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scobie140

My Green ginge - Boosted

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This is great work - I wish I was handy enough to take on jobs like this myself, but alas...

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1 step forward 2 back today.

 

Fresh new 10-50 oil changed in. Old oil had only done 300miles 😂 Although the pressure still reads low the temperature seems steadier when pressing on. I'm happy enough and will keep an eye on it.

 

Found the culprit to the spurious oil weep! Hairline crack in the sump 😠 patched up for now but still weeping when warm so will need to keep an eye on this.

Time to source a new sump

 

The rest of the jobs are on hold due to making the most of the weather and doing up the garden. No rush for them anyway.

 

Bummer but

 

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Final map today :teeth:The injectors didn't play ball and the fueling chart was all back to front but Chris worked his magic and got it sorted eventually and put up with my 101 questions FB_IMG_1496655833618_zpsacg8nt6u.jpgHappy with the numbers, We compared it to other supercharged zeds with the smaller pulleys running higher boost and my final numbers wasn't far off but i'm not going to chase those extra few bhp as i'm sure wbhp405 is plenty and hopefully safe & reliable enough.131645.jpg

 

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It's not stopped raining since getting it back so not had a chance to give it a good blast.Just a few bits and bobs to tidy up now, new sump has been ordered,the bearings on the idler pulleys to replace, washer bottle to ditch & paint work tidy up

 

*gave up with photobucket but can't seem to get a website that will let me upload my video

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Awesome man glad you've finally got some decent power! Is that the 3.12 pulley? What's up with the injectors? Il be selling a set of 600s at the start of July if your needing a set as I'm going for 1000cc.405 at the wheels is decent, that's what mine had with the shotguns on it

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Awesome build man, once I'm a bit older and insurance companies will insure me with a boosted Zed I'm planning to do a very similar setup.

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Loved reading this thread. Started off with a few mods and then escalated to respray and super charger!! Really great to read and I'm glad I got to read right through to that sweet dyno result.

 

Love the car and great thread.

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Awesome man glad you've finally got some decent power! Is that the 3.12 pulley? What's up with the injectors? Il be selling a set of 600s at the start of July if your needing a set as I'm going for 1000cc.405 at the wheels is decent, that's what mine had with the shotguns on it

 

I know it seemed to drag in at the end!

It's the next size down, can't remember the size off the top of my head. I measured it cause i did think about changing it for the smallest one but wasn't sure if that would be pushing it too much too soon.

They are 600cc but were a total pain to get the fueling sorted. The fueling chart was almost the polar opposite compared to normal. Chris smoothed it all out tho.

I'll stick with 405 and just keep ontop of the maintenance. Slippy slope chasing numbers haha.

How's yours coming along?

 

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Loved reading this thread. Started off with a few mods and then escalated to respray and super charger!! Really great to read and I'm glad I got to read right through to that sweet dyno result.

 

Love the car and great thread.

Cheers. It got to the point of sell and move on or keep and commit, but still loved driving it so put the money for another car into getting this up to scratch. Just need to get the balls to take it on track haha

 

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Mines only 406 whp is plenty on the road :)

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Awesome man glad you've finally got some decent power! Is that the 3.12 pulley? What's up with the injectors? Il be selling a set of 600s at the start of July if your needing a set as I'm going for 1000cc.405 at the wheels is decent, that's what mine had with the shotguns on it

 

I know it seemed to drag in at the end!

It's the next size down, can't remember the size off the top of my head. I measured it cause i did think about changing it for the smallest one but wasn't sure if that would be pushing it too much too soon.

They are 600cc but were a total pain to get the fueling sorted. The fueling chart was almost the polar opposite compared to normal. Chris smoothed it all out tho.

I'll stick with 405 and just keep ontop of the maintenance. Slippy slope chasing numbers haha.

How's yours coming along?

 

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It always does man haha. I think it's the 3.12 pulley you have as the next 1 down is the smallest at 2.87.aye chris is really good and if it can be fixed he will fix it. Mine is booked into him at the start of July. Getting there with my build, started doing all the timing stuff last night but it's hard on my brain trying to work it all out haha. I'm hoping to have the engine built by the end of next week. Ive got a drift competition on the 8th of July so I need to get my finger out haha

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Yeh that's the one! I was on my phone and couldn't find the sizes but remember it now.

