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 Post subject: #club1000 Swift 3 cilinder build
PostPosted: Sun Jan 28, 2018 9:13 am 
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pictures!!

the beginning:
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rolling:
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caged:
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stuff:
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painted engine bay and cage
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more stuff:
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shiney stuff:
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sorta finished interior:
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adapt and overcome
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POWERRRR:
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sorta finished with shiny exhaust!
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alingnment for the first trackday
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Trackday @Zolder, belgium
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Specs sofar:

-Swift Gti MK2 Ex- VLN Chassis (seamwelded/caged/airjacks when it competed at the nurburgring 24hs)
-New rollcage welded in
-G10A engine out of a mk4 swift GLS
-GTI gearbox
-3-puck clutch
-Koni shocks/Apex springs
-GTI swaybars
-GTi rear disk brake conversion
-Custom Toe arms
-Custom vented fiberclass hood
-Wiechers lower brace
-custom stainless steel exhaust
-Sparco steering wheel with snapoff
-LTEC bucket seat
-QSP 6-point harness
-Koso gauges

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 Post subject: Re: #club1000 Swift 3 cilinder build
PostPosted: Mon Jan 29, 2018 11:40 am 
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This is awesome! But why the 1.0L and not another G13B or something bigger?

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 Post subject: Re: #club1000 Swift 3 cilinder build
PostPosted: Mon Jan 29, 2018 1:21 pm 
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I have one that I am prepping for some sprints later in the year. I can enter the sub 1 litre class and race against Goggomobiles and I don't have to worry about breaking a gearbox.

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 Post subject: Re: #club1000 Swift 3 cilinder build
PostPosted: Mon Jan 29, 2018 11:26 pm 
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This is for #Club1000, a club for cars under 1050cc with stock engines built street legal for the Nürburgring.
Basicly made because s**t is getting out of hand with the money thrown at cars at the Nürburgring driving tourist laps.

So a lot of people have Micras or Yaris, Corsas, Aygos etc.
We have over 60 members already and counting.

Ive done a lot with my old GTi, but this is a fun thing to do until i finish my RX7 :D

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 Post subject: Re: #club1000 Swift 3 cilinder build
PostPosted: Tue Jan 30, 2018 8:22 am 
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Sounds like good (but slow) fun to me :) Keen to see how this goes!


**Yours too pictureshowman**

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 Post subject: Re: #club1000 Swift 3 cilinder build
PostPosted: Tue Jan 30, 2018 8:46 am 
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Actually a lot of fun!
Im doing a full nurburgring track day in april, so im really looking forward taking it to under 10 minutes :)

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 Post subject: Re: #club1000 Swift 3 cilinder build
PostPosted: Tue Jan 30, 2018 7:52 pm 
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As "they" say, "It is more fun to drive a slow car fast than to drive a fast car slow".

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 Post subject: Re: #club1000 Swift 3 cilinder build
PostPosted: Wed Jan 31, 2018 12:19 am 
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Has it actually got airjacks? If so any photos please.
Looks like hood cheapish fun
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 Post subject: Re: #club1000 Swift 3 cilinder build
PostPosted: Wed Jan 31, 2018 3:44 am 
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No, it had airjacks when it competed in the mid 2000s, but when i bought it the cage was mostly cut out and i had the cage built on the front pipes, the rear one is in the spare wheel well connected to a strut bar.

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 Post subject: Re: #club1000 Swift 3 cilinder build
PostPosted: Mon Aug 13, 2018 6:29 pm 
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Since the last trackday ive been changing some stuff here and there.

I was supposed to do a nurburgring trip and get my racing licence with the Swift, but my injection system was giving me trouble, idling was sucky sometimes or throttle sticking open, couldnt really find the problem myself, and didnt really feel like paying someone else, so i binned the injection system altogether.
But i started with some other stuff :D

new thicker radiator and electric fan:
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co-drivers seat and 6pt harness
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Found a BC racing set for cheap, so bought that, shame i cant run it for club1000 though:
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then it was time to make the car one color finally:
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and then It was time for the injection system to go.
enter.. carbies!

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well, no more need for all this wiring,
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and my mate made a custom loom(aswell as the carb set btw)
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Im finishing up my dash, and when thats done the car can go back together:
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The car now runs.. barely, the carb setup has to be set up on the roller, so when the car is finished it will be done aswell, and hopefully at the end of october a full day of Nurburgring nordschleife

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 Post subject: Re: #club1000 Swift 3 cilinder build
PostPosted: Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:43 am 
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Nice!
what front strut tops are in it?

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 Post subject: Re: #club1000 Swift 3 cilinder build
PostPosted: Wed Aug 15, 2018 10:10 am 
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The Camberplates that come with the set.
Rear has originals still

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 Post subject: Re: #club1000 Swift 3 cilinder build
PostPosted: Thu Nov 08, 2018 9:05 am 
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Im currently a bit further..

Random pics:

Fresh brakes and CL5+ pads
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Engine bay:
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Dyno (50whp,
100NM)
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Little bit of carbon fiber
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Alignment
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Nürburgring nordschleife trackday

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