I haven't posted about this project for some time now. The reason for this is because I've been struggling to find the cause of an issue.Following my previous post where I had rebuilt the engine with a new head gasket and it was running again, I then managed one good drive before it started acting up again! The second time I took it out I drove to an exhaust specialist to have a silencer installed to try and quieten down the exhaust a bit. On the way there I noticed that at idle, if I wasn't careful the engine would idle so low that it would stall. This was really strange, had I messed something up that didn't appear straight...
Since the weather turned wintery it has been difficult to get outside and figure out why the RB is still mixing coolant and oil. Thankfully, last weekend a chance finally arose as the skies stayed clear, so I got out there and after bolting the turbo back on (so that none of the coolant or… Continue Reading Diagnosing the RB … again.
Following on from my last post you might remember that after finding the turbo had started spewing fluids I had sent it off to Midland Turbo for a rebuild. The turn around by these guys was epic! it took them just 4 days to inspect, rebuild and send the unit back to me. As part… Continue Reading Project Laurel: She lives!
So Since taking ownership of the Laurel, what’s been happening? Well, I wanted to get it to a drift day ASAP, I’m not one for hanging around but at the same time there were a few things that needed adressing before I could take it out on track. Following the coilpack issues with the Skyline… Continue Reading Laurel Update
Back to basics Those who know me will know I tend to do over commit and don’t do things by halves. Lily my JZ lexus is still in a million pieces and needing lots of work so I have decided to take my time rebuilding Lily so she probably won’t be ready until next year… Continue Reading Letty Blog 1 – Commitment Issues.