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Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 17-10-2018, 08:15 PM
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https://i.imgur.com/M46S12U.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/M46S12U.jpg
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 22-07-2018, 12:37 AM
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Posted By ghetto3
Got the new build going... ...

Got the new build going...
https://youtu.be/OB5mZHDlsmE
Hope the link works, been a massive struggle to keep forging ahead on the build with life generally, and injury etc getting in the way but...
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 18-03-2018, 09:27 PM
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Posted By ghetto3
I wish! The red '89 mx5 was build no. 113 but i...

I wish! The red '89 mx5 was build no. 113 but i ended up parting it out after i got a decent offer for the seam welded shell. After stripping it down i found it had a damaged front left frame and...
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 18-03-2018, 08:15 PM
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Views: 70,091
Posted By ghetto3
Some progress shots on latest mx5 project. ...

Some progress shots on latest mx5 project.
Similar engine to what was in the Astina with new 10:1 bottom end and other improvements.
Runs a reverse flow dual feed electric water pump setup.
...
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 10-05-2016, 12:21 AM
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Posted By ghetto3
Hey lads, even though the ba project has finished...

Hey lads, even though the ba project has finished her engine is still being modified to drop into the mx5 and i figured i'd end off this worklog with a couple pics of what is planned next....
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 27-08-2015, 12:00 PM
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Posted By ghetto3
Still working on it. Im not doing heaps to it,...

Still working on it. Im not doing heaps to it, just painting the dash bar and clutch/brake/throttle brackets at the mo. I've got some superpro gear waiting for me up at autobarn and going to give the...
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 26-08-2015, 02:00 PM
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Posted By ghetto3
Maxim works.:D

Maxim works.:D
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 20-08-2015, 12:13 AM
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Posted By ghetto3
Aj from mx5 mania has sourced one for me with...

Aj from mx5 mania has sourced one for me with windage tray and pick up. I still need to find some engine mount brackets though...and get cracking with the engine wiring loom.
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 18-08-2015, 01:17 AM
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Views: 70,091
Posted By ghetto3
It was mad matts fault. He mentioned he was...

It was mad matts fault. He mentioned he was considering selling scarlett, the '89 mx5. It didn't take much encouraging for me to give her a good home. I've joined the long list of peeps that progress...
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 03-04-2015, 12:33 PM
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Views: 70,091
Posted By ghetto3
Will do mate.:) I'm getting it sorted now for...

Will do mate.:)
I'm getting it sorted now for a trip up over the easter holidays.
After rolling the front guards I messed with the camber settings on the coilovers and it threw the tow out...
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 31-03-2015, 12:24 AM
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Posted By ghetto3
2500km on the new setup and no oil used, no...

2500km on the new setup and no oil used, no leaks, no probs.
Thanks to clean cookie for providing a stout bottom end, project.r for the cams and lifters, brown dog for the valve locks, rupewrecht...
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 10-03-2015, 10:03 PM
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Views: 70,091
Posted By ghetto3
Heres a recent shot. ...

Heres a recent shot.
http://www.astinagt.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=283&pictureid=1910
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 10-03-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 70,091
Posted By ghetto3
Thanks mate. It was great to finally stretch its...

Thanks mate. It was great to finally stretch its legs though with my little companion on board I couldn't get too excited. Im keen to head up to that fella you guys have recommended and get it...
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 10-03-2015, 11:28 AM
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Views: 70,091
Posted By ghetto3
Its been a while, I have a little catching up to...

Its been a while, I have a little catching up to do but for the meantime here's a vid of a run up the dorrigo mountains over the weekend.
Http://youtu.be/watch?v=WiJLgdZ365M
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 12-01-2015, 09:28 PM
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Posted By ghetto3
http://www.astinagt.com/forums/picture.php?albumid...

http://www.astinagt.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=283&pictureid=1897

http://www.astinagt.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=283&pictureid=1898

The sausage filter is squeezed in there but has at...
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 25-12-2014, 05:58 AM
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Views: 70,091
Posted By ghetto3
now on youtube...under bp 1.8 jenvey itbs...

now on youtube...under bp 1.8 jenvey itbs adaptronic 440.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VMQrADGHlqM
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 23-12-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 70,091
Posted By ghetto3
Got it running today. Apart from a smallish leak...

Got it running today. Apart from a smallish leak from the lower coolant hose everything was sweet. Idles around 1100rpm but need to work on VE map and AFRs. I hooked the MAP sensor up to a spare port...
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 12-12-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 70,091
Posted By ghetto3
http://www.astinagt.com/forums/picture.php?albumid...

http://www.astinagt.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=283&pictureid=1891

Just for you:p
Needs a Mazdaspeed lip to go with the sideskirts eh?
Needs a decent alignment, matching tyres and rims...
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 11-12-2014, 11:33 PM
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Views: 70,091
Posted By ghetto3
http://www.astinagt.com/forums/picture.php?albumid...

http://www.astinagt.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=283&pictureid=1889

http://www.astinagt.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=283&pictureid=1885

...
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 20-11-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 70,091
Posted By ghetto3
That said...I have a spare few laying around if...

That said...I have a spare few laying around if they'd suit your build. A scratch here or there, yours if you want 'em.
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 20-11-2014, 11:25 AM
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Views: 70,091
Posted By ghetto3
Yep. It probably would have been wiser to weld...

Yep. It probably would have been wiser to weld female bungs on the cam cover though. With the male bungs the threads are exposed to damage when you're taking it on and off all the time.
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 20-11-2014, 10:51 AM
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Views: 70,091
Posted By ghetto3
Cheers man. Looking forward to parking it next to...

Cheers man. Looking forward to parking it next to your hardtop for some photos.:cool:
The loom tube is from jaycar, called pps expandable braided sleeving. Part no.s# WH-5588 for 15mm and # WH-5587...
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 20-11-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 70,091
Posted By ghetto3
It seems to be the blue wire is signal, pink is...

It seems to be the blue wire is signal, pink is 12v+ as the crank trigger is giving regular pulses to the 440. The reset signal on the cam is a wide tooth so a little hard to accurately dial in.
I...
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 20-11-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 70,091
Posted By ghetto3
So close to running...got to pull my finger out!

So close to running...got to pull my finger out!
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 31-10-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 70,091
Posted By ghetto3
Sorted the injector port plugs after having...

Sorted the injector port plugs after having another set machined to fit.
http://www.astinagt.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=277&pictureid=1856

The engine is wired save for the crank sensor. Its...
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