That good news I'd love to do an engine rebuild at some point but not got the facilities just now, just hope it happens by choice and not forced on me :lol:

Cutting it fine for getting the feel of the new engine for the competition!

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Been quiet on the car front due to working on the garden so the jobs have been slowly piling up. Finally finished the garden so time to knock a few of the jobs off the list or atleast make a start.

Known issues;

Banana arm bush is well gone now

Cracked oil sump

Passenger brake was squeaking constantly

Drive belt idler pulleys starting to squeak.

 

Had a look at the brakes last week and it turns out that the inside pad had seized in the caliper :dry: discs were looking a bit done anyway so time for some fresh discs.

 

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New banana arm bushes from clarkemotorsport

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20170809_092904.thumb.jpg.992e9a26bc82ba54c42baf01152237cd.jpgRipped off the lower sub frame and arms. It all came away pretty easy, i'm not used to this :lol:

The banana arms were replaced by the previous owner the week before i bought the car so decided to re-use them and just replace the bushes with whiteline.

As you can see they are pretty worn.

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I'll not have access to a press until this weekend so this is as far as i can take this just now.

 

Moved onto the front brakes, decided on black diamond discs all round and ferodo ds2500 pads on the front with black diamond predator pads on the rear. Nice easy job. The hardest part was getting the seized pad out, this took some persuading. All pistons moved freely and piston seals in decent condition so happy with that.

Not much difference between front and back

20170809_123142.thumb.jpg.91cc694dfcab3f7648b05d02f8a15153.jpgAll fitted and bled, calipers badly need a re-spray!

20170809_124555.thumb.jpg.48d01101dcc78f355d1b00f734eba6f7.jpg Something came up so this was as far as I've got. Hopefully get the sump done today if the weather holds out but i'm not getting my hopes up. While the lower sub frame is off i'm going to clean up and paint it.

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9 hours ago, The Chubby Ninja said:

Is that a japspeed sump bud? I thought they had stopped making them

Its a copy of the Japseed one which is a copy of the APS one :lol: Ebay special from the far east. It's just cast aluminium and seems decent enough quality, more importantly its not cracked!

I did try to source a APS one but didn't have any joy.

Due to speed bumps in my street I can't risk any of the other brands which offer either spacers or deeper sumps I need to go wider for extra capacity.

 

Rained off today and nightshift all weekend so will hopefully finish next week

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Managed to get up early and get a bit done before heading out for nightshift

 

New sump with oil sensor and blanking plate ready to fit

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New sump allows me to use y magnetic sump plug. Really happy to have this back in.

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The offending crack. never noticed this the 1st time i fitted it as it only shows when the plug is in but it does explain why the plug was a slack fit. Annoyed as I should have noticed this but at the time was rushing t get the build finished. Previous owner was obviously a bit heavy handed with the sump plug

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Had enough time to whip off the idler pulleys. The two ones with the green seal sound rough but the orange NSK one sounds and feels fine. I'll get these popped out and get new SKF/NSK/FAG ones ordered up as this is the brands we use a work so know they are decent. 

Bearing sizes are 6203 for anyone needing these in the future

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Got a bit more done today.

Lower front subframe grit blasted and painted. Just used hammerite with a brush, its possibly the worst finish I've ever seen :lol:  but its 2 really thick coats & out of sight under the car so better than it was before 

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Old bushes pressed out 

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New ones ready to fit

20170815_091927.thumb.jpg.bae304aa2cff9cde81085be1c41bc8ae.jpgnice and snug, suspension doesn't sag anywhere near as much when lifted with the new bushes so shows how much play they last ones had.

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Rear discs and pads were badly needing done!

Driverside

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Passenger side

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compared to new ones

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Bled the brakes through with just under two bottles of RBF600. Way overkill bleeding this much but got carried away

 

Now for some bad news, checked all the wheels while they have been off and all were fine apart from the rear driver side.

two bits of metal and a bit of a gouge out the tread. Never had to put any air in when I've checked the pressure so not sure how recent they are but another repair on the to do list. Nothing major just another niggle.

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Just awaiting pulleys arriving from america then she will be back on the road and booked in to get the calipers resprayed 

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