The flywheel for the engine is next.
It is a straight forward turning job. Here, the first side is done:
The flywheel is turned over and the second side is finished:
The finished flywheel:
As a contrast to the mostly aluminum engine, I decided to cold blue the flywheel. Hopefully this will also help a little with corrosion protection.
I used Brownells Oxpho Blue, and I’m happy how it turned out. It’s not as dark as a commercial black oxide finish, and has more of a blue tint to it.
The flywheel installed on the crankshaft using a taper locking assembly.
While I was bluing the flywheel, I decided to give the rockers the same treatment:
The rockers installed:
I also made the tappets and tappet guides:
Valve springs and spring retainers installed:
Push rods installed:
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