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rossonza
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 28, 2019 2:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

not cool dude....... that really sucks to have to pull it again after all the work done.... at least it was found now before it fully let go writing the forged bits off.

nearly summer [Razz]
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 19, 2019 9:57 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

Hi Bud

Loving the transformation on the car, colours awesome.
Just wondered where you obtained the ducktail boot lid from ?

J.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 19, 2019 11:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

Hi j

It is a madpsi carbon ducktail....from the USA I
afraid..

http://madpsi.com/product/ducktail-trunk-lid/

And not cheap either [d'oh!]

Rich
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 20, 2019 2:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

rev2rich wrote:
So a bit of a set back has occurred.... when on the dyno ( start of th running in max 2k revs) A very faint knocking sound was heard so all stopped and investigated

With out any way of truly seeing any thing that could of caused it, it was agreed to drop the engine and do a full strip down..

Pulled every thing...

Crank
Bearings
Head (just incase the HG was to thin)

Every thing was perfect no sigh of any problems wear or miss alignment

Pulled 3 pistons perfect, 4 one had a rub mark on it like it had been polished some how... but it was not skirt ( the widest part of the piston ) it was just below the rings and it wasn't even on the power stroke side.

So the rechecked all the dimensions.. check to make sure the machine shop honed it straight. final out come was the piston wasn't machined properly. I went with a recommendation about them as they always use them and use them for all their high powered drag cars...


SO onward and upword

re honed the block and this time while it is out squirters added

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video of the new piston being fitted

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W3V87Uwo04o

Enjoy [thumleft] [thumleft]


Interesting,

The only other 3s blocks I've seen that have had oil squirters retrofitted in that manner (i.e in the main bearing housing) were at a Sheffield based MR2 "specialist" famed for timescales and build quality. He was extremely proud of the work he'd had done and wouldn't tell me where the actual squirters were from (they were from a ford duratec.. spoiler alert 🙄) interestingly on the turbocharged versions of that motor - mazdaspeed 3 and mazdaspeed 6, they had oil squirters located on the main oil gallery, like the 3sgte and most other engines. it's just speculation but if it were my engine I'd be hesitant about fitting squirters there, with the potential for lowering oil pressure and volume to the mains.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 20, 2019 7:07 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

Hi sorry I was a bit lazy on the update I forgot to add the high output ACL oil pump to thread.....this with my bigger sump should not making the squitter not a issue...

Hope that helps Rich
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 20, 2019 11:29 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

rev2rich wrote:
Hi j

It is a madpsi carbon ducktail....from the USA I
afraid..

http://madpsi.com/product/ducktail-trunk-lid/

And not cheap either [d'oh!]

Rich


Thought it might be, really like them and looking into one myself.
But that price...... [Shocked]
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 15, 2019 12:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

So Had a lot on this year.... house move, another child and trying to fit every thing in and trying to get the car ready for this summer

AND

she is ready







Few more minor things to sort out [Brick wall] [Brick wall] (inlet gasket blow on the dyno so need to be replaced and the gauges stopped show the rpm....so may be a new stack dash might be in order [Dancing] [Dancing]

A quick video of it from the cold start...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=esgdKVfDZqY

Will post more stuff up if i get a chance

Cheers Rich
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 15, 2019 1:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

Feels great mate eh! Sounds good too! That starter noise is sooo familiar to me haha!
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 15, 2019 3:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

My neighbors will grow to love it lol.... Sound stock but highly modified....can't wait till I get it home and do some more work on it [thumleft]
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

All set for the MOT Saturday... Just a few more minor bits to finish and she will be back on the road [thumleft]
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 31, 2019 6:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

So car is back.... MOT (passed ) TAX'ed Insured and already to for what is left of the year..... [thumleft] [thumleft]

Every one seems to going for the 400BHP club and some go a tried and tested route and I went for a bit of a wild ride...but I have made it and I am very pleased with it [thumleft] [thumleft]

As every one here like numbers... data... graphs so here is mine

430 BHP at the wheels
300 Torque
@ 1.4bar of boost





Now it is the fun bit driving [thumleft]
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 31, 2019 9:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

Amazing results man!! You must be well chuffed!!
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 31, 2019 10:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

Great numbers 1.4 bar is not even working the engine?


What size intake runners did you go with?
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 01, 2019 7:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

The intake manifold is a RMR one so not to sure. [Think]
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 01, 2019 1:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

Today and for the week few weeks just tiding up a few bits getting the car to more finished

New Plate relocation added and colour matched to the car


New front plate


Rear Fog light cheap Chinese one from ebay but also colour matched





few more bits to tidy up [thumleft] [thumleft]
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 06, 2019 11:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

More boost required!

Interesting torque curve, shoots up then flatlines. Looks like it's being held back.
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 07, 2019 10:26 pm    Post subject: more boost Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

was that a 7064 efr spooling like that AT 4000RPM IS THIS A 5SFE 2.2
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 08, 2019 6:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

No still 2 liters and ya still the EFR turbo [thumleft]
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 08, 2019 6:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

Very interesting. Is the EFR the same as the s200sx-e series? Obviously with the wastegate etc? Your compressor wheels is the same size as mine but my exhaust wheel is slightly bigger. Mine’s being mapped on Tuesday afternoon so I’ll let you know the results.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 09, 2019 7:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

I am not sure if they are the same but will be nice to compare.. good luck for tomorrow [thumleft] [thumleft]
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