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Injectors, intake temp sensor and wiring

Didn’t get the car fired up today, but still made some good progress. I removed the inlet manifold to start looking at the oil sensors I was fitting. 538 more words

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Intercooler, exhaust and odd jobs

Quite a lot done recently and nearly there now. I’ll detail what has gone on in order of it being done, so juicy bits at the end I’m afraid! 779 more words

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Sump refitted, boost control solenoid

Ok, sump is back on, and it wasn’t too bad. Initially I was worried that it wasn’t going well, I just couldn’t get the corner the drain fitting was in to sit flush with the engine. 342 more words

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Oil return fitting

Just a quick update this one. There was talk on the WSCC forum about the oil return possibly being too low and so submerged in oil. 266 more words

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Turbo oil drain and inlet manifold

Lots of little jobs done recently. Including drilling the sump for the turbo oil return. Some of the MX5 guys swear that by blowing air through the oil filler cap you can drill the sump in situ without worrying about swarf. 482 more words

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Air filter and turbo oil feed

Just the one part arrived today – the 45 degree reducing elbow to join the air filter to the turbo inlet. Unfortunately, ASH hoses only do these in black. 272 more words

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More coolant progress and inlet manifold cleaning

Parts have been arriving over the last couple of days. First up was this:

I wanted the S-shaped hose you use at the bottom of the radiator but could only find new-old stock rubber ones on eBay. 472 more words

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