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  1. New Turbo.......

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    Not the best welding, but it will work well enough to run the engine without the turbo, fo rthe first mapping session
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  2. Wiring Harness

    Wiring Harness for the engine is now complete & should be with me This week, then I can get on with the chassis connections....
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  3. Mechanical water pump

    As I said before (I think) I will be using a mechanical pump again, so I have the new GTA pump, complete with metal impeller, thought I would check that it fits to be sure it is the right pump, It fits ok, but when fitting the pulley , it dosent line up with the crank pulley.......

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    Of course this is due to me using a 164 24V crank pulley, as this has the crank trigger wheel, I did think of ordering a 164 pump, but that probably woyldnt fit to ...
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    Corse Build , Engines
  4. Cooling my Turbo Engine

    One of the things that came up in convevrsation was coolant flow which in an ideal world, needs to be in the region of 1L/min/kw to stop localised boiling - well as i Have over 350Kw it is doubtfull that i will find a pump with 350L/min flow, but my DC pumps are rated max 115l/min.
    The figures I was quoted were of course for an ideal world for a turbo engine, but the basic idea is the higher flow the better. A second problem with the DC pumps is that i was running their controller, so at times ...

    Updated 21-11-2013 at 15:35 by turbonutter

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    Corse Build , Engines
  5. Blown Engine - Turbo is OK

    On the plus side of things I got to inspect the turbo charger Turbine wheel & that looks to be in good condition, so no worries about running lean like i had with the last car.

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