Project Pics Take 2

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  1. Boll!

    Boll! Well-Known Member

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    Looking good Rob.
    What gearbox are you planning to use? -2K spec?

    and come on mate, your turbo choice is?
     
  2. rob260

    rob260 Moderator Staff Member

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    Already got a 2k box, twin plate carbon clutch and a quaife/leader gear R230 set aside. Should do for starters -there are so many options coming onto the market these days though.

    Haven’t settled on turbos yet. A little while back I realised that technology was moving faster than the motor so I’ll see what’s on the market when I’m actually ready to bolt some up. New G series looks good though.
     
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  3. MagicMike

    MagicMike Moderator Staff Member

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    It all looks quite expensive
     
  4. rob260

    rob260 Moderator Staff Member

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    A little...
     
  5. rob260

    rob260 Moderator Staff Member

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    Bit more progress on the motor.

    When you use exhaust cams and gears on the intake side the dowels are such that the timing marks on the belt no longer align with the marks on the gears. Mitch has come up with a nice work around and had the gears laser etched to suit.

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    Another little detail with the lower plenum -I bought up a full set of OEM studs and washers and supplies a set of stainless locking nuts rather than using bolts. Why? Predominantly because I like high end fasteners lol. Also has the benefit of transferring any fastening load to the stud, rather than the threads in the head.

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    Pretty well ready to ship and to say it will be nice to have it back in my own workshop is an under statement.

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  6. IB

    IB ?????

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    Will it be running by Easter?
     
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  7. rob260

    rob260 Moderator Staff Member

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    maybe...
     
  8. badxtc

    badxtc kirby's bitch

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    looking good rob , this will be a crazy engine once all sorted , what brand crack is that , also stock stroke ?
     
  9. rob260

    rob260 Moderator Staff Member

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    Hope so! Stock stroke -didn’t want to sacrifice RPM
     
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  10. beaver

    beaver southern zeds

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    500+ kw engine! :cool:
     
  11. rob260

    rob260 Moderator Staff Member

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    Should make a nice change from my 140kw diesel lol
     
  12. rob260

    rob260 Moderator Staff Member

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    Had a few more bits come in. Getting a little ways ahead of myself but turbosmart stuff going very cheap at the moment so picked up a set of 40mm comp gates. The new electronic wastegatea look awesome but also very large -I think these will be the best bet in the Z.

    Build quality his first class and the new gen 5 have some nice features including spring position sensor and water cooling.

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  13. ProckyZ89

    ProckyZ89 Senior Member

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    I was tossing up the 40’s- are their sale still on ?
     
  14. rob260

    rob260 Moderator Staff Member

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    Yes can do very good price on these until end of month inbox me if you’re serious
     
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    rob260 Moderator Staff Member

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    Couple of turbos turned up today. Probably the last parts photo for a while until the engine turns up and I can get on with assembly.

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  16. ProckyZ89

    ProckyZ89 Senior Member

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    Hmm

    These almost look like G660’s
     
  17. Boll!

    Boll! Well-Known Member

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    What are the spec’s on those Rob?
     
  18. rob260

    rob260 Moderator Staff Member

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    Impulse bought some Nismo pedals a little while back.

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    Wanted to get them looking new again so I sent them off the adept metal polishing for a brushed polish and clear powder coat. Pretty happy with how they turned out.

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    Should compliment the cluster/steering wheel/horn button/shifter OG logo bits I have for the cabin.
     
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    beaver southern zeds

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    Do you have the engine yet rob?
     
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    rob260 Moderator Staff Member

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    Great timing. Arrived 1:30 this afternoon.
     
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