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Any one interested in being in a show and shine competition with a twist?? I am interested in any cars any makes who like to show there cars.. I have prize packs to give away... Any one interested message me with details.. To make a thing off it I need about 20 cars.. This will be a sponsored event.. Thank you Prize packs range from $20 to &#... more
Started by the big finger
Hi, I've got a 98 Holden Rodeo TF LX Spacecab that I've just bought a new headunit for. The headunit came with a universal wiring harness (one of the ones that just has the socket on the headunit end, and cutoff wires on the other). I need some help with wiring the new harness up. I have no idea what colours to connect to what colours, as i... more
Started by cookiemonster.24
I am looking at getting a gemini as a bit of a fun car I would like to get rid of the 1600 motor and replace it with something different, just wondering what i could replace it with. Leisa more
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Looking 4 someone who has experience in changing the whole front radiator support.. more
Started by V8sand4Gz
Hey ho trendsetters, Im lookin for a REPUTABLE/SPECIALIST rotary workshop in the Brisbane area. Can people please post up their experiences which they have had 1ST HAND and not heard through a mates sisters boyfriends gardiner. Thanks in advance more
Started by Disco Lou
hey all just looking at rim choices and am not sure on what will fit have been told 9.5 will fit on rear will 10.5 fit with no gaurd rolling,car is very low more
Started by hoolden
O.P. Important info: Car – 2010 Mercedes-Benz c200 Kompressor, Petrol What happened – Drove through about a foot deep of water on a flooded road at about 5km/h (had to the way traffic was directed) (about 2-3 seconds in the water) When attempt to start – Nothing happens, it almost makes a quite thud noise not normal key its one of those sensor ... more
Started by bdegenaar223
hi im looking at building a high hp. rb 30 turbo and just wondering if any one can tell me if it matters if i use a NA motor or a turbo motor to start off with and what the difference is. any tips greatly appreciated thanks. more
Started by josh_eli
Tonight my VZ Calais had a big bang I thought I had a flat tyre...it was like the brakes locked up I tried to move forward was making loud grinding noise... so I tried it in reverse ok...I put it back in Drive than my brakes totally failed...Im not familiar with this model I had a VT SS never had no trouble...the Motor Service light kept coming on ... more
Started by caporter62102
just wondering if anyone can tell me what tyre size I can fit on my 14 inch x8 gts rims? was thinking 235 but will they rub? any info be great more
Started by prostreetholden
Just had my engine rebuilt its a vs 95 v8 308 new radiator new twin thermo fans new thermostat replaced like 4 times flushed the radiator bout 5times and bled it plus replaced the temp sensor gauge 3times and the ecu sender and the radiator cap..theres no leaks.how could it still b over heatin after this and it hasnt even done 3000kms even plus it... more
Started by imposter1@hotmail.com
Ok I've got an R33 S2 GTST , it overheated ( & cut out won't start again), yet to have it pressure tested but seems to be leaking from the water pump ... But still not convinced it's the head gasket YET. No other obvious leaks when it first over heated and steam come more from back near fire wall rather than around the radiator or f... more
Started by Carma8280
My Ignition Barrel has locked up and i just wanna know how to remove it Cheers Tom more
Started by MrVlt
hello just wondering if anyone knows how to or if its possible to get an engineered certificate if i want to do a different engine conversion myself? more
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  • 7th February 2018 - 07:59 PM
hello, i was wondering if since i cant find any 2jz conversion mounts for my r31 can i use r32 or r33 2jz conversion mounts? i was also reading somewhere on here that all rb engines have the same mount positions on the engine so i figured that the r32/r33 2j conversion mounts should be in the sane area and should fit my r31 so really the question i... more
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  • 6th February 2018 - 03:31 PM
Hello all, i was just wondering if anyone knew the price and what i would have to do to reinforce my tinny hull from being able to hold a 30hp to 50hp. Tinny is a stacer kipper 3.8m. cheers more
Started by hudson040701
Hi, Just wondering if anyone can provide some advice. I have an LH Torana running a Borg Warner LSD out of a VS Commodore and 15 x 10 Prostars with 275/50 x 15 under flares, and no, they don't rub anywhere since some minor massaging. Fronts were 15 x 3.5 Prostar front runners (which are illegal on Qld roads), so have just bought 2 new 15 x 7 Pr... more
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  • 15th January 2018 - 09:22 AM
Hi, Just wondering if anyone can provide some advice. I have an LH Torana running a Borg Warner LSD out of a VS Commodore and 15 x 10 Prostars with 275/50 x 15 under flares, and no, they don't rub anywhere since some minor massaging. Fronts were 15 x 3.5 Prostar front runners (which are illegal on Qld roads), so have just bought 2 new 15 x 7 Pr... more
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  • 15th January 2018 - 09:22 AM
