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Re: Reviving an old 110
Posted by: Lane66m ()
Date: April 25, 2018 06:16PM

I have PM Kenzen about shipping the springs to him after we return from Helen.

Anyone wishing to purchase the springs as a batch, they are available as soon as Kenzen has completed his tests. All requests to purchase should be PM'd to myself and Kenzen.

Al Lane
Ellabell GA

1966 Monza Coupe, 110 hp, 4 Spd
1968 Camaro SS Coupe 350 CI 295+ HP PG
1964 Greenbrier Deluxe, 6 dr, 80 hp car engine, PG
2015 Chevrolet Malibu 2LT
2018 Chevrolet Silverado LTZ Z71 Centennial Edition
1947 Farmall A tractor 15 hp


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Re: Reviving an old 110
Posted by: Lane66m ()
Date: April 27, 2018 02:47AM

Just an update I forgot to post Wednesday evening.

We have got a great no rust fan shroud cleaned and modified for a 12 plate oil cooler. Air cleaner and crossover tube paint stripping have been started. Lower shrouds have had thermostat mounts and shields removed. Rust had formed near them. Shrouds are in great shape except for this one issue. Exhaust mount is painted and ready to go. Left cooling air box and door is painted and ready to go.

Al Lane
Ellabell GA

1966 Monza Coupe, 110 hp, 4 Spd
1968 Camaro SS Coupe 350 CI 295+ HP PG
1964 Greenbrier Deluxe, 6 dr, 80 hp car engine, PG
2015 Chevrolet Malibu 2LT
2018 Chevrolet Silverado LTZ Z71 Centennial Edition
1947 Farmall A tractor 15 hp


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Re: Reviving an old 110
Posted by: Lane66m ()
Date: June 04, 2018 01:01PM

Started pulling lifters on the engine when I realized that there was no spring action on them. Setup a divided container to soak the lifters in. Removed and disassembled all lifters. Only 4 lifters had any spring action. All lifters inner cylinder resisted coming out of outer cylinder.

Lifters now resting in the divided marked container soaking in mineral spirits. We will let them soak for a few days to loosen up the caked up oil residue.

Removed Oil Filler / Alternator Mount Adapter. Prepped harmonic balancer for puller installation/removal

Al Lane
Ellabell GA

1966 Monza Coupe, 110 hp, 4 Spd
1968 Camaro SS Coupe 350 CI 295+ HP PG
1964 Greenbrier Deluxe, 6 dr, 80 hp car engine, PG
2015 Chevrolet Malibu 2LT
2018 Chevrolet Silverado LTZ Z71 Centennial Edition
1947 Farmall A tractor 15 hp


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Re: Reviving an old 110
Posted by: rnch ()
Date: June 06, 2018 04:50AM

Enjoying your step-by-step engine tear-downs and observations.


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Re: Reviving an old 110
Posted by: Lane66m ()
Date: June 06, 2018 07:21AM

Taking a break this weekend. Going to Jacksonville NC tomorrow to deliver nephew's belongings to his new place. We will be back Monday and start the work again. Lifters reassembly & installation then rear cover replacement.

So keep watching things should pick up on this Mouse House 110 engine next week.drinking smiley

Al Lane
Ellabell GA

1966 Monza Coupe, 110 hp, 4 Spd
1968 Camaro SS Coupe 350 CI 295+ HP PG
1964 Greenbrier Deluxe, 6 dr, 80 hp car engine, PG
2015 Chevrolet Malibu 2LT
2018 Chevrolet Silverado LTZ Z71 Centennial Edition
1947 Farmall A tractor 15 hp


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Re: Reviving an old 110
Posted by: Lane66m ()
Date: June 18, 2018 03:18PM

Well, it took a bit longer to get back to the Mouse House 110. Life priorities stepped in again.

We cleaned and assembled the lifters for the left head. Filled the lifters with oil as I was assembling them. The assembled lifters are now in a divided container bathing in engine oil until it is time to install them.

We took off the oil cooler adapter, harmonic balancer and rear cover. Cleaned up the areas of all residual oil gunk. New gaskets greased and inserted in placed for the replacement cleaned and newly painted oil cooler adapter, rear cover and top cover & vent diffuser. These parts are installed and temporarily secured with old bolts.

