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Old 01-15-2009, 11:22 PM   #1
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Old 01-15-2009, 11:42 PM   #2
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how's life with the CLT sensor behind the thermostat? Everything else looks awesome.
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Old 01-17-2009, 05:23 PM   #3
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Aside from a 10-15 mile warm-up for the heater? - No issues...
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Old 01-18-2009, 01:18 AM   #4
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I don't see any build pics...
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Old 01-18-2009, 01:40 AM   #5
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Aside from a 10-15 mile warm-up for the heater? - No issues...
but aren't you getting inaccurate water temps?
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Old 01-18-2009, 03:23 PM   #6
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I don't see any build pics...
I tried to get "creative" and create another topic and post the picture articles underneath, leaving only three articles on the HE-X page, but messed something up. Instead of making matters worse trying to unscrew it, I eMailed the guy that set up the software. Once I get a reply, I'll "reannounce" in this thread.

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but aren't you getting inaccurate water temps?
I have a 175 degree thermo and the gauge reads 175 all day once the car get to temp. (I've even seen the needle drop while running the secondary fan in cooler weather...)

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Old 01-23-2009, 09:52 PM   #7
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OK, still waiting for the software keeper to get a final answer my way, so I put things back to how they were... (I want to keep the specifics and sponsors on the top of the list, but don't have a way to "pin" the articles there... yet.)

In case you didn't see the link at the top:
http://www.bellengineering.net/articles.php?tPath=2_43


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Old 01-23-2009, 10:02 PM   #8
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I'll have to make one of these threads once I actually do get motivated and work on the miata.

It should come outta winter with some nice updates

I've been sidetracked by this 240 build.
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ARGH! I BE HIJACKING THIS THREAD TILL YOU TELL ME WHAT YER ON ABOOT!

p.s.
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Old 01-24-2009, 12:36 AM   #10
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Ok you win. That is one very serious setup. Kudos to Corky and his entire team.
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how thick are those hood vents?
They're cut from 1/8-in aluminum, then powdercoated. A pair of forceps were required to hold the nuts in place when bolting them on to get behind a couple of the support ribs. (With a layer of 1/6-in gasket material between hood and vents...)

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Ok you win. That is one very serious setup. Kudos to Corky and his entire team.
Luther, I didn't realize it was a competition...

(But yes, Corky and crew are top notch!)

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Old 01-25-2009, 08:31 PM   #12
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Luther, I didn't realize it was a competition...

(But yes, Corky and crew are top notch!)

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...you're that far ahead, lol. It was nice to meet you. I thought your fab-work was great of course, but I was surprised to see that BEGi's off-the-shelf kits aren't too far from what they did on your car. I wish I had the time to drop my car off and get Tim to integrate my 24-row oil cooler into the scooper.

I look for forward to playing with you guys at Harris Hill.
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That crank is like art. Love the build.
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Old 01-26-2009, 10:51 PM   #14
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Hustler -

'twas good to finally put a smirk, I mean face to the Legend.

Many of the bits on my build are tweaks and mods to existing BEGi pieces. Others are proof of concept for Corky. (Like the twin radiators...) What is amazing is the level of craftsmanship Corky requires for everything that leaves the shop, regardless if it is a "one of a kind", bench-stock item, or even a quick patch to get you out the door. He firmly believes that if you're going to do a job, do it right!

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