Alpine White III 2.8 Eaton M62 build

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Re: Alpine White III 2.8 Eaton M62 build

Post by Southernboy » Tue 29 Apr, 2014 10:28

Stick the filter in the bumper...and run a nice fat pipe up to the SC...??
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Re: Alpine White III 2.8 Eaton M62 build

Post by Daz3 » Tue 29 Apr, 2014 12:52

Got the intercooler there but will have to see what room I've got when it's mounted.
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Re: Alpine White III 2.8 Eaton M62 build

Post by Daz3 » Tue 29 Apr, 2014 20:46

Got the intercooler mounted. What's peoples thoughts on the cold air feed placement? It's about the only place possible.
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Re: Alpine White III 2.8 Eaton M62 build

Post by Southernboy » Tue 29 Apr, 2014 20:48

Can you not feed off the rectangular slot in the bumper just left / below of where you are indicating ?
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Re: Alpine White III 2.8 Eaton M62 build

Post by Daz3 » Tue 29 Apr, 2014 21:00

Possibly but need to get the cooler pipe work on first as it will be coming up behind the headlight. Just thought the inlet would look good there maybe painted a different colour. I know a lot of people on here probably don't like this sort of thing :twisted:
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Re: Alpine White III 2.8 Eaton M62 build

Post by Southernboy » Tue 29 Apr, 2014 21:08

.... Maybe it's too "track / racecar" look... But hey, it's your car, and if you like it, go for it... Maybe have it carbon fiber skinned... vs painted ??
Although, I would want my car to be a "sleeper"... look as OEM as possible, and then scare the crap out of the boy racers when they need a scare... :D
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Re: Alpine White III 2.8 Eaton M62 build

Post by Deano1712 » Wed 30 Apr, 2014 05:18

What size inlet have you got there? I pull cold air through the centre of the bumper and duct it back and up behind the radiator using a 4" hose.
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Re: Alpine White III 2.8 Eaton M62 build

Post by Brian H » Wed 30 Apr, 2014 08:25

Did you fit the brake cooling ducts when you fitted the ///M bumper? If not you could use the brake cooling duct/s as an intake point?

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Re: Alpine White III 2.8 Eaton M62 build

Post by markrnorton » Wed 30 Apr, 2014 14:20

Been away a while, but just read this thread

great amount of work here

I have a concern over your drive to the S/C coming off the power steering pump.
The drive should be direct off the crank, you may find you get :-

A- belt slippage, these blowers can drain circa 30hp from the engine
B- premature wearing of the power steering pump bearings

I would personally re-think the drive and go off the crank

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Re: Alpine White III 2.8 Eaton M62 build

Post by markrnorton » Wed 30 Apr, 2014 14:27

Another thought..
maybe i missed it in the thread

I see you have locked up the electro clutch on the S/C, good idea as they are clunky.
Now this is fixed on the pulley what off boost by-pass are you running ?
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Re: Alpine White III 2.8 Eaton M62 build

Post by Daz3 » Wed 30 Apr, 2014 16:07

Thanks Mark I've looked into other peoples builds of similar spec one ran off the pas pump and another from the water pump so far with a good 10k ish miles no problems to report so will see how it goes. I would have to re route a few bits to run off the crank but it wouldn't be impossible. Also the air will be recirculated back into the intake via a forge valve.
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Re: Alpine White III 2.8 Eaton M62 build

Post by Mor61e » Thu 07 Jan, 2016 14:13

Amazing :o It really is like a new car now

All on your drive/garden as well! 8-)

Think it must be time for an update surely :wink:
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Re: Alpine White III 2.8 Eaton M62 build

Post by Daz3 » Thu 07 Jan, 2016 20:17

Yes it is I'm working on it been a busy lately with baby and buying a house but I have also got a lot done on the zed just not had time to load things up. Been working on seat brackets today hopefully have them fitted by next week. Really wish I hadn't sold the M seats but too late now and struggling to find another set :roll:
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Re: Alpine White III 2.8 Eaton M62 build

Post by Daz3 » Thu 07 Jan, 2016 22:29

Nothing very exciting but here's the console I've been working on black brushed aluminium vinyl wrap. If anyone has any spare blanks I need two of the larger ones and a new style asc switch with a bit of the loom would be handy?

