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Fuel Injection,Engine Management

PostPost by: tdafforn » Thu Mar 12, 2009 8:12 pm

All things being equal I'll be there. The guys in the workshop at work are making an adapter so I can fit both water temp senders. so hopefully i'll also have the sensors sorted. I'll leave the dizzy intact so we can compare running
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PostPost by: ill_will » Thu Mar 12, 2009 8:52 pm

Some interesting comments on EFI. You can add me to the list of (future) 'converts'.. GSXR throttle bodies with a custom intake manifold in the pipeline; MS with wasted coil is the plan.

Anyone have any good/bad experiences/recommends for what material fuel lines would work well? Almost at the stage of starting to get the rolling chassis back together and that's the first thing I want to put in!

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PostPost by: tdafforn » Thu Mar 12, 2009 10:08 pm

At the same stage as you regarding fuel lines..
My fuel system is going to have a low pressure prime pump filling a swirl pot and a high pressure pump priming the fuel rail with a return..
Was thinking of using braided hose for the exposed lines down the inside of the chassis.
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PostPost by: elansprint71 » Thu Mar 12, 2009 10:40 pm

Cleggie,
It's about time that you turned up at Swettenham; the CLOGs need to see if your alleged +2 now looks like a McLaren F1. 8)

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PostPost by: john.p.clegg » Fri Mar 13, 2009 6:41 am

Will,Tim

You don't need braided lines if you keep them well away from the propshaft,you may need to drill feed holes through the end plates of the box centre section to keep it well away from said shaft...

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PostPost by: bcmc33 » Fri Mar 13, 2009 10:17 am

Tim,

I used 8mm copper tube inside the chassis and -6 fittings for the connections at both ends.
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PostPost by: elansprint » Fri Mar 13, 2009 6:23 pm

If you guys are going to Donnington i would like to meet up & see the installation
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PostPost by: bcmc33 » Fri Mar 13, 2009 8:24 pm

I keep saying to people on this forum that I don't know - see you at Donnington. Every time I say or see this I shake my head in pathetic disbelief - without a specific plan it's a waste if 'breath'.
Lets somehow agree a plan - and I object to the suggestion that I hold a big banner above my head saying "I'm Brian Clarke".

Last year there was a suggestion that people should meet at the Club Lotus stand, or was it Lotus Drivers Club stand, I sort of forget, but remember I did not meet anyone.

I think maybe the easiest way to meet is to have each others mobile numbers and agree a time to meet at the CL or LDC stand. Better suggestions please.
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PostPost by: tdafforn » Fri Mar 13, 2009 8:41 pm

Why don't we begin by working out which day people are going..
(i can go either day)
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PostPost by: bcmc33 » Fri Mar 13, 2009 9:03 pm

I plan to go Saturday to get there about 11am. Then if its raining - Sunday.
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PostPost by: elansprint » Fri Mar 13, 2009 9:15 pm

Brian we normally go saturday also i will be in the pink suit with a copy of the beano under my left arm
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PostPost by: john.p.clegg » Fri Mar 13, 2009 9:34 pm

I'll make sure I'm back at the car at 12:00 for my butties and flask both Sat and Sun,see you there..

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