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#31 Kam

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Posted 10 October 2009 - 08:27 AM

Looking good fella, like the way your keeping costs down and making everything yourself >_<

Your right about what you said earlier though, its a bit tight :- Glad you like a challenge :thumbsup:

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Posted 15 October 2009 - 05:11 PM

hmm niiice watching this!

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Posted 15 June 2010 - 08:46 PM

I'm glad to see you've made your own subframe as this is what I was thinking of doing as I'm going to be using coilovers as well if I go to a vtec.

Just wondering where the project has got to now.

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#34 l_jonez

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Posted 26 June 2010 - 02:50 PM

I'm glad to see you've made your own subframe as this is what I was thinking of doing as I'm going to be using coilovers as well if I go to a vtec.

Just wondering where the project has got to now.

Thanks



funnily enough the frame etc was dug out last week and i cut it up and altered it a bit to try gain some extra clearance for the rad and moved the bottom bars up to gain more ground clearance. we also set about a little idea i had which hopefully when finished will mean we can use a standard inlet manifold and not cut the bulkhead but thats all top secret until we find out if it actually works

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#35 l_jonez

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Posted 13 July 2010 - 07:01 PM

today the postman delivered the new rad

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very happy with it :thumbsup:

#36 l_jonez

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Posted 05 March 2011 - 01:18 PM

long over due update

after deciding that we didnt want to cut the bulkhead we played around with the idea of making a wedge to kick the manifold up but after sending some cad drawings to various companies the cheapest price we got was £300

we then decided to cut the manifold angle it and get it welded so off we went to www.rallyweld.com

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also while we where there he altered our rad for us, the filler neck was chopped off and plated over and the one out let cut and a fresh one welded on but at an angle to allow clearance

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might actually make some progress now :)/

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Posted 05 March 2011 - 10:00 PM

Good work on the inlet mate :thumbsup:

Do you know how many degrees etc this sits at now? And how much clearance you got now between the bulk?

Also did they say the chambers would be fine being kinked like that?

Builds looking good so far

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Posted 06 March 2011 - 01:08 AM

Not sure what the angle is, ill try find the off cut and measure it.

There's plenty of clearance now, probably around 10mm at the closest point.

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He didn't comment on how it would flow but said he'd done similar on rally cars, it does need a bit of porting to smooth it out a little.
personally I think it will lose a few bhp but I'm hoping they can be regained by a decent exhaust & filter

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Posted 15 May 2011 - 06:53 PM

Every thing fabricated andthe engine fired up for the first time today

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Posted 15 May 2011 - 10:46 PM

Every thing fabricated andthe engine fired up for the first time today


Do what now? :P Thats some jump for an update! >_<

Thumbs up on the fire up :(

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Posted 15 May 2011 - 10:59 PM

Every thing fabricated andthe engine fired up for the first time today


Do what now? :P Thats some jump for an update! >_<

Thumbs up on the fire up :(



What can I say, ive been busy

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Posted 04 November 2011 - 09:19 PM

I've been pondering going about a vtec conversion for a while now, I definatly know I can follow your route, looking really good, DIY perfect! Love the way your test fitting into a scrapper too. Nice

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Posted 11 September 2012 - 02:50 PM

Thought i would revive this :shifty:

Any updates, judging by the last update jump you would've finished this and made it 4x4!!

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Posted 11 September 2012 - 06:15 PM

Nope no progress since the last time, I've been to busy with my house and another project.

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Posted 11 September 2012 - 06:21 PM

Priorities i suppose, shame really, it was going really well. Ill keep an eye out for an update when it eventually arrives :)




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