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Re: Alpine White III 2.8 Eaton M62 build

Post by yalden » Sun 17 Jan, 2016 13:31

I love the vinyl! I've been toying with having my Z3M fascias hydrodipped before fitting but am torn on patterns. I've never seen black brushed aluminium but it looks spot on!

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Re: Alpine White III 2.8 Eaton M62 build

Post by ('_')Z3 » Sun 17 Jan, 2016 14:20

That vinyl looks fantastic Daz. A really nice finish.
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Re: Alpine White III 2.8 Eaton M62 build

Post by Daz3 » Sun 17 Jan, 2016 20:58

Thanks the vinyl is great also has the texture of the grain, just need to do the dash centre now which I think will be a bit more effort.
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Re: Alpine White III 2.8 Eaton M62 build

Post by Badman gee » Mon 18 Jan, 2016 11:43

Looks great daz

Be good to catch up with you at the Just Jane meet at East Kirkby.

I might take you up on the offer of a coffee.

When it comes to the texture of the grain, I love a nice malt!

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Re: Alpine White III 2.8 Eaton M62 build

Post by Daz3 » Mon 18 Jan, 2016 13:15

Badman gee wrote:Looks great daz

Be good to catch up with you at the Just Jane meet at East Kirkby.

I might take you up on the offer of a coffee.

When it comes to the texture of the grain, I love a nice malt!

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Yeah I like a nice malt too just can't handle the effects after :lol:
Feel free to pop round for a brew I'm not far from east Kirkby hopefully will go in the zed will have to see what it's running like after the eatons run properly. If not I'm stealing my mums z4 :twisted:
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Re: Alpine White III 2.8 Eaton M62 build

Post by bertiejaffa » Mon 18 Jan, 2016 13:25

Hi Daz

Looking great - another :cheers from me for the black wrap - looks really good. I am thinking about what to cover my M centre console in this year when (assuming) I fianally manage to sort it out - I'm switching out the dash for a black one and making the 2 "dome" pieces blue to match the interior and then carrying that down the hockey sticks etc - as such I will be covering my current Estoril blue colour. - I was thinking about the silver brushed look like I have in my 2.0l, but this black brush alli look you have is very tempting - especially with the M gear surround
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Re: Alpine White III 2.8 Eaton M62 build

Post by Z3cade » Thu 21 Jan, 2016 13:15

Haven't you finished this car yet Daz? ;) hope your well bud, still waiting for a ride!
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Re: Alpine White III 2.8 Eaton M62 build

Post by Daz3 » Thu 21 Jan, 2016 15:15

Not yet mate put it on hold for a bit as bought a house and had a baby all at the same time back on it now though. I did txt you a bit back but wasn't sure if you changed your number. Hope your all well you not bought another zed yet? :D
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Re: Alpine White III 2.8 Eaton M62 build

Post by Z3cade » Thu 21 Jan, 2016 21:00

Dropped you a PM mate
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Re: Alpine White III 2.8 Eaton M62 build

Post by Daz3 » Thu 28 Apr, 2016 22:36

Finally got the zed up and running again so here's a little video!
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All the pulleys and charger lined up and running well. Radiator in and have a little issue with an airlock but hoping to get that sorted this weekend. Also ordered the final pipe work for the intercooler pipe run so hopefully have a video of it all piped up soon with the recirculating valve working.
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I've also modified a set of S2000 seats to fit which I've managed to put the bmw pretensioners on. Also installed another dashboard and got all the interior back in.
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Re: Alpine White III 2.8 Eaton M62 build

Post by Del » Fri 29 Apr, 2016 14:56

Seats look lovely. The engine sounds very non-standard when revved. Do you have to have some final "re-map tune" on a rolling road?

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Re: Alpine White III 2.8 Eaton M62 build

Post by Daz3 » Sat 30 Apr, 2016 20:00

I'm installing a wideband kit to monitor the fuelling as I've got a vortech fuel management unit put in. However I think it will need some sort of mapping to rescale the maf depending how it runs.
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Re: Alpine White III 2.8 Eaton M62 build

Post by yalden » Sun 01 May, 2016 20:34

Seats look really neat, well done! 8-)

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Re: Alpine White III 2.8 Eaton M62 build

Post by Badman gee » Mon 02 May, 2016 17:36

Looks great Daz, I'm looking forward to seeing it.
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