[ROVERNET - UK] Clickety Clat
admin at nottinghamroad.com
Thu Mar 31 06:18:34 BST 2005
I did notice the head gasket overlapped the bores by 1/8" or so. I wonder
(hope) this is causing some of the clicking sound. Maybe when torqued down,
the overlapped area recessed slightly into the bores and the pistons are
hitting the gasket.
I will order a 2200 gasket straight away (are you listening, Pierre!?).
Thank you for the input.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Eric Russell" <p6rovers at yahoo.com>
To: <rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com>
Sent: Wednesday, March 30, 2005 9:06 PM
Subject: Re: [ROVERNET - UK] Clickety Clat
> My understanding is that the piston might contact the
> circular portion of the gasket surrounding the
> cylinder or some other problem may be caused by the
> 2000 gasket extending into the combustion chamber.
> Using a 2000 headgasket for a 2200 conversion is not a
> recommended procedure based upon discussions I have
> had with the mechanical experts I have consulted as I
> started on the conversion process.
> I think you should take the head off, check for damage
> and install a 2200 head gasket.
> Also, select a new drill bit the size of the small
> steam holes alongside each cylinder and and expand the
> matching holes on the new 2200 headgasket. The gasket
> holes are smaller than they should be for this
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