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Old 12-31-2011, 04:47 PM   #21
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Details on your tow rig? (little trailer)
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Old 01-01-2012, 12:09 PM   #22
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Details on your tow rig? (little trailer)
I bought it from a guy who autocrossed an S2000. It's a Harbor Freight type utility trailer. I think this one is from Norther Tool. It has the 14" wheels and a spare. Diamond plate deck and tool box. Box is bolted on through the bottom. The guy I bought it from had a custom tire rack made to go on the front. I use ratchet tie down through the center of the wheels to hold them on. It's very balanced and light. I really don't notice it when I'm pulling it. I get lots of strange looks and people taking cell phone pics when I'm going down the road with it hooked up.

I guess I should have written all of that in the past tense as I just sold it this morning.

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Old 01-02-2012, 12:00 AM   #23
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Christmas decorations are down and put away, relatives are gone, vacation is over; now I finally have some time to wrench on my car.

Made a little progress tonight. Drive shaft, PPF, new clutch slave, power steering, belt tensioner, and header all back in.

Slow but getting there.

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Old 01-03-2012, 01:30 PM   #24
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Made a little progress last night after the family was asleep.

Put on: Front sway bar, sway bar brace, injectors and fuel rail.

Took off: Valve cover and timing belt cover. I'm worried I didn't drive the freeze plug on the front far enough in. And since I'm in there to knock it in a tiny bit more, I may as well bolt a bracket over it as Savington and Curly recommended.

That is all.
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Old 01-05-2012, 11:40 AM   #25
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Got some work done last night. Supercharger on, and fabbed a bracket for the freeze plug and put it on. Wags figured out how to get the re-route routed and got some other stuff like fuel line back in.



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Old 01-09-2012, 10:35 AM   #26
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Made a little progress over the last few days. Mainly just little stuff like making connections and vacuum lines. My water temp sensor was hooked up in the front of the motor coming off the front water neck. Now that that is no longer there I'm having to hook it up to the back of the motor. I want to put it in the BEGI spacer but am having trouble finding a fitting that will thread into the spacer and have a threaded hole to screw the temp sensor into. If anyone knows where to get one of those I'm all ears. Basically that is keeping me from finishing as I don't want to put on the valve cover and coil pack until this is resolved as it's easier to get to that area without that stuff on there.
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Old 01-12-2012, 03:40 PM   #27
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Move to Oklahoma...

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Old 01-24-2012, 12:41 AM   #28
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Well, after two weeks of traveling for work I finally got some work done to the car. I think everything is back together. I still need to bleed the clutch. I should have it going this week.



Coolant reroute


Anyone know what this plug is? AC maybe?

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Old 01-24-2012, 03:50 AM   #29
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IAT sensor.
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Old 01-27-2012, 01:52 PM   #30
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Finally got the motor started. Cranked right up actually. Let it get good and warm, then shut it off put on the hood and wheels, got it off the jack stands and took it out to seat the rings. Hopefully I can get some miles on it driving around the back country roads around my house at night without the popo getting on my case, then off to the track!!

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Very nice build. Where did u get the stainless charge pipes?
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Thanks. Those are part of the Track Dog IC kit.
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Old 02-02-2012, 11:02 PM   #33
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Btw, thanks Rev for the IAT id. On my car it plugs in on the under side of the intake and I was tired and couldn't find it.

Saved about 15lbs by removing the trailer hitch. Now I just need to find about 200 more

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Old 02-02-2012, 11:09 PM   #34
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I put about 50 miles on it so far and ive been a good boy and kept it out of boost. I've been a bad boy in that I've been driving it without it being registered or inspected. I haven't dropped the insurance yet so that's the biggie. I live on the edge of civilization so I hit country roads when I turn out of my neighborhood. I hope to get to the track this month for a shake down and then I've got another track day in March. Should be a good spring.
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