Cox Engines Forum
You are not logged in! Please login or register.

Logged in members see NO ADVERTISEMENTS!


Miscellaneous automotive ramblings Cox_ba12




Miscellaneous automotive ramblings Pixel

Log in

I forgot my password

Search
 
 

Display results as :
 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Memorial Day 2024
by Admin Today at 1:49 am

» Willy Nillie's Shoestring micro racer powered by COX TeeDee010
by 1/2A Nut Yesterday at 10:51 pm

» Scientific Gulfhawk
by 944_Jim Yesterday at 10:34 pm

» Feed Station Zebra.. Spring 2024
by NEW222 Yesterday at 7:47 pm

» Fun Times Keeping Busy With Lead.....
by NEW222 Yesterday at 7:10 pm

» Jim Walkers FireBee - This is going to be fun
by rsv1cox Yesterday at 6:41 pm

» Does this book interest anyone?
by rdw777 Yesterday at 2:58 pm

» tap.. tap.. tap.. tap.. tap.. tap.. (reset)
by batjac Yesterday at 9:57 am

» Sold out Cox .049 silencers for sale
by sosam117 Yesterday at 6:16 am

» OCD TV-a pictorial of modeling madness
by roddie Sat May 25, 2024 11:31 pm

» Top Dawg is Going to S.M.A.L.L.
by Kim Sat May 25, 2024 8:47 pm

» music vids.. some of your favorites
by HalfaDave Sat May 25, 2024 7:41 pm

Cox Engine of The Month
May-2024
1/2A Nut's

"Cox Tee Dee .051 RC Marine"



PAST WINNERS
CEF Traveling Engine

Win This Engine!
Gallery


Miscellaneous automotive ramblings Empty
Live on Patrol


Miscellaneous automotive ramblings

Go down

Miscellaneous automotive ramblings Empty Miscellaneous automotive ramblings

Post  rsv1cox Sun Sep 03, 2017 6:26 pm

Mark's new to him '95 Mustang.  Some may recognize the edition.  Picked up this weekend in Georgia and photographed on a street with a strange name.

Miscellaneous automotive ramblings V_boss10

Miscellaneous automotive ramblings Img95210

And my labor on this labor day weekend.  Got the MG's piston back in cylinder honed, and painted.  

Miscellaneous automotive ramblings Midget13

Miscellaneous automotive ramblings Midget15

Miscellaneous automotive ramblings Midget14

Miscellaneous automotive ramblings Midget16

The Mustang belonged Mark's wife's uncle who passed away years ago.  He was a serious Mustang collector.
rsv1cox
rsv1cox
Top Poster
Top Poster

2022 Supporter

2023 Supporter

2024 Supporter

Posts : 10668
Join date : 2014-08-18
Location : West Virginia

Back to top Go down

Miscellaneous automotive ramblings Empty Re: Miscellaneous automotive ramblings

Post  Cribbs74 Sun Sep 03, 2017 9:43 pm

1500 MG engine looks good Bob, or should I say Triumph... Wink I have never messed with a Midget past 1974 so I have idea of the eccentricity of the late model block.

My Dad is building a high end MGB engine for my MGA. I wanted more go juice, while I toyed with the idea of a 90 degree Ford V8. I finally decided on an MGB block.

I probably mentioned before, but I attached a Datsun B210 tranny to a 1275cc on my 1974 model and it was a dream to drive.
Cribbs74
Cribbs74
Moderator

2022 Supporter

2023 Supporter

2024 Supporter

Posts : 11900
Join date : 2011-10-24
Age : 50
Location : Tuttle, OK

Back to top Go down

Miscellaneous automotive ramblings Empty Re: Miscellaneous automotive ramblings

Post  fredvon4 Mon Sep 04, 2017 12:39 pm

Since I owned my first car 65 Falcon Ranchero and then briefly a used 67 Mustang GT 350 Shelby fast back that is the one and only body style I love

I am sure the Boss is a cool car but one the street passing me I would not even notice...looks too much like a Probe to me....

The many many engines I refurbished or hot rodded over they years all got good cleaning and fresh paint...I used to sit for hours just looking at all the Factory New (looking) parts I need to get fit and runnng

That MG engine looks really good Bob... but then every thing you do is better than most of my pretty good efforts...I love seeing your projects
fredvon4
fredvon4
Top Poster
Top Poster

2022 Supporter

Posts : 4002
Join date : 2011-08-26
Age : 68
Location : Lampasas Texas

Back to top Go down

Miscellaneous automotive ramblings Empty Re: Miscellaneous automotive ramblings

Post  rsv1cox Mon Sep 04, 2017 1:46 pm

My son still gets upset when he recalls that I evicted his MGA from the garage because I needed the room.  It ran quite well and despite it's looks was a solid example.  They can be made into perhaps the most beautiful car that MG ever produced.  

Added a few parts on the Midget engine this morning.

Miscellaneous automotive ramblings Mga_0010

Miscellaneous automotive ramblings Mga_0011

Miscellaneous automotive ramblings Mga_0110

Miscellaneous automotive ramblings Midget17

Miscellaneous automotive ramblings Img_3610
rsv1cox
rsv1cox
Top Poster
Top Poster

2022 Supporter

2023 Supporter

2024 Supporter

Posts : 10668
Join date : 2014-08-18
Location : West Virginia

Back to top Go down

Miscellaneous automotive ramblings Empty Re: Miscellaneous automotive ramblings

Post  Cribbs74 Mon Sep 04, 2017 3:39 pm

Looking good Bob.
Cribbs74
Cribbs74
Moderator

2022 Supporter

2023 Supporter

2024 Supporter

Posts : 11900
Join date : 2011-10-24
Age : 50
Location : Tuttle, OK

Back to top Go down

Miscellaneous automotive ramblings Empty Re: Miscellaneous automotive ramblings

Post  rsv1cox Tue Sep 12, 2017 6:38 am

Cribbs74 wrote:Looking good Bob.

Up to here now Ron.  

Miscellaneous automotive ramblings Midget19

Miscellaneous automotive ramblings Midget18

Transmission goes on sometime this week and hopefully the engine in the car this coming weekend.  

Pity is .... it wasn't really necessary.  I rebuilt it due to low compression in #3 cylinder.  58 psi against 145 in the other three.  Got it put back together and ran another compression check and got the same 58 psi reading. Sad Checked the valves and the exhaust valve wasn't closing all the way, corrected that and now 145 across the board.  Confession is good for the soul. Smile  Really though, I was going to tear it down any way so I didn't care about how the valves were set.

A little cleaner than what I started with:

Miscellaneous automotive ramblings Midget20 

Bob
rsv1cox
rsv1cox
Top Poster
Top Poster

2022 Supporter

2023 Supporter

2024 Supporter

Posts : 10668
Join date : 2014-08-18
Location : West Virginia

Back to top Go down

Miscellaneous automotive ramblings Empty Re: Miscellaneous automotive ramblings

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Back to top

- Similar topics

 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum