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Wanted to Buy / 308-350 Holden 50s,60s,70s
Cash buyer looking for Holden's to buy May also be interested in the right fords. Wanted for rebuild with sons and daughters or if already done something for them to take pride in. Serious sellers only Up to 15k neg on right car. I'm north Brisbane. Photos and info a must Thank you. more
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General Discussions / Help With Turbo Exemption For 2003 Wrx
Hey all, I've read a few different threads on here about getting turbo exemption for car before 2010, under the 125kw/t rule. But I went to QLD roads yesterday with my form filled out, and the woman at the counter said that its not guaranteed, and that I shouldn't submit it because I don't have the car under my name. I have put a deposi... more
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Looking at converting my workhorse 85' Mazda B2000 to a diesel. It currently has a 2.0L SOHC petrol 4 cyl ( MA engine its called, same motor as old 626 ), would like to fit the diesel motor out of the B2200 into it. I think its called a RF??? Just want to know if the petrol's box ( 5 speed ) will fit to the diesel engine, if not, do the die... more
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Engine: 2.3l Turbo Exhaust: 3'' Corksport Suspension: Super lows all around Wheels: 19'' Modifications: Pretty much what you's can see.. CorkSport Exhaust, Mazda speed cold air intake, HKS BOV, Apexi Turbo timer, Super lows, 19'' wheels, new factory turbo under factory warranty , leather bucket seats and interior ... more
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General Discussions / Digital Dash Qld
Hello 👋 Just chasing information on legality of running a haltech ic7 digital dash, replacing the original cluster. It has a haltech 550ecu along with it in a KE30 1978, toyota corolla. The car is running a sr20det,.. Any one run the digital dash in qld without original also displayed? Hoping this is still registrable? more
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  • 14th March 2022 - 01:05 PM
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Car Help & Advice / Tesla Model 3 - Theatre Screen Blank
So you may think to try a soft or hard reset, but recently people have experienced the Theatre remaining blank after a reset. So there is another fix to try which comes direct from Tesla technicians: Tap the car icon (bottom right)Tap Display top left.Change Touchscreen language to another language (tip, switch between different Engli... more
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  • 4th October 2021 - 04:51 PM
If you own a Tesla Model 3, welcome to the transformative world of driving an Electric Vehicle! Many people describe Tesla's as a computer on wheels, which unfortunately means that sometimes the technology suffers bugs. The good news is that the core driving systems like braking/steering/acceleration/gear selection/lights/turn signals, a... more
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  • 4th October 2021 - 04:39 PM
Do you own a Tesla Model 3 and wondering what all those darn symbols mean on the screen? If you ask social media, you'll get a resounding bunch of people telling you to RTFM. But let's be honest, how many people read a cars manual? We have a drivers license, all cars should be more or less the same and easy to drive right? So let's jus... more
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  • 4th October 2021 - 04:25 PM
If you recently took delivery of a Tesla Model 3 - CONGRATULATIONS! TLDR; if you have a 2021 build Model 3, you can't lower regen braking. If you have a build before late 2020, you probably still can. Welcome to the world of owning an EV, it's a transformative experience and you'll likely never go back to a petrol car again! A... more
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  • 4th October 2021 - 04:15 PM
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Car Help & Advice / Lancer Blowing Bubbles
Hey guys, I have an 02 Lancer GLI. When I stopped to get some fuel I noticed that my car was leaking coolant. When I got it home and checked it ( after taking off the radiator cap) there was bubbles coming out of it like there's air in the cooling system. When it cools down a little more I'm going to check the thermostat, thinking that coul... more
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  • 4th October 2021 - 03:56 PM
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General Discussions / Cam Identification
Hi guys, I have just dug out a cam i bought about 20 years ago for my 186 and can't remember the specs, I was told it was a stage 3 cam but I can't find anything on google, the only number/letters I can find is W 47 stamped on the end,any help would be good more
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  • 23rd September 2021 - 07:02 AM
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Off Topic / Boost Is Back!
Get on it!! more
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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
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Hey guys this is my 91 Corolla resto/mod. I am the third owner with a low 150xxxkms on the clock. Currently 4AFE powered, will be using a 89 SX 4AGE engine and dash wiring harness. Currently saving to buy the MRP 7AGE kit, should be in the coming few months. Engine: 7AGE build using a 93 7AFE block and crank Smallport 4AGE head MRP 7AGE billet rods... more
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Car Help & Advice / Best Engine For R31....
