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Old 01-10-2019, 11:02 AM   #481
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looks great Keith, congrats.
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Old 03-10-2019, 12:27 PM   #482
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Have to agree it does look very nice, great work.
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Old 05-10-2019, 03:17 PM   #483
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looks great Keith, congrats.
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Have to agree it does look very nice, great work.
Thanks very much guys, Lots more to come.
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Old 17-10-2019, 08:18 AM   #484
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With the car running and driving the engine had to be run in, I use Millers running in oil on all my builds and find it very good.

To rack up a few miles I took the car to the Nurburgring with some friends. I go most years but this time was more of a holiday as the car wasnít ready for track. I planned this for the same weekend as the oldtimers GP.

The car ran well with only some minor issues.













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Old 17-10-2019, 09:19 AM   #485
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Nice pictures and cars, I like the bonnet louvres in the mini in the second picture.
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Old 17-10-2019, 10:06 AM   #486
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Nice pictures and cars, I like the bonnet louvres in the mini in the second picture.
I can't remember exactly but I think its a Hayabusa Turbo.
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Old 31-10-2019, 12:38 PM   #487
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With the car home safe from the ring the running in process was complete so the oil could be changed, and an inspection could be conducted.

I use Motul 6100 10W40 on my Honda engines and genuine Honda oil filter.

I also changed the plugs, did a compression test and a leak down, the compression test averaged about 220psi across all cylinders.

I also removed the injectors and rail and did a full clean as one of the plugs suggested cylinder one was running slightly rich, I log average AFRís via wideband in the downpipe. My process is to run about 500ml of carb cleaner through the injectors or until they run clean then leave over night and complete the process again.









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Old 26-11-2019, 03:31 PM   #488
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Driving the car to the ring and back gave me a good feel for any issues and further improvements. I did DIY tracking before going on the trip but it needed to be corner weighted. I had been keeping this in mind during the build and tried to balance left to right wherever possible.

I used the old DIY bathroom scales method with some wooden ramps, I searched for the cheapest deal possible on the scales and got 4 for €20. They were only rated at 150kg each so wouldn’t take the full weight of the car, this was fixed with some simple maths even though the actual readings are irrelevant and more so the relationship between them.

In a weird twist very shortly after completing the corner weighting process a friend told me he had a pro corner weighting system in his workshop that I could use whenever I wanted so I took the opportunity to verify my results. I was shocked by the results and had a good laugh over how much each cost.

From a handling point of view this has helped a lot and would recommend to anybody with torque steer or handling issues.








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