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Finch last won the day on November 11 2017

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  1. Finch

    Finch's Double D's

    Yes mate, gotta make do with what You have Yep, fitting oil cooler and rad tomorrow as well as a service. PS: @Dave drop me a message when you get 5, might be able to help you with a cheaper server host depending on what spec you currently have
  2. Finch

    Finch's Double D's

    New Oil cooler picked up from Prodrive in Banbury and triple-core full width ally rad arrived from states.
  3. Finch

    Finch's Double D's

    Cheers! Really needed the car Mrs has hospital appt tomorrow and then we have a funeral on Tue about 60miles away so can't be faffing with waiting on ebay or amazon! Going to do the other side this Friday all being well! and then get the suspension swapped over (already did one shock on the same side that boiljoint went on). My MB2 was on much better (less stressed) shocks because it was all motorway miles on the shell, so those are going in with a liberal coat of copper grease and LM2 grease. I don't have £ for coilovers just yet. I'd rather get my turbo build finished up. Managed to do a deal with a friend in the states; I build up a full AN6 fuel line kit, filters, fuel rail for their EK Coupe and they'll send me a Z6 crank . For those who don't know the Z6 has 2 oil holes per journal vs the others which have 1! The Z6 oil pump also has about 40% more oil-output which might is my next major step along once the crank is here!
  4. Finch

    Finch's Double D's

    Had a bit of a s**tter on thursday night, short-story: driver thought it was a great idea to over take me on an island, I braked and moved over, clipped a curb and snapped a ball joint. Then waited 3.5hrs with police for recovery because I was blocking the road!! Recovery dumped my car in the street rather than the driveway so I had to work in the road Motorfactors round corner had no idea what I meant when I asked for a Ball joint press tool so had to improvise! Used a variety of G Clamps and sockets, and a copper-hide hammer and popped both bits out in an hour. Then I spent an hour looking for my snap ring pliers, bloody things. All done Even got chance to fit the Sport interior from the MB2 Much better!
  5. Finch

    Finch's Double D's

    I've got an idea for a coolant catch can/overflow can from a Sapporo can, such a hard task to drink it
  6. Finch

    Finch's Double D's

    I know, the guy didn't know what they were worth so said £50 I said I'll be there in an hour! Next step is to order p2p0 forged rods and pistons, ACL full bearing set and ARPs
  7. Finch

    Finch's Double D's

    Bought a D16y8 block for £50! The guy left everything including the engine loom so I started stripping it today; Test fitted a new hi-flo fuel rail and KC-TBS throttle body spacer/vortex ring which will help with volume when I come to boost the block Also had some AN Lines, Fuel filter, line attachment and flare tool delivered. DPD dropped off an order from HTUNE (Takata 6pt harness & NRG Short hub) Autodoc shipped my ball joints and rear trailing arm bushes. Adam Rafique at RHD delivered a VTIS kit for the deck Got a fair few other things on order too. Lets build a fast Deck!
  8. Finch

    Finch's Double D's

    I looked at about 50 different estates, including an Evo9 MR350 estate thing but nothing has really made me go nuts, the Evo was always a pipedream I'm working in oxford so an 80mi round trip a day and an evo (well my lead foot) certainly wouldn't be very fuel efficient I've started building a K26 block but I can't see it going in the deck, I might however build a D16 turbo
  9. Finch

    Finch's Double D's

    I'm still around... and so is the deck! I had a rollercoaster of last few months but she's still here - I actually can't see her going anywhere any time soon either! I looked around recently and theres nothing out there that I actually want that does everything the deck' does and can do. I'm doing some basic maintenance this winter and then maybe new year I'll dump it on its a*s
  10. Finch

    what turbo/turbo kit?

    Have a T3 / .63AR turbo here if you want it, £50. Was on a D16Z6 making 334hp / 267ft-lb @ 8300 to wheels on 22psi - YCP Vitara pistons / Tunertoys rods, ACL bearings, ARP head studs, 1200cc injectors, 330lph pump, Y8 intake manifold bored and honed, head work (Supertech valvetrain etc) and D15B JDM cam, PTFE gaskets on intake, ported head and a ported, polished, shimmed and clearanced oil pump.
  11. Finch

    D14A2 tranny on D15Z8 engine

    As long as they're both fork and not cable they'll work together, you'll get faster accel but slower top speed. Could always build a hybrid with D15 final drive.
  12. Finch

    Finch's Double D's

    It is, The Aerodeck needs more work underneath rectifying rust and bent jacking points than I'm willing to put in right now and I've started a new business so that needs all my time - I'll no-doubt be back though If I ever get another deck/mb I'd love to do all out full resto with sandblasted and dipped shell, engine swap, wire tuck and an updated interior
  13. Finch

    Finch's Double D's

    Unfortunately its time for me to move on but I'm still going to be around!
  14. Finch

    Finch's Double D's

    Doing some work on the car as the suns out, I have new tools and I need to sort out the calipers MB2 262s now off ready to replace the sticky one on the MC- I'm replacing both after a refurb tomorrow - new seals and grease to go in Added a few new stickers, some from states, some from Japan and few from eBay... Couple of the Japanese ones will give an indication of some coming updates [Need to add images] Shiny JDM stickers go here [/Need to add images]