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    At that price its gotta be worth a punt! Just...

    At that price its gotta be worth a punt!
    Just be sure that you don't have any oil restrictor in the feed, as the journal bearing will need lots of slippery stuff compared to the ball bearing...
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    I cant offer any advice except for: BE SURE TO...

    I cant offer any advice except for:

    BE SURE TO VIDEO THE TEST & LAUNCH! (and post it of course) :D
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    Cheers dude, I was considering keeping and...

    Cheers dude, I was considering keeping and re-chroming the bumpers but a quality re-chrome would cost north of 4K! :eek: But now its all finished I'm glad it turned out this way :D
    And it looks...
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    The transformation is now complete!....:D

    The transformation is now complete!....:D

    <a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/184142746@N07/48678356271/in/dateposted-public/" title="Buick"><img...
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    Its fairly simple to extend the lower front arms,...

    Its fairly simple to extend the lower front arms, cut them between the outer ball joint and the tension rod fixing point, weld in a 25mm section(or whatever size you want) , and then you'll need a...
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    I wouldn't use ignition cut at all on an SR20DET...

    I wouldn't use ignition cut at all on an SR20DET with Stock valve springs!
    Even a 'fuel cut limited' 7200rpm on stock springs is already enough to create a little valve float and will pump the...
  7. Your oily bits are common SR20 leak spots, and...

    Your oily bits are common SR20 leak spots, and look fairly historical/mild, so don't worry about these too much as the timing cover and cylinder head will need removing to fix them! The 'Farty rev...
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    Have you built many engines before? a forged...

    Have you built many engines before? a forged engine build requires some pretty specific knowledge about suitable clearances & material specs Etc, so unless you REALLY know what you're doing then i'd...
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    Start them young..

    Ive always been guilty of trying to 'improve' my cars/toys etc, and it seems my youngest has inherited my traits....



    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DYe4rm10v_4
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    Could it be your wastegate sticking shut when...

    Could it be your wastegate sticking shut when cold and initially over-boosting and going lean? Or the over-boost causing the intake pipe to collapse?
    Once the initial overboost has popped it open it...
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    This can happen with persistent mild-moderate...

    This can happen with persistent mild-moderate Det, the sharp increase in Cylinder pressure and shock travelling through the conrod break down the oil film on the big end eventually causing the above!...
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    Wow....That is truly hideous!:eek:

    Wow....That is truly hideous!:eek:
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    I know Others have said it but this is almost...

    I know Others have said it but this is almost definitely a huge Boost Leak! :wack:
  14. Thread: Starting issue

    by hooky
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    No need to pull the fuse, Just floor the throttle...

    No need to pull the fuse, Just floor the throttle while cranking, these cars have have a flood clear feature so if you go WOT during cranking it kills the injectors. then as soon as it fires just...
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    One thing to be wary of is the thread pitch,...

    One thing to be wary of is the thread pitch, There are at least three metric 'Fine' threads that varying manufacturers use, 10 x 1.25mm, 10 x 1.0mm & 10 x 0.75mm. Its probably best to stick to the...
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    Do you have the under-engine tray still...

    Do you have the under-engine tray still installed, and is it secure, maybe its flapping around?

    *Edit, ignore me, ive just seen it does it whilst on a ramp :rolleyes:*
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    With any luck it might just be a complete clutch...

    With any luck it might just be a complete clutch disc failure, but as suggested it does sounds like a catastrophic gearbox shaft failure. :smash:
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    When you put it in gear (in 5th for example), is...

    When you put it in gear (in 5th for example), is the Speedo showing anything? if it is then its either propshaft/diff, if no speed is shown then its the gearbox/clutch at fault.
    (the speedo is...
  19. Thread: Which Turbo?

    by hooky
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    The G25 looks massively more responsive against...

    The G25 looks massively more responsive against the GTX3071R, but at 400HP I would love to see the same comparison against a GTX2867R. I would say the 3071 is a bit big for that application.
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    I think they're only available with V-band outlet...

    I think they're only available with V-band outlet atm, so a bit of Fab work would be required to fit to an SR.
    The reverse rotation means basically the compressor/turbine either spins clockwise or...
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    Even the GTX is old school now :wack: we're on to...

    Even the GTX is old school now :wack: we're on to the 'G' series now ;)
    ...
  22. Thread: SR20 Injectors

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    Have you considered converting to top feed...

    Have you considered converting to top feed injectors? it usually means you'll need a different intake manifold but there is then a vast choice of injectors to choose from. I'd be going with 1000cc...
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    White S15 broken down on M4

    Looked like a very tidy s15, unfortunately broken down in Lane 3 on the M4 eastbound at Newport! :wack:
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    I would also check that any aftermarket...

    I would also check that any aftermarket headlights are "E" marked, it doesn't state anywhere on the listing that they are so i'd be making sure they were for that price!
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    Correct Mike, Detroit Steel 22" Smoothies. ...

    Correct Mike, Detroit Steel 22" Smoothies. there's actually a UK retailer in Aldershot (North Hants tyres)...

    They do weigh as much as the moon though....:wack:



    That's right Andy, it's...
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