Dynoings....Friday 29th evening

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I was going to suggest my one, but we won't talk about that :( I'll give you a bell soon to discuss & cheers for your PM.
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TizzyD Wrote:
If a space opens up I would like to Dyno my TZD and see what she puts out so could you stick me on reserve ?
I'm quite happy to step back to let you go if you want - I'm sure there'll be other opportunities for me to take Timex (or one of the others) down for a session.
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MULLEY wrote:I was going to suggest my one, but we won't talk about that :( I'll give you a bell soon to discuss & cheers for your PM.
It was always in my plans to bung it on at some point, but it's early days mate.
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citsncycles wrote:
I'm quite happy to step back to let you go if you want - I'm sure there'll be other opportunities for me to take Timex (or one of the others) down for a session.
Very kind of you Mike but you go and if Hilary can't make it then ill take his spot.
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Kitch wrote:Only want a Chinese in return for the missus', so if everyone sticks a tenner in a pot or something we're good to go (Mat's exempt....he's already helped me out enough over the NEC weekend!)
How much Chinese does Nat eat?!
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Captain Slow wrote:
Kitch wrote:Only want a Chinese in return for the missus', so if everyone sticks a tenner in a pot or something we're good to go (Mat's exempt....he's already helped me out enough over the NEC weekend!)
How much Chinese does Nat eat?!
3x £10 = £30. Our average Chinese meal comes to £18.00 or so (usually have enough left to make something the next night too). Then I stop at the newsagents and get a bottle of Coke and a desert. The change I'll stick in the tea boat at work as repayment for the electricity.

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Ha. When can you fit my exhaust?
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Captain Slow wrote:Ha. When can you fit my exhaust?
When your car is here.
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Captain Slow wrote:

Ha. When can you fit my exhaust?


When your car is here.
You don't want to fit an exhaust - Timex went a lot better when the back of it's exhaust fell off, and when I bodged up the joint between the NA front pipe and the TD system I'd fitted to it to stop it leaking for the MOT I swear it lost a few MPH!
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I don't want an exhaustive dyno run just a quick 'check' that nothing is untoward so there might be room for another one (BX) Kitch.

To Misquote ' A journey of a million miles starts with your first BX' old chinese proverb... :lol:

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Tinkley wrote:I don't want an exhaustive dyno run just a quick 'check' that nothing is untoward so there might be room for another one (BX) Kitch.

To Misquote ' A journey of a million miles starts with your first BX' old chinese proverb... :lol:
That's all anyone will get. The time is physically moving the car in and out, strapping it down, calibrating the dyno etc. Three power runs actually take about a minute collectively to do :lol:

Power run tells you everything you need to know, unless the AFR reader tells you something else first!
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The main thing I'm after, apart from (hopefully) finding out it's putting out more than the factory spec. 1.9 TD engine, is to see whether (as it feels to me) it's more powerful if I feed in the throttle to match the revs/boost. It seems like if I just mash the pedal into the floor below 2k rpm, I get a puff of smoke and it bogs down a little. It'd be interesting to fill the space above the intercooler with ice cubes (is there a supermarket nearby? :lol: ) to see what effect that has, as there is a noticeable drop off in power on hot days and/or when I've been caning it for a while.

I'll put it on record here that I'd be very chuffed with anything over the nice round figure of 100 bhp! Especially given that the engine has done well over 200k miles, the last 70k of which have been after tweaking.
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Fine I am up for it too...

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Hi Hilary - I'll bring the money I owe you for the gearbox.

As for the dyno, I'm just curious about what Timex is putting out, especially considering the mix and match origins of the engine!
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Good fun!



The smoke isn't actually as bad as it looks, although I would hesitate to use the phrase 'pulls cleanly'...it mainly clears once the turbo spools up properly:



690 miles without missing a beat - now I'm off to bed!
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