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Old 02-10-2017, 02:16 PM   #271
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love it,
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Old 02-10-2017, 07:21 PM   #272
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It goes with the style of the car and if itís what you want sod everyone else
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Old 04-10-2017, 06:13 PM   #273
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Some good news and bad!

I should have a set of forged omega 8:5:1 pistons coming... So should be good for decent power now.. But could be up to 12 weeks lead time!!.

Only possitive is that I aim to get everything else done on the car in the meantime

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Old 11-10-2017, 09:03 PM   #274
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Piston's now ordered!.

I was going to try having working VVC my due to my mech's being worn and concerned about finding a good second hand set I have ditched that idea.

New plan is solid cam conversion and running the newman's phase 2 camshafts ( 260 duration and 10.15 lift ) and keep the revs to 7500 max.. I should be about to keep the hydraulic followers and standard crank should still be ok.

I will also be changing the exhaust to a full 3" turbo back system!

CV joint wise it looks like I will be going with the Allspeed HD units with a Vauxhall/rover hybrid and with the 2 piece longer shaft. Emerald will be setting up boost by gear, flat shift and launch control

Really just want to get it done as I missed so much this year!!
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Old 11-10-2017, 10:14 PM   #275
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Sounds good, can't wait to see this finished, need to put up plenty videos when it is
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Old 12-10-2017, 08:13 PM   #276
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Piston's now ordered!.

I was going to try having working VVC my due to my mech's being worn and concerned about finding a good second hand set I have ditched that idea.

New plan is solid cam conversion and running the newman's phase 2 camshafts ( 260 duration and 10.15 lift ) and keep the revs to 7500 max.. I should be about to keep the hydraulic followers and standard crank should still be ok.

I will also be changing the exhaust to a full 3" turbo back system!

CV joint wise it looks like I will be going with the Allspeed HD units with a Vauxhall/rover hybrid and with the 2 piece longer shaft. Emerald will be setting up boost by gear, flat shift and launch control

Really just want to get it done as I missed so much this year!!
Can I take it that this car is not going to be driven on the road much then Chris? A track beast?
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Old 13-10-2017, 07:49 AM   #277
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Can I take it that this car is not going to be driven on the road much then Chris? A track beast?
How things are going don't even know if it could even be road legal, then was reading this

https://www.autosport.com/national/n...torsport-in-eu

so may not be able to use it all

Very worst case, will just have to buy a K series powered but SVA'd kit car and fit this engine into it
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