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So there's something in your car not working and you think the fuse is blown? A common problem for Ford Falcon BF Owners unfortunately. It could be your indicators, hazard lights, door locks, wipers, instrument cluster, or most commonly cigarette outlet. Here's the digram, but remember, if you don't have a diagram you can always pull o... more
Started by McLeod
Hey guys, Have had a lot of questions about white walls recently, How much they cost, Where to get them done etc. The idea of this thread is for all to post any info about white wallers or ask any questions about them. This should keep the forums a little bit cleaner as well as my inbox! Something's you should know about whit... more
Started by Tax Hater  * 123
  • 13th April 2020 - 10:23 PM
Hi guys so this is first time I've posted here I've been in the process of getting the motor rebuilt for my little Capri it is a b6t but now that it has all forged internals has ported and polished head an exeady race clutch with billet flywheel a Gt2860r turbo hanging of the side and a decent intercooler tucked behind the bumper I'm h... more
Started by 91_SA_turbo Capri_b6tTrans
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
ADVICE NEEDED Ive recently snapper a rocker arm and am in the process of fixing it all but have been told that changing from hydraulic lifters to solid lifters will help prevent the same issue from happening again. I was wondering if i would also need new cams or anything else if i do decide to switch. Any help is appreciated, Thanks. more
Started by Pe4nut
  • 18th December 2019 - 05:15 AM
Hi anyone, I'm new. Been reading a lot of posts from a number of years back. I have a 94 VR V6 Buick engine Commodore. As you are aware it's 130kw at the engine, I only want to increase the power, if possible to around 180kw. What does anybody recommend? more
Started by Paulie666
  • 13th December 2019 - 05:51 PM
Just wondering has any body done a head gasket d4d 06 3l diesel Hilux cost$??? more
Started by Kun26
  • 5th December 2019 - 02:02 AM
    Last by Kun26
Hi all, I feel like an absolute idiot for having to ask this, but does anyone have any tips on how to remove the front door trim on the above mentioned car? I have NO problems on my skyline, everything unscrews/unclips quite easily..... but as my girlfriend's Barina is quite new, I don't want to risk breaking the panels as I take all the co... more
Started by Mosquitocoil
  • 11th November 2019 - 12:36 AM
Hey there guys.... Had a 1970 Vg Hardtop in my possession for a couple decades now... Had it stored in my container after being ripped off from a bodybuilder a while back... car was being repainted and had been stripped fully. I had it licensed till this May but let the rego lapse, Bloody mistake which I regret now... I've piecing it back toge... more
Started by martyOG..
  • 18th October 2019 - 08:17 PM
so im looking at getting some 33'' ko2 fitted on my 08 hilux, i currently have a 2'' susspension lift but i am unsure if 33s will fit, is there any way i can make them fir by some cutting? or should i stick to 32'' more
Started by marcel101
  • 3rd October 2019 - 03:15 AM
hey guys, just wondering if anyone knew any place in brisbane that makes up decompression plates? I've called Hardcore, JHH, Bryants and tried a few small local machine shops and haven't had any luck yet more
Started by Phat535
I have a twin turbo 1jz in a 1980 hilux as a comp truck, manual gearbox and it's runs and drives and electrics work. Doesn't over heat or anything.. Now the plan is to take this set up and put it in a 1992 spacecab 2wd more
Started by Jono98
  • 13th August 2019 - 11:47 PM
Looking at fiting SR5 headlights and indicator lenses to a 2000 model 2WD hilux, just wondering if this is possible without changing any of the quarter panels, bonnet, bumper etc? Thanks more
Started by LN147
  • 19th July 2019 - 02:44 AM
    Last by LN147
I have a 2017 Nissan xtrail and my dipstick has broken from the handle how can l get it out? more
Started by [email protected]
  • 17th July 2019 - 07:48 PM
Looking for where the fuse box is in a Toyota Hilux for model years 2004,2005,2006,2007,2008,2009,2010,2011,2012,2013,2014? The most difficult to find is the area behind the glove box / passenger compartment, who would have thought that whole drawer comes out and there's a load of fuses behind it? The action to access it involves opening, and ... more
Started by McLeod
  • 15th July 2019 - 08:44 PM
In the Brisbane or Gold Coast areas (I am happy to travel to find someone who does good work), can someone recommend who I should see about having a T 700R4 auto box rebuilt for 600hp. And someone for EFI programming and tuning. I am building a 383 Chev and I am new to efi, so I would really appreciate your advice. Thanks more
Started by camaro383
So ive got myself a 1984 ae71 corolla. And I'm planning on doing a flat front conversion and putting a series 2 rx7 13B engine and box into it. Just after some advice and tips, from anyone who has done it, some do' s, and dont's, anything major that needs modifying? Can I get engine mounts made up so that I don't have to smack my t... more
Started by Bushchook
