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Wilwood Powerlite Upgrade

Pretty much a year late to the day this one – sorry. There’s a couple of upgrades I need to document but we’ll go in chronological order and start with the brakes. With the increase in power, and the Mintex … Continue reading

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Forged engine build – mapping

So with running in done it was time to prepare the car for being mapped. I drained the old oil out and set about replacing bits and bobs… somehow not dropping them into the oil. First off was the injectors. … Continue reading

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IHI VF28 Turbo

One thing I didn’t like about the turbo set up was that I wasn’t being rewarded for revving the engine. There was plenty of mid range torque which is always useful for exiting a corner at a lazy rpm, but … Continue reading

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Forged bits

Ok, the ‘new’ block is away at the machinists and the existing engine is out and mostly disassembled. The current block is in better condition than the ‘new’ one so I think I’ll re-use that. But, onto the more fun … Continue reading

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Action Clutch (Stage 3) – Review

Now that the clutch has done one reasonable journey, one commute to work and one track day I felt it was time to write it up. Ok, so that’s not enough time to comment on the reliability of it but … Continue reading

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Action Clutch (Stage 3), Part 2

After messing around with the clutch and seeing how it looked (because it was red and pretty), I got back to the proper tasks and set about removing the flywheel to inspect the rear oil seal. To aid this (more … Continue reading

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End of year review

Ok, it’s not quite the end of the year but I’ve just declared the Westfield SORN so it might as well be. Not necessarily the fault of the Westfield mind – I’ve just got some jobs to do on the … Continue reading

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