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Post by IanJ on Wed Feb 18, 2009 10:12 am

it is scary how it all adds up when you count it, i have stopted counting on what i have spent, but i think i could buy my car again with the money that i have spent!

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Post by IanJ on Fri Mar 27, 2009 9:23 am

a little up date, she is nearly finished now, a few more things to do. a sneaky pic from my phone today

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Post by IanJ on Sun Mar 29, 2009 6:28 am

i had a quick wash today, and took some pics, there are still a couple of things that i need to do, to get it to the point where i am happy, but its getting there.

i also re-wrapted my headers, as the old wrap had seen better days.

I added a new act gauge from RB motorsport, it is a dual sensor version, i have got one sensor as a charge temp, and one next to the air filter.

I have got a new K&N filter on the end of my aps induction pipe

hope you like it


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Post by Oli Cracknell on Sun Mar 29, 2009 8:49 am

looks soooo dam good, makes me properly want a scoob and they arnt normally my cup of tea lol
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Post by MrGash on Sun Mar 29, 2009 10:12 am

i said that wilst sitting there watching him do all this work 2day lol
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Post by Lewis on Sun Mar 29, 2009 1:34 pm

Looks cool, when you going to adjust ur coilys???

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Post by martyn on Sun Mar 29, 2009 1:47 pm

yh needs to be on the floor

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Post by IanJ on Sun Mar 29, 2009 5:42 pm

cant really be any lower, with out losing all of the front inner wheel arches. the rears have been rolled all ready for clearence, as it was rubbing before.

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Post by MrGash on Mon Mar 30, 2009 6:17 am

me think she good, ride is hard as it is at the mo without going any lower lol
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Post by IanJ on Tue Mar 31, 2009 10:58 am

had a health check and map tweek today at zen performance

here is a small vid of one of my runs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBhLp6D2CrI

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Post by martyn on Tue Mar 31, 2009 11:39 am

not bad 382

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Post by IanJ on Tue Mar 31, 2009 11:50 am

just enough to get me to the shops and back

bigger engine and gear box, is the next step, but mega £££ Sad

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Post by IanJ on Sat May 23, 2009 3:10 pm

the running in started today Smile

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Post by Lewis on Sat May 23, 2009 4:03 pm

what you got in it now then???

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Post by IanJ on Sat May 23, 2009 4:41 pm

a forged 2.1 stroker Smile

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Post by Lewis on Sun May 24, 2009 1:49 am

awsome, in to the 11s this year then???

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Post by IanJ on Sun May 24, 2009 2:00 am

may be if im lucky, but not sure if im gonna be doing 5k+ reves off the line this year, as cant afford a new gear box lol

this is the spec

The 2.1 comprises of your original engine block, removed, stripped, hot chemically cleaned and painted silver. We rebore to the first oversize, using stress plates, and beam stroker hone to fit.

Wiseco forged pistons
K1 forged conrods
We fit a new 2.5 crank
Cosworth engine bearings
Cosworth head gaskets
ARP head studs
RCM oil pump

fully overhaul the heads, surfaced, and valves and seats cut and lapped.


if i had a big enough turbo...

up to 500 bhp/450ft lb no bother at all for the engine Smile

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Post by IanJ on Sun May 24, 2009 1:41 pm

Here are the pics Alan took at EngineTuner when my build was being done.

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Post by liam on Sun May 24, 2009 5:36 pm

nice one
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Post by IanJ on Mon May 25, 2009 8:55 am

oil change done
gave her a wash and polish

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Post by liam on Mon May 25, 2009 10:02 am

how long it need to be run in ??
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Post by IanJ on Mon May 25, 2009 11:49 am

i done ist oil change at 500 miles, when i reach 1000 another for semi synth, then at 2000 the good stuff.

can have it mapped after the 1000 mile mark

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Post by IanJ on Wed Jun 03, 2009 6:56 am

as some of you knnow, i took the car back to enginetuner, as there was what sounded like a tapping sound.

they looked at it, and it turned out to be the injectors.

as it had a running in map on, at idle the injectors were making the noise.

they mapped it today on the rollers, and are going to take it out on the road for a final road map tweek.

but so far on just v-power they have got 380 bhp and 360 lbft.

if i was to go back to using methanol, i would be looking at least 10-15% increase in bhp and lbft Smile

so will save that until next year i think Smile

also, enginetuner said to me, as they have done the full rebuild and map etc, they will give me a years warrenty on the build. i thought that this was very good, as the most i have seen at other places is 3 months max!

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Post by IanJ on Sat Jun 06, 2009 11:07 am

have been run in and mapped now.

not to bad i think. this time i have just gone for v-power, will save the methanol for next year

380 bhp
360 lbft

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Post by Guest on Thu Oct 01, 2009 3:43 am

you can teach your kids understeer in that thing lol Very Happy

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