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Re: mk2 granada 24v
« Reply #30 on: May 09, 2015, 07:50:30 AM »
I wish you did a dyno or rolling road test to see the difference between the stock intake and the modified one.

It looks good.
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Re: mk2 granada 24v
« Reply #31 on: May 09, 2015, 16:52:14 PM »
I wish you did a dyno or rolling road test to see the difference between the stock intake and the modified one.

It looks good.

It isn't fitted yet though Paul, if I get a chance I shall see what I can do  ;D
Although it hasnt been properly mapped with the current setup, so I've no idea how accurate a difference just the inlet mods would make

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Re: mk2 granada 24v
« Reply #32 on: July 07, 2015, 13:49:30 PM »
nearly sorted with the front suspension setup now.
just need to sort the antiroll bar out on the front as the angles are too much for the rose joints  :rolleyes:





the coilovers were brought from Ebay second hand as an unknown quantity, but appear to be Avo units. The mounts my friends dad made up were too tight unfortunately, and due to the lack of articulation on the spherical bearing end it sheared a damper rod  :o
So a new unit and a big more machine work to the mounting spacers ensued, and now running 950lb 7inch springs which seem to be quite compliant ride wise  ;D

Just need to call up the 2 Steves and get booked in for mapping up the ole girl at long last  :-X

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Re: mk2 granada 24v
« Reply #33 on: July 07, 2015, 22:22:39 PM »
Hi that sub-frame looks new or have you had it blasted ? those coilovers look tiny after the big STD items , have you got your new plenum done for the mapping where are you taking it I think you have told me before but cant remember !!!!!! looks like your getting there now paul ?

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Re: mk2 granada 24v
« Reply #34 on: July 07, 2015, 23:18:28 PM »
It's a blasted and powder coated spare subframe I acquired a while ago :)
The coilovers are 2.25inch body, but only 11inch fully extended.
Going to get Track n Road to do the mapping,  and the modded inlet is still in progress before fitting up  :-X

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Re: mk2 granada 24v
« Reply #35 on: August 04, 2015, 13:18:39 PM »
Well, finally got the ole girl mapped up at Track N Road last month, and wow! What a difference its made  ;D

starts and idles with the ISCV working now, pulls from low rpm and seems to pull consistently all the way to 6000rpm  ;D

A pic of the power graph (with the standard unmodified inlet manifold and BOA cams)


And a couple of Youtube links of some of the runs  :mellow:



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Re: mk2 granada 24v
« Reply #36 on: April 21, 2016, 21:50:37 PM »
Hi any updates on your plenum,

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Re: mk2 granada 24v
« Reply #37 on: April 22, 2016, 13:22:55 PM »
Erm, yes  :-X
I have the end caps made up and the plenum itself drilled and tapped to bolt the end caps on. Just fannying around at the mo polishing it up and I need to sort the bracket for the throttle cable retaining.

Should all be done in a couple of months, as the ole bus is having a load of bodywork done next month  :o

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Re: mk2 granada 24v
« Reply #38 on: November 13, 2016, 12:47:46 PM »
Hi Paul  how did your plenum turn out ? hope all going well with car , mine going well now engine sorted nice to drive again , I had to put new fans in as old one not up to the job , got air -tec fans now what a differants they made , Gerry.

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Re: mk2 granada 24v
« Reply #39 on: November 13, 2016, 23:44:15 PM »
Hi Paul  how did your plenum turn out ? hope all going well with car , mine going well now engine sorted nice to drive again , I had to put new fans in as old one not up to the job , got air -tec fans now what a differants they made , Gerry.

Hi Gerry, no idea yet as I've still not got it fitted or polished up yet  :(

Granny has been off road since June having bodywork reconstruction as well, which is hopefully nearing completion now.
Glad yours is still going well, not seen you about in it lately though  ;D

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Re: mk2 granada 24v
« Reply #40 on: November 14, 2016, 21:43:31 PM »
what are you reconstructing on the body ? ive been about in car but  not your way much been through challock and charing hill a couple of times , are you aiming for next year now ? ive got a couple of things to do over winter , just upgrading things  .

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Re: mk2 granada 24v
« Reply #41 on: November 14, 2016, 23:27:57 PM »
It's had both rear arches repaired, diff cross member reconstructed,  both front sections of the inner sills repaired, front inner wings and underneath the rear screen chopped out and rebuilt  :o

Fuel tank is being baffled properly and awaiting paint is the next big step now really. Hoping before christmas, but I'm not going to be getting my hopes up  ;)

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Re: mk2 granada 24v
« Reply #42 on: November 17, 2016, 20:07:30 PM »
that sounds lots of work Paul but needed to be sorted I guess ?  :thumbsup:

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Re: mk2 granada 24v
« Reply #43 on: November 26, 2016, 19:25:15 PM »
Yeah, was in need of some tlc body wise. Just waiting for paint now and shall try and upload some progress pics of the bodywork when I'm next on a proper computer  ;)

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Re: mk2 granada 24v
« Reply #44 on: November 27, 2016, 12:40:30 PM »
have you made your own fuel tank as your putting baffles in , im replacing my P Steering pipes over winter as im not happy with the way it is at mo . keep at paul its all worth in the end  :2tu:

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Re: mk2 granada 24v
« Reply #45 on: November 28, 2016, 13:43:51 PM »
have you made your own fuel tank as your putting baffles in , im replacing my P Steering pipes over winter as im not happy with the way it is at mo . keep at paul its all worth in the end  :2tu:

The fuel tank was made years ago when I installed the BOA, have since discovered that near half a tank of fuel on track causes fuel starvation as there isn't any baffles in the tank only the swirl pot  :o



and inside it as it was



And after a bit of battery powered jigsaw action



And some cardboard mock ups for the baffle plates



And in each baffle plate will be a one way ball valve as well, made by Daves dad  :laugh:


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Re: mk2 granada 24v
« Reply #46 on: January 30, 2017, 14:00:23 PM »
I am still plodding along with this, waiting for the fuel tank mods to be done and returned and getting the rear end/whole car resprayed.

I have however nearly finished the polishing of the inlet manifold though  ;D







Just need to pop along to my friends dad and ask nicely to use his bench mounted polisher  :mellow:

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Re: mk2 granada 24v
« Reply #47 on: February 09, 2017, 18:08:53 PM »
Hi Paul that baffle should do the job :thumbsup:  your inlet should fllow alot more air i recon . when the weather better and cars on road we could meet up ?
Cheers Gerry

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Re: mk2 granada 24v
« Reply #48 on: February 09, 2017, 18:58:27 PM »
Top Job!! Cant wait to see the dyno results with the intake.
greetz Paul.

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Re: mk2 granada 24v
« Reply #49 on: February 13, 2017, 23:04:33 PM »
Hi Paul that baffle should do the job :thumbsup:  your inlet should fllow alot more air i recon . when the weather better and cars on road we could meet up ?
Cheers Gerry

Sounds like a plan to me  ;D

And thank you Paul, although I'm still not happy with what ive polished and I still need to get a throttle linkage made up to bolt on the side  :o