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Recently purchased a 2003 ba xr turbo sedan. just wondering whats mods other guys have started with? just basic ones not looking at done major work or anything. more
Started by dnl82
Brisbane/Logan Based Please.. Firstly, need to get a (manual) gearbox fitted already picked up one so that's half the issue taken care of and clutch is fine so I just need it fitted.. Also wanting to find someone to do a respray/wrap who is decent Cheers guys more
Started by MsGreaseBarbie
I'm looking for info on the workings of the variable valve timing in the 2tr-fe. Can it harm the engine turning it off? - I know there is some kind of locking pin that is used for startup to hold the oil pressure. If neone knows more about this could you please reply. more
Started by Cobbler
Went to start the VZ yesterday and the locking pin has seized in place. From a quick google it seems as if this is a common fault between VS-VZ and I am just curious as to why? On other forums it has been said that it also tends to happen when it is hot which happens to coincide with mine . I already have the barrel out, ill grab a new one today bu... more
Started by milehigheric
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Hi guys Bought a 1995 Gtr v spec r33 the ac compressor was missing when I bought the car just wondering if the GTST SERIES 1 are the same compressors. Struggling to find a wrecking gtr is Sydney ATM. Thanks more
Started by Gtrlife
Hey all, wondering on the price associated with putting a gtir sr20 into a 98 lx pulsar. Can it be done, how much work does it involve and can the car handle that power. Any help would be much appreciated. more
Started by boostincommo
Does anyone know much about Toyota hilux s stock turbos ? What psi they run stock ? And how I go about increasing it to get some more power ? Cheers more
Started by jpearce1990135
Hi guys, I have a 1972 HQ PanelVan. It's been painted a few times over it's 45 years. I'd love to know what colour it's manufactured paint was. Here's the code 568-09751 more
Started by Peejay71
G'day guys so im wanting to take my turbo off my rb20det for p plate reasons and was just wondering if there were any repercussions to doing so? Ive heard the engine runs poorly without but others beg to differ so was wondering if anyone knew for sure. Cheers. more
Started by Itsyaboi
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How to remove drivers seat from rail in my R33 I am lost more
Started by moorey12148
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How to remove drivers seat from rail in my R33 I am lost more
Started by moorey12148
Hey guys, Been offered a bov for rather cheap, so was just wondering if anyone actually knew the weather or not u could put a bov on a vl turbo without changing the computer. Im a mechanic myself, but no other mechanic will give me a straight up answer and ive never played with turbo's before. If anyone has done, or seen this done before let us... more
Started by r32 gtst
Hi, i recently bought a 2004 ra holden 2.4L shitbox and fcuk has it been chewing the fuel and driving like shit. You can drive it like a granny alright but after 60kph its weak. You put your foot down and the car makes a big sound and nothing, it just pulls away slowly. Even in first gear it is a little unresponsive. I thought it was the cat conver... more
Started by Liam94
Hi i have a VR calais that had an unfortunate incident with a spruce pine,went through the rear windscreen end result is i need to replace the rear windscreen, i was told that a VN fitted so i got hold of one and it didn't, it was an inch too tall i then was told that a VS would fit but it didnt it was again an inch too tall, my friend measured... more
Started by retro1963
Hi, trying to decide whether to invest $600 on our old Kia Rio 2000 for a RWC then try and sell (. Plus update 6 months rego? ) or is it not worth it? If you sell ' as is' what could we expect? I've seen a few advertised for $1500- $2000. Car runs nicely, manual, duck a bit damaged in spots, low mileage. Otherwise - wreck... more
Started by judyfunder101
Hey guys i recently got a razor blade lodged in my 2002 Celica's tire. i have aftermarket Osaka rims, so i changed it to the spare rim, as far as i know its the stock Celica rim, i haven't had to change it since I've owned the car. once the wheel is on and fitted, there is no physical movement/wobbling. once i have lowered the car back ... more
Started by ben.9497732
Most people know Lexus is Toyota’s luxury arm, and that BMW owns Mini, but did you know Lamborghini is owned by Audi, which is run by Volkswagen? Or that Holden started off by making saddles? Below is the current status of every major car brand, as well as a snippet of its history and when it was founded. But, we all know that there's a massiv... more
Started by McLeod
Hi everyone! My Uncle has a Jaguar kit car with a Toyota R22 engine and manual gear box. Giving the size of the footwell, having a third pedal is makes the car difficult and uncomfortable to really drive. The idea is to replace the engine with a new engine and automatic transmission without major modifications. It needs to be rear wheel drive ... more
Started by tim_tamvo172
