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General chat about anything and everything, nothing in particular, just a place to kick back Just go to the last page and take part of the conversation. more
Started by McLeod  * 123» 399
Engine: 186 supposed to be bored to 192 with small cam Exhaust: sports now with pacemaker tri-y extractors. Suspension: pedders lowered front, 1.5 blocks in rear Wheels: 13x6 or 7 hustlers Modifications: not much Stereo Audio / Visual: pioneer mechless player,sony 6speakers,kenwood monoblock amp and 12sony sub. Estimated Power: no... more
Started by rmx250
b>Engine: 179 hp block. Yella terra head, mild cam, high volume oil pump. commodore fuel pump, twin throat sidedraught dell'orto. extractors Exhaust: Perry extractors with full 2 1/2 system Suspension: (f) lovell super lows, ® springs reset 4 plus 3 blocks. monroe air adjustable shocks so no rear suspension. Wheels: 17&quo... more
Started by Robertson929
hi there new to this site-HI THERE...IT IS TRUE...? YOU CAN LEGALLY RUN A 253 TRIMATIC WITH A COMMODORE DIFF & BRAKES A 4 LINK ANTI ROLL SET UP..I A HOLDEN GEMINI..? I HERD THIS IS TRUE...U MUST HAVE THE RUINING GEAR DIALED INTO THE ORIGINAL FACTORY GEMINI MOUNT POSITIONING FOR FACTORY FIT & BRAKE UPGRADE & BOOSTER A FULL MC DONALD... more
Started by TCMAD
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Help & Advice / Ba Xr6t No Speedo
Alrighty, So I have just finished completing auto to manual conversion in my BA xr6t and having a rather frustrating issue. My speedo wont work nor will the odometer reading. I have already had the ecu flashed to manual with a base manual tune, however still no speedo (have rechecked codes that were flashed and are correct for a manual BA xr6t). Ha... more
Started by courtney.cameron102
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Help & Advice / 2006 Hilux Workmate
Is it possible to hook and amplifier and subwoofer up to a genuine radio ? more
Started by Mbenny
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Help & Advice / 3d Modelling For Custom Parts
You may of seen on mighty car mods they occasionally get custom parts made such as intercoolers or adapter plates If anyone needs custom parts 3D modelled for a CNC machine or maybe just 3D printed as a prototype hit me up and I'd be happy to give it a go. I am noobish... so also cheap. more
Started by SecondChoice
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Ride / 2001 Toyota Hilux
Engine: 2JZGTE, GT35/40, CUSTOM E-MANIFOLD,CUSTOM INTAKE MANIFOLD, SUPER SPARK COILS,ICS ADJ CAM GEARS 550 INJECTORS,AEROMOTIVE A1000 FUEL PUMP AND FILTERS,SUPRA WATER PUMP CONV/,EVO RADIATOR,GATES TIMING BELT, BILLET PULLIES,CUSTOM OVER FLOW CANS, DRIFT BITS CATCH CAN,TURBO SMARK BOOST CONTROLER,ALL CUSTOM HARD PIPING,BONDS BALANCER, 5 PUK BRASS B... more
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Ride / 2006 Chrysler 300C
Engine: Fully forged 400ci Hemi. Manely rotating assembly. Custom spec Comp Cam. Full race prep block and windage. Custom highly modified heads with large valves and custom spring rates with titanium retainers.. 1500hp fuel system.. E85 capable.. Methanol injection system and Huge custom designed and mounted PWR Radiator and Intercoolers Exhaust:... more
Started by bozo4  * 123» 5
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General Discussions / First Cannonball Run (illegal )
Hi. I am new to this site .I saw in an old post that some one was enquiring about the first Cannonball run. This run started at Sunbury and finished at Freemantle Perth. The supposed winner was driving a Holden 2 tonner . However the official winner was a Holden Commodore VK Interceptor driven by John Crowle , Ian Bray and a third unknown driver. ... more
Started by Fossil001  * 123
So, its been a while... Lives have changed and we all seem to have disappeared... I urge you (if you're an old school boostuser who is lurking) step forward and say hello... Would be nice to see familiar names pop back up again. more
Started by BRENO86  * 12
Engine: 3RZ Exhaust: 2.25 plus extractors. Suspension: Lowered 4'. Wheels: 18' Chrome Degeos. Modifications: GTR full respray. Stereo Audio / Visual: Alpine. Estimated Power:Stock. Just a nice clean cruiser. For sale atm. more
Started by 06FAT
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Off Topic / The Good Ol Days
Does any off topic readers remember the days of a troll called HULK? Was speaking to another old off topic reader and we were having giggles about the time he had personal details thrown up on here, they were the good days. more
Started by J1nda  * 12
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Site Feedback / Vn Ss White Sunroof
has any body seen a white 90 model vn ss with the momo steering wheel plus the factory sunroof,i,m the second ower had it over 5yrs never driven been unregisted 7yrs just been collecting dust,been slowly geting it ready starts everytime, now i,m out too put rego on an SELL IT, has any body seen one in white with the sunroof i,ve looked for yrs on ... more
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General Discussions / Cars For Sale
Anyone at home today ?, over 1/2 of today's new advertised cars are outright scams more
Started by markone2
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Wanted to Buy / 1998 180sx Sr20det
Chasing a 98 180sx for next project. Let me know if you have one or know of one 4 sale. Cheers more
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Help & Advice / My Vs 1999 Holden Commodore
Hey everyone i have a 1999 VS Commodore ute...We broke down yesterday as the fuel pump went on it, we installed a brand new one today. After installing it ran abit rough and after awhile she seemed to be ok. But now its still doing the coughing and spurting like it was before when it completely stopped but not as bad. Sounds like a tractor when ace... more