Replacement bolts & washers being cleaned up now to hopefully install them tomorrow.

Edit: Added Photos.

Al Lane
Ellabell GA

1966 Monza Coupe, 110 hp, 4 Spd
1968 Camaro SS Coupe 350 CI 295+ HP PG
1964 Greenbrier Deluxe, 6 dr, 80 hp car engine, PG
2015 Chevrolet Malibu 2LT
2018 Chevrolet Silverado LTZ Z71 Centennial Edition
1947 Farmall A tractor 15 hp





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Re: Reviving an old 110
Posted by: Lane66m ()
Date: June 18, 2018 03:22PM

Oil pump plates cleaned and polished. Best one to be selected tomorrow.

Al Lane
Ellabell GA

1966 Monza Coupe, 110 hp, 4 Spd
1968 Camaro SS Coupe 350 CI 295+ HP PG
1964 Greenbrier Deluxe, 6 dr, 80 hp car engine, PG
2015 Chevrolet Malibu 2LT
2018 Chevrolet Silverado LTZ Z71 Centennial Edition
1947 Farmall A tractor 15 hp


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Re: Reviving an old 110
Posted by: dansk ()
Date: June 19, 2018 05:44AM

What is the aircraft you have parked there? Almost looks to be a Long Ez, but I think the landing gear is too wide.

Dann

Dann
So. Calif.
Granada Hills
Daily drivers
1996 Ford E350 Powerstroke diesel
2003 Volkwagen Jetta
Fun cars
1965 Corsa Turbo (currently undergoing total restoration) + 65 Corsa 140 waiting for resto
1994 Dodge Viper RT10
1996 Dodge Viper GTS
1998 Dodge Viper GT2

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Re: Reviving an old 110
Posted by: Lane66m ()
Date: June 19, 2018 06:41AM

That is a Stinson under restoration by Rick and co-owner Joe. Awaiting Rick to get some spare time to crawl under the instrument panel. They have to rewire the bird.

Al Lane
Ellabell GA

1966 Monza Coupe, 110 hp, 4 Spd
1968 Camaro SS Coupe 350 CI 295+ HP PG
1964 Greenbrier Deluxe, 6 dr, 80 hp car engine, PG
2015 Chevrolet Malibu 2LT
2018 Chevrolet Silverado LTZ Z71 Centennial Edition
1947 Farmall A tractor 15 hp


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Re: Reviving an old 110
Posted by: Lane66m ()
Date: June 19, 2018 03:53PM

We did some more work on the 110 today. Only 95 degrees, but hanger felt like 110.

Removed oil filler/alternator adapter to replace the filter bypass valve in the rear cover. Installed cleaned and painted hardware in rear cover. Installed oil filler/alternator adapter with cleaned and painted hardware. New chromed oil cap and new fan belt idler pulley installed. Loosely installed cleaned and painted hardware in crankcase top cover. Might have to remove it to work on 2 piston replacements.

Cleaned oil pump cavity in rear cover and installed pump gears. Loosely installed pump cover plate. Will do measurements tomorrow. Distributor loosely set in place.

Installed heat shield on left cylinders. Clips not installed as some studs have come out previously with rocker nuts when removing push rod tubes. As loose studs are identified, it will be determined if they will be replaced due to corrosion damage. The outboard one for the # 2 cylinder came out and will be replaced. New stud in place, ready for Lock-tite and tightening. #2 cylinder pushrod tubes in place with new O-rings.

Removed oil pickup tube as it had been smashed into oil pan.

No photos today. Maybe tomorrow if I get more done with left pushrod tubes.

Al Lane
Ellabell GA

1966 Monza Coupe, 110 hp, 4 Spd
1968 Camaro SS Coupe 350 CI 295+ HP PG
1964 Greenbrier Deluxe, 6 dr, 80 hp car engine, PG
2015 Chevrolet Malibu 2LT
2018 Chevrolet Silverado LTZ Z71 Centennial Edition
1947 Farmall A tractor 15 hp


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Re: Reviving an old 110
Posted by: cepak ()
Date: June 19, 2018 05:16PM

So have you been keeping track of the hours you’ve spent so far? Just curious for when I do this.


