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Forum: Project Builds April 3rd 2020, 19:11
Replies: 365
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Posted By Steve C
Hi Started on the scatter shield today, rain...

Hi

Started on the scatter shield today, rain and lack of welding gas stopped progress. Thanks to Wally for sending me some photos of his shield, it really helped. I had a local engineering shop...
Forum: Project Builds March 23rd 2020, 01:32
Replies: 13
Views: 5,021
Posted By Steve C
nice score, cant wait to see more

nice score, cant wait to see more
Forum: Project Builds March 17th 2020, 23:12
Replies: 365
Views: 54,502
Posted By Steve C
Its a spare block that I borrowed from a local...

Its a spare block that I borrowed from a local Subaru shop to mock up my chassis, not sure what type. My my EJ207 block is semi closed now
Forum: Project Builds March 17th 2020, 22:31
Replies: 365
Views: 54,502
Posted By Steve C
Thanks Wally, really useful photos and...

Thanks Wally, really useful photos and information.

I'm using a Subarugears mount and factory Subaru engine mounts. I could weld the lower part to to the Subargears mount
Forum: Project Builds March 17th 2020, 02:32
Replies: 365
Views: 54,502
Posted By Steve C
Thanks Wally, lots of welding and cutting. ...

Thanks Wally, lots of welding and cutting.

Looks like I have to use a 1/4 inch steel flywheel scatter shield. I tried searching and of course your build thread came up. I started looking through...
Forum: Project Builds March 10th 2020, 02:49
Replies: 365
Views: 54,502
Posted By Steve C
Hi The wheels I used to run on both track...

Hi

The wheels I used to run on both track and street are in my post with Invos fitted. They are 18x8 and 18x10 from a Boxster. I've fitted my front 225x18 R888R to genuine 18x7.5 hollow spoke...
Forum: Project Builds March 3rd 2020, 21:36
Replies: 365
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Posted By Steve C
I was running some Toyo R888R on the street, 225...

I was running some Toyo R888R on the street, 225 40 x 18 & 245 40 x 18, great tyre but a little stiff. Iv'e now fitted these tyres to some hollow spoke twist wheels for track days.

So now I'm...
Forum: Project Builds March 3rd 2020, 21:17
Replies: 365
Views: 54,502
Posted By Steve C
Hi Just had the car inspected by the IHRA...

Hi

Just had the car inspected by the IHRA guy, passed with flying colours, he was very impressed with how it was done, needs another inspection with the car ready to race with all safety gear etc...
Forum: Project Builds March 1st 2020, 23:16
Replies: 365
Views: 54,502
Posted By Steve C
Hi Wally I haven't driven it yet, getting...

Hi Wally

I haven't driven it yet, getting inspected tomorrow night by the IHRA tech guy then I can put it back together, motor is out of the car so that they could work around tying the chassis to...
Forum: Project Builds February 28th 2020, 04:05
Replies: 365
Views: 54,502
Posted By Steve C
Hi Getting the car back this weekend, then I...

Hi

Getting the car back this weekend, then I have to put it back together. Really happy with the cage, getting it signed off by the IHRA tech guy soon. It will be certified to do a 8.00 pass, I...
Forum: Project Builds February 11th 2020, 21:37
Replies: 365
Views: 54,502
Posted By Steve C
sure is, I can hang the washing out in the car

sure is, I can hang the washing out in the car
Forum: Project Builds February 11th 2020, 03:56
Replies: 365
Views: 54,502
Posted By Steve C
Hi Long time no post. Been playing with my...

Hi

Long time no post. Been playing with my new Jap car, a JZX110 while waiting get my bug back on the road.

My bug has been off the road for a while, first for a new clutch and then I decided...
Forum: Project Builds October 20th 2019, 03:24
Replies: 365
Views: 54,502
Posted By Steve C
Hi Wally I'm on E85. My motor was built by...

