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500 miles done after fixing it and all is fine.... the PAS leak I thought I still had was mainly down to the fact the subframe is hollow and full of PAS fluid from the big leak.... so its all slowly finding its way out.
It also makes a weird noise on throttle initially (like belt...
Bought a used inlet manifold. Split it open to see the state they get in!
Just look at it!!
The total inlet should be 48mm, this one was down to 28mm at the narrowest.
Also the swirl flap ports which are needed for the cold start are totally blocked!
Can’t wait to get this one cleaned up...
200 miles after getting it back on the road and it’s still weaping PAS fluid. Where the f**k is it coming from? Everything, pump, tank and lines, are new! How can it leak?
Also the new aux belt is 0.5mm wider than the old one so it rubs on the other belt that passes it. Grrr.
It wasn’t traction limited.
I was using it for my commute from London to MK every day. It was doing 34mpg, awesome!
Pin it off the Cranfield junction to the M1 and you’ll be merging at over 160mph.
Pull out to pass traffic and you’ll pull in at over 120mph without any fuss.
Take it on a...
It’s being an Alfa again. Warning lights on for both my side lights, which were fine for the last 2 days...
I’m also getting a weird noise when first making boost, but only at around 1bar, at 1.6bar it’s not there.. Will check all the inlet pipe work I had off first. Worst case is a...