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Jim's fc rebirth
« on: June 16, 2019, 10:53:00 PM »
After four years off the road I am finally ot around to putting my black fc TII back together, I popped the engine on a track day at croft. So today I found a few hours to get the freshly rebuilt engine back in the car. Still a lot to do differential to sort out and get back in the car, electric water pump to fit and relocate the alternator. Here's a pic with the engine in, I had a little help off my girlfriend, she was on the hoist doing a fine job.

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« Last Edit: June 17, 2019, 08:32:25 AM by clive »

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Re: Jim's fc rebirth
« Reply #1 on: June 17, 2019, 07:31:40 AM »
Looks nice that.

4 years? Wow, I'd be climbing the walls !

Good luck with the rest of the finishing off
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Re: Jim's fc rebirth
« Reply #2 on: June 17, 2019, 08:33:15 AM »
As you will know, Really pleased to see this picture  :great:
All the best Clive

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Re: Jim's fc rebirth
« Reply #3 on: June 17, 2019, 09:25:35 AM »
Four years? Cant be! You mean your track beast?

Anyhoo, nice to see you around here again. I wondered where did yoy go

Btw, remembering back at Holland, you said take a spin with your Beast. I should have done that

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Re: Jim's fc rebirth
« Reply #4 on: June 17, 2019, 02:21:39 PM »
I haven't been without a rotary,  I have an RX8 and the track monster fc, but the track car is going through some changes itself its been completely rewired, had all the body work sorted and been repainted, and a new ECU,  I will post some pics when I get it back together.

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Re: Jim's fc rebirth
« Reply #5 on: June 19, 2019, 01:08:45 PM »
Hi Jim,
Great to see you making progress.  :sign0098:

I'll try pop round for a cuppa (when it stops raining)

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Re: Jim's fc rebirth
« Reply #6 on: June 19, 2019, 03:39:50 PM »
Havent seen you around here in ages either Chris

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Re: Jim's fc rebirth
« Reply #7 on: June 19, 2019, 05:08:50 PM »
Yeah Chris what you been upto? If asked Clive in the past and he said youve got a TVR?

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Re: Jim's fc rebirth
« Reply #8 on: June 19, 2019, 10:30:51 PM »
How you doing Chris, how's the TVR getting on.

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Re: Jim's fc rebirth
« Reply #9 on: June 20, 2019, 12:32:21 PM »
Hi Jim,
I'm ok thanks. Great to hear your making progress. Have a look in the introduce yourself section, I've put a few pictures on the TVR in.

Are you still track day in ?

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Re: Jim's fc rebirth
« Reply #10 on: August 24, 2019, 09:14:35 AM »
After a few teething problems my fc lives and she got an MOT yesterday so I need to put some miles on and then get booked in for a tune, I have some little things to sort  but it drives alright, one of my first jobs is to give her a wash.
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Re: Jim's fc rebirth
« Reply #11 on: August 24, 2019, 09:28:29 AM »
Most Excellent News Jim  :bravo_2:
All the best Clive

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Re: Jim's fc rebirth
« Reply #12 on: October 11, 2019, 09:05:56 AM »
Nice one Jim. Do you fancy coming round and getting mine ready fro the road again once you are done?

P.S. 4 years is nothing I think mine is nearer 6 years!
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Re: Jim's fc rebirth
« Reply #13 on: October 11, 2019, 02:47:13 PM »
Mine still needs some bits doing, I am fairly sure my manifold has some little cracks in it, so getting a better one and get it ceramic coated. Then in for a tune. And a full respray needed. But it so good to be back on the road. What does yours need to get back on the road.

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Re: Jim's fc rebirth
« Reply #14 on: April 27, 2020, 11:18:32 PM »
Well with the lock down I've had a bit of time to work on my car's. With my black rx7 up and running waiting for a tune. I've had chance to have a look at my rx7 race car, after a year or so and a lot of hassle with the ECU I finally got it started, so after finishing off a few bits I can get it in for tune, it's been so much grief and hassle I am made up.