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Old 07-21-2013, 11:06 PM   #21
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Here you go, technically the second run (I leaned out the map before filming this), other than that unmodified.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2I1sm...ature=youtu.be

Tuesday will be the day of reckoning. Still a big unknown to improvements on power/torque.
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Old 07-22-2013, 12:06 AM   #22
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Sounds like you got it running. Know it needs some tuning, as you know. The cossie focus manifold wouldn't work on a rwd setup, cause the tb would be facing backwards. Have you checked out http://burtonpower.com
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Old 07-22-2013, 12:14 AM   #23
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Sounds snorty! I love that sound!
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Sounds snorty! I love that sound!
Yeah, wait till he has it tuned w/ some revs to it.
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Old 07-23-2013, 11:44 AM   #25
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The cossie focus manifold wouldn't work on a rwd setup, cause the tb would be facing backwards.
While that may be the case for most typical cars, not only can such a design be used on a '7' chassis, it even has some potential packaging advantages. If you take a closer look at the pics of his original setup, you may notice that the Caterham manifold actually does this.
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While that may be the case for most typical cars, not only can such a design be used on a '7' chassis, it even has some potential packaging advantages. If you take a closer look at the pics of his original setup, you may notice that the Caterham manifold actually does this.
Thanks, I was going to point that out also. Going to work on the car again this evening, still waiting on dyno availability. I'll get some more pictures though while I am there.
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Old 07-27-2013, 09:17 PM   #27
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Spent a few hours on the dyno tuning with the new intake, swealtering heat (101 degF compared to 80 degF on prior setup at the Dyno).

Here is a video, sound is awesome!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h_zbV...ature=youtu.be
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Old 07-27-2013, 09:32 PM   #28
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And here are the dyno results (modest gain of about 12rwhp and a couple of foot-pounds of torque), may have been a little bit better with same ambient conditions.
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Old 07-27-2013, 09:40 PM   #29
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Overall I am happy with the results. I think the engine would benefit more by additionally picking up the compression ratio (mine is down from stock due to pocketing the pistons), it can breath now for sure.

Not in a hurry to make more mods for power as yet, I want to enjoy this stage for a while. I am now starting to tidy up the engine bay to make way for an Accusump (track insurance) and also since I don't have a heater, I want to delete out what is possible in terms of coolant hoses and run a fuel rail set up something like this one:

http://www.burtonpower.com/parts-by-...-i4-fd480.html
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Old 07-27-2013, 09:53 PM   #30
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Very nice setup you got there. I also see your local, you should bring that thing to some of our meets if you ever get a chance, I'd love to see it in person. Check out the Texas regional forums for more info on when and where our meets happen.
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