In a message dated 2/9/2007 7:22:53 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,
You could try the old rope down the spark plug hole trick. The object of
this game is to fill up two cylinders on opposite ends with enough material
(rope) that the pistons push on the rope which in turn forces the head off
the block by turning the crankshaft.
I realize this is fairly common practice on the sixes and the small fours
(Herald, Spitfire). And I also realize the worst case scenario I'm about to
suggest is a slim possibility on an engine that might never have been apart in
40+ years. But is there not some risk of disturbing the cylinder liners in a
TR4 motor at some point during this "rope trick" process?
*Mrs Irrelevant: Oh, is it a jet?
*Man: Well, no ... It's not so much of a jet, it's more your, er,
Triumph Herald engine with wings.
-- Cut-price Airlines Sketch, Monty Python's Flying Circus (22)
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