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djtimodj last won the day on March 17 2016

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  1. Happy Birthday djtimodj!

  2. Such a shame as my thread is built using there site So many images just f***ed now.
  3. So photo bucket are now trying to charge $100 a year to see images online... wtf!
  4. No unfortunately not driven on KSports. Im basing that off specs and forged mono callipers that "Look" to be build decently.
  5. Oil cooler bits have arrived! -12AN fittings (LARGE!) http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l208/djtimodj/Mobile%20Uploads/20170627_214751_zpsykgag2ji.jpg 25 row cooler core.http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l208/djtimodj/Mobile%20Uploads/20170627_214720_zpslec3s7in.jpg Fitting in placehttp://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l208/djtimodj/Mobile%20Uploads/20170627_214835_zpstgndciic.jpg I have also tested the motor for head gasket issues with a basic chemical block tester. This was placed in the swirl for and sniffs coolant for hydrocarbon. Test liquid stays blue if OK. Turns green or yellow if HG has failed. I did the test twice so fingers crossed all ok. http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l208/djtimodj/Mobile%20Uploads/20170626_160527_zps1fpcakwl.jpg http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l208/djtimodj/Mobile%20Uploads/20170626_160532_zpspw106c63.jpg These pics are AFTER so staying blue looks to me like all is ok. Fingers crossed my over heat issues are airflow, oil temp, or tune related.
  6. Thanks BBK with no issues on cost? AP or Alcon. On a budget Ksport forged kit?
  7. Yeah I its was though a long sweeping right hander mate. Any more details on the system? I was just thinking of adding a full external swirl pot and new external pump?
  8. Just Ordered the bits i need to convert my single 25 row local into a dual 25 row system. Im hopping this will help reduce oil temps buy at least 10C possibly 20C which should keep me under 100C on track. Fingers crossed this helps my coolant issues. Ill update when the bits arrive an I start to plumb the extra cooler in
  9. Small update. Managed to blag a free day at anglesey to do some testing on bank holiday Monday a few weeks back. - Car has FAR FAR better turn in and mid corner grip now with the extra negative camber from the new upper control arms. - Managed a decent dry lap time of 1:40.1 with a fair bit of traffic and bag fuel starve around the back straight that cost me 13mph in top speed! Logger says my best lap of all my escort times was a 1:39.00 which is not bad. I think it has more like 1:37.XX in it when all is working well as my brakes were soft and not giving me any confidence along with the diff being on its last legs IMHO, Inside wheel spin from most low speed corners http://www.350z-uk.com/public/style_emoticons/default/sad.gif - The motor is still overheating http://www.350z-uk.com/public/style_emoticons/default/sad.gif http://www.350z-uk.com/public/style_emoticons/default/sad.gif I even tried running with no bonnet just to see what effect this had. My next steps are, More ducting from intercooler to rad, another 25 Row Mocal oil cooler that will run in series I think with the current system and see how this fairs... - Need to look at the fuel system too as getting big fuel starve with half a tank is not good! I'll keep going ! .......
  10. Happy Birthday djtimodj!

