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Post by Dcrosby13 » Tue Apr 17, 2018 7:34 pm

The glass is actually pretty light


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Post by efi_sprintgte » Tue Apr 17, 2018 7:36 pm

Cool!


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Post by Dcrosby13 » Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:18 pm

cheers man, you are to blame for this project :P


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Post by efi_sprintgte » Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:32 pm

Blame pops..!! :w


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Post by Dcrosby13 » Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:39 pm

haha
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Post by Dcrosby13 » Fri Apr 20, 2018 10:46 pm

We have made quite alot of progress since the last post, made a start on the bodywork damage and built some engine and gearbox mounts along with some more shiny bits turning up like the radiator, intercooler, wastegate and suspension.

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Post by scimjim » Sat Apr 21, 2018 6:09 am

Protech shocks do look nice don’t they 8)

Is it going to be a road car, or just road legal to get to track days?


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Post by CNHSS1 » Sat Apr 21, 2018 5:26 pm

Turbosmart 8) 8)


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Post by DARK STAR » Sat Apr 21, 2018 5:58 pm

Smart? do you realise they actually race those things :shock:


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Post by Dcrosby13 » Sun Apr 22, 2018 9:27 am

We are building it so that it can be used on both the road and the track, ECU's are peanuts so I can have a few different ones with different maps and the suspension is obviously height adjustable.


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Post by stevecrosby63 » Mon Apr 23, 2018 4:55 pm

it was only ever going to be a tial or turbosmart wastegate....turbosmart won on price :) we had to go external because of the manifold, so the turbo doesnt have a built in wastegate and has a v band exhaust outlet...thats going to give us a good deal more freedom when it comes to routing the 3" downpipe :D


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Post by Dcrosby13 » Wed Apr 25, 2018 4:31 pm

The turbo has finally arrived and I could not help but roughly mock it up!

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Post by Corky » Wed Apr 25, 2018 4:56 pm

I've had a few bits from Mamba, all were pretty good quality and very good value !


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Post by DARK STAR » Wed Apr 25, 2018 4:58 pm

That looks really evil.
With the turbo the engine must be as wide as a V6 ?


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Post by Dcrosby13 » Wed Apr 25, 2018 6:13 pm

No its still pretty narrow actually so should fit nicely, the turbo was £790 plus £102 import duty.


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