Hey guys I have a 2006 bf xr6 turbo running 18psi use to run full boost but now it gos up to 18psi at half throttle and starts dropping down then after half throttle it drops all the way down to 11psi more
Started by Joshbfturbo
While my 05 ra rodeo 4jh1tc was running the ecm relay was pulled out and the engine stoped once relay was put back in the Motor will turn over but not start not getting fuel past the fuel pump is there a solenoid on the pump that may be seized or need resetting any one else had drama With pump or know anything about them I’ve checked all fuses a... more
Started by bazdog80
  • 4th March 2019 - 02:30 AM
Only just got a Nissan Pulsar 2002 auto sedan a month ago. In the short time it’s completely cut out whilst driving about 6 times. Once I was crossing an intersection and almost had an accident. Why would the car just cut out? It starts again after, no lights come on or anything it just cuts off. When idle it also is jerky and splattery like it’s... more
Started by GypsyGurl
I bet you were thinking I was talking about car colours right? Well you would be wrong. I was talking about coolant colours….yes that’s right coolant. Up until recently I thought all coolant was green. If you are in a car park and see green coming out from underneath someone’s car, you don’t think, oh crap that cars gone mouldy, no you think, o... more
Started by McLeod
  • 9th February 2019 - 07:42 PM
Hey, Can anyone recommend someone in/around Brisbane to custom make a turbo manifold for a swift gti? I'm looking for someone who does quality work at a good price. Cheers, Ian. more
Started by afroboygti
i have an 03 hyundai elantra (2 liter, 4 cylinder) and want to make it sound better, i just bought a cannon, does anyone know how this would sound?? also id prefer it to be legal.. more
Started by hyHOONdai
Gents, I have a VE series 2 SV6 sportwagon that has the most shittiest hit and miss air conditioning. It is apparently dual zone climate control, but it seems to be more make up random temperatures and if the outside air temp gets over 32C just crap out and blow cool heavily humidified air about . I had in into Holden for a service and they checke... more
Started by vk134
  • 4th November 2018 - 01:32 PM
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
Some fcuk tried to yax my vy ss they got the keey ive moved my car elseware but how do i get past the immobilizer any advice more
Started by logan.local244
Hi, First time posting so I'm hoping you can all help me out c: I have a 1989 RN85 Toyota Hilux with an after market tray. I believe the RN85 came only as a genuine steel tray however I want to convert it into a tub. Is it possible at all to change over to a tub and if it is possible what tub would I need to look for? Is there much work involve... more
Started by zaizoa
  • 11th September 2018 - 11:37 PM
Hi, I am on the Gold Coast. Have bought a 1971 beetle converted to a convertible from NSW. Was registered as a convertible. NSW approved. I need a mod plate & roadworthy for QLD .Can anybody recommend a reliable person.????????????Thanks Jeff. more
Started by jeff_54102
Hi, I am on the Gold Coast. Have bought a 1971 beetle converted to a convertible from NSW. Was registered as a convertible. NSW approved. I need a mod plate & roadworthy for QLD .Can anybody recommend a reliable person.????????????Thanks Jeff. more
Started by jeff_54102
Hi, I am on the Gold Coast. Have bought a 1971 beetle converted to a convertible from NSW. Was registered as a convertible. I need a mod plate & roadworthy for QLD .Can anybody recommend a reliable person.????????????Thanks Jeff. more
Started by jeff_54102
Can any one help me with a sercerity code for my 1998 holden Barina radio .. I have all books and for car . I can not find that bloody number any where in the books or cards ... vin number is WOLOSBF08W4105034. Part number is 92057424.....I really need the radio at the moment.. I live in the bush and there is so much wildlife the rd I travel to g... more
Started by Suezy
  • 22nd August 2018 - 06:31 PM
    Last by Suezy
Hi all, Just bought an Audi A4 turbo which is p plate legal in South Australia. However, it does have a new turbo, pretty much hidden, a new intercooler which is quite large, and a MAF 3¬Ē with pod filter. Wondering what I can do here to make it less visible to police and what I should to to make it look stock or even be stock. Thanks more
Started by Trippazz
  • 21st August 2018 - 07:29 PM
The restriction is basically maximum power to weight ratio of 130kW per tonne, which applies to all P Plate license holders in Queensland, NSW, Victoria and South Australia. This rule supercedes the old blanket rule of all turbo and V8 car's being banned. However, in Queensland, this new rule is only applies to vehicles manufactured after 201... more
Started by McLeod
  • 17th August 2018 - 12:27 PM
    Last by Grith
Hi i have a 2003 vy executive sedan which had alternator issues, i bought a new battery and replaced the alternator now my voltage is nearly 18v what is wrong? more
Started by pruanddan127
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
  • 24th July 2018 - 07:46 PM
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