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Old 12-04-2012, 11:32 AM   #1
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howdy,

new guy here with a megasquirted 1.6 Rx7 rally car project! Ill be tooling around for information as i was referred here for the megasquirt subforum.




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Now you should swap in the 1.8L.
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actually i had clearances issues with the 1.8 since its a touch longer. When/if i kill the 1.6, the 1.8 is planned. Had a better CAS location for me anyway, related to the heater core inlet/outlet.
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I think the 1.6 is a dope swap into that FB. However it DOES need boost. Megasquirt and boost it, then i can only imagine the fun you will have in the dirt with it.

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I think the 1.6 is a dope swap into that FB. However it DOES need boost. Megasquirt and boost it, then i can only imagine the fun you will have in the dirt with it.

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per Rally America's rules, i can't run a turbo car for about three to four events. So in the meantime, it has to be NA. That and then the turbo adds some over heating concerns.
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Fixing that heater core exit pipe to actually plumb somwhere might help. Dumping coolant onto the firewall is not a great way to keep the engine cool.



remove the a/c fan and seal up the radiator.
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Fixing that heater core exit pipe to actually plumb somwhere might help. Dumping coolant onto the firewall is not a great way to keep the engine cool.



remove the a/c fan and seal up the radiator.

sarcasm noted, but there are not a/c fans. both are wired to run together. Radiator will be sealed but that isnt a priority since the engine hasnt started yet.
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