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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
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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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General Discussions / Old Photos
Does anyone know how to retrieve photos from members rides or sale posts from way back? Now that I’m an old prick, I’d love to look back on the cars I used to post up here back in the olden days .... Pfa more
Started by datt0man
Hey guys, A little help if anyone has dealt with this stuff before? I bought a 2008 Triton, 3.5l petrol with LPG conversion in Brisbane, QLD 2 weeks ago. It is my first LPG vehicle so i didn't know i needed a gas certificate to register it in my name. The previous owner didn't provide one. It came with a RWC and i drove it aro... more
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Help & Advice / Ford Falcon Bf Fuse Box Diagram
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
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Help & Advice / White Walls Thread!
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
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  • 13th April 2020 - 10:23 PM
this is my 85 vk commodore. has Ls1 conversion, motor and gearbox from a vy ss. fully engineered and permitted. midnight blue grp III kit with grp A spoiler 4L60e gearbox with 4200rpm allfast converter 234/244 .585 @ 112 edelbrock proflo xt manifold edelbrock proflo xt fuel rails 85mm polished throttle body trend hardened push rods pac beehive s... more
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Events / Cruize 4 Epilepsy
This is a Charity Event for the Epilepsy Foundation, come and help raise money and enjoy the drive! Get involved for a good cause. Meeting points will be: 10:00am at Kariong BMW car park for a 10:30am depature 11:00am at Twin Servos North Bound for a 11:30 depature 12:30pm at Beresfield BP catch up point for a 1pm depature After we have all cau... more
Started by MRBLCK_01
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  • 14th February 2020 - 11:44 PM
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Events / Cruize 4 Epilepsy
This is a Charity Event for the Epilepsy Foundation, come and help raise money and enjoy the drive! Get involved for a good cause. Meeting points will be: 10:00am at Kariong BMW car park for a 10:30am depature 11:00am at Twin Servos North Bound for a 11:30 depature 12:30pm at Beresfield BP catch up point for a 1pm depature After we have all cau... more
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  • 14th February 2020 - 11:42 PM
Project Rat Rolla Have had a few buckets over the years and they always kept breaking. Always loved these cars so picked this up cheap so I could build the perfect daily and still be well under budget. Done full head gasket kit, clutch, timing belt kit, water pump, suspension, bushes etc. So here is the build so far. Engine: 4AFE 1.6L EFI, Have a... more
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General Discussions / Get A Loan Quickly And Easily Today
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Help & Advice / Strongest Transmission For B6t
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
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Help & Advice / Degreasing Under Body Of Car
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
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Help & Advice / Sr20det Lifters
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
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  • 18th December 2019 - 05:15 AM
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Help & Advice / V6 Increased Power
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
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  • 13th December 2019 - 05:51 PM
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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
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  • 5th December 2019 - 08:57 PM
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Help & Advice / Head Gasket
Just wondering has any body done a head gasket d4d 06 3l diesel Hilux cost$??? more
Started by Kun26
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  • 5th December 2019 - 02:02 AM
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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
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  • 11th November 2019 - 12:36 AM
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Help & Advice / Vg Valiant Hardtop Vin Help
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
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  • 18th October 2019 - 08:17 PM
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Help & Advice / 33'' Or 32''
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
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  • 3rd October 2019 - 03:15 AM
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General Discussions / Vs Commodore Misfire
Hey guys I have a 95 vs commodore, replaced coils, leads, plugs and dfi card and still have a F****** miss, car hunts around for idle a little, seems if I’m really steady on the throttle increasing the revs it’s not too bad but if I stab the throttle it misses like a son of a, wondering if anybody could give me suggestions on what could p... more
Started by Chunks420
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  • 29th September 2019 - 10:32 AM
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General Discussions / How They Check The Learners Logbook?
So you're wondering how the department of transport checks your learner drivers log book as part of the driving test? The general rule of thumb is of course, to do the right thing, and keep a log book in accordance with the guidelines. But let me make it simple for you: Record date, time, hours, rego and odometre reading, etc.Remember that mi... more
Started by Salvage
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  • 29th September 2019 - 05:23 AM
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Help & Advice / Decompression Plates
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
Engine: L18 Exhaust: 2 inch extractors and exhaust. Suspension: just new springs and shocks. Wheels: Modifications: engine changed to L18, Engine cams, twin SU carbies, holden purple paint with gold flicker in it. Stereo Audio / Visual: nothing worth listing. Estimated Power: 68kw hahah This is my Datsun 1600 aka barney the dinosaur, I only ... more
Started by turbo183
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  • 16th September 2019 - 03:34 PM
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
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  • 13th August 2019 - 11:47 PM
Hey guys just seeing if anyone had done a 1jz conversion into a hilux 2wd.can you do it for around $10grand including labour.ive got the jz motor with single turbo setup already with auto box on it. more
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  • 13th August 2019 - 11:12 PM
It’s coming from that hose pipe that goes into the housing 09 FG Xr6 Turbo more
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General Discussions / Streching Of Tyres
Hi i have lancer sedan 2010 cj and 18 rims in it.will it possoble to do streching of tyres in it more
Started by Vipul
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  • 19th July 2019 - 11:52 AM
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General Discussions / Streching Of Tyres
Hi i have lancer sedan 2010 cj and 18 rims in it.will it possoble to do streching of tyres in it more
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  • 19th July 2019 - 11:52 AM
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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
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  • 19th July 2019 - 02:44 AM
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I have a 2017 Nissan xtrail and my dipstick has broken from the handle how can l get it out? more
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  • 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
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  • 15th July 2019 - 08:44 PM
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Ride / 1999 Nissan Pulsar
where do I begin well I purchased my 1999 n15 pulsar about 5 months ago it isn't much at the moment but this week im putting 17 rims on her and getting the exhaust done in about a week i'll be getting the gearbox recondition and when I can afford it ill be getting lowering springs and then a couple of cosmetic changes and it will loo... more
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Ride / 1999 Nissan Pulsar
where do I begin well I purchased my 1999 n15 pulsar about 5 months ago it isn't much at the moment but this week im putting 17 rims on her and getting the exhaust done in about a week i'll be getting the gearbox recondition and when I can afford it ill be getting lowering springs and then a couple of cosmetic changes and it will loo... more
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General Discussions / Car
can i weld over a hole on the chassis more
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