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Re: BOOSTED FD BUILD.
« Reply #2670 on: January 04, 2020, 05:20:21 PM »
Mmmm...well i spent 4 hours in garage today and survived...my back in bits as ive got feeble not weilding spanners for 5 weeks..
But i have a system....
Enema...starve allday til 6pm..struggle til bed enema....various probing to deflate throughout day.
Seems to work....back to work monday for 6 hours see how we get on...gonna do 6pm til 12...tweak by eating in morning then enema then work....
Not ideal but better than sitting about feeling sorry for myself...
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Then fit mods to Civic...so ready for 2020 trackdays then start on fd.

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Re: BOOSTED FD BUILD.
« Reply #2671 on: January 19, 2020, 02:56:38 PM »
Woohoo having a play with Rocket...charged up the battery last night...started instantly...warmed her through. Quick drive around estate to clean brakes. Such a nice colour...( body not the wheels ). Shes all good.

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Re: BOOSTED FD BUILD.
« Reply #2672 on: January 19, 2020, 03:21:31 PM »
Nowt wrong wiv them there wheels


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Re: BOOSTED FD BUILD.
« Reply #2673 on: February 22, 2020, 01:14:06 PM »
Playing with my stalling issue today...checked the tps and values good...then i remembered clutch switch....yep its broken...does not close when clutch switch depressed...
Ive had this b4...im going take the switch apart and see if i can repair it.
If not a shiny new 1.
Open n closed values in spec.

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Re: BOOSTED FD BUILD.
« Reply #2674 on: February 22, 2020, 02:15:19 PM »
Fixed with a spring from biro...no more stalling.

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Re: BOOSTED FD BUILD.
« Reply #2675 on: February 22, 2020, 02:20:00 PM »
Tax it from march the 1st and go on a long run see if coolant ok. I.e dose not push it all out.

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Re: BOOSTED FD BUILD.
« Reply #2676 on: March 02, 2020, 12:21:08 PM »
Ok nice day. Just taxed...lets go for a cruise and see if water seals ok..fingers x pls guys!! 

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Re: BOOSTED FD BUILD.
« Reply #2677 on: March 02, 2020, 02:40:00 PM »
So home 38.3 miles completed...over 1.5 hours continous running...no issues...
Im estatic...i have the bestest rx7 engine in the world. 82degc continous temps....quite a few pulls oh how ive missed it...
Moral of the story....dont buy a bling bling ebay rad cap! 
Now what do i do with it...im too scared to track it at combe.

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Re: BOOSTED FD BUILD.
« Reply #2678 on: March 02, 2020, 02:56:13 PM »
Woohoo...

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Re: BOOSTED FD BUILD.
« Reply #2679 on: March 02, 2020, 05:46:41 PM »
Really great news Jon, but as you say, what are you going to do with it now if not track it  :dontknow:
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Re: BOOSTED FD BUILD.
« Reply #2680 on: March 02, 2020, 06:00:38 PM »
I know...Combe has no run off....
Fair bit of work to convert to daily....not really into show pony cars....wont pass Thruxton noise ...
Maybe just get on with.. both crashes not my fault

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Re: BOOSTED FD BUILD.
« Reply #2681 on: March 02, 2020, 06:36:30 PM »
Looks lovely fair play


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Re: BOOSTED FD BUILD.
« Reply #2682 on: March 02, 2020, 06:44:35 PM »
Does look does, and I still like the contrast of those wheels !  :13:
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Re: BOOSTED FD BUILD.
« Reply #2683 on: March 02, 2020, 07:22:37 PM »
May have mentioned it b4....i dont like the wheels

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Re: BOOSTED FD BUILD.
« Reply #2684 on: March 02, 2020, 07:56:22 PM »
I never said I like the wheels
Bit like a stick of rock colour


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