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Old 01-11-2019, 06:38 AM
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Realised a flaw with my build the other day, which is the oil pump casing (billet gears inside) is a 1.6(?) version that doesn't have the mounting point for the trigger wheel sensor.

Luckily my engine builder can create me a bracket to hold the sensor in place without me having to replace the pump with a different one.

I'm actually also about to make some more orders from the US, multiple sellers involved, I need a few more parts... inconel/locking hardware, thermostat blank, freeze plug and billet water pump inlet from Hawley performance, then possibly some sort of adjustable FPR system, maybe the FueLab one, I've got a Walbro 255 pump to wire in and I don't trust the OEM FPR. Whether or not I couple this with a dual feed rail or similar I don't know yet.

I've figured out the coolant routing around the engine thanks to a discussion with pysber_0ptix.

I think most of what's left now will be figuring out all the wiring. I'm going to make a list of everything and document it in here though because I'll end up forgetting.
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Old 01-11-2019, 06:54 AM
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always enjoying your updates.

As far as fuel goes, the stock fuel rail and FPR should be just fine. I would give it a try, because upgrading later is a super easy and quick task, no annoying stuff
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