Shaguar

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Re: Shaguar

Post by Lynchy » Mon Mar 09, 2015 3:48 pm

Looks like a bit more work till it's ready for the dyno? But then there's always a million things to slow down work like this. I can see that the eye bolt is no longer in place Rob - one less thing to do. And you've now met Big Dave - life will never be the same for you after the bus trip coming up. Animal will have company!!

I'll be shipping down a tool kit to Big Gaz hopefully tomorrow + my camping gear. I'll be packing the Movie Drive with the gear so you will have some movies for the bus ride.

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Re: Shaguar

Post by Rob » Wed Mar 11, 2015 9:59 am

Gaz spent until 2:45am Monday night getting all the wiring reconnected and sorted. Dave and I went over last night to get the car dyno ready.

Radiator is back in here and Dave's giving it a drink.

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Here's how we ended up at around 11:30pm - ready to head to the dyno on Thursday. All we need to do to roll it into the bus after the dyno is install the bonnet and front bumper.

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Re: Shaguar

Post by Lynchy » Thu Mar 12, 2015 8:23 am

Great work guys! I expect a phone call after the dyno runs!!!

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Re: Shaguar

Post by BIG GAZ » Thu Mar 12, 2015 10:19 am

The Jag goes on the Dyno in an hour.
Last minute rush last night with my brother Robert with bleeding the clutch cylinders, plug change etc and the found no oil pressure on wind over. Fortunately it was just the mega buck Honeywell sensor that was stuffed so we swapped in a live line and all is good.
Let you all know soon!
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Re: Shaguar

Post by Lynchy » Thu Mar 12, 2015 3:11 pm

Feedback from the dyno room. A few issues with throttle blade adjustment + zeroing the TPS + adjusting the crank trigger 10 degrees back + air gap adjusted. The engine is now idling properly instead of at 5000rpm. Dyno runs now scheduled for approx. 5pm Sydney time. Stay tuned.

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Re: Shaguar

Post by Rob » Thu Mar 12, 2015 4:06 pm

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Re: Shaguar

Post by BONES » Thu Mar 12, 2015 6:00 pm

Well
Its 6.00pm and no update :)

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Re: Shaguar

Post by Rob » Thu Mar 12, 2015 8:24 pm

Just rang and Gaz's phone went to voicemail so hopefully it's just flat and not bad news!
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Re: Shaguar

Post by Rob » Thu Mar 12, 2015 8:36 pm

Just got a message from Gaz,

Sadly it's option 2, injector issues again (still?). Seems we are switching to E85 after yet another injector service tomorrow and dyno on Monday.
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Re: Shaguar

Post by BONES » Fri Mar 13, 2015 5:41 pm

Bugger

Is E85 easier on the fuel system than methanol?

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Re: Shaguar

Post by Rob » Fri Mar 13, 2015 6:59 pm

Bones,

It doesn't gel like methanol can (will?) if not purged from the system.

Good news, the injectors only needed a clean and dyno day Monday is on.
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Re: Shaguar

Post by Rob » Fri Mar 20, 2015 3:47 pm

Turned out after a few more dollars were thrown at the dyno that the issue was not enough current to the injectors and that ay well have been the problem last year too. With the current wound up the car has similar HP to what it did 2 years ago.

I spoke to Gaz at about 8:45 and they were eating breakfast in Burra SA so I assume they are on or close to the salt by now.
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Re: Shaguar

Post by Rob » Tue Mar 24, 2015 7:17 pm

Just got word, 224 and change Monday, 236 and change today.

Gutted I wasn't there to see it.
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Re: Shaguar

Post by Dreamliner 200 » Fri Mar 27, 2015 1:05 pm

Rob, sorry you weren't there ole mate, Jag was superb, Gary still smiling as we left!

Great speed week all round, some niggles / slow days, but overall..... Teriffic!!!
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Re: Shaguar

Post by Rob » Fri Mar 27, 2015 2:55 pm

Yeah go on, rub it in Graham! ;)
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