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    Thanks all :) David, your description makes...

    Thanks all :)

    David, your description makes perfect sense - kinda what I was planning, too, that giant bend was just a cheap practice piece :) the only trouble is the rear most ports which will...
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    I spent some more time today in the company of......

    I spent some more time today in the company of...

    Cardboard templates:
    https://i.ibb.co/yYR00f9/image.png

    Sharpie markers and aluminium sheet (1.5mm thick, possibly slight overkill)...
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    About six inches north of the top of my head.....

    About six inches north of the top of my head.. *mutters* :lol:
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    9mpg instead of 8mpg? :mrgreen:

    9mpg instead of 8mpg? :mrgreen:
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    My old MR2 (~2003) didn't fart, but you did get a...

    My old MR2 (~2003) didn't fart, but you did get a whoosh when you undid the filler cap - I believe that was because the evap (evaporative emissions) system would cause a small negative pressure in...
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    Yep then definitely as Jim says - I doubt they...

    Yep then definitely as Jim says - I doubt they 'care' what the fuel tank is, so it'll continue to be vented as the original. Overall you aren't likely to be using any more fuel when EFI than carbed,...
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    So you're saying I have to be not only jealous of...

    So you're saying I have to be not only jealous of your progress, but also your height?

    Man, I really am going off you :mrgreen: ;)
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    That probably depends on if you are talking about...

    That probably depends on if you are talking about "production" cars or aftermarket EFI.. I know current generation production EFI uses all sorts of trick emissions gubbins and I think they aim to...
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    Yeah - I couldn't get it onto that ball either,...

    Yeah - I couldn't get it onto that ball either, so I thought I'd start with the suction mount it came with.. which it also didn't fit, it seems! The usual "offshore" manufacturing tolerances perhaps..
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    Speak to Ron at STS Imports - that's how I got...

    Speak to Ron at STS Imports - that's how I got all my engine parts in, and a set of heads shouldn't be expensive to have popped in the shipping container - as long as you aren't in a huge rush.
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    While waiting for some aluminium to arrive, I was...

    While waiting for some aluminium to arrive, I was digging through boxes looking for the boot latch loop (which I swear I have somewhere...) and found the rear view mirrors I bought a while ago; after...
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    I think Dan @ PhantomWorks must bill by thinking...

    I think Dan @ PhantomWorks must bill by thinking of a large number, multiplying it by another large number, sticking a 1 in front and making sure it's at least six digits long!
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    Lovely! Painted or in gelcoat?

    Lovely! Painted or in gelcoat?
  14. Now that's a movie reference I do get :mrgreen:

    Now that's a movie reference I do get :mrgreen:
  15. D'oh! *checks film on IMDb* Ah, see, my excuse...

    D'oh! *checks film on IMDb*

    Ah, see, my excuse is that I'm far too young to get the reference :razz: ;) I don't actually think I've seen the film..
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    True, but it's also part of the frozen wasteland...

    True, but it's also part of the frozen wasteland of Canuckistan, so must surely be cold and dark year round*

    (*I'm joking, this is just how AvE of YouTube fame describes it - he's got a specific...
  17. Hah, I quite like that! They'll still be...

    Hah, I quite like that!

    They'll still be there, but will you be able to get to them.. :)
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    I actually have a little painting project in mind...

    I actually have a little painting project in mind before the Cobra - the lacquer is peeling on the BMW around the headlamp washer jets (they all seem to go there).. if I could just figure out what...
  19. Success! Perhaps not to everyone's taste (I'd...

    Success!

    Perhaps not to everyone's taste (I'd probably go with round lamps, myself) but a nice neat job! I'm thinking plod might have something to say about your numberplate being behind them,...
  20. John, is there no end to your talents? Your posts...

    John, is there no end to your talents? Your posts are always informative, with supporting pictures, diagrams etc.. you didn't, by any chance, write technical/training materials in a past life, did...
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    You can slow YouTube down (or speed it up!) In...

    You can slow YouTube down (or speed it up!) In the little cog option.. ;)

    I speed up a lot of technical videos because people talk soooo slow..
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    Brushed Ali sounds good - I was thinking that for...

    Brushed Ali sounds good - I was thinking that for the stone guards.

    I thought 2K required all manner of complicated PPE so you don't gas yourself? I guess less of an issue outdoors (I imagine my...
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    *thinks of his own previous rattle-can attempts*...

    *thinks of his own previous rattle-can attempts*
    I beg to differ, David.. :lol:



    I say blue - darker blue.. this is probably covered elsewhere and I've missed/forgotten but, what kind of paint...
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    I think F5 (sounds weird to say that since I work...

    I think F5 (sounds weird to say that since I work for an F5 .. just not that one!) tend to favour the modern EFI motors with 5- or 6-speed Tremec transmissions, no? I follow a couple of folks on...
  25. I haven't bothered hosting photos here in .....

    I haven't bothered hosting photos here in .. forever. Use imgbb.com or a similar third party, copy the BBCode and paste it here and viola.
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