My -54 Ratlook & -55 oval

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Post by UJSLOST » Fri Jun 05, 2009 5:00 pm

Excellent looking fabrication. Glad you stuck with your project this long. I know alot of us might have given up on it after this much time.

But I gotta ask. That green hose your using looks ALOT like a garden hose thats been cut up. If so I hope that was for a mock up purpose and not long term use.


Anyhow looking good, cant wait to see the final setup.

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Post by SuperTrigger » Sun Jun 14, 2009 11:24 am

UJSLOST wrote:Excellent looking fabrication. Glad you stuck with your project this long. I know alot of us might have given up on it after this much time.

But I gotta ask. That green hose your using looks ALOT like a garden hose thats been cut up. If so I hope that was for a mock up purpose and not long term use.


Anyhow looking good, cant wait to see the final setup.
The hose is exactly gardening hose but it's only for measuring and plannig purposes :)

Here is complete hoses

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But i got to say that I will never use steel coated hoses again... :)
Progress has slow down again. I have to finish our house at this summer so oval has to wait little more.

I got it on dyno but something odd happened right after this video...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O_iUbWOTpLo

I have drive it allrady but then my new fuel bump stopped working... :)

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Post by UJSLOST » Sun Jun 14, 2009 11:47 am

Sweet Video.

What was the problem with the braided hose

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Post by SuperTrigger » Mon Jun 15, 2009 3:02 pm

Well if they are not right on spot in every angle and lenght they will not twist so well. I made one little error on my measuring and hose between throttle bodies is bit long and it causes some problems...:)

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Post by keirnbug » Wed Jul 22, 2009 2:38 pm

Great project !

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Post by SuperTrigger » Fri Jul 24, 2009 6:24 am

Thanks man. Little slow tho again. Has to do my home ready for winter... :)

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Post by SuperTrigger » Wed Jul 29, 2009 1:34 am

Well got time to take my engine under inspection and found somthing I dont like...

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As you can see in picture there is some piece missing from one injector. Any ideas how that happened AND opinions about taking heads off for inspection or just trust its passed the system and test with other set of injectors? :)

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Post by SuperTrigger » Tue Aug 11, 2009 3:07 pm

Pheeewww Some progress again. Changed spark plugs and injectors and it started to work again... :) Needs some tuning though because I have now bigger injectors...

Check my blog fore more... ;)

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Post by SuperTrigger » Sat Aug 15, 2009 2:52 pm

Some progress again.. Now I'm very close for my goal. Drive ti on 1/4 mile :)

Fitting rear fender

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Needs some hammering or cutting of the fender... :(

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Driving !!! Trying to wipe my smiley face off for night but I'm not sure if I can... :D
PIM!!!

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Post by SuperTrigger » Mon Aug 17, 2009 2:39 am

Fenders on...

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Post by SuperTrigger » Sat Aug 22, 2009 12:10 pm

Redy to roll... well almost.

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More in my blog.

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Post by SuperTrigger » Wed Aug 26, 2009 2:22 am

Dyno session 2

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3J-nB8onqwU

RWP:
160HP@5800rpm
215NM@4700rpm

I was hoping 170 to 180 but not quite... :)

Some chitchat in my blog... :)

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Post by SuperTrigger » Mon Aug 31, 2009 1:50 am

Ha,

Got it on the track. 60 feet times sucked with street tires 2.5sec also top speed was poor... well this was last chance in Finland for this summer. :)

One Video and report from our trip in my blog.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MZFYggiaoJw

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Post by John S. » Tue Sep 01, 2009 1:14 pm

Nice vids! Now go out and get some sticky tires. Looks like you had some serious tire spin.

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Post by SuperTrigger » Wed Sep 02, 2009 7:08 am

Yeah it spun badly and because these were my first runs i wasn't so familiar with the clutch.

I have slicks already and I planned to drive next runs on them but just as I got them changed it started to rain.

Too bad this was last meeting in Finland for this summer. :) Well next test event is only 7 month from now :D

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