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Post by b.c.flat hat » Sat May 11, 2019 11:37 pm

Hi Pal, good to hear from yer again! Like the concept and the chassis trolley, done that wi' the Coupe. Hope you've no withdrawal symptoms from yer previous employment! See it and you at Curbs? Regards, Crusty the Ancient.



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Post by efi_sprintgte » Sun May 12, 2019 8:40 pm

Cool!


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Post by scimjim » Sun May 12, 2019 8:42 pm

Like a glove :P


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Post by turbster » Mon May 13, 2019 9:41 am

It fits so well and I’ve used the original chassis mounting points so it will just drop in the car.. There’s still a question mark regarding the body/tunnel, but I’ll have the Essex out this week to measure more accurately.


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Post by Corky » Mon May 13, 2019 10:12 am

This will be awesome!

As a recent convert, I can’t praise the s2000 engine enough.

Are you fitting the instrument binnacle as well? It’s great watching that led bar move across to 9000 as you accelerate 8) :D


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Post by MikeyBikey » Mon May 13, 2019 4:39 pm

Fantastic stuff Luke, And I thought you'd sold it for some reason ? Still that looks a great conversion.


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Post by Lukeyboy46 » Mon May 13, 2019 7:59 pm

Still around Mikey, like a bad smell I am ;)

I’ve been active with Scimitar’s, but hard to be hard on a forum as well!!

The conversion will sound a little weird primarily, but everything does look to fit SO well, and it’s the right amount of power!

Should be a very drivable car 😁


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Post by CNHSS1 » Mon May 13, 2019 8:28 pm

I'm bathing in the glory of all you relics lovers finally seeing the light! Modern motors are best, Essex hold open doors and make the scrap mans eyes light up, that's all... :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

Oh, and to those reading Corkys comment about revving to 9000rpm, that's not 4500 Saturday and 4500 Sunday... :mrgreen:


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Post by Corky » Fri May 17, 2019 6:18 pm

Whilst I was messing in the garage today with my Ti and s2000, I noticed that the S2000 engine rotated in the opposite direction to the Ti. Will this be an issue with this build and if so how are you solving it? Diff?


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Post by scimjim » Fri May 17, 2019 6:40 pm

I thought it was only much earlier engines that rotated the opposite way - have they really gone back to that?!


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Post by nickkeyser » Fri May 17, 2019 6:46 pm

Yea, S2000 go the wrong way. It’s not a massive issue in a GTE once the seats are turned around, they already have a nice big rear window with a wiper.



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Post by efi_sprintgte » Fri May 17, 2019 6:56 pm

nickkeyser wrote:
Fri May 17, 2019 6:46 pm
Yea, S2000 go the wrong way. It’s not a massive issue in a GTE once the seats are turned around, they already have a nice big rear window with a wiper.
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Post by CNHSS1 » Fri May 17, 2019 6:59 pm

nickkeyser wrote:
Fri May 17, 2019 6:46 pm
Yea, S2000 go the wrong way. It’s not a massive issue in a GTE once the seats are turned around, they already have a nice big rear window with a wiper.
And the "barn door" aero is unaffected... :lol:


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Post by Lukeyboy46 » Mon May 27, 2019 6:47 pm

You guys.... :lol:


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