Tom Cepak
DFW, TX

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Re: Reviving an old 110
Posted by: Lane66m ()
Date: June 19, 2018 06:59PM

Tom:

I have not kept track of the hours at all. You will spend most of your time cleaning and painting parts. The removal of parts the least amount of time will be expended. The assembly should be time consuming only because you will take your time doing it slow and right.

I have made a spreadsheet for the parts needed for this engine and all parts needing cleaning and painting. It helps in having a list to track what you have done, what needs to be done, what is on hand and what is needed to be acquired.I also did the spreadsheet for my Big Valve engine which is being built up from a bare block. If you would like to see these spreadsheets, send me a PM with an email address.

Al Lane
Ellabell GA

1966 Monza Coupe, 110 hp, 4 Spd
1968 Camaro SS Coupe 350 CI 295+ HP PG
1964 Greenbrier Deluxe, 6 dr, 80 hp car engine, PG
2015 Chevrolet Malibu 2LT
2018 Chevrolet Silverado LTZ Z71 Centennial Edition
1947 Farmall A tractor 15 hp


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Re: Reviving an old 110 / Spreadsheets
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Date: June 20, 2018 12:22PM


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Re: Reviving an old 110
Posted by: Lane66m ()
Date: June 20, 2018 01:37PM

Today was the day to clean and paint a bell housing for the Mouse House 110. Task completed.

Collecting cleaning bolts and washers now. Yes, I remember washers only under the bolts around the crankshaft. None on the lower 4.

Al Lane
Ellabell GA

1966 Monza Coupe, 110 hp, 4 Spd
1968 Camaro SS Coupe 350 CI 295+ HP PG
1964 Greenbrier Deluxe, 6 dr, 80 hp car engine, PG
2015 Chevrolet Malibu 2LT
2018 Chevrolet Silverado LTZ Z71 Centennial Edition
1947 Farmall A tractor 15 hp


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Re: Reviving an old 110
Posted by: Lane66m ()
Date: June 20, 2018 03:25PM

Collected the correct bolts and washers. I had to go back and review where the long ones went.

I have attached 2 photos which will help me when I mount the bell housing. Hope it helps someone else.

Please do NOT use the schematic in Clark's Catalog on Page 182. It is incorrect (STILL since 2011) regarding the long bolts. The photos attached show the correct location.

Put the long bolts in wrong place and you may damage your engine block.

Al Lane
Ellabell GA

1966 Monza Coupe, 110 hp, 4 Spd
1968 Camaro SS Coupe 350 CI 295+ HP PG
1964 Greenbrier Deluxe, 6 dr, 80 hp car engine, PG
2015 Chevrolet Malibu 2LT
2018 Chevrolet Silverado LTZ Z71 Centennial Edition
1947 Farmall A tractor 15 hp


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Re: Reviving an old 110
Posted by: Lane66m ()
Date: June 21, 2018 07:40PM

Installed skid plate and engine mount bracket.

Inserted replacement #2 short cylinder stud with Lock-tite. Ensured it fully seated. Installed heatshield and clips.

Installed #2 pushrod tubes with new O-rings. 30 minutes following stud installation, I secured with lock plate and rocker nuts torqued to 30 ft-lbs. New o-rings under lock plate.

Removed #6 rocker stud nuts in prep to install replacement exhaust tube.

Made measurement of new pump gears in housing and selected proper gasket for oil pump plate. Lightly lubricated pump lobes with white grease. Installed gasket, plate and bolts and torqued bolts.

Installed new seal in bell housing with light coat of sealant around housing hole.

No photos as I was too tired to get one taken. Too hot in hanger.

Al Lane
Ellabell GA

1966 Monza Coupe, 110 hp, 4 Spd
1968 Camaro SS Coupe 350 CI 295+ HP PG
1964 Greenbrier Deluxe, 6 dr, 80 hp car engine, PG
2015 Chevrolet Malibu 2LT
2018 Chevrolet Silverado LTZ Z71 Centennial Edition
1947 Farmall A tractor 15 hp


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Re: Reviving an old 110
Posted by: Lane66m ()
Date: June 24, 2018 03:42AM

Yesterday Donna and I got a bit of work done on the engine. Installed the oil pressure regulator parts and torqued the cover. Installed skid plate and engine mount plate with replacement hardware and torqued hardware.

