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Old Engine

Posted on:
Saturday, October 17th, 2009
Author:
Ken

Here are some pictures of the old engine that was removed and finally sold. What a dirty mess!

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Test fitting the Motor and Transmission in the Car

Posted on:
Saturday, March 14th, 2009
Author:
Ken

I hoisted the assembly to get it ready to drop it into the car from the top of the car. I then went on to make sure that the path is clear for me to drop the assembly in. It became clear that I needed to remove a few more things. First thing I noticed [...]

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Fuel tank removal and clean up

Posted on:
Sunday, September 28th, 2008
Author:
Ken

This will be my last day playing in the dirt and grease. With the engine removed and the gas tank drained from earlier, I proceeded to remove the fuel tank and fuel tank components. I wondered what the fuel tank would look like when it was removed from the car. As it turns out, the [...]

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Engine Removed! Finally!

Posted on:
Friday, September 26th, 2008
Author:
Ken

My plan of attack to get the stubborn engine out is as follows: Jack up the frame as high as the jack stands will let me. Must be careful not to jack up one end of the car too much as the car could potentially tip over. Get under the car and remove as many [...]

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Engine Removal – Day 3

Posted on:
Monday, September 22nd, 2008
Author:
Ken

Another workday! Time to take out the engine! Right after work on Monday, I change into my dirty gear and went into the garage; Steve also came over to help. We hooked up the engine hoist to the 2 engine hooks on either side of the engine block. The manual suggested that for better balance, [...]

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Removing engine – Day 2

Posted on:
Sunday, September 21st, 2008
Author:
Ken

Since the engine and transmission assembly is pretty heavy, I built one of these dollies with some scrap wood I had in the garage. The air condition compressor is mounted to the engine so I needed to remove the compressor first before I can remove the engine. However, since the air conditioning system could still [...]

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Draining fluids and preparing for engine removal – Day 1

Posted on:
Sunday, September 14th, 2008
Author:
Ken

I started to remove the greasy and dirty internal combustion engine and the related components that I will not need in the electric vehicle today. First, I needed the following tools/supplies; my EV friend, Steve, had most of these tools and brought them to help me with my first day on the job. 1986 Toyota [...]

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