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Engine out

Ok, it’s been a while since i posted and also since i did much to the old A series! Life kind of gets in the way far too often!! So as i decided to fit the S10 clutch and new flywheel i decided it was time to fix a couple of bits i was not happy about and as i like to do things big style! it was engine and box out. So i now have the box and engine completely out, the front suspension and part of the exhaust. So things to fix: Manifold – drill out holes as they…

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CIH Engine

Opel Manta running full Webcon Alpha system

Just a quick little pic of the engine before it drop it and the box out to add the new S10 clutch and flywheel and to sort out a few little bits and get the hydraulic clutch setup, then its back in and time to run her up and see what to do about tuning her up properly.

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Alpha Webcon system fitted to Opel A Series Manta
CIH Engine

Getting closer!

Ok, so i was a little bit of course with the thought that the injectors were not firing!! After borrowing a friends tester for the injectors and the fuel pressure it turns out the injectors are firing and the fuel pressure is fine at 2.5 bar also a nice bit of a spark from the plugs! So another email to webcon and they think the Throttle Position sensor reading is to low and i need to increase this? The old A series did always suffer a bit from getting the fuel/air ratio right on the carbs and always seemed to…

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Opel Manta A series 1.9 engine - running full webcon, weber alpha throttle bodies and injection. (Opel GT rocker cover powder coated by Rhino Alloys)
CIH Engine

Opel Manta A Series 1.9 engine rebuild takes shape!

As the bottom end of the engine is now nearly complete, i have started working on getting the head fitted up and ready to go. As the rebuilt 1.9 engine will be running twin weber alpha throttle bodies with full webcon injection its not turning out to be a straight forward job!! I have the throttle bodies all bolted on and the injectors in so its now just working out how to get the fuel lines, cold start valve and any other bits needed for the injection all fitted on. And as the Manta A series engine has exhaust and…

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