hey i was wondering i got a R31 and i wouldnt mind doing an engine swap....im more of a V8 person but yeah thought i might give this a shot. must be a turbo ofcorse any help would be greatly appreciated. more
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Car Help & Advice / Wheel Nuts
guys just a question is there a wheel nut to use on my 1998 hilux 2wd so i can fit ford territory hub caps any and all help would be grateful cheers mark more
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  • 11th June 2021 - 04:54 PM
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Babes / Jamboree Qld 2012
Found a couple of archived photos from jamboree in 2012 more
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Dug up some old photos from the Aspley Drift & Drag Dyno Day back in 2005. more
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A selection of pics from over the last few years of Jamboree. p2. more
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Car Help & Advice / Jerky Transmission
With my 2016 Pulsar Hatch, when I'm cruising downhill at speed (roughly 70 -100 kph) with no acceleration applied, there is a strange 'jerkiness' - where the engine revs go up and down intermittently between about the 1500-2500 rpm range (rather than just stable rpm). It feels as if I'm intermittently braking slightly, but no brakin... more
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  • 9th May 2021 - 03:41 PM
Does anyone have any successful experience on being accepted? If so how did you do it? Cheers more
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Looking for a toyota ae86 shell / project car. In new south wales Australia more
Started by Wannabewelder
Engine: 250cc Exhaust: custom Suspension: custom made rear struts Modifications: side mount license plate holder, new rear tailight, new indicators, new 12inch apes, relocated switch panel, whitewalls, solo seat with 3inch springs, custom exhaust, changed gearing so it dont rev its tits off on the highway Estimated Power: about as much... more
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Ride / 2010 Mazda Mazda3
Engine: Built L3-VDT Turbo 2.3L (after stock motor was initially tuned to 195kW burned an exhaust valve and found a bent rod) Exhaust: ATP 3 inch catless dump into Xforce 3 inch stainless catless exhaust Suspension: Koni Street front shocks, stock rear shocks with airbags, SSL Kingsprings Wheels: Forgeauto FA5's in satin black Modifications:... more
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  • 21st March 2021 - 02:00 AM
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Ride / Datt0man's Nissan
Engine: RB26DETT Inline 6 cyl twin cam 24 valve twin turbo Exhaust: Split dumps, 3 inch single cannon Suspension: Stock springs, Bilstein shocks with adjustable spring seats, no rear swaybar, adjustable front upper camber bushes Wheels: 17x9 rays Modifications: R34 GTR engine, R34 N1 turbos, increased boost, locked diff, extensive roll cage Stereo... more
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  • 9th March 2021 - 08:09 PM
Engine: Exhaust: Suspension: Wheels: Modifications: Stereo Audio / Visual: Estimated Power: more
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  • 12th February 2021 - 06:39 PM
The latest Porsche 911 GT3 is sure to be one of the last generation gasoline powered cars and it's sure to leave a mark. With an impressive 9,000rpm redline from a roaring 4.0 litre flat-six engine that screws 470Nm of torque making a 0-60mph (0-100km/h) dash in around 3.2 seconds, t's sure to snap your neck when you put the foot to the fl... more
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  • 1st February 2021 - 03:01 AM
When there are many electrical components installed in a car, there is a need to control all the electricity flow using the safety of a fuse. As such fuses are important in a vehicle, and if one of them burns, you could experience problems with your vehicle. The Chevrolet Silverado has two fuse box locations. The main fuse box is in the engine com... more
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  • 31st January 2021 - 03:49 PM
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Car Help & Advice / 2010 Nissan Altima Fuse Box Location
The Nissan Altima, like other sedans, has two fuse boxes. Engine CompartmentInterior Fuse Box The engine compartment fuse box is located near the battery. You can enter the fuse box in the engine bay by pushing on the tabs and lifting the lid to reveal the fuses. Here you will find all the fuses related to the exterior of the car, including the li... more
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  • 31st January 2021 - 03:43 PM
The Toyota Camry has two fuse box locations regardless of the model year. The location might differ slightly in each model, but the difference is marginal. One is located in the engine compartmentUnder the dashboard on the driver’s side There are two fuse box styles, when it comes to the one found in a Toyota Camry’s engine bay. You can see the ... more
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  • 31st January 2021 - 03:38 PM
Are you interested in searching for the fuse box location in your 2013 Honda Civic? Perhaps a fuse has blown, and you are unable to use your car's headlights, or the wipers have suddenly stopped working. There is no need to worry as we have got you covered. The Honda Civic sedan has two fuse boxes, similar to any other sedan. One is situated i... more
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  • 31st January 2021 - 03:26 PM
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Car Help & Advice / 2015 Ford Escape Fuse Box Location
The Ford Escape is a popular SUV, so, naturally, you want to find the fuse box location for this vehicle. There are three fuse boxes in the Ford: One is in the engine compartmentThe other is under the glove compartmentThe third is in the luggage compartmentIt is relatively easy to open either one of them. They are covered by a lid that you can pul... more
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  • 31st January 2021 - 03:20 PM
If you are looking to replace a fuse in your 2000,2001,2002,2003,2004,…..2018 Toyota Corolla, then you have come to the right place. There are generally two fuse box locations in every car, and the story is similar to the world's best-selling sedan. The first fuse box is in the engine compartment.The second one is under the instrument panel.... more
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  • 31st January 2021 - 03:18 PM
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Car Help & Advice / 2015 Ford F-150 Fuse Box Location
The Ford F-150 is America’s best-selling vehicle, period. As such, there is a high probability that if you are reading this, you own one, and you are searching for the fuse box location. The Ford F-150 has two fuse boxes. The primary fuse box is under the hood, and it contains high output fuses, so be very careful when dealing with them. This fus... more
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  • 31st January 2021 - 03:15 PM
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