The manifold has also been ported.
Adam

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F559 LFE - 340R 2.0 16v
C208 CTR - 340 1.8 16v
D300 LBO - 360 GLT 3 Door Turbo project!! (and restoration)
F706 RBX - 350R in process!!!

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