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After owning my 34 for nearly 2 years now i had no choice to rebuild my block after piston 6 had failed, I had originally planned to forge the bottom end so i decided to start collecting the parts together as they became available on this very forum :)








After knowing the engine had lost power i got the car over to TDI (My local Tuners) for a closer inspection to what had happened, They confirmed that piston 6 had a problem and couldn't tell me anymore until the block had been split.








I garaged the car for a few months before i decided on who to take it to.


I decided with Andy & Richard over at AMT. It was after speaking to them both about working on the head of the RB26 i decided to take the plunge.








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Finally the engine came out and it was now time for the mad scientist to split the block :bowdown1:






















CNC Machine Perspex for the trigger kit.




Latest Edition are the wheels i got from TABZ Which i've been looking for awhile now.



To be Continued :wavey:
 

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Thats some good work Bob- it's going to be amazing once finished
 

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Looking even better on the new wheels.

Any reason why that particular piston failed??
As you know i've always liked the look of those CE28n's after i saw them on yours.

I remember TDI telling me it were down to DET i believe, Not to sure what that is. I went to AMT a few weeks back and Andy showed me the piston had a small chunk missing from its side.
 

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Oh okay..

Was the car in a relatively mild stage of tune before this piston failure?

Hopefully you will get the car back soon!

TDi South is quite a nice garage and only 20 miles away from me..
 

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Oh okay..

Was the car in a relatively mild stage of tune before this piston failure?

Hopefully you will get the car back soon!

TDi South is quite a nice garage and only 20 miles away from me..
It had been mapped at TDI & I know the car had been off the road prior to me buying it, Previous owner used it for track days.
 

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Looking good bob, not suprised at all with the luck you had at Tdi I think the saying all the gear no idea suites them pretty well. I have seen a bill from them to a skyline owner for a rebuild and it was silly money, it didn't last long either.
 

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Looking good bob, not suprised at all with the luck you had at Tdi I think the saying all the gear no idea suites them pretty well. I have seen a bill from them to a skyline owner for a rebuild and it was silly money, it didn't last long either.
They are very expensive so a big bill comes as no surprise.
 

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Hi Bob wheels look perfect, I soooo regret selling them, just can't find replacements.

Car is looking good and hopefully all the work will be worth while.
 
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