Hi, Just wondering if anyone can provide some advice. I have an LH Torana running a Borg Warner LSD out of a VS Commodore and 15 x 10 Prostars with 275/50 x 15 under flares, and no, they don't rub anywhere since some minor massaging. Fronts were 15 x 3.5 Prostar front runners (which are illegal on Qld roads), so have just bought 2 new 15 x 7 Pr... more
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  • 15th January 2018 - 09:22 AM
Ok guys, asking this question on behalf of a female friend. She's been having problems with her VZ SS. Assures me it's never been flogged and serviced by a mechanics regularly. 160k kms on the clock. I can't get to see the car firsthand which makes things tricky. Basically, just asking if anybody could take an educated guess at a pote... more
Started by the_random_hero
Hi, I’m new to this site, looking for some help/info on swapping out the 05 bravo standard engine for something new, standard engine is stuffed (2.6l), wanted to put a v6 or v8 or anything really as long as it goes better than standard, can’t really find anything in regards to this topic. Seems to be most info on the net is for earlier models . A... more
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  • 13th January 2018 - 08:29 AM
I'm looking at putting a vl 3ltr Commodore engine in to my vk. What modifications would I have to make. And a ruff ball park on cost less engine rebuild more
Started by Anthony141
Hi guys, new member here. I live in Brisbane. I own a Datsun 260C (230) and I'm looking to get some work done on the engine. Anyone know a mechanic that genuinely knows their way around a Nissan L28 engine? It has a L28 motor with a factory 4 speed manual, Z car SU's, extractors and 1 and 3/4 inch exhaust. Any idea how much would a port a... more
Started by Datsun260C
hello, planning on starting up a project, datsun 180b or 200b sr20det swap. first things first i have never done anything like this before & i do not intend to rego it. has anyone done a engine swap like this, wondering cost's? and if i could get a hold of some photo's or somthing. any help, tips, advice ideas would be appreciated than... more
Started by ravee on
Hey guys I had planned on doing a big build on my rb25det out of my 33 skyline. So I ripped the engine out and I was going to get forged internals, bore the block 40thou, head porting, new gaskets, n1 oil and water pumps etc etc and go the whole lot. Now Ive been looking at the big picture, and as I am planning on keeping my highflow 33 turbo for p... more
Started by 86TX5
Hey all very wise and all knowing internet car forum, just was wondering if anyone was familiar enough with car design standards to be able to know- would it be possible to get a rwc for a death cart? Stupid question me know. Main issue I suppose is your cutting away crumple zones, but Ariel is getting away with it... You would obviously keep head... more
Started by SecondChoice
Hey all very wise and all knowing internet car forum, just was wondering if anyone was familiar enough with car design standards to be able to know- would it be possible to get a rwc for a death cart? Stupid question me know. Main issue I suppose is your cutting away crumple zones, but Ariel is getting away with it... You would obviously keep head... more
Started by SecondChoice
Just looking for recommendations for performance mechanics in gold coast to work on an xr6t.. Mafless stage 2/3 tune Upgrade the exhaust all the way through, side pipes, add a bov, and turbo actuator, Valve springs, port and polish more
Started by psychedelic_state148
Hey guys, recently I've swapped out my motor in my 2005 vz v6 crewman, 6 speed manual. When I ordered the motor I made it very clear to the supplier that I needed a 10HBB motor as that's what was in there already. New motor rocked up and it was a 10HBA motor. I rang and explained they had sent the wrong motor but they were pretty certain it... more
Started by Robbo124
hi was wondering how youd get a ef fairmont with 311,000km as reliable as a newer car (au or ba ford or hyundai terracan/santa fe) reliable enough to plan ahead or take people at no warning. asking because it currently needs some repairs and cant afford all repairs at once and can only afford bit at time and just put up with it. the aircon doesnt w... more
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  • 1st November 2017 - 09:47 PM
I brought a ve r8 ls2 and the trans sump got clipped which drained the fluid. I fixed the sump but bolted back on now time to refill and realising there isn't an easy way to fill these with out dropping the trans . Can I pump it through the trans cooler (if this even has one) haven't looked yet or does anyone know any easier ways any help... more
Started by staunchas147
So as it seems i need new coilpacks for my 25 neo. Changing them is no problem but to actually reach them.. different story. Twin plenum, TB and several hoses need to be taken off correct? Does the Y pipe and TB have to be taken off as new gaskets will be needed? Thanks in advance! more
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  • 18th October 2017 - 04:47 PM
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
hi all, i have an rb30 mtr/auto in a cf bedford camper. not installed by me. van was running the other day and just stopped. tried to restsrt but no go. then i noticed my fuel pump was not working. removed fuel pump. stuffed. put brand new pump in yesterday,. pump works but engine wont fire. have given it a sniff of startyabastard mtr fires. it see... more
Started by oldfart53
Hi all, Could someone tell me the colour name and paint code of the car in the picture. Need your help pleeeease! The spray booth is waiting. Thanks steve more
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