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Author: Subject: Phoenix Bonnet Modification
OwenSP

posted on 8/10/17 at 10:56 AM Reply With Quote
Phoenix Bonnet Modification

Hi all,

I need to modify my phoenix bonnet to accommodate the taller zetec engine which will soon be going in it. From my untrained eye I think all it needs is a top section cutting and a bulge fabricating in its place, anyone have any advice on where I cant get this done? I'm not going to attempt doing it myself

Cheers

[Edited on 8/10/17 by OwenSP]

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SCAR

posted on 8/10/17 at 11:02 AM Reply With Quote
Thought the zetec fitted under phoenix bonnet
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jeffw

posted on 8/10/17 at 11:54 AM Reply With Quote
Mine did..





was 640 BHP per ton.....now 1127BHP per ton

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SCAR

posted on 8/10/17 at 12:05 PM Reply With Quote
mine looks like it wil

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OwenSP

posted on 8/10/17 at 01:56 PM Reply With Quote
Well if that is the case then that's good. Mine is an early one without any form of bulge, it's mk4 striker with outboard suspension.

[Edited on 8/10/17 by OwenSP]

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jeffw

posted on 8/10/17 at 03:17 PM Reply With Quote
If it looks like the middle of my old bonnet then you'll be fine, if it doesn't then you will need a bulge/bonnet.





was 640 BHP per ton.....now 1127BHP per ton

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OwenSP

posted on 11/10/17 at 08:17 AM Reply With Quote
quote:
Originally posted by jeffw
If it looks like the middle of my old bonnet then you'll be fine, if it doesn't then you will need a bulge/bonnet.


Jeff do you have a picture of the old bonnet, of a link to one? thanks

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jeffw

posted on 11/10/17 at 09:12 AM Reply With Quote
My avatar has the same centre section as the standard Phoenix bonnet.





was 640 BHP per ton.....now 1127BHP per ton

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OwenSP

posted on 13/10/17 at 08:50 AM Reply With Quote
It's smaller than yours Jeff, its almost like the mk4 clubman 'aero' bonnet but with a curved lower section:

https://jpsc.org.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=963

I'll try to upload a photo later which will make this much simpler!

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jeffw

posted on 13/10/17 at 01:47 PM Reply With Quote
Then you will have to cut a hole in your bonnet





was 640 BHP per ton.....now 1127BHP per ton

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OwenSP

posted on 17/10/17 at 10:50 AM Reply With Quote
Thought so.

Does anyone have any recommendations of where to have it done??

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