Keith's red S3

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Re: Keith's red S3 (was James's)

Post by myatt1972 » Thu Aug 24, 2017 11:16 pm

The next project..................

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Re: Keith's red S3 (was James's)

Post by KiwiDave » Thu Aug 24, 2017 11:46 pm

Exciting times ahead. sya
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Re: Keith's red S3 (was James's)

Post by ian65 » Fri Aug 25, 2017 6:57 pm

myatt1972 wrote:The next project..................

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get it done th: sya

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Re: Keith's red S3 (was James's)

Post by Hobbawobba » Wed Aug 30, 2017 11:13 am

:twisted: :twisted: :twisted:

Welding first though, right? :( :lol:

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Re: Keith's red S3 (was James's)

Post by myatt1972 » Wed Aug 30, 2017 9:23 pm

Hobbawobba wrote::twisted: :twisted: :twisted:

Welding first though, right? :( :lol:
:o No thats the blue car, that one should be ending up as an elford turbo (unless Ian kills it first :lol: )
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Re: Keith's red S3 (was James's)

Post by ian65 » Wed Aug 30, 2017 9:32 pm

myatt1972 wrote:
Hobbawobba wrote::twisted: :twisted: :twisted:

Welding first though, right? :( :lol:
:o No thats the blue car, that one should be ending up as an elford turbo (unless Ian kills it first :lol: )
I nurse it like a baby... I even occasionally redline it to get the carbon out for you ;)

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Re: Keith's red S3

Post by myatt1972 » Fri Sep 08, 2017 9:14 pm

So I must start the next chapter with a thankyou to 'Wires' for posting about an engine he had seen for sale on Car and Classic.
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I contacted the seller, a great guy called Glen, he had the engine built to fit in a porsche 356 replica but life got in the way and a house move was forcing him to have a clear out. I arranged to go and pick the engine up from Cradley Heath and when I got there he had a second unknown 13b and numerous spares that he threw in for free :D .
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Re: Keith's red S3

Post by myatt1972 » Fri Sep 08, 2017 9:41 pm

The rebuilt lump had been looked after very well, being soaked in oil and turned over periodically.
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I got the engine home and started to have a better look at it, to my surprise it turned out to be bridge ported :o
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Re: Keith's red S3

Post by myatt1972 » Fri Sep 08, 2017 10:13 pm

No flywheel just an auto counterweight so an aftermarket lightweight flywheel will be needed (let me know if youve got one :roll: )
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Re: Keith's red S3

Post by spirit r » Sat Sep 09, 2017 7:50 am

myatt1972 wrote:I got the engine home and started to have a better look at it, to my surprise it turned out to be bridge ported :o
To your suprise it will turned out to be a melodious-sounding engine Myatt.
Shows big primary bridge ports. Secondary are also bridge ported?
Modified oilpressure regulator?

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