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Status: Working Hard On 156 Veloce 3.0 Turbo Project
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Update as ive been away

Been away for a while with not much done to project due to family illness . But never the less i should be back on track with the building .
I have got all the engine connected and have just run all the cables and hoses through to the cabin (pic shows just before hoses done)
here is a pic so far but just need a tidy up ( ignore the umbrella disk its a template for an alfa sticker going on it )

Any way here is a photo and i will update as i get things sorted but so far it runs sweet very very fast revving with the new cams .
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Hi mate glad to hear your still about.
That motor looks fantastic
I'm so missing my v6 , gone over to the darkside of the diesel!!! No I don't know why
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Thanks guys , its been hard not being able to do anything and being so far out in the sticks not being able to get internet or phone signal.

But i am happy now the engine is done and not have to take it out again because i feel i need to add something.
Only problem i have is alternator it got refurbed and now its in its not charging but most likely a bad earth or something i shall address it when i feel like it.

Ive just added new steering gaiters and track control arms so thats every gaither and bush and bearing done besides front bearings as they were new just before i got the car and are good.

Ive added 3 extra gauges oil temp / pressure and AFR

Only real pain in the back side thing i have todo before starting the body mods is i originally fitted a stock alfa intercooler but got a bargain of a larger alloy Abarth intercooler for only £20 so i had to fit that but it got to be moved as it is in the way of the headlights , I should be able to drop it a little so the headlight rear clears it.

Ive also fitted 3 thermo fan relays 1 thats switches oil cooler fan and 2 for intercooler fans just to make sure it gets plenty of air flow 1st 1 switches of 2 small fans for a little air flow then i have a Delta high flow fan which i think is about 5000-10000 rpm which i had from a old computer server i had a way back . ive only done this as the intercooler is fitted side ways and wont have direct fresh air flow.

Anyway sorry its taking so long its mainly because of budget and everything i have the for the car has be gained via a bargain from auction wins or having to make something i need out of something else. (besides things that just cant be made by me or be bought cheap then i just have to save )

Thanks to everyone who has been helping along the way and im sure i will be asking some more advice before then end .

Thanks Gertie for helping me solve the brake vacuum issue . in the end i added a 1 way flow valve and a vacuum chamber and it works very well as can still gets a good vacuum when not on boost and gets saved

will update more later as things go which should be faster now

pics of vacuum chamber below & yes its all dirty but ill clean it all good when finished
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