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Re: my project 71

Postby elrockk » Sun Jan 07, 2018 9:03 pm

does anyone have a junk dual port engine i could have or borrow? i need to mock up/fabricate an intake manifold for my fuel injection project
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Re: my project 71

Postby elrockk » Tue Jan 09, 2018 11:11 pm

12 feet of 2 inch aluminum for intake/turbo tubing Image
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Re: my project 71

Postby elrockk » Thu Jan 11, 2018 8:48 pm

i had to grind some tabs off the injectors and hand sand the injector bodies to get them to fit Image Image came out nice Image Image Image
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Re: my project 71

Postby Tom » Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:36 pm

Coming along nicely. Keep at it !
I'm not an air cooled snob , I like them all !

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Re: my project 71

Postby Raj » Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:42 am

very excited to see the outcome on this....!
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Re: my project 71

Postby elrockk » Sat Jan 13, 2018 8:20 pm

got some AN#6 fittings and cut the step off the inside Image Image Image Image tried to cut off the fuel injector cups from the fuel rails i have and relocate them but that was a mess so time for plan B
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Re: my project 71

Postby Big_kid » Sat Jan 13, 2018 8:49 pm

Keep at it- the world is watching and learning.
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Re: my project 71

Postby elrockk » Mon Jan 15, 2018 8:45 pm

heres plan B I had some high pressure fuel lines in my junk pile Image cut the ends off and brought them to work and drilled the threads out to 14mm Image the one on the left is the thin factory one way to thin for me to weld the new ones are beefy Image and here is a mock up of what im shooting for Image.im gonna ask a friend weld it up so it comes out nice
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Re: my project 71

Postby elrockk » Mon Jan 15, 2018 8:48 pm

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Re: my project 71

Postby elrockk » Mon Jan 22, 2018 9:55 pm

got my intake flanges roughed out Image now just need to sand them to the mark and find my e saw set
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Re: my project 71

Postby Big_kid » Mon Jan 22, 2018 10:18 pm

Keep at it, it's motivating seeing others making progress on their projects too.
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Re: my project 71

Postby elrockk » Sun Jan 28, 2018 5:20 pm

had some time today so i made wooden intake flange so i could fine tune it better Image then cut and drilled one from the aluminum rough cuts came out nice Image Image 3 more to go
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Re: my project 71

Postby elrockk » Mon May 21, 2018 8:59 pm

back n the garage pulled the gas tank Image drilled some holes for electric fuel pump Image going to sandwitch 2 pieces of aluminum with AN6 fittings Image for fuel pump return line and wires

my table of insperation or as my wife calls the shit table Image Image Image
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Re: my project 71

Postby Raj » Tue May 22, 2018 6:52 am

Love the can of bud, prominently displayed in a few pics.
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Re: my project 71

Postby Big_kid » Tue May 22, 2018 8:17 am

Can't wait to see the finished product!
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Re: my project 71

Postby elrockk » Tue May 22, 2018 7:22 pm

yes Raj working on the bug always involves a bud
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Re: my project 71

Postby elrockk » Tue Jun 05, 2018 7:45 pm

got my mid engine header today s744.photobucket.com gonna put the turbo in the backseat area Image Image
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Re: my project 71

Postby elrockk » Sat Aug 04, 2018 8:29 pm

got some time on the bug Image tapped the gas tank to 1/4 pipe Image and plugged the hole for now Image made the bottom plate to sandwich the electric fuel pump onto the gas tank Image Image i just need to weld some aluminum bolts to the bottom plate and weld a support for the fuel pump
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Re: my project 71

Postby Big_kid » Sat Aug 04, 2018 8:35 pm

VERY nice! Very custom too!
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