Splitting the Case

So, now that the heads, pistons and cylinders are off, it's now time to "split the case" and finish the disassembly.

On the bottom of the engine, we need to remove the oil sump cover, the inspection cover and the oil pump (which is on the front).

Bottom of Porsche 914 engine

 

Here the sump cover is off:

Sump cover off

 

What's behind it is a strainer screen (which has trapped some little piece of case sealant from the previous rebuild):

Sump strainer off (with a little piece of gunk on it)

 

Here's the case with the strainer out:

Strainer removed

 

And the case with the inspection cover off:

Inspection cover removed

 

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