More progress

Today I have managed to get the following done (marked in blue).

  • Remove existing MegaSquirt relay board, and existing wiring for EFI sensors Done
  • Fit EFI fuel filter under the car and connect hoses Done, removed and painted the filter housing as it was crappy
  • Remove standard engine driven fuel pump and fit blanking plate
  • Fit new 30PSI fuel pressure sensor (for PWM control of fuel pressure)
  • Fit new injector to throttle body Done. Removed it to make sure bottom ‘O’ ring was sealing, had problems with this in the past causing erratic fuelling as it was dribbling all the time. I’ll perform a leak test when I get fuel pressure up.
  • Fit new solid state relays (SSR) for PWM control of injection fuel pump and radiator electric fan
  • Clean and paint corner of bulkhead where brake fluid has removed paint and caused surface rust. Have obtained correct ‘Indigo’ blue paint in a can.
  • Finish fitting new Bluetooth radio Done. Played many tunes on it today!
  • Fit new relay and fuse block,
  • Wire new EFI harnesses to relay/fuse blocks and to sensors
  • Fit MS to bottom of dash rail using nut inserts (more secure)
  • Test and set-up PWM for both fuel pump and radiator fan control
  • Fit new windscreen washer bag to hang under the R/H fender and connect it up
  • Relocate power brake booster backwards by ~ 2″ to allow for a cold air/filter box to feed the MAF sensor that will be fitted at a later date. Removed, waiting for me to make new 3/16″ pipes and new brackets
  • Replace the Cooper ‘S’ discs and pads
  • Replace with new and paint both L/H & R/H top suspension arms 1 done 2 done
  • Replace rear competition bump stops with standard bump stops Done
  • Check rear wheel brake cylinders for leaks and also that they are 5/8″ bore. Found one cylinder seized, replaced both sides, as well as brake shoe springs and adjusters.
  • Fit new brake hoses. 1/2 done
  • Fit the new heater Bench tested to make sure it works… it does
  • Fit the new boot brackets and make a boot board to fit on top of these brackets Bought marine ply and carpet to make it. Also trial fitted brackets.
  • Get wheel balance and alignment
  • Fitted new roof mount aerial… what a PITA!
  • Continued to feed my ultrasonic cleaner various greasy/dirty bits

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