Things I should have done ages ago #5

Taken this for a drive.

Bought the car in February 2011.

Last registered August 2007.

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Time to get this thing driveable.

Currently leaks:

Coolent
Oil
Vacuum

Plus guard rub, no radiator fan, no RPM gauge, stock ECU and no O2 sensor so plugs get fouled every couple of starts…

Idle is only adjustable via the cable tension, so is fiddly to set up correctly and is affected by every vacuum leak I track down, so is way too high in the above video.

Need seat belts too before I can really try it out to see the health of the engine and drivetrain (the big unknown considering I have not touched the bottom end or gearbox during this build).

Oh and a boost gauge considering I don’t know what spring is in the external wastegate.

Plus a tune eventually of some sort I guess? Haven’t quite figured that part out yet.


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