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Stunning workmanship on this.
Thanks.

Polished the aluminium and put some shuttering around the edges

Bagged up ready for infusing.

Also have bought a good selection of ratios for the gearbox and a few spare parts.

These will allow me to gear for speeds between 45-58 mph in first and 110-150 in sixth.
 

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Wow, you have almost enough parts to build up a second gearbox in an alternate spec' - like fast and tight track - and you can use it as an emergency spare even if the ratios aren't as might be desired.
 

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Wow, you have almost enough parts to build up a second gearbox in an alternate spec' - like fast and tight track - and you can use it as an emergency spare even if the ratios aren't as might be desired.
I wish, There's about two thirds of the available ratios there but its a long way from enough parts to build a spare box or even a spare cluster. Plus explaining to my better half why I need another gearbox to go with the one in the car and all the spare parts is a conversation I don't think I want to have...

Air guides straight from the tool


Start trimming


Test fit


Bend up some mesh to keep rocks, wildlife, small children out.


Hold it all in place with wire and lollipop sticks whilst the glue sets

 

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A small update. I needed to do something with the bulkhead closure plate where the gear selector used to go through so.
I removed it from the car and weighed it of course...


Trimmed it back to leave the flange and screwed it to a board


Filled and pattern coated the plate


Flatted and polished


Mould pulled and polished


Layed up and infused


Pulled from the mould


Trimmed and weighed, a 130g saving.


Steel hold down nuts


Replaced with aluminium, another 50g saved


and the plate fitted


Also I have been doing a little mapping but have had to order bigger injectors as I've run out of duty at 1 bar boost at 7200 rpm.
 

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Wow , what a build , just read through all 16 pages and it’s very very impressive , the skill , detail and execution , unreal ..... well done mate
 
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