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Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 12-12-2016, 11:24 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 50,016
Posted By Orion
Wow! It's been a year nearly since the last...

Wow! It's been a year nearly since the last update.

So there has been very slow progress with this build due to a few factors - home renovations, a second child and a crazy year at work. So while...
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 15-01-2016, 10:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,177
Posted By Orion
Looking good Kris! Liking the headers :) For...

Looking good Kris! Liking the headers :)

For the coolant lines, this is how I think they would go:
- top line across the front of the engine (passenger side for you) goes to the out from the...
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 01-01-2016, 11:27 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 50,016
Posted By Orion
One item on the list of things to do was to...

One item on the list of things to do was to attach the spacer between the engine and the gearbox to the block to enable an easier installation when the engine is finally ready to go.
...
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 01-01-2016, 11:11 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 50,016
Posted By Orion
One of the big sticking points this year was...

One of the big sticking points this year was getting the cylinder head attached to the block. This was partially due to needing a Cometic head gasket to properly fit around the bored cylinders as...
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 01-01-2016, 10:51 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 50,016
Posted By Orion
Oh wow! I thought it had been six months since...

Oh wow! I thought it had been six months since the last update but I see that it has been a lot longer. Time to get things moving and attempt to make 2016 the year I finish up this engine and get it...
Forum: Mazda Specific Talk 28-04-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,605
Posted By Orion
Reset the ecu. Disconnect the battery, press...

Reset the ecu.

Disconnect the battery, press the brake pedal to use up residual charge. Then reconnect the battery and take it for a drive.
Forum: For Sale/Wanted 08-02-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,753
Posted By Orion
If only you were in Queensland :(

If only you were in Queensland :(
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 02-02-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 50,016
Posted By Orion
The bowl just behind the valve was enlarged to...

The bowl just behind the valve was enlarged to take out the lip but the ports (where they meet the intake plenum and extractors) were not enlarged - they are big enough.

Nope, stock valves there. ...
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 30-01-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 50,016
Posted By Orion
So, there has been some fruitful progress to kick...

So, there has been some fruitful progress to kick off the new year and hopefully what will be the year that this engine actually gets into the car!

The current mini-project that has just been done...
Forum: Performance & General Maintenance 21-01-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,773
Posted By Orion
I think that if he had the wrong plugs then all...

I think that if he had the wrong plugs then all the pistons would strike them and the car wouldn't run at all.
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 15-12-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 50,016
Posted By Orion
I'm not sure if you would call this progress...

I'm not sure if you would call this progress (because it has made my car slower) but the big Twiggy cams were removed from the engine in the car. Here is a picture of them just before they were...
Forum: For Sale/Wanted 28-10-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,030
Posted By Orion
Radiator cap SOLD! :) Still have the latter...

Radiator cap SOLD! :)

Still have the latter two DIN gauge holders available.

Cheers
Forum: Performance & General Maintenance 26-10-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 835
Posted By Orion
You should be able to wiggle them apart enough to...

You should be able to wiggle them apart enough to get to the last two bolts.

A few people drill holes in the trans case to get around this problem in the future.
Forum: For Sale/Wanted 24-10-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,030
Posted By Orion
Other Two Gauge Holders

For those I was telling about my other two DIN gauge holders here there are! :)

Both are at the prices listed and shipping within Australia will be another $10.

First one is blow-mould plastic...
Forum: For Sale/Wanted 23-10-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,030
Posted By Orion
Bump. Gauge holder sold! Radiator cap...

Bump.

Gauge holder sold!
Radiator cap pending!

I'll post up photos of the other two DIN gauge holders tonight.

Cheers :)
Forum: For Sale/Wanted 14-10-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,030
Posted By Orion
FS: [QLD] DIN Gauge Holder(s) and Mazdaspeed Radiator Cap

I have a couple of items for sale here guys. I am getting rid of a few excess items so that I have more shelf space for new parts and a bit more money for completing my engine build.

DIN Gauge...
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 01-10-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,485
Posted By Orion
Nice application of shift lights behind the...

Nice application of shift lights behind the steering wheel on the column cover.
Forum: For Sale/Wanted 28-09-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 913
Posted By Orion
And sold! :) Thanks for playing folks. Now...

And sold! :)
Thanks for playing folks.
Now buy my EGT gauge :p
Forum: For Sale/Wanted 25-09-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 661
Posted By Orion
Thursday bump! :)

Thursday bump! :)
Forum: For Sale/Wanted 22-09-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 913
Posted By Orion
Monday bump :)

Monday bump :)
Forum: For Sale/Wanted 19-09-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 661
Posted By Orion
Bump. Price reduced to $140.

Bump.

Price reduced to $140.
Forum: For Sale/Wanted 16-09-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 913
Posted By Orion
Excellent, thanks for the input. I have a set of...

Excellent, thanks for the input. I have a set of clutch bolts that I can include in with the flywheel.

Cheers :)
Forum: Mazda Specific Talk 16-09-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,838
Posted By Orion
That is you EGR port. There should be a solid...

That is you EGR port. There should be a solid metal pipe connecting that port to your exhaust manifold.
Forum: For Sale/Wanted 16-09-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 913
Posted By Orion
Bump

Bump
Forum: For Sale/Wanted 12-09-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 661
Posted By Orion
FS: (QLD) Autometer EGT Gauge 4945

For sale is my Autometer Ultra-lite II EGT Pyrometer Gauge.

Features of the gauge are:
- 2 1/16" (52.4mm) gauge
- Digital Stepper Motor
- 0 - 2000 deg. F
- Full sweep precision stepper motor...
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