Questions answered in "Radnom" order
Balance shaft, looks right to me..???
Gears and chain, even laid the old crank gear on for the triple check
I feel the same way about my chances of building a crankshaft. however..as discussed with my buddies before.."if'n it weren't for bad luck....I'd have no luck at all"
The flywheel felt odd when bolting it up.. no lie there... I pressed forward because it "can" only bolt up one way. Well...if someone can prove that wrong..It may be me....and I really hope so. If not..It'* cranky time.
I'm so calm about it..simply because.. things happen..it was my own lack of attention to the detail that caused it. Odd..this crap only happens on my car...ever.
Olds..that'* why I'm thinking flywheel.
Ben..the vid is in slow mo visual vs what the motor really does. To capture it at a decent rate would take up too much space.
Piston is in #1 and that end of the motor is still... it'* at the flywheel area.
And yes...it'll come out again. Darn.. gonna work on it while it'* still clean and nice to deal with.
When all is dark, cold and crappy...one must look at the smallest of things for happiness. Life is simply too short to spent it in misery.
No matter what..I called and purchased a full motor today. Haro and I will be motor twins if I have to swap.
98 GTP. There will be parts for sale.