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Basically this is a blog of thoughts and ideas about Imola Blue's development. Main stuff will be on the Cinq/Sei forum, but will be linked to here.
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Engine

Posted 06-02-2008 at 01:39 by fingers99 (fingers99's Blue Blog)

Got a low mileage Sei MPI engine from foxyemx. Me and Aaron craned it into the back of Blue2 and in Liverpool I discovered my hydraulic hoist couldn't reach it. Still, 2 of us picked it out and tied a rope to it and suspended it.



The crane holds it in a nice position for an initial cleaning. Later I stripped off the manifolds and starter and alternator and covered the holes left by the manifolds with...
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wheels

Posted 30-03-2007 at 19:46 by fingers99 (fingers99's Blue Blog)

Won some 15" wheels on eBay. Following the theme set by Orange, they're Alfa ones. Think they'll look nice in white (need to be white to avoid buggering up the blue/white theme. Now I need some 195/45/15 tyres. Hope they fit as seller was unable to tell me the ET.

The idea behind the 15" wheels is to curb the torque steer a little and to make high speed cruising a little more relaxing. If anything, they may improve...
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Inlet thoughts

Posted 02-03-2007 at 04:38 by fingers99 (fingers99's Blue Blog)

Been nattering on and off with Arc and J333EVO about this, but rather than messing up other folks' threads, decided to blog it.

Me:
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Coming along nicely!

So, it's 16v inlet manifold and plenum, adaptor plate and K series TB?

Is that the plastic manifold, or did you paint the aluminium one black?

Any idea of how much heat the TB will take before it wilts? (Thinking of Blue goes one injector per cylinder.)
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The inlet manifold is standard
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