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Restore Helen

By streetrod

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Sat. Morning. Need to work on Helen but I have book work to do. After lunch I went to the shop. I took some photos of the engine before tear down. I was able to pull intake and heads off. I left the engine in the frame for now. Took about 3 hours. I did it all by hand tools. Don't have 240 to new compressor yet.
The exhaust pipes were cut off just below the torsion bars so I pulled the heads with the exhaust manifolds left on heads.
Valve train looks in good shape. Looks like only 2 cylinders had water in them.
Next step is pulling engine and pull the bottom end appart.
I was told that if I put the block in a drum of diesel fuel this would probably free up the engine.
I am open for suggestions on this matter and would appreciate any info.

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breakneck’s Profile Photo
Mar 16, 2008 at 4:49 pm
Does the Savoy have a Poly 318 in it?

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