stripped

Engine, Conquered

Engine, Conquered

Another view of the conquered engine.

Pulling the engine

Pulling the engine

Old Engine Removed

Old Engine Removed

A picture of me posing next to the conquered engine, after 175,000 miles of service to previous owners. I bought the car with a blown headgasket, and decided after stripping the engine that it would be safer (less risky) to put in a whole new (rebuilt) engine. So.. Out it goes!

Lower Intake Manifold (Bottom View)

Lower Intake Manifold (Bottom View)

Plenty of yummy antifreeze-in-oil gunk built up here

Oil Pump and Sensors

Oil Pump and Sensors

Here's the oil pump and various sensors that came off the lower end of the engine.

Timing Chain

Timing Chain

Here's the timing chain; it has a little play, but I guess that's to be expected after 175,000 miles.