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#571 rich_959

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Posted 11 June 2019 - 07:29 AM

Looking good Nick! Do you have some outings planned for the car?



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Posted 16 June 2019 - 08:06 PM

todays job.

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new bits on the way.



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Posted 19 June 2019 - 11:44 PM

Mmm tomorrow I make a tool to but a bead in some pipe. Should be fun then I can see if the new delivery fits.

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Posted 20 June 2019 - 08:03 PM

so the bits i was waiting for arrived.

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add some existing bits. no idea if both will fit at the time of photo.

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so as of the end of play today.

brackets done.

hoses made.

rad fitted.

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 need to get more ties for the fan and work out some means of plumbing in the expansion tank.

did not need the alloy tube in the end.



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Posted 21 June 2019 - 08:37 PM

long drive today just for some small bits

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and the Minispares order should be here on Tuesday.



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Posted 22 June 2019 - 07:29 PM

so what were the bits for.

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finally decided to make the DSN fuel breather usable with some heat shield.

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filtered the coolant

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all together and running with no leaks. just need to sort out catch tanks

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Posted 26 June 2019 - 12:30 AM

minispares delivery this morning this and other bits.

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and a couple of tanks.

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Posted 26 June 2019 - 12:33 AM

got into the garage this morning. still 32 degrees.

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stripped the grill

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now to get a sheet of aluminium to replace this and to mount the above on.

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also stripped down one of the tanks to see how much they actually hold. 1/2 Liter

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Posted 27 June 2019 - 02:19 AM

so a couple of hours after work i worked out how i am doing things.

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slats modifying tomorrow.



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Posted 28 June 2019 - 02:13 AM

more holes drilled a primer on. will try and get some colour on in the morning so assembly can start after work friday.

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Posted 29 June 2019 - 12:39 AM

arse

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Posted 29 June 2019 - 12:40 AM

on a plus note the big breather connection has been done.

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Posted 29 June 2019 - 11:07 PM

well not quite sure what is going on with number 5

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but other wise quite happy.

 

the back has been relived to remove most of the airflow hindrances.

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just needs more time with the die grinder. but was getting tired.

 



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Posted 30 June 2019 - 08:54 PM

tah da

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still got the breather tank to do for the other side.



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Posted 01 July 2019 - 12:25 PM

That does look good!







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