Cylinder Head for BX TXD - 1749cc

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silverfox
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Cylinder Head for BX TXD - 1749cc

Post by silverfox »

Been nursing my beloved for a number of thousands of miles - time has come to change the head - small crack somewhere - no oil in water/no water in oil/no power loss/no missing/no smoke -- but pressurises and spits water if 'turbo'd'!

Am in North Wales - will travel but not too far as have no other vehicle to travel in! Ta in anticipation of a miracle! :lol:
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Post by DavidRutherford »

Are you sure it's not just the beginnings of head gasket failure? they do fail very progressively, and can last for thousands of miles while "slightly" blown

and not trying to be picky, but it's a 1769cc engine.
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silverfox
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BX TXD head

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Are you sure it's not just the beginnings of head gasket failure? ***

Thanks for that David - will investigate first but my 'helper' has just suggested that line of approach first. Geoff
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Post by Stewart (oily!) »

The nearest head to you Silverfox is probably far closer than you think, my Sis is scrapping a 405 which has a BX Turbo engine in it :D PM Me if you need it.
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Post by tim leech »

Stewart are you not going to take the engine out an keep it?

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Post by Stewart (oily!) »

Already have two spare motors, space is what I need, that and time, I think the work/life balance is a bit skewed currently, not that Im complaining, just knackered.
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Post by Vanny »

I've got two spare heads off the block, and better still i'll be going to llanberis on the 24th of feb so no doubt very close to you!

PM me if your interested!