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    18th September 2014, 09:13 PM
    Looking for a shell to drop my built D series turbo engine into. At moment budget is 1.5K but will be able to stretch that over the next few weeks....
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    14th September 2014, 04:07 PM
    If you want a definite answer then the answer is cert plate has to match whats on the car. If it says you rego number is different from whats on the...
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    14th September 2014, 12:06 PM
    The main thing is the vin still matches which of course it should do. But if you do get a cop or a WOF inspector that wants to be a dick about it...
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    14th September 2014, 12:03 PM
    bmgjet replied to a thread H22A apexi vafc tune in Tech Help
    Old stuff like that it works better on. New OBD2 stuff there is less to gain. And in the case of OBD2b that euro r run most the gain is from...
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    13th September 2014, 05:14 PM
    bmgjet replied to a thread H22A apexi vafc tune in Tech Help
    Bearly any gains with Vafc on those. Convert to OBD1 and crome tune it and youll have good gains. Either way it needs to be done on a dyno other...
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    10th September 2014, 06:03 PM
    Lol something so simple.
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    8th September 2014, 09:58 PM
    Rocker cover earth isnt important since its insulated by the gasket anyway and nothing electronic connects to it. Volt meter, turn ignition on and...
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    8th September 2014, 07:41 PM
    Should blink the same as the CEL so come on while fuel pump primes then go out. Have you done a compression check? Checked earths? Check ignition...
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    7th September 2014, 03:26 PM
    Wow thats noisy, you sure the valve lash is in spec? If so then LMAs are probably stuffed. Too much noise will trigger the knock sensor to keep...
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    6th September 2014, 04:42 PM
    bmgjet replied to a thread CL1 Lowering in Handling
    Join this group has info on lowering and such and will save people repeating themselves.ACCORNEO CL1/CF4 NZH Branch.
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    5th September 2014, 06:04 PM
    ebay.com
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    5th September 2014, 01:26 PM
    bmgjet replied to a thread Fuel gauge problem in Tech Help
    Sounds like the seatbelt light is hooked up to fuel gauge. Other wise it will be a earth problem and the fuel gauge is earthing though the seatbelt...
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    4th September 2014, 08:21 PM
    bmgjet replied to a thread Drivetrain whirring noise in Tech Help
    metal shavings,
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    4th September 2014, 05:07 PM
    bmgjet replied to a thread Drivetrain whirring noise in Tech Help
    Yup sounds like counter shaft bearing. Mines starting to get noisy in my gearbox you hear it mostly when shifting down gear slowly. If the fluid...
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    3rd September 2014, 10:40 PM
    Just use conversion mount. Get one that looks OEM and is coloured black and no one should ever notice. If you get a bright coloured alloy one then...
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    3rd September 2014, 08:47 PM
    EGs the TCM is part of the ABS/SRS ecu in the boot on right hand side. Doesnt effect the conversion as long as you keep the ABS working by having...
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    3rd September 2014, 05:20 PM
    Wiring side its just a matter of jumping the park switch so the key lets go, You also need to convert the ECU which is just a matter of moving a...
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    3rd September 2014, 12:11 PM
    You need a auto to manual conversion mount since auto chassis mount is back more. And your ment to get a cert for it to legal but if u change dash...
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    2nd September 2014, 05:03 PM
    Should have a noticable cross over once you remove the resonator box. All mine has is resonator box removed and K&N pannel filter in factory intake...
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    1st September 2014, 05:10 PM
    bmgjet replied to a thread RB Owners in The Pub
    RB owner owners have to be the worst for when your tuning there cars. Seem to think because its a RB that it will make 500kw on all factory parts...
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    31st August 2014, 10:57 AM
    Common problem on those and the h22a with hydraulic tensioners. Same thing happened with my CL1 on its 2nd engine, (First one was destroyed by belt...
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    31st August 2014, 10:46 AM
    Yes its safe to cut them make sure its switched off first tho. You only have 12V,5V,3.3V on the wires so it wont kill you. Worst that can happen is...
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    30th August 2014, 02:54 PM
    If you need more HDDs your probably better going external. About the PSU, its rangi but you can cut off what you dont need. Iv done that before. If...
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    29th August 2014, 09:00 PM
    toot toot
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    28th August 2014, 12:27 PM
    bmgjet replied to a thread P08 ECU Differences in NA Tuning
    Vtec e runs p08 its just factory chipped, if it's the 3 stage vtec e then they have a obd2 Ecu which is unchipable
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    27th August 2014, 07:34 PM
    bmgjet replied to a thread EGR working? in Tech Help
    Not easily. Need to get a scan tool and have it on the car and compare its knock detection to a after market knock unit like a link knock block. If...
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    27th August 2014, 05:41 PM
    bmgjet replied to a thread EGR working? in Tech Help
    EGR only works when engine is fully at temp and has been running in closed loop for a while. So youd need to go on a 15-20min drive before it would...
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    27th August 2014, 03:16 PM
    bmgjet replied to a thread P08 ECU Differences in NA Tuning
    I've done write up on converting Ecus to manual but basically it's just move a resistor. And it will run fine, but you'll want a manual tune put on...
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    22nd August 2014, 05:25 PM
    Problem I had with my EG8 when racing is the blind spots are quite a bit larger on the 4 door. So thats something else to take into account. But...
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CL1 OBD1 Conversion.

by bmgjet on 22nd January 2013 at 05:12 PM
Had a bit of time spare after re-calibrating the dyno so descided to stick a obd1 ecu into my CL1 with a $20 conversion harness iv got.


Stuck Coupe-Rs h22a map on it with a few changes for the euro r's difference and fired it up.
Its not idling

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Reminder to be careful when buying OBD1 ECUS.

by bmgjet on 16th January 2013 at 08:33 PM
Bought 3 stock OBD1 chippable ecus off trademe in the last 2 weeks.
1 of them wasn't chippable, contacted seller and after lots of arguing being told I dont know what im talking about and that his mechanic had told him its defiantly chippable he finally gave a refund.

2nd one was

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D 1.6L turbo build: Strip and inspection.

by bmgjet on 8th December 2012 at 03:39 PM
Didnt have any time on Friday to get into it but had a little bit of time this morning while a client finished up fitting his turbo before his tune.
Was considering fitting a flywheel to it and doing a compression test but seemed like more work then it was worth.
Still managed to do a leak

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1.6L turbo build begins.

by bmgjet on 6th December 2012 at 08:14 PM

Just got the D16a7 from Byron who picked it up off Todd for me from NIMM.

Will be doing bearings and seals with vitara pistons and aftermarket rods.
May also do a bisimoto 2.4 turbo cam with port and valve train upgrade but will see how funds go.

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Tune gone bye bye...

by bmgjet on 9th November 2012 at 12:35 PM
As some of you may know Im tuning Mainsilverhaze's car.
Had it on the dyno yesterday checking some stuff and only just found out then that the battery in his ostrich has gone flat so borrowed my one out of my car.
Backed up my tune twice in the latest crome.

Then when I was

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