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  1. rwd is fun in the snow when you're planning for...

    rwd is fun in the snow when you're planning for it - but even the most experienced and skilled drivers get caught unawares; and wide wheels, stiff suspension and rwd just compound the issue.
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    Classic car shows up north Scotland are still...

    Classic car shows up north Scotland are still well attented and typically all classic cars and tractors with a wide variety; although it does tend to be the same cars year on year.

    As regards to...
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    I came on here around 2004 I think.. I was a...

    I came on here around 2004 I think.. I was a right wally too when I read my old bullsh*t :D

    Was a hive of activity back then, seems like forums are all but a forgotten trend now which is a pity....
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    Generally you hit the compromise between quick,...

    Generally you hit the compromise between quick, economical, affordable and reliable.

    Quick? Jag XFR wagon
    Comfort, sexy, affordable toys and sizeable? BMW 5-series v8 estate (540?, or something...
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    Ahem - I retract my previous statement as I...

    Ahem - I retract my previous statement as I jumped the gun a bit, I d/c the b-post wire but forgot the switch connector on the rear- and hey presto the continuity has gone. Which is a major relief...
  6. I don't have an answer for you, but they have...

    I don't have an answer for you, but they have been out a solid 8+ years now so you should be able to get some straight answers.
    Holset's though are a time-tested reliable turbo with pleanty support,...
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    I tried disconnecting it along with the b-post...

    I tried disconnecting it along with the b-post wire from the fuse box as it's also the obvious choice for a short-circuit given the plumes of smoke. But I'm still getting a ground of the live.....
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    Wiring short! How the f*ck to find it..

    Now I'm surprised at myself for having to ask this question, because I've made custom wiring looms and I've worked in and around various electrical systems for years as a tech - but this really silly...
  9. The s12 is capable enough of drifting well, and...

    The s12 is capable enough of drifting well, and with a ca18det up front it's a massive improvement performance wize over the 86. But the 86 is asthetically a more pleasing and well proportioned car...
  10. Pfft, bloody daft. And if I see *barn find* on...

    Pfft, bloody daft. And if I see *barn find* on another ebay advert, it's like the latest trend on any car pre-1995.
  11. what fresh hilarity is this? s12 at 8k asking price!!

    Surely this has to be some kind of sick windup?
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    https://www.300zx.co.uk/forums/attachment.php?atta...

    https://www.300zx.co.uk/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=114399&d=1537031557
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    The slowest 200 horses you'll ever round up,...

    The slowest 200 horses you'll ever round up, however the engine is bulletproof reliable! and an na-t swap is only a few thou away.
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    The honest truth is a good bodyshop will most...

    The honest truth is a good bodyshop will most likely charge you in the region of 1.5-2k for sills and arches to be done providing you supply panels. Will that include prep and paint, im unsure... A...
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    Not looked in a while but I'd expect to be...

    Not looked in a while but I'd expect to be putting out 6-800 plus fitting at a local garage. Not too bad considering the kind of upgrade you're getting!
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    Haha cheers guys, yes luckily in my job excessive...

    Haha cheers guys, yes luckily in my job excessive alchohol, *insert fun-enhancing dietary supplement here* between shifts is considered the acceptable norm so it allows me some breathing space. I'd...
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    https://scontent-lhr3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.15752-9/...

    https://scontent-lhr3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.15752-9/s2048x2048/41496155_295257554539187_5687813872853975040_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=89b1a455072f2ee4fa692242f6029cca&oe=5C296557
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    That sounds about right yes. Pay 1k and you'll...

    That sounds about right yes. Pay 1k and you'll end up getting another rebuild within a month or two. If you want to cheap out then just buy a second-hand replacement engine ;)

    That's pennies, I...
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    Long time gone.. back in a Z

    Well, can't remember when I first came on here probably over 12 years ago anyway.. boy things have gotten quiet on online forums since facebook groups came along. I'm off the social-media train now...
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    Not trying to teach how to suck eggs here by the...

    Not trying to teach how to suck eggs here by the way, but remember factory RWD cars aren't designed to be unstable so, providing the alignment/tyres/suspension/diff are all in good working order,...
  21. I'm not interested in parts but I'm so so sorry...

    I'm not interested in parts but I'm so so sorry to hear of your situation, it might not mean much but I wish you both the best however long you have left together.
  22. Thread: S14a value?

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    Whilst I fully agree with this sentiment, the...

    Whilst I fully agree with this sentiment, the opposite could also be said that prices going so high (mostly through people vastly overvaluing their driveway decor 'projects') is stopping the majority...
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    My 500 quid micra 1.0 beater cost me more than my...

    My 500 quid micra 1.0 beater cost me more than my STI WRX type R impreza import to insure.
    So I stripped it, coilovers, gtir brakes, stuck an SR20 into it - and it dropped the premium by 75 quid a...
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    pioneer avic headunit- int amp signal

    tested external eqt with an alternative pioneer using same plug so all wiring is fine.

    Because the thing reads in japanese navigating the settings is a pain.

    It's an avic hrz-900 (raku navi,...
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    Edit: doubtful he'll be supplying

    Edit: doubtful he'll be supplying
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