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Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 03-08-2016, 11:17 PM
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Posted By Ice88
Rather long post to catch everyone up on what's...

Rather long post to catch everyone up on what's happened since my last post.

Took the car up to harvey bay to get tuned, this wasn't without complications (not tuners fault). Essentially trying to...
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 12-05-2016, 11:52 AM
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Views: 12,173
Posted By Ice88
Thanks Ghetto3. Will keep it in mind, at present...

Thanks Ghetto3. Will keep it in mind, at present I think I will be tuning solely off tps. Something will need to be done if I go towards a rotrex though :)



Thanks Rupe. A little more to go and...
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 09-05-2016, 12:09 AM
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Views: 12,173
Posted By Ice88
I had considered that, but figured incoming air...

I had considered that, but figured incoming air would still be cooler then the oils temperature. That and it was in a similar position in the BJ and the system worked then :)

Hopefully it...
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 09-05-2016, 12:05 AM
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Views: 12,173
Posted By Ice88
Alot has happened, since I last updated this...

Alot has happened, since I last updated this thread. I still need to take some better photos but everythings still a bit of a mess atm.

I've run all the vac lines for things like charcoal...
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 28-04-2016, 02:44 PM
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Views: 12,173
Posted By Ice88
Oil Filter Relocation has found a home to live: ...

Oil Filter Relocation has found a home to live:
http://i.imgur.com/WnWVER5l.jpg
Bought some 90 degree AN10 fittings for going out of the oil return on the girdle and for use between the Pressure...
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 28-04-2016, 02:43 PM
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Views: 12,173
Posted By Ice88
Been a while since I've updated and alot has...

Been a while since I've updated and alot has happened. Personal life has been super busy and works been pretty flat out, so here goes a mammoth post of epic proportions:

I placed an order months...
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 13-02-2016, 10:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,173
Posted By Ice88
Well I had an FS-DE that I had built for a...

Well I had an FS-DE that I had built for a previous project, so it was already on hand.

If I was to consider any engine swap again into an na MX5, it'd probably be a built BP or something Honda...
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 11-02-2016, 09:14 PM
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Views: 12,173
Posted By Ice88
Had a pretty ****ty day the other week, was...

Had a pretty ****ty day the other week, was filling the engine with oil and found the following after about 15 minutes:
http://i.imgur.com/QmJzm5Ll.jpg

Leaking from the bottom of the fan. Its...
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 14-01-2016, 11:23 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,173
Posted By Ice88
Finally finished uploading photos, so the latest...

Finally finished uploading photos, so the latest update :)

New heater core grommets arrived for the firewall as mine were in less then stellar condition:
http://i.imgur.com/8xAPeUgl.jpg

This...
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 18-12-2015, 11:31 PM
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Views: 12,173
Posted By Ice88
Thanks gents.

Thanks gents.
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 15-12-2015, 04:46 PM
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Views: 12,173
Posted By Ice88
I've rung a local mx5 specialist place called...

I've rung a local mx5 specialist place called Automotive Plus and was able to score some in good condition replacement panels. So that's sorted, just need to vacuum up all the loose rust and clean...
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 15-12-2015, 04:44 PM
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Views: 12,173
Posted By Ice88
Quick update with car, gearbox dropped off to be...

Quick update with car, gearbox dropped off to be resealed, 4.1 Torsen with new drive shaft seals installed (nfi if its Torsen 2 or 1), engine retimed as the idler pulleys had collected a little rust...
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 15-12-2015, 04:43 PM
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Views: 12,173
Posted By Ice88
About a week ago the following arrived on my door...

About a week ago the following arrived on my door step:
http://i.imgur.com/ORgFfjXl.jpg

Was quite excited, some photos of the goodies:
http://i.imgur.com/b1oWoAWl.jpg...
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 15-12-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,173
Posted By Ice88
Some more pictures of the header, excuse the...

Some more pictures of the header, excuse the phone pics:
http://i.imgur.com/WmE6cF5l.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/IOCxp2al.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/crP5xlUl.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/53pWZWbl.jpg

He also...
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 09-11-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,173
Posted By Ice88
So still not sure what I will end up doing...

So still not sure what I will end up doing regarding the B18 intake. The head port having such built in angle is a PITA. Building in a wedge is potentially the easiest versus chopping and adding in...
Forum: Introduce yourself 05-11-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,046
Posted By Ice88
Hey man, I'm the member the Haighie was...

Hey man,

I'm the member the Haighie was talking about that is selling carbon fiber parts. I have cup surround, centre console (need trimming to fit 100%), gauge surround, centre console lid.
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 30-09-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,173
Posted By Ice88
My intake manifold and throttle body finally...

My intake manifold and throttle body finally arrived, here are some shots of the manifold from yesterday. The manifold is a Skunk2 Ultra Street.

This is what the fs gasket looks like overlayed on...
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 30-09-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,173
Posted By Ice88
Hopefully. Kinda getting over it to be...

Hopefully.

Kinda getting over it to be honest man.
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 23-09-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,173
Posted By Ice88
I'm a little saddened at the rate of progress at...

I'm a little saddened at the rate of progress at the fabricators, but its coming along. Here are some photos from a week ago that I've finally uploaded.

Engine in the car, oil pan girdle off....
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 12-09-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,173
Posted By Ice88
Living and being around so many 323 people I have...

Living and being around so many 323 people I have access to a lot of BP gear, hence being able to work out port spacing for the exhaust. The intake side has the exact same port spacing as seen here:...
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 12-09-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,173
Posted By Ice88
Got my collectors the other day, they look so...

Got my collectors the other day, they look so smexi. Look one hundred times better in person but here are some quick snaps I took, when I dropped them off at the fabricators:

Primary:...
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 12-09-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,173
Posted By Ice88
Nothing has been decided yet. I had hoped...

Nothing has been decided yet.

I had hoped initially to go with ITBs, but now a plenum based manifold might be the go :)

EDIT: Just saw your post on mx5cartalk.
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 09-09-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,173
Posted By Ice88
I mentioned I think previously that the...

I mentioned I think previously that the fabricator has been stuffed around a bit by the previous customer, with changing his mind etc. So while I wait there are a couple of things I can do to...
Forum: For Sale/Wanted 09-09-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,932
Posted By Ice88
hey buddy. Sorry don't check here much...

hey buddy.

Sorry don't check here much anymore. PM me and ill get it :)

Rear strut brace is sold. Ill check about the shifter, i offloaded a lot of parts when i sold the car.
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 08-09-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,173
Posted By Ice88
So ended up buying a E2200 box from the gold...

So ended up buying a E2200 box from the gold coast. Was searching for one that was cheap enough that it didn't break the bank and that meant i didn't feel bad throwing away the back half of the box....
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