Started by ttothenev
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General Discussions / Swaps
Anyone keen on swapping some jewellery for a car. Message if interested? more
Started by J MOB
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General Discussions / 3 Months Licence Suspension Help
I just recently copped a fine for doing 84 in a 60 zone meaning I lost 4 demerit points and being on P's that means I have to choose between 3 Months or 1 Year 1 Point good behavior. Won't get too much into how or why it happened because it's not entirely important. I have been more inclined to go with 3 Months suspension, purely becau... more
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Help & Advice / Ls! Conversion Into 2wd Hilux
hey guys, im an aussie fan of sleepers and i currently have a 2007 tgn16 hilux 2wd work mate and im looking at doing an engine conversion to an LS1 naturally aspirated. what do you think the best gear box is to put in it and would i have to change the diff and all? more
Started by jimh789141
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Help & Advice / Vl Starter Motor Not Performing
hey everyone just joined the boost cruising website. I've just installed a new rb30 into my Calais and having a lot of trouble with the starter, so when I turn the key the starter throws in and turns the motor a tiny bit but then stops suddenly. turn the key and it does exactly the same thing again. now I've replaced the battery with a bran... more
Started by jack seton
Engine: 532ci BBF Exhaust: Twin 3 Suspension: Lowered rear leaf spring with Caltracs Wheels: Convo Pros Modifications: EXTERIOR Black GT bonnet GT grille Sunroof Tinted windows All chrome painted black Side scoops INTERIOR Racing bucket seats 4 point harnesses Roll cage New back seat Painless wiring switch panel All new hidden wiring through... more
Started by 532MAN
After Seeing so many threads each week from a P Plater asking what mods he/she could do to their 6 Cylinder Commodore, i've decided to compile..... The Ultimate P Plater VL-VE 6 Cylinder Commodore Guide! Will be doing each variation with the appropriate sub sections, under each section will be a list of mods for the best power/bang for your... more
Started by W1NT3R
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Help & Advice / Rwc For Hicas Lock Out Bar Qld
Hey Guys, Any body know of somewhere in Brisbane that will give me a RWC with a HICAS lockout bar installed in a Nissan 300ZX HICAS has had major issues and as they stopped making these literally like 20 years ago it makes sense to get rid of it financially and for future. I'd have to get a whole new HICAS system from Japan which would cost �... more
Started by switch_142101
s2krazie's thread seems to have disappeared off the internets, so im making a new one. Think of it like an iPad 2 but not at all like an ipad, just in the sense its only marginally different to its predecessor. Today i put a new battery in, out with the old and in with the new: Might be able to restore the old one, though i think its pret... more
Started by Geoff  * 123» 66
Hey so I'm having trouble trying to find out the laws for driving an engine converted vehicle on your provisional licence, the car is 1987 Mercedes Benz that had a 4 cylinder 2.3ltr 100kw engine and is being converted to a 3.8ltr Buick 125kw motor and a 5 speed T5 transmission, it will be needing a mod plate for the conversion but would that ma... more
Started by Buickmerc
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Ride / 1972 Holden Torana
The poor old girl has been unregistered for a few years now. Does anybody know the difference between a NSW blue slip and qld? Moving to qld this year and wondering which state it's easier to rego in. more
Started by mi72lj
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Help & Advice / Ba Xr6 Turbo Mods?
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
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Site Feedback / Xr6t
just wondering if any one has had this happen to there xr6 turbo or not but mine when you flat foot it seem to lose power and sounds like a machine gun from the exhaust also makes this loud knock when you flat foot it like a loud bang and also when flat footing it makes a noise like too much air is coming out off the exhaust weaird sound it makes more
Started by xr6ttt
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Off Topic / Quick Jack
has any one seen these new garage jacks https://www.quickjack.com.au/ seem to be popular in the states but havent seen or heard of many in australia more
Started by big bad dog
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Help & Advice / Lancer Has Had A Hard Life
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
The new Toyota CH-R is dividing opinions worldwide, particularly for the factory body kit options! Overzealous style unfortunately does not match it's grunt, in Australia you can expect a 1.2-litre four cylinder turbocharged petrol engine that produces just 85kW of power and 185Nm of torque. You could argue that it's a small car and th... more
Started by McLeod
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General Discussions / Vs Ss
Got a genuine vs ss just wondering people's opinion on weather keeping it original or doing it up is a better option more
Started by Gordon79
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Help & Advice / Vz Ignition Barrel Problems
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
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