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    Mike Sekinger
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    1999 350 Sport #002
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    Project Esprit GT1
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  1. Test fitting of motorsport plenums and chargecoolers. Will need to fabricate a support bracket, but they will sit nicely above the gearbox for phase 1 or the engine run-in.
  2. Turbo Dynamics also offer several upgrade levels for those who are planning to run a little more boost.
  3. Not too bad, but a lot of work to make it onto a really nice model of the car.
  4. Clearly it is not a race part. It is just the "Track us only" notation on the Sports muffler.
  5. More small stuff. Looking are routing to and from the twin-pass chargecooler rad. using tubes within the backbone.
  6. Waiting on parts for progress with the engine, but decided on positioning and plumbing for the chargecooler pump & header tank.
  7. The o-rings at the base of the axles are redundant with the Quaife ATB diff. There are different options and ideas for effective sealing of the driveshafts. Some suggest using several outer seals where others experienced no issues with the absense of the o-ring. I experienced an issue with Simon`s V8 which was overcome by using 2x thinner oil seals with the inner having a slightly shortened lip sealing spring.
  8. Getting ever closer to installation. The fresh engine will initially be started-up and run-in with the old plenum arrangement. The new flywheel for the 140mm carbon clutch is also pending, but should arrive shortly. Re-mapping of the Motec for the motorsport plenums, bigger turbos and larger injectors will be a task for later this year.
  9. Porting and matching of the RH bank injector manifold to cylinder head. Blanked off the crank breather to cam covers. Will have a ctach tank instead.
  10. Hi Achim, I have the manual if there are specific parts that you are interested in. Where are you located? I could post it out to you if convenient? Mike S
  11. Hi Alan, I`m pretty sure those injectors are not going to be big enough to run as your only source of fuelling. They are only marginally higher flow than the stock injectors at 267cc/min and are typically used as replacements for the stock injectors when keeping the secondaries in place (secondaries are 550cc/min) Of course it all depends on your power target but even at 400bhp, you would need something up around 8x 360cc/min. There is a rough injector size calculator on the RC Engineering website RC Fuel Injection > Technical
  12. Sorting the throttle linkage and playing with the position of the cable bracket. Will need to make some changes to the cable length.
  13. Small jobs.... low profile plug for the thermostat housing coolant bypass. PAS low pressure pipe installed to ensure clearnace from the new aux belt run.
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