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Forum: Projects
17 March 2019, 09:17 PM
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Posted By ScottyPPP

Engine is fine, runs lovely. If I have to get the...

Engine is fine, runs lovely. If I have to get the map tweaked for the Swirl pot I want to get the idle looked again though as it can still struggle a bit when you load it up with lights on, rear...
Forum: Projects
17 March 2019, 08:28 PM
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Posted By ScottyPPP

OK BMW sold fairly easily 😁. Now that's out of...

OK BMW sold fairly easily 😁. Now that's out of the way time for an update on the Subaru.

​​​​​I hadn't actually used it for about 6 weeks as I've been V8 blasting all over the place in the AMG....
Forum: Projects
03 March 2019, 03:25 PM
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Posted By ScottyPPP

I've bought a new Daily, Merc W209 CLK55 AMG 🤣....

I've bought a new Daily, Merc W209 CLK55 AMG 🤣. Means my E46 330cd is up for sale. If anyone is looking for a fast reliable daily that's good in fuel they're pretty damn good!
...
Forum: Projects
08 November 2018, 03:52 PM
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Posted By ScottyPPP

Took it for a run and boosted the **** out of it....

Took it for a run and boosted the **** out of it. Had a bit of smoke off the exhaust where I'd spilt coolant sorting the hose out but it's all good. No more bubbles or leaky coolant smell 😀. Cooling...
Forum: Projects
08 November 2018, 12:16 PM
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Posted By ScottyPPP

Sorted the top rad hose, I put the hose on before...

Sorted the top rad hose, I put the hose on before I dropped the engine in and thought it would be a good idea to face the jubilee clamp towards the power steering punp 🤣.

Was a ball ache to get to...
Forum: Projects
06 November 2018, 07:37 PM
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Posted By ScottyPPP

Found a leak... There's a build up of coolant...

Found a leak... There's a build up of coolant crystals under the top rad hose where it connects to the coolant crossover pipe by the power steering pump. It's running down the cam covers and onto the...
Forum: Projects
06 November 2018, 01:54 PM
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Posted By ScottyPPP

I think these may be paint from the header tank.

I think these may be paint from the header tank.
Forum: Projects
06 November 2018, 01:52 PM
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Posted By ScottyPPP

Bubbles are back today... Getting a few fairly...

Bubbles are back today... Getting a few fairly large bubbles come through to the overflow just before the fan kicks in. Then fan kicks in and they stop.

Overflow level is normal, it's not...
Forum: Projects
30 October 2018, 09:21 PM
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Posted By ScottyPPP

Managed to fix it. It's not the headgasket......

Managed to fix it. It's not the headgasket... Something really simple and stupid, essentially Mishimoto with their quality products striking again. The only thing I kept from their ****ty tank was...
Forum: Projects
26 October 2018, 09:28 AM
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Posted By ScottyPPP

OK cool, if you just PM me some pics of it I'd be...

OK cool, if you just PM me some pics of it I'd be able to figure it out I think. Mine only mounts via the top 2 bolts to the inlet manifold anyway.
Forum: Projects
26 October 2018, 09:24 AM
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Posted By ScottyPPP

Do the pipes connect up in the same location? If...

Do the pipes connect up in the same location? If so I'd have it.
Forum: Projects
25 October 2018, 09:08 PM
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Posted By ScottyPPP

I've had a head gasket failure before on my 2.1,...

I've had a head gasket failure before on my 2.1, I know exactly what you're saying and get your point don't worry.
Forum: Projects
25 October 2018, 08:57 PM
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Posted By ScottyPPP

It's not pushing coolant at all really. I've only...

It's not pushing coolant at all really. I've only got a small expansion tank on as it's got a Front mount on it. It would very quickly overflow out of it.
Forum: Projects
25 October 2018, 08:32 PM
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Views: 71,715
Posted By ScottyPPP

Just been out to have a look, it's drawing...

Just been out to have a look, it's drawing coolant back in as it should be whilst it's cooling down. I did a very un technical test of quickly and firmly squeezing the upper rad hose and I'm fairly...
Forum: Projects
25 October 2018, 07:11 PM
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Posted By ScottyPPP

Fans kick on and off as per normal. Temp never...

Fans kick on and off as per normal. Temp never changes either. Rad is an all alloy one.
Forum: Projects
25 October 2018, 07:03 PM
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Posted By ScottyPPP

No, I've got a standard newage metal tank on it...

No, I've got a standard newage metal tank on it at the moment. But a Mishimoto cap.

The 2.1 overflow rank was like a boiling kettle after boosting. This has literally nothing. Just soft hoses. No...
Forum: Projects
25 October 2018, 06:57 PM
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Posted By ScottyPPP

I might replace the header tank with a new...

I might replace the header tank with a new plastic one and do a coolant change. Another place the black paint flakes could be coming from is the header tank lid as it's painted black...

You'd...
Forum: Projects
25 October 2018, 06:08 PM
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Views: 71,715
Posted By ScottyPPP

Not yet mate. I'm not 100% sure it is the head...

Not yet mate. I'm not 100% sure it is the head gasket yet. It might be something to do with my header tank.

I'm not getting a load of bubbles in the coolant overdlow after boost, just had...
Forum: Projects
22 October 2018, 12:49 PM
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Posted By ScottyPPP

None that I know of. Could pursue other routes...

None that I know of. Could pursue other routes though if needed.

I'm not 100% sure it is the head gasket yet, just the symptoms smack of it so far. I need to have a proper look over it to confirm.
Forum: Projects
21 October 2018, 08:10 PM
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Views: 71,715
Posted By ScottyPPP

Didn't on the 2.1, that never failed it even...

Didn't on the 2.1, that never failed it even though it had done the head gasket.
Forum: Projects
21 October 2018, 07:28 PM
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Views: 71,715
Posted By ScottyPPP

It has drawn most of the coolant back in from the...

It has drawn most of the coolant back in from the expansion tank now after running it up to temp earlier. I need to have a proper look over it next weekend not had time this weekend. The expansion...
Forum: Projects
21 October 2018, 05:49 PM
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Views: 71,715
Posted By ScottyPPP

Get Ignition Motorsport to sort it and send the...

Get Ignition Motorsport to sort it and send the bill to WMS. Although at the moment I'm half tempted to just sell it to a breakers as I really cannot be ****ed with it.
Forum: Projects
21 October 2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 810
Views: 71,715
Posted By ScottyPPP

No, it's just when the head gasket starts to leak...

No, it's just when the head gasket starts to leak it takes the coating off and it ends up in the coolant etc and you can see it.
Forum: Projects
21 October 2018, 04:29 PM
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Views: 71,715
Posted By ScottyPPP

It didn't suck the coolant back in from the...

It didn't suck the coolant back in from the expansion last night. So I think the head gasket has gone after further investigation. Header tank cap off I'm getting tons of little bubbles, worse when...
Forum: Projects
20 October 2018, 10:09 PM
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Views: 71,715
Posted By ScottyPPP

Just wanted to stick an update in. Car is running...

Just wanted to stick an update in. Car is running well. Had to replace the rad cap on the header tank as it wasn't pressurising and I could change the level in the overflow bottle just by squeezing...
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