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Old 28th June 2017, 05:02 AM   #141
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Re: McCopy mk 5

I need to bring some bits down from the States so am looking at some extra stuff so questions.
Fuel filters.
I am running a Bosch fuel pump to the 1uz, what micron filter...filters and what is the ideal set up. Ie. tank- filter- pump- surge pot- gauge- fuel rail - return to surge pot- return to tank.
Electronic speedo`s using GPS signal.
What works well.
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Old 28th June 2017, 06:34 AM   #142
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Re: McCopy mk 5

Hi Rus, if your running an in tank hi pres pump you only need a filter before the fuel rail, the good thing about an in tank hp pump is the lack of need for a surge tank etc, it makes the system so much simpler to plumb.
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Old 28th June 2017, 08:31 AM   #143
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Re: McCopy mk 5

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Hi Rus, if your running an in tank hi pres pump you only need a filter before the fuel rail, the good thing about an in tank hp pump is the lack of need for a surge tank etc, it makes the system so much simpler to plumb.
cheers John
I like this idea, but wouldn't some special design of a sump in a tank, including baffles or doors be required to ensure the little remaining fuel stays near the pickup?
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Old 28th June 2017, 09:04 AM   #144
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Re: McCopy mk 5

Or Hydramat
Holley HydraMat Fuel Pickups - Free Shipping on Orders Over $99 at Summit Racing

Have a look on youtube for videos - seems to be very good

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Old 28th June 2017, 03:56 PM   #145
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Re: McCopy mk 5

Thanks for that, I forgot to mention the the pump is external.
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Old 1st July 2017, 11:49 PM   #146
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Re: McCopy mk 5

After much measuring, guess work and blind hope I chopped the front vertical of the chassis back at an angle to clear the radiator air scoop and the lower frontal area of the McLaren vs GT40. Finally got an extra set of hands around and tried the nose section from my track car on for a test fit. Microns to spare but it fits. Also took patterns for the radiator mount itself as we end up with a max of 300mm height at the back of the radiator so space is critical.
Because I hope to end up building more of these chassis, I have also recorded all my alterations so as to build without drama. Have also completed re manufacture of my front suspension so its away for crack testing. Slowly getting back on the job now that Carol has her chemo behind her as we have got a 4 month `break` before what ever transpires. Have booked a holiday in Australia and will call in and see Johns Mclaren.
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Old 9th July 2017, 01:43 AM   #147
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Re: McCopy mk 5

Getting to that stage where you are not sure if you have finished construction, are there any more brackets ? or bits you may have missed. I plan on comparing chassis to see what more could be done.
Meanwhile all suspension parts are off being crack tested because its going to be road registered.
Stripped all surplus parts of the Toyota 1uz and took of the rocker cover to see what sort of condition it may be and was pleasantly surprised at how clean it was with no signs of wear on the cam lobs. Big question now is what colour to paint the rockers.
Once I am completely happy with the chassis, I will get it sand blasted and powder coated and then its time to start assembly.
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Old 15th July 2017, 04:09 PM   #148
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Re: McCopy mk 5

Wow, that engine looks brand new on the inside, mutch better than mine.
are you going to do any mods on the engine ?

keep up the good work
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Old 16th July 2017, 02:22 AM   #149
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Re: McCopy mk 5

Thanks Peter,
Yes the motor appears in good condition, the slight mods required to fit the OBIX throttle bodies involves a small grind in the centre and at the end where it gets very close to what looks like a gallery on the side of the head to the right of the cast #24. I plan on doing nothing other than TB`S ,extractors and a Microtech computer. We have the other car going into the `Speedshow` this weekend so its time to put a for sale sign on it.
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