Ac Ace Video Diary
Here you can find a step by step video diary as the project progresses. These videos are not meant to be a build record but more of a general overview of the project.
Part 1: The AC works engine.
Here the engine in our AC 2.0 Litre running before we removed it from the car. It is missing a beat!
Part 1 - The engine running as found
Part 2 - Gearbox split from the engine
Here you can see the gearbox being split from the AC engine. Fairly straightforward job with no issues.
Part 4 - The restored AC ACE Gearbox and Overdrive
AC ACE Gearbox after restoration. It was refurbished by Overdrive Repair Services with an exchange overdrive unit.
Part 6 - A look at the amassed parts for the AC ACE project.
The historical parts that have been sourced, made or refurbished for the project.
Liberating the AC Engine
It took 6 hours to liberate our Ac 2.0 litre engine. Our cameras ran out of power before we finished.
Removing the AC engine
Part 3 - Building a body/chassis dolly
Building the chassis dolly that will hold the body and chassis. The dolly makes it easy to move the car around.
Part 5 - AC ACE Headers / Exhaust Manifolds
AC ACE Headers / Exhaust Manifolds made by Hayward & Scott - UK. I provided the pattern and they copied it. The only difference from original is the thicker plate.