Bentley 4 1/2 litre engine rebuild

Posted on 12 March 2012

bentley 41/2 litre engine rebuild


We are now starting an unplanned rebuild of the engine on WE6886, as the owner holed a piston whilst accelerating up the A419 at 70 mph.  The engine had clearly been running too lean at speed, and finally a piston gave way rather dramatically in the heat, as seen in the picture.  This deposited fragments of aluminium around the engine, so we have stripped it down completely, and are now starting the rebuild process. For more on this car click here.

Bentley 4 1/2 litre