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Old 20-03-2008, 12:32 AM   #31
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Good points.

If I have to build a shroud to direct air into the radiator, that's what I'll do.

If I need to have another small radiator built ans placed in front of the grille as an aide, that's what I'll do next.

If I have to buy one of MattG's twisted core radiators, that's what I'll do third.

For now, I'll be a guinea pig.
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Old 20-03-2008, 07:53 AM   #32
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VTEC Steve, is yours a lengthened or standard length front?
Standard length front. It is very tight.
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Old 20-03-2008, 09:40 PM   #33
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Fuel Pressure regulator and fuel filter today... Option to mount on either end as the fuel rail works off pressure.









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Old 20-03-2008, 09:48 PM   #34
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Also, a couple shots of the Intake Manifold against the new firewall. It's a great fit:





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Old 21-03-2008, 09:41 AM   #35
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very very well project , it's my favorite , everyday I'm waiting new pics to see , keep tuning mate
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Old 22-03-2008, 03:39 PM   #36
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Lots of custom brackets:

Wiper motor bracket


Wiper motor back on the car


Pedal bottle bracket








New pedal placement


Fuel rail bracket


Throttle bracket




This aftermarket "super small" alternator is as big as the OEM Honda unit.
Where to place it? Front isn't going to work. maybe over the top driver side motor mount?


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Old 25-03-2008, 01:43 AM   #37
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Old 25-03-2008, 10:24 AM   #38
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Progress and more progress. Lookin' good!
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Old 25-03-2008, 05:12 PM   #39
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Biggest question right now: Will the experimental radiator work?
Biggest headache right now: Wiring!
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Old 26-03-2008, 02:28 PM   #40
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Alternator is in. It's a tight fit.
Firewall Primed.





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Old 26-03-2008, 03:50 PM   #41
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Wow. You are doing amazing work... I wish I had half your talent and a third of the time.
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Old 26-03-2008, 05:11 PM   #42
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I don't think I posted this earlier, but all this work is being done at Stoinoff's Restorations in Batesville IN. http://www.stoinoff.com/. They've done top notch work for me before, and I highly recommend them. This is their first 16V Mini conversion. There have been plenty of challenges, some of which I've made worse by requesting the original steel fenders and standard length. Plus I've asked to keep the interior as stock as possible.

Actually by the time they're finished with this project they might not want to ever attempt another like it

...the next one would probably take half the time.
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Old 26-03-2008, 08:09 PM   #43
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OK, so I wish I had half their talent By the way I checked out their site, you should tell them to change it from v t e c h to vtec... 'cause most Honda guys hate referring to their engine as a phone and they might catch some flak.
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Old 27-03-2008, 02:49 AM   #44
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Good point! Although that is the least of our worries right now
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Old 28-03-2008, 04:59 PM   #45
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Paint on the firewall.

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