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Engine drop step by step with a G50

Hi all, I had to pull my engine out of my Carrera yesterday to revisit a valve problem and thought I would take some step by step pictures of the process of pulling the engine and transmission out. I was talking to Brandon, aka 87 Coupe about the lack of G50 information out there for the do it your selfers, so here is some step by step info for ya.
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Awesome write up! Us G50 boys definitely appreciate it Some of the nuances of our cars are easily missed if your going off a 915 drop procedure.
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Great job. Send these to Wayne and have them posted in the tech article write up section.
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Outstanding, makes me wanna go pull the motor again tomorrow! I saved every pic for future reference in an "Engine Drop" folder.
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Thanks very much for that info. I need to drop my engine this spring for some updates, and that will be invaluable.
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As you said, everybody yaks about 915 cars endlessly, but seldom about G50s.

Great step by step. Thanks.

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Very nicely orchestrated!!! For those who have not yet completed a drop this is great info. Thanks for taking the time to post this for us
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GREAT JOB, I'm gonna save this link for future reference.
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Thank you for the kind words. I know alot of you out there are do it your selfers and sometimes the information available is sketchy at best. If this helps any one of you then it really makes my day! I sometimes take it for granted that I do this every day of my life.
I pulled the engine down to the point where the rods were sticking out of the case. I am probably going to pull a couple rods out to see how the bearings look. From there.... who knows.
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I sometimes take it for granted that I do this every day of my life.

I'll have to remember that. It won't be long before I'll be digging in, I'm sure. I'm just over the hill in Livermore, so you might be of great value one day. Thanks again for the diligence to record the process for us G50 guys.
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Thank you very much for the step by step. Will file away.

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If this helps any one of you then it really makes my day!
I pulled the engine down to the point where the rods were sticking out of the case. I am probably going to pull a couple rods out to see how the bearings look. From there.... who knows.
Great job, keep the photos coming, my 87 w/ 180k will need a rebuild in its future. Would like to see all the steps (photos) of your rebuild and any tips that go along with it.
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Great job, keep the photos coming, my 87 w/ 180k will need a rebuild in its future. Would like to see all the steps (photos) of your rebuild and any tips that go along with it.
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Hey Bob, I'll post more pictures as I go along. I did not take any pictures of the disassembly process after I pulled the engine. I will take more pictures as it goes back together again though. I bought the car in June of last year and took a ton of pictures as I was fixing the car up. The pictures include the chassis steam clean, pulling the engine, top end tear down and re-assembly, doing the brakes, shocks, tires, 930 tie rod kit...etc. etc. If you want to check those out in the mean time. They live here.
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yeah i guess. the lifting of the car and access to the dropping and retrieving of engine is the hard part. you have a lift in your shop you lucky devil.
- try it like the rest of us serfs with just a funky jack in the backyard over a mud hole with
nothing but cardboard, fate and a old 2x4, plywood and a old mattress for a drop back up!

great photo layout though!

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Syncroid -- invaluable, and thanks for taking the time to help out all us G50 guys. That's what this board is all about.

If you've got any other photos of the back side of the engine, could you please post a link ? I'm looking to compare / confirm hookups of the various pipes, hoses and tubes back there. Appreciate it.

Great job, and please keep the rebuild photos coming !
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Awesome! Thanks so much.
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Nice job -
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Did you do this at RMG???

that shop looks very familiar

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Yes I did Chris.

I talked to the machinist today and got the news. Three exhaust valve guides went away big time. Its a real mystery as to why. I cleaned the cam spray bars out when I put it together. We can't seem to put our finger on why three guides went out. The camshafts, rockers, and rocker shafts were brand new as well and they look fantastic. When I looked at the valve to valve seat mating surfaces, they looked really shiny on one side of the seat. There was probably .020" of an inch of play in the guide to valve stems.
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Syncroid,

Please tell Bob and the Dans that Chris Beers said hello. You may have to mention my alcohol drop off/drive bys to refresh their memory!



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