The RB30 engine starts to take shape.
The pictures throughout this sequence are not necessarily in order of completion.
|Who thought the bottom of a block could be interesting? This one is I assure you!||This is how the block was before assembly began. It had been bored, honed and decked to exacting standards.|
|Test fitting the high spec billet steel crankshaft.||Specially made studs are used to help hold the custom bottom end together.|
|With the block now totally refurbished and painted to a 'as new' condition everything starts to take shape.||The R.I.P.S billet mains cap system uses more than sixty fasteners in the design which not only provides incredible strength but creates a work of art as well. It is almost a shame to hide it away inside the engine!|