Build Project: Wilbur’s 2.1 DJ

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Re: Build Project: Wilbur’s 2.1 DJ

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Top tip: if the gearbox is still in, loosen the four bolts in the front mount to chassis. That'll let it slide forward a few mm to compensate for the offset moustache bar and take the shear force off your engine mounts.

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Buttoned up the heads @ 10/50Nm. I find it easier to locate the push rods into the hydraulic lifters when it’s up on an angle.

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Quick mock up with the parts I have. Needs all the coolant pipe rubbers replacing and a few spring band clamps.

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My work is done.

Handing this back to Wilbur.

I guess we wait for the paint shop to re-open so we have something to put this engine into ...
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Re: Build Project: Wilbur’s 2.1 DJ

Post by syncroy »

Hi Wilbur, I was reading this post about your 2.1 DJ rebuild with interest as i'm about to go through the same. Can I ask a couple of questions? You mentioned a rebuild in 2017 for your camper - is this engine still going well and who did the rebuild? And how is this current rebuild doing? any recommendations gratefully received
Thanks :)

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