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28-02-2016, 22:45   #76
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Progress Update.

I should really make a list but I don't really want to know.


50mm Gate and 1000cc injectors.



Vband adapters and pipe to plumb the gate and make a fresh Exhaust.




Cross Member got tidied up. Wasn't going to do this but it got out of hand.





Temp Sensor fitted for Clocks.





Changed injector plugs to match the Bosch injectors.

Then spotted there is no serial port wired into the ECU plug to map the ECU
Funk!






Spigot Bush removal. Tried to drill it out but its being difficult....
Dremel or removal tool would have saved me time.

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Sliced myself open rushing an Oil change + 4 stitches.

Got the wrong welding wire so only got this far on exhaust work.

EGT bung and waste gate Flange. Not very pretty but will work well.


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Went to make the Waste-gate outlet to dump pipe and made a balls of it.
Will have to re-make it and not cut it too short.


But seeing it on the motor made me smile.
Aircon will need a heat shield and some fancy plumbing.







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Fitted S-tunes and removed spigot Bush from Rb25 auto engine.
Will get the gearbox on this week.


Going From 8Kg springs to 5Kg is a huge difference in comfort. The car is so much nicer to drive and even at 5kg its stiff.

There is some roll but just enough to transfer weight. I could argue it is better as I can transfer weight around and the rear end doesn't bounce/skip about when it hits bumps.







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As a newbie to home mechanics this is beautiful to watch.
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Thanks glad someone is getting something out of it.
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Suspension should have settled now.

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Got rear ended in traffic

At least its a very small hit.


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Ah crap JCC. New bumper time, or is it repairable?

TBH I love in fear of some dozy fool with a prescription windscreen and brain in neutral hitting me like that.
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rotten luck. Looks like it might be fixable without a replacement? Hopefully.
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Fiberglass and spray.

Looks like the engine swap is locked in for last week of May.
So some serious shed time over the next month to mock it up and get it done.
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So I got a day on the weekend to make progress.
I really should just bolt on the gearbox instead of tidying up the block, but its now or never.


I had to strip the rocker cover after.
I went to spray another coat and it reacted when cleaning. You live you lean and I used a fair bit of bad language.















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Slow progress. But re-sprayed rocker cover.
Side of block and cleaned some more parts.






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Looking good JCC. Fair play to you for the results you're getting painting in situ.
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I used a fair bit of bad language.
Cursing is the mental WD40 and Gaffa tape of car fettling.
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I'm getting excited now. Nervous
Hopefully I have planned well enough I can get it rolling under its own power.


Also starting to think that i might scare myself with too much power.
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