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Forum: Project Builds September 2nd 2018, 13:07
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Posted By ricola
T25s really aren't my thing but never say never..

T25s really aren't my thing but never say never..
Forum: Project Builds August 22nd 2018, 02:57
Replies: 402
Views: 56,396
Posted By ricola
Hi Graham, Yes, I’ve been following their build...

Hi Graham,
Yes, I’ve been following their build closely!

Recently got back from Spa with a boringly reliable drive ���� Now on a Tesla road trip down to Sicily!

How’s progress with your bug?
Forum: Project Builds May 14th 2018, 13:52
Replies: 234
Views: 34,601
Posted By ricola
Which front end did you go for?

Which front end did you go for?
Forum: Project Builds March 27th 2018, 15:34
Replies: 484
Views: 83,217
Posted By ricola
Started watching your videos Humble, always liked...

Started watching your videos Humble, always liked the Ultima!

Am I right in remembering you had degenerative sight issues when you started this car? Also I thought you had sold your bug to Todd...
Forum: Project Builds January 1st 2018, 15:25
Replies: 58
Views: 12,204
Posted By ricola
Looks nice but I think you'll need to allow for...

Looks nice but I think you'll need to allow for more movement than a silicone joiner so short will allow and you will end up damaging the MAF..
Forum: Project Builds December 27th 2017, 08:57
Replies: 402
Views: 56,396
Posted By ricola
Some people have got down to 2.28s... Best...

Some people have got down to 2.28s...

Best of both worlds, stupid performance and piddly running costs (not counting depreciation!!)
Forum: Project Builds December 17th 2017, 10:16
Replies: 402
Views: 56,396
Posted By ricola
The bug is being boringly reliable! I've fitted a...

The bug is being boringly reliable! I've fitted a better header and modified the downpipe with a splitter to separate out the wastegate, also an extra muffler to make it a bit quieter. I also fitted...
Forum: Project Builds December 5th 2017, 13:16
Replies: 1,543
Views: 175,534
Posted By ricola
Great to see it back on the road Wally :)

Great to see it back on the road Wally :)
Forum: Brakes July 3rd 2017, 11:56
Replies: 6
Views: 1,783
Posted By ricola
what about changing the pedal ratio?

what about changing the pedal ratio?
Forum: Project Builds March 21st 2017, 17:11
Replies: 132
Views: 21,062
Posted By ricola
I'm mostly enjoying the improved drive-ability...

I'm mostly enjoying the improved drive-ability and smoother idle, haven't properly put my foot down yet as I want to check the fueling correction table and do some logging
Forum: Project Builds March 20th 2017, 16:01
Replies: 132
Views: 21,062
Posted By ricola
All good, boringly reliable but now a bit more...

All good, boringly reliable but now a bit more driveable and faster courtesy of an RCM header and Harvey Smith up-pipe, I also added a splitter in the bellmouth downpipe!
Forum: Project Builds March 18th 2017, 15:27
Replies: 132
Views: 21,062
Posted By ricola
That front suspension looks familiar!

That front suspension looks familiar!
Forum: Project Builds January 16th 2017, 13:59
Replies: 1,543
Views: 175,534
Posted By ricola
Why not just modify the chassis to take the 911...

Why not just modify the chassis to take the 911 arms?
Forum: Project Builds August 16th 2016, 17:35
Replies: 344
Views: 38,464
Posted By ricola
Seems OK and was cold to the touch when...

Seems OK and was cold to the touch when originally mapped, I have now fitted an IAT and also a wideband lambda and plan on doing some map fettling soon so will see from the logs...

New turbo...
Forum: Project Builds August 13th 2016, 09:21
Replies: 344
Views: 38,464
Posted By ricola
Are you tempted to switch to a regular (non...

Are you tempted to switch to a regular (non Subaru housing) turbo Steve seeing as you are re-making the pipework, I believe they are more efficient?
Forum: Wheels August 13th 2016, 09:17
Replies: 15
Views: 6,861
Posted By ricola
Yes, I've cut mine open as I needed more...

Yes, I've cut mine open as I needed more clearance for a coil-over.

http://www.ricola.co.uk/images/cabrio/944_arm_internal.jpg
Forum: Wheels August 11th 2016, 14:48
Replies: 15
Views: 6,861
Posted By ricola
The Porsche steel arms have internal...

The Porsche steel arms have internal strengthening..
Forum: Project Builds February 23rd 2016, 16:34
Replies: 344
Views: 38,464
Posted By ricola
Mine was 1200kg wet with a full tank, not light...

Mine was 1200kg wet with a full tank, not light but the power more than compensates! 60/40 weight distribution, that was on the MOT scales so possibly not very accurate. I did pick the heaviest bug...
Forum: Project Builds February 22nd 2016, 16:54
Replies: 344
Views: 38,464
Posted By ricola
I'm sure you were starting to get bored (as I...

I'm sure you were starting to get bored (as I am!) when everything works... Good opportunity for some other mods like you say! Will you need to go through all your engineering inspections again?
Forum: Project Builds February 20th 2016, 13:39
Replies: 344
Views: 38,464
Posted By ricola
That sucks Steve, are you sure the body isn't...

That sucks Steve, are you sure the body isn't twisted?
Forum: Project Builds February 8th 2016, 16:22
Replies: 132
Views: 21,062
Posted By ricola
That's going to be loud! Have a think about...

That's going to be loud! Have a think about breaking the return coolant line into sections so you don't have to remove it when you drop the engine...
Forum: Body January 21st 2016, 16:11
Replies: 11
Views: 755
Posted By ricola
don't forget it necks in for the splined section..

don't forget it necks in for the splined section..
Forum: Project Builds October 3rd 2015, 05:13
Replies: 132
Views: 21,062
Posted By ricola
Sounds fine Graham.. Yours is in the same...

Sounds fine Graham.. Yours is in the same position as mine if what we discussed has been followed through, ie bellhousing about 70 and 50mm up from VW position. The H6 is -.7" longer than a 4 so...
Forum: Project Builds October 2nd 2015, 09:25
Replies: 132
Views: 21,062
Posted By ricola
Why solid mount, isn't this a street car? Even...

Why solid mount, isn't this a street car? Even when people solid mount a lot of the time they won't do the front as there is much less flex in the mountings which leads to cracked nosecones...
Forum: Project Builds September 15th 2015, 15:03
Replies: 344
Views: 38,464
Posted By ricola
Any pics with the new wheels on Steve? I do quite...

Any pics with the new wheels on Steve? I do quite fancy a smaller set with some semi-slicks but would have to get the fitment right... The Vredesteins I've got stuck really well at Spa though so not...
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