Installed pushrod tubes with new orings on #6. Installed lock plate with new o-rings and installed & torqued rocker stud nuts. Removed #4 rocker stud nuts and the exhaust side stud came out. Replaced stud using Lock-tite, setting stud to proper depth. Installed tubes with new o-rings. Installed lock plate with new o-rings and installed & torqued rocker stud nuts.

Donna cleaned the pushrods, rockers, balls and rocker nuts. Used safetywire to clear oiling holes in all the tubes. Installed all the parts back on the left head from where they were removed. Rocker nuts were set with 2 threads showing until proper adjustment can be done following right head installation.

Al Lane
Ellabell GA

1966 Monza Coupe, 110 hp, 4 Spd
1968 Camaro SS Coupe 350 CI 295+ HP PG
1964 Greenbrier Deluxe, 6 dr, 80 hp car engine, PG
2015 Chevrolet Malibu 2LT
2018 Chevrolet Silverado LTZ Z71 Centennial Edition
1947 Farmall A tractor 15 hp


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Re: Reviving an old 110
Posted by: Lane66m ()
Date: June 24, 2018 03:53AM

Yesterday, we also installed 5 upper head studs that broke during nut removal or came out while trying to remove the head nut. All were installed using Lock-tite. All required more that 30 ft-lbs to set to proper depth.

There is still a broken upper and a broken lower bolt that have to be removed. They broke close to the block face. They will be done soon by Rick.

Pulled #1 & #5 pistons & cylinders for piston replacement (corrosion). They will be taken to local machine shop for task accomplishment. #3 piston & cylinder will be pulled for ring replacement when rings are being done. Crankshaft journals protected by oily rags. Rod bearings protected by oily rag trapped by rod cap.

Al Lane
Ellabell GA

1966 Monza Coupe, 110 hp, 4 Spd
1968 Camaro SS Coupe 350 CI 295+ HP PG
1964 Greenbrier Deluxe, 6 dr, 80 hp car engine, PG
2015 Chevrolet Malibu 2LT
2018 Chevrolet Silverado LTZ Z71 Centennial Edition
1947 Farmall A tractor 15 hp


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Re: Reviving an old 110
Posted by: rnch ()
Date: June 24, 2018 05:54AM

Lane66m Wrote:
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> Yesterday Donna and I got a bit of work done on
> the engine. Installed the oil pressure regulator
> parts and torqued the cover. Installed skid plate
> and engine mount plate with replacement hardware
> and torqued hardware.
>
> Installed pushrod tubes with new orings on #6.
> Installed lock plate with new o-rings and
> installed & torqued rocker stud nuts. Removed #4
> rocker stud nuts and the exhaust side stud came
> out. Replaced stud using Lock-tite, setting stud
> to proper depth. Installed tubes with new
> o-rings. Installed lock plate with new o-rings
> and installed & torqued rocker stud nuts.
>
> Donna cleaned the pushrods, rockers, balls and
> rocker nuts. Used safetywire to clear oiling
> holes in all the tubes. Installed all the parts
> back on the left head from where they were
> removed. Rocker nuts were set with 2 threads
> showing until proper adjustment can be done
> following right head installation.



Donna is a "keeper".




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Re: Reviving an old 110
Posted by: Lane66m ()
Date: June 24, 2018 06:28AM

Yes, She IS. She did the taping of the Camaro mag wheels yesterday so I could paint them a dark graphite gray. They look good also.

Al Lane
Ellabell GA

1966 Monza Coupe, 110 hp, 4 Spd
1968 Camaro SS Coupe 350 CI 295+ HP PG
1964 Greenbrier Deluxe, 6 dr, 80 hp car engine, PG
2015 Chevrolet Malibu 2LT
2018 Chevrolet Silverado LTZ Z71 Centennial Edition
1947 Farmall A tractor 15 hp


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