  11. Just been having a think of the action plan for the zed for 2015.... So far Im going for: 1, SuperPro full front bush kit, shot blast arms and paint + refit and align underway, nearly DONE!! 2, Fit my wheel on with a snap off boss kit DONE!! 3, FINALY get a HUGE carbon GT wing, GOT IT!! DONE!! 4, Replace driver seat with a fixed back bucket seat DONE!! 5, Rear camber /toe arms to help get some power down and sort out the huge wheel spin DONE 6, Fit C west carbon canards DONE 7, Get Kw's ride hight set up and car aligned/Corner balanced DONE 8, Flock dash and trans tunnel 9, Get out and enjoy the car more in 2015!!! DONE 10, Get new passenger seat + Fit (2016) DONE 11, Fit R888 tires (2016) DONE 12, Continue lightening the car (2016) DONE 13, Get KAZZ LSD + Fit (2016) 14, Possible new clutch/flywheel (2017) DONE 15, Forge turbo actuators (2017 possibly) 16, Remap/syvecs (2017 Been remapped for more fuel and run cooler on Osirs) 17, Rear end poly bushes + clean and paint subframe and arms (2016) 18, Build new massive front splitter or diffuser (2017) 19, Build full flat floor (2017/2018) 20, Fit new FUCA's DONE 21, Front FIA section of the weld in cage (2017/2018) 22, New CD009 Gearbox DONE 23, Big brake kit (2018) 24, New big rad and fan system DONE Just thought id get my goals down on here to force me to do it lol..
  12. Had a few hours today to try and sort my issues. First job was to get the car up, get the wheels off and sort out this blown brake line! This was the cover up to stop me losing fluid onto the tire.. http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l208/djtimodj/Mobile%20Uploads/20170302_141909_zpsdsjqqsa1.jpg Old brake line removed! Damaged area! (excuse the mess lol)http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l208/djtimodj/Mobile%20Uploads/20170302_185901_zpsjdse7ipf.jpg http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l208/djtimodj/Mobile%20Uploads/20170302_185919_zpsjnzqlhma.jpg New brake line had a different end fitting on the caliper end, Old used a banjo bolt with two copper crush washers new had a male compression fitting? Quick call to HEL and they confirmed this was the new style line so all was well! New line all fitted now and on to the front upper control arms from Z1, These are the race version with rose joints on all ends ;phttp://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l208/djtimodj/Mobile%20Uploads/20170302_154931_zpsrrcinwdr.jpg Old arm removed with the superpro bushes compared to the new Z1 race arms. http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l208/djtimodj/Mobile%20Uploads/20170302_153322_zpsqxl6y9bs.jpg Tires from anglesey look like the outer end has been very hot, This will be from LACK of camber causing excess heat on the outer edges. The new arms will help stop this. http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l208/djtimodj/Mobile%20Uploads/20170302_141700_zpstqfbwtwd.jpg Z1 Arms were set to a similar length of the old arms just a small amount shorter for extra camber. I have matched both sides but the car will need to be aligned ASAP and see where i am camber and toe wise. Im hoping for at least -3 camber so this will drastically help http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l208/djtimodj/Mobile%20Uploads/20170302_154945_zps4kzkhfbb.jpg http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l208/djtimodj/Mobile%20Uploads/20170302_154935_zpst2uiacgb.jpg
  13. Yeah guess some mate. Made use of loads of run off... Ill take pics when i change the flexes out mate
  14. First day of 2017 testing the car yesterday at a VERY wet anglesey! The car has been fitted with a new Rad, Fans, Gearbox, Twin plate clutch and fly wheel and some new Nankang AR1 front tires. http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l208/djtimodj/Mobile%20Uploads/20170225_141819_zpsd3z6sccd.jpg Anglesey was run by Javelin trackdays and we used the GP circuit in the AM and moved to the shorter costal circuit in the PM. I had been looking at tire temps trying to work out the best pressure for the day and settled on 32PSI hot all round. This still gave me 3-4 C hotter on the inner edge on the fronts showing I need more camber but thats coming ASAP. Dampers I have found a decent setting for on rebound and compression for the dampers that gave me a fighting chance in the very wet conditions, Still had basically zero grip but a fun day until 4pm when I had brake failure at about 80 mph! I hit the brakes hard while having a good little battle with an MX5 racecar slowed down maybe 20mph before the pedal went fully soft and straight to the floor! I thought it was terrible brake fade and pumped the pedal like crazy! Turned of the track onto the grass with handbrake on and down the gears quickly, Lucky to no have hit the car in front or anything solid! Back into the pits checked the car over and found I had lost level from the brake fluid res, checked all callipers and nipples and no visual leaks. Jacked the car up and pulled the front wheels, the driver side brake flex had worked through the P clip and managed to touch the inside of the wheel rim! This had rubbed through the outer coating, and the SS brained flex! I have emailed HEL brake lines, and stated what had happened was not a manufacturing defect but they have said they will help me out and send me a new set of front lines free of charge! What great service! If i can get the brakes bleed and back in action Ill be out testing in the dry hopefully on the 7th March at donning ton park Another good point was the car run a good chunk cooler with the new rad, peak temps hitting 210F after an 18 minute session. This is still not perfect testing as the rain meant i was not really revving past about 5k RPM shorts shining trying to reduce wheel spin.
  15. Finally had a day to start the gearbox work! Sitting on pallet all dirty!http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l208/djtimodj/Mobile%20Uploads/20170204_122129_zpszvcx3u4s.jpg All excess bits were removed including harmonic balancer weight and breather tubes. Cleaned for 2 hrs with wire brush and drill attachments, followed by hot water and brillig pads, then a final wipe down with clutch cleaner to degrease ready for paint. http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l208/djtimodj/Mobile%20Uploads/20170204_135653_zpsjrc4aotq.jpgAll masked up. http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l208/djtimodj/Mobile%20Uploads/20170204_141955_zpslliqccuw.jpg Fist coat of etch primer on! http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l208/djtimodj/Mobile%20Uploads/20170204_145015_zpsp2kdanwa.jpg http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l208/djtimodj/Mobile%20Uploads/20170204_145028_zps8ujwggkr.jpg So a little more progress! Gearbox all painted up and clear coated! http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l208/djtimodj/Mobile%20Uploads/20170205_144017_zpswaovowjk.jpg Looking nice and clean! http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l208/djtimodj/Mobile%20Uploads/20170205_144025_zpsbp5k2rqd.jpg So i finally had a day spare to work on the nissan. I didn't take many pics as i just wanted the job done but basically I removed the old broken box. http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l208/djtimodj/Mobile%20Uploads/20170210_122729_zpsvrrz2j4s.jpg Pulled the old clutch and flywheel. (Clutch still looked in good nick!) http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l208/djtimodj/Mobile%20Uploads/20170210_122747_zpsluwap8hi.jpg Old box out! Excuses the rust... that will be sorted this year! http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l208/djtimodj/Mobile%20Uploads/20170210_122714_zpsitnhtffw.jpg New shiny box ready to go in! http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l208/djtimodj/Mobile%20Uploads/20170210_122725_zpsm3dd5vme.jpg New flywheel and clutch being fitted. http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l208/djtimodj/Mobile%20Uploads/IMG-20170210-WA0000_zpstio3otsf.jpg New pressure plate going on. http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l208/djtimodj/Mobile%20Uploads/IMG-20170210-WA0001_zpsamlhjegz.jpg All good so far! Took me and a mate about 7hrs total taking our time and cleaning the trans runner etc. The new clutch bits very hard but needs bedding in badly, the clutch was also very high on engagement so i have adjusted the bite point and made this a far chunk lower now so feeling a lot better. CD009 has no grinds and feels just as it should so far (i've only driven about 15 miles so far though)
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