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Re: 1990 MR2 GT

Postby War1ock » Wed Feb 20, 2013 11:53 am

Farq!!!

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Re: 1990 MR2 GT

Postby Grrrrrrr! » Wed Feb 20, 2013 11:58 am

There is a good chance your existing one is good to use. Strip it and inspect it, replace the seals if it all measures up okay and has no major scoring inside the pump. So long as there has been no solids go through the pump its probably okay to use once the seals are replaced... its the best lubricated part of the engine :) Make sure the relief valve is set correctly and sliding smoothly!
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Re: 1990 MR2 GT

Postby War1ock » Wed Feb 20, 2013 2:03 pm

Cheers mate will give that a bash :)

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Re: 1990 MR2 GT

Postby War1ock » Mon Jun 10, 2013 1:04 pm

Still busy with this :)

Have gotten the block back. Have started the cleaning process over the past three months.

What I have done:
1.) Cleaned all grime off the Block and resprayed Ford Blue
2.) Cleaned and polished the head
3.) Cleaned and decarboned all valves and other parts.
4.) Cleaned and oiled the crank
5.) Cleaning all cam holders

There will be further updates to follow. There are some pictures but very few.

I wil have to take more it seems I have misplaced them and not uploaded them to photobucket. :(

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Re: 1990 MR2 GT

Postby War1ock » Tue Jun 18, 2013 9:43 am

Parts ordered:

1 x set of JE 86.5mm forged pistons
1 x set arp head studs
1 x set standard ACL bearings Mains
1 x set standard ACL bearings big end
1 x cometic MLS gasket

Three weeks till parts arrive.

Cleaning:
All bolts cleaned. Pics taken before and after. Will upload some time.

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Re: 1990 MR2 GT

Postby War1ock » Mon Jul 08, 2013 1:39 pm

New Pistons have arrived:
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Re: 1990 MR2 GT

Postby War1ock » Wed Apr 02, 2014 10:49 pm

Cometic Gasket arrived :)

ARP Head studs have arrived.

Head has been put together.

WE are almost there.....

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Re: 1990 MR2 GT

Postby War1ock » Wed Apr 02, 2014 10:53 pm

Decided to rebuild the oil pump. New seals, orings and gaskets. Also everything clean and shiny.

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Re: 1990 MR2 GT

Postby War1ock » Tue Sep 02, 2014 1:59 pm

Hi All,

Here is the facebook Page I have created showing the rebuild:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Warlocks-MR2-GT-rebuild/825372544154534?sk=settings&tab=public

I will update this a little later. SOOOO Super excited about this. :D

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Re: 1990 MR2 GT

Postby War1ock » Tue Sep 02, 2014 2:00 pm


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Re: 1990 MR2 GT

Postby War1ock » Sat Mar 24, 2018 10:09 pm

An update after such a long time.

The engine is ready to go back into the body. This will take place tomorrow.

Any one interested in donating some gearbox oil, a battery and some coolant :) :)

These are the last things I need to get her back up and running. Let's hope she lasts now :D

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Re: 1990 MR2 GT

Postby War1ock » Wed Nov 07, 2018 2:13 pm

After almost 6 years I have finally just started adding fluids to the car.

I am impressed that I have not given up on this.

Bled the Clutch, new oil, gear oil, filters, battery.

Just need to finish up the electrics.

SOOOOOOOOOooooOOOOO excited.

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Re: 1990 MR2 GT

Postby War1ock » Tue Nov 20, 2018 2:54 pm

Hi all, I am not sure if I can place a video on here but if not please check my most exciting news on my facebook page "https://www.facebook.com/WarlocksGTRebuild/" EVER!!!