Back on the ground so I threw the engine in
Couple of issues even though the gone isn't in its final resting place,
The chassis support piece has to go, it's blocking room for the most important bit in the engine bay, the turbo.
Fuel rail is hitting the clutch master cylinder
possibly going to have to source a different intake manifold, most likely and FC LIM with an adapter plate to fit an FD UIM, that should give me clearence as I know this manifolds will sit much lower than mine.
ABS is in the way, wanted to try keep it but guess I'm going to have to remove it.
My turbo manifold needs modifying, I knew it would as I had it made when I was trying to build my rx4, I still have some bends left etc so will be also moving the wastegat to a different location most likely on the bottom of the manifold to make more room up top.
Just look at the last picture! I know standard mx5s are shocking at ground clearence but just look at the gap I have there now, I still have to throw in the gear box and turbo so it will drop a little bit, oh and the clutch but damn there's a lot of nose weight I must have taken out
Final point, picking a rotatt engine up on your own isn't what I advise anybody to do, they're heavier then you think
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