Hi guys, I am soon to be embarking on an R32 GTS-t RB25DET conversion which will be done in my driveway with a couple of mates. I have an R33 GTS-25t half cut on the way. My biggest problem is deciding on what engine management to choose and what wiring loom and harness to use. I have heard rumours that you can use the RB20DET wiring loom and har... more
Started by gtr90
  • 7th January 2017 - 08:27 AM
    Last by ekulx
Hi i have a van that apparently has had an oil leak problem for a while. fixing not the problem. But I don't want to leave an oil slick and kill any water life by doing it at home plus it is a big job. Whole underside of car plus engine bay. Is there anywhere that i can go and degrease it myself or pay to have it done. Cheers. more
Started by Get-N-it-right
When it comes to automatic transmission issues with Nissan Pulsars, it depends on what model / era of vehicle, but I'll cover a few different generations of Nissan Pulsars in this article. The first and most obviously (to a mechanic at least) thing to check is the transmission oil, it could very well be that it's never been changed (or has... more
Started by McLeod
EDIT: I have a new problem, the car won't fire when it is hot. It will turn over but won't start. It starts fine when cold. The coil was replaced last weekend with a Bosch GT40r(or something similar) & a universal ballist(spelling) resistor. Any ideas? Will I need a resistor that is more suited to the coil? Or could it be a complete dif... more
Started by rufio25
VP V6 Manual Gearbox Conversion Hey, i have a S2 VP V6 Auto, and a VN S2 Manual. Going to be putting the manual box in the VP. Now im all good with most of the conversion, but im unsure about the wiring, will i have to change the whole looms over? can i get away with just changing the wiring going to the gearbox? (Under centre console) and plugging... more
Started by W1NT3R
Hey guys, Ride: 2000 ae112r sportivo levin Just wondering if anyone has had any problems with there Corolla sportivo underload on boost it's just it has spark problems or blocked injector?? I have changed fuel filter, spark plugs, leads, dizzy cap, rotor button!!! I'm not sure but any help would be awsum!! Cheers fee... more
Started by N13boostteeser
I was curious regarding how u got a five studd patern on ur ute can u tell me what the bumper is off more
Started by Abt
  • 20th December 2016 - 10:08 AM
    Last by Abt
Hey guys I was wanting to get an idea roughly of what tyres and rim offset everyone runs on their n14 pulsars more
Started by Notoriouzhaj
hey guys. sold my vt the other day and bought a vz sv6. was just wondering whether i can keep my exhaust. i no the vz runs a twin system but was just wondering whether i can get it cut and a y piece welded in and run my exhaust i had on the vt. is the chassis structure the same for both cars. any help would be awesome\ cheers guys more
Started by Seary
Hi guys, I own a 2010 model FG Falcon 6speed Triptronic & am wondering if anyone can give me some tips on what i can buy or do it ( performance wise ) to get the most out of her.I am on my green P's so cant drive a turbo or ide already have a GT35/40 engine in her.. Any tips or suggestions would be awsome thankyou! more
Started by lukestewart93170
I want to start a conversion and just wanted to know if it is fairly straight forward as in mounts, cross member, ecu, box, shafts, diff? what i need for it to talk properly with BCM? more
Started by illusivity
It's a 1.3L 5 speed Manual. Beautiful Conditon, runs like a dream. Interior is immaculate. I thought why not try make something of it. So I'm looking for ideas on low cost mods that are the kind of thing I can do at home. Friends have suggested pod filter, springs, rims, sound system etc. Looking to invest a bit of money over 6 ... more
Started by shark.bait.huhahaines179
If you're driving your Honda Civic and you accelerate but the car revs but you aren't going any faster, then you're having troubles with your automatic transmission. Here's a good example of what it's all about: Unfortunately, it's a very common problem with Honda's between '99 and '04. In fact, more than half ... more
Started by McLeod
  • 4th December 2016 - 11:33 AM
Hi, Just posting for hubby. He purchased a 64 Chev Impala SS with Hydraulics from W.A and being in NSW he needs a blueslip or now called Authorised Unregistered Vehicle Inspection Scheme (AUVIS) inspection. We are in Newcastle and can't find anyone who deals with hydraulics. Anyone know anyone nearby, so he doesn't have to travel to Sydn... more
Started by hotgoss84101
help recently got superpro bushes fitted by selbys tuggerah into diff cradle within a month crossmember bolts came loosecar was all over road scared shit outa me went back and he refitted and realigned a few months later same thing happened only lot worse went around a corner wasn,t fast and clunk ripped out one remainig bolt drivers side inner... more
Started by mudchucka
  • 27th November 2016 - 04:25 PM
Trying to find a fwd box to go on 4g63t lancer Not sure what will fit more
Started by Tautz
  • 26th November 2016 - 05:04 PM
    Last by Tautz
Hi I have a 1999 Toyota hilux and wanting to lower it with 4 blocks but need the pin size dose anyone know what the size of the pin for that model cheers more
Started by Corey 101
  • 23rd November 2016 - 08:27 AM
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