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Engine started

At last and after 6 months of work (mid september 2011), today Friday 4 of May 2012 I started the new engine for first time. And the engine fired at first attempt. Still there are some work to do. More checking, continue breaking in, more checking and so on.. Anyway - engine is running and a major milestone is achieved..





Update 11 May : The engine seems to be running fine. I have some problems with the transmission. The transmission (a TH700R4), which is fully overhauled and strengthen, does not shift to second and third gear. For the moment I have only first and revers. I thought there were som problems with the TV-cable - but it is not. The workshop which did the job on the transmission is local - they will of course fix the problem for me.


I`m also installing Innovative wideband lambda in the Vette (for AFR). I will also do a TTS Datamaster logging on the engine. 

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