Hi Wally

I'm on E85. My motor was built by Deschele Performance in Western Sydney to make 400 awdkW (ie Subaru awd). I made 305 rwkW on 29 PSI. I'm hoping that going from a .63 to a .82 and a...
Forum: Project Builds October 18th 2019, 21:42
Replies: 365
Views: 54,502
Posted By Steve C
Hi As anybody knows who has added more...

Hi

As anybody knows who has added more contemporary parts to an old VW you know that you soon run out of places to fit things.

I'm running an in tank Walbro 460, I did suffer some fuel surge at...
Forum: German Look Tuning August 30th 2019, 23:16
Replies: 20
Views: 17,265
Posted By Steve C
Hi Motor is nearly finished of, we ordered...

Hi

Motor is nearly finished of, we ordered a Subarugear reverse transmission kit to suit a WB or Type 4 motor. I think the flywheel is pretty sexy.

Steve
Forum: Project Builds August 30th 2019, 23:11
Replies: 365
Views: 54,502
Posted By Steve C
Hi I took my bug out to do a Supersprint at...

Hi

I took my bug out to do a Supersprint at Eastern Creek before I removed the motor to do the clutch, I took it easy first run out only to find that my tyre gobbled up my mudguard air intake and...
Forum: Suspension August 25th 2019, 04:29
Replies: 46
Views: 5,871
Posted By Steve C
you could cut a grove and weld a bit 1/2 tubing...

you could cut a grove and weld a bit 1/2 tubing in there. The rack fitted OK on orange bug with a stock 73 pan, I don't think its in exactly the same position as stock rack
Forum: Suspension August 19th 2019, 05:56
Replies: 46
Views: 5,871
Posted By Steve C
Hi Wow such an old thread but with good...

Hi

Wow such an old thread but with good info, sure beats Facebook.

I needed to cut down my rack travel as my wheels were touching the inner mudguard/fender/wing on my car. I used a hole saw and...
Forum: Project Builds April 13th 2019, 22:45
Replies: 23
Views: 2,569
Posted By Steve C
This is turning into a great read, thanks for all...

This is turning into a great read, thanks for all the additional info Clatter.

I cut off my chassis forks and made new ones from 1 3/4" roll cage tubing, I used 40 HP length torsion bars (30mm...
Forum: Project Builds April 11th 2019, 20:33
Replies: 1,549
Views: 200,314
Posted By Steve C
Hi Bad luck. A VW performance shop I worked...

Hi

Bad luck. A VW performance shop I worked in years ago used make seamless steel sleeves to fit over the top section of 92mm barrels to stop them from spreading, could something like that be used...
Forum: Project Builds April 11th 2019, 20:28
Replies: 8
Views: 2,164
Posted By Steve C
Hi I went with Capri Blue, loving the...

Hi

I went with Capri Blue, loving the colour, starting to put it back together. I had to put my sons bug in storage for while as I only have a small garage. My son is building a garage at his...
Forum: Project Builds April 7th 2019, 07:07
Replies: 23
Views: 2,569
Posted By Steve C
wow, I cant wait to see this build progress

wow, I cant wait to see this build progress
Forum: Project Builds January 16th 2019, 04:31
Replies: 8
Views: 2,164
Posted By Steve C
Hi OK, car is stripped, panels are at the...

Hi

OK, car is stripped, panels are at the panel beater, just waiting on the blaster now as I want him to blast the area around the brake master cylinder reservoir and the inside the grills under...
Forum: Project Builds January 16th 2019, 00:45
Replies: 365
Views: 54,502
Posted By Steve C
Hi I've been having fun driving the Beetle...

Hi

I've been having fun driving the Beetle around, I'm going to do Powercruise at Sydney Motorsport Park next month, after that I will pull the motor out and get a new clutch made.

I also just...
Forum: Project Builds January 16th 2019, 00:38
Replies: 234
Views: 39,803
Posted By Steve C
Hi Nice work, I'm not sure how you have...

Hi

Nice work, I'm not sure how you have routed your lines on the intercooler but experts have told me to put the cooled liquid into the throttle body end of intercooler. I'm using a...
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