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#315665 - 5th May 2009 10:55am New cam cover....
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Was fitted to the car I picked up on friday, but thought it would look better on the race car grin



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#315763 - 5th May 2009 1:36pm Re: New cam cover.... [Re: StuyMac]
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Looks good Stooooo happy Just a pity you can't get a blue filter too think
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#315770 - 5th May 2009 1:41pm Re: New cam cover.... [Re: Wench]
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You can get them in blue smile



The intake will be getting altered soon anyway - the new ECU does away with the MAF sensor, so Ill need to redesign the filter to turbo intake pipe smile
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#315774 - 5th May 2009 1:42pm Re: New cam cover.... [Re: StuyMac]
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So get one then laugh It would look better grin
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#315985 - 5th May 2009 7:40pm Re: New cam cover.... [Re: Wench]
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Ive not seen this beast in action.

Gutted I couldnt come along to Oulton.

As Jay said, get a blue filter lol
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#316486 - 6th May 2009 6:51pm Re: New cam cover.... [Re: StuyMac]
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You can get them in blue smile



The intake will be getting altered soon anyway - the new ECU does away with the MAF sensor, so Ill need to redesign the filter to turbo intake pipe smile


How about no filter at all for pure turbo noiseyness?

Thats probably a bad idea though i spose if you want to keep your turbo blades from getting sucked into your engine.

Have you seen the filters they put on the YB's directly onto the turbo itself? Or maybe you could make something with a cold air feed built in?
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#316764 - 7th May 2009 8:24am Re: New cam cover.... [Re: Dave100e]
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You might get away with a filter on a N/A car matey, but on a turbo'd car no

Something as small as a single grit of sand can knacker the blades if it hit them when the turbo was at full chat omg
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#316800 - 7th May 2009 11:04am Re: New cam cover.... [Re: StuyMac]
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You might get away with a filter on a N/A car matey, but on a turbo'd car no

Something as small as a single grit of sand can knacker the blades if it hit them when the turbo was at full chat omg


Is that so?
Never knew that, seems like turbos are ultra sensitive, have they dropped in price yet?
(new turbos)
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#316931 - 7th May 2009 3:22pm Re: New cam cover.... [Re: _Ste_]
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I'm still wondering about the ECU not needing a MAF sensor think Does the ECU you're getting have some other way of working out the air intake etc, like a MAP sensor, or does it work using some sort of chip with a built in ptc resistor?
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#316934 - 7th May 2009 3:23pm Re: New cam cover.... [Re: Wench]
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Yes, the MAF gets replaced with a MAP sonsor on this ECU wink
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#316940 - 7th May 2009 3:26pm Re: New cam cover.... [Re: StuyMac]
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Ahhhh - I get it now then grin No more growing hairs on your sensors raftl
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#316968 - 7th May 2009 3:45pm Re: New cam cover.... [Re: Wench]
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Ok, you lost me think
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#316977 - 7th May 2009 4:05pm Re: New cam cover.... [Re: StuyMac]
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On hot wire MAF sensors, you get a build up of dirt if you use cheap air filters. This sticks to the sensing wire element and looks like it's growing hairs. Technically it shouldn't happen as the wire gets that hot, it should burn off any debris that lands on it.
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#316993 - 7th May 2009 4:25pm Re: New cam cover.... [Re: _Ste_]
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Originally Posted By: StuyMac
You might get away with a filter on a N/A car matey, but on a turbo'd car no

Something as small as a single grit of sand can knacker the blades if it hit them when the turbo was at full chat omg


Is that so?
Never knew that, seems like turbos are ultra sensitive, have they dropped in price yet?
(new turbos)


I wouldnt say they where ultra sensitive, they can handle some abuse, especially if you consider some of the rotational forced they go through and sudden speed increase and decreases, aswell as the pressures they take, but if you where spinning around at 80,000 rpm and someone threw a tiny stone at you, youd shatter and break into pieces and get sucked into the engine aswell!
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