Phase 8: Turbocharging The Rear Engine 
With the next race only a few days away, we had to work late into the nights. I was re-adjusting MegaSquirt settings to make the rear engine run with the T16 fuel injectors. (Sorry for the blury pic)
With the next race only a few days away, we had to work late into the nights. I was re-adjusting MegaSquirt settings to make the rear engine run with the T16 fuel injectors. (Sorry for the blury pic)
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For some reason, it went "pear shaped" and didn't want to function properly and I had to spend several hours to get it working! Then we went out for a drive.
For some reason, it went "pear shaped" and didn't want to function properly and I had to spend several hours to get it working! Then we went out for a drive.
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The next day - the "up-pipe" had been polished up a bit with the EGT sensor boss welded on.
The next day - the "up-pipe" had been polished up a bit with the EGT sensor boss welded on.
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Turbo bits ready for the final assembly.
Turbo bits ready for the final assembly.
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Mounted up on the rear engine.
Mounted up on the rear engine.
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Exhaust bend completed, polished up and mounted.
Exhaust bend completed, polished up and mounted.
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The last day before the race!
The last day before the race!
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The work continues where it had ended the previous day.
The work continues where it had ended the previous day.
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There's enough space available for a nice downpipe and exhaust system.
There's enough space available for a nice downpipe and exhaust system.
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Professional exhaust service garage employee at work...
Professional exhaust service garage employee at work...
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...cutting, bending and enlarging the pipe.
...cutting, bending and enlarging the pipe.
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Nearly finished.
Nearly finished.
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Exhaust system mounted and cut up.
Exhaust system mounted and cut up.
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No backbox, just a tailpipe - it's going to be loud! :-D
No backbox, just a tailpipe - it's going to be loud! :-D
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All exhaust sensors fitted, so that's sorted.
All exhaust sensors fitted, so that's sorted.
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