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by CNHSS1
Tue Aug 14, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: Scimitar Sightings
Topic: Classic Car Weekly photoshoot and report - Coming soon!
Replies: 5
Views: 161

Classic Car Weekly photoshoot and report - Coming soon!

Nice one Kev 8)

Can I have your autograph please?



Preferably on a cheque... :lol:
by CNHSS1
Tue Aug 14, 2018 9:31 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: G130 YCF my first sprint car
Replies: 294
Views: 6993

G130 YCF my first sprint car

I've only ever cut and removed original regulator and replaced with the aftermarket one, can you show pics of what your suggesting Steve? The original needs to not be part of the 'circuit'
by CNHSS1
Tue Aug 14, 2018 8:12 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: G130 YCF my first sprint car
Replies: 294
Views: 6993

G130 YCF my first sprint car

Send pic of your fuel rail and I'll show position mate
by CNHSS1
Tue Aug 14, 2018 8:11 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: G130 YCF my first sprint car
Replies: 294
Views: 6993

G130 YCF my first sprint car

Gauge not essential at all, the fun I will set fuel pressure relative to boost ceiling. Gauge is useful for fault finding though
by CNHSS1
Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Good or Appropriate Number Plates
Replies: 1140
Views: 84503

Good or Appropriate Number Plates

Saw CH11TON on a red Audi A4 estate today
by CNHSS1
Sun Aug 12, 2018 11:08 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: G130 YCF my first sprint car
Replies: 294
Views: 6993

G130 YCF my first sprint car

A manifold vacuum source downstream of the TB. There is a blanking plug in the inlet manifold or T off the tube to the ful pressure reg or boost gauge
by CNHSS1
Sat Aug 11, 2018 6:40 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: G130 YCF my first sprint car
Replies: 294
Views: 6993

G130 YCF my first sprint car

True, thanks guys. the main reason for sticking it on a rolling road is so that I can get more power out of it which will make it more fun :) No the main reason foe sticking it on the rolling road is to make sure the fuelling is correct and it doesn't bang :wink: ...and if it ain’t on the cusp of g...
by CNHSS1
Fri Aug 10, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: G130 YCF my first sprint car
Replies: 294
Views: 6993

G130 YCF my first sprint car

Good work fella 8)
by CNHSS1
Fri Aug 10, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: G130 YCF my first sprint car
Replies: 294
Views: 6993

G130 YCF my first sprint car

Dcrosby13 wrote:
Fri Aug 10, 2018 1:32 pm
True, thanks guys. the main reason for sticking it on a rolling road is so that I can get more power out of it which will make it more fun :)
No the main reason foe sticking it on the rolling road is to make sure the fuelling is correct and it doesn't bang :wink:
by CNHSS1
Fri Aug 10, 2018 10:14 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: G130 YCF my first sprint car
Replies: 294
Views: 6993

G130 YCF my first sprint car

To be scored you will need it, but not to compete, it's a scoring requirement not an MSA one.
by CNHSS1
Thu Aug 09, 2018 10:22 pm
Forum: Scimaritans
Topic: Wolverhampton
Replies: 9
Views: 231

Wolverhampton

Sound easier for Mike, but I can pop over one evening if Mike can't arrange on his trip sthrough
by CNHSS1
Thu Aug 09, 2018 6:49 pm
Forum: Scimaritans
Topic: Wolverhampton
Replies: 9
Views: 231

Wolverhampton

I may be able to, and then bring to curbs?
by CNHSS1
Wed Aug 08, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: More smoke
Replies: 11
Views: 311

More smoke

Lower ideal speed means less oil pressure at the turbo seals, they need pressure to engage properly. As Phil says 1200rpm is the official fix.
by CNHSS1
Wed Aug 08, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Do not skim an aluminium head
Replies: 4
Views: 160

Do not skim an aluminium head

Pick your machine shop too. It takes care to take the minimum off, what I've heard called a cleaning skim, many just take a whack off (engineering technical term :lol: ) as it ain't their head! An engine builder rather than a general machine shop would be best or say least someone that you trust
by CNHSS1
Tue Aug 07, 2018 10:17 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: G130 YCF my first sprint car
Replies: 294
Views: 6993

G130 YCF my first sprint car

Also worth noting that octane rating of fuel makes a huge difference to onset of knock (det). An ex champ, Nigel Reeves ( some will remember him from 90s!) was a petrochemical chemist and racer and suggested I got friendly with the local Shell garage. The best pump fuel was Optimax, now branded V Po...

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