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Re: Johnny's Carlton rides
« Reply #350 on: July 26, 2013, 01:08:32 PM »
Ta for that I will remember that Jubilee clips are better than others.
1993 2.0 CD(X)i Auto Estate (Rioja Red very little tin worm & reasonable paint).
RIP - 1992 2.0 CDXi Manual Estate (Spectral Blue with far too much tin worm, now only parts).

Old age means wondering: Do I really have to struggle to become an expert in something I might never need to do again.

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Re: Johnny's Carlton rides
« Reply #351 on: July 27, 2013, 05:33:02 PM »
After much testing/messing about I concluded the factory ECU would need a remap to work and at around 400 for something that might not even fix the issue I don't fancy risking it.

So I decided to use the programmable aftermarket management I've had in my bottom drawer for years, it simplifies the design and opens up options like launch control.

I took the supercharger casing and welded the throttle body plate onto the intake:

The throttle body is a 3.0 24v Carlton unit milled to a 70mm main butterfly and the intake plate modified to connect to a 63mm silicone hose:

Fancy butterfly plate!

The inlet manifold was also modified, the bypass valve and pipe was removed and a smaller 25mm hose added for a dump valve :D
1993 Carlton Estate 2.0 16v Turbo camo edition
1989 Lotus Carlton replica - M4000 edition!


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Re: Johnny's Carlton rides
« Reply #352 on: April 08, 2015, 04:25:08 PM »

Easy going untill PUSHED!!!!