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    28 page build thread linked to on FB, so here...

    28 page build thread linked to on FB, so here goes an hour....
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    On standard car there is a braided earth wire to...

    On standard car there is a braided earth wire to the bulkhead on one of those bolt holes.
  3. Comma motorcycle spray chain lube. I've had the...

    Comma motorcycle spray chain lube. I've had the can for 30 years so may as well use it.
  4. Fuel pipes can be replaced with rubber hose front...

    Fuel pipes can be replaced with rubber hose front to back, cable tied to brake pipe. Make sure its rated for E15+. Oddly E85 is not as bad as E15 but would need Nistune.

    I wouldn't be fitting...
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    Do the mirrors, cig lighter and green heater vent...

    Do the mirrors, cig lighter and green heater vent direction switch lights (recirc & foot/face/screen) work?

    If not it points to accessory relay-1 on page EL-6.

    If the heater blower doesn't work...
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    The Japanese wear face masks even when there...

    The Japanese wear face masks even when there isn't a pandemic in progress. This means the country has far larger stocks readily available.

    But how many generations will be taught about it? I don't...
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    So is a trip from Midlands to Bristol to replace...

    So is a trip from Midlands to Bristol to replace the fuel pump on my Niece's Micra "essential work"?
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    Hope you get well soon and no lasting effects. ...

    Hope you get well soon and no lasting effects.

    If you have it then you probably don't need food. Fever makes you lose your appetite and you are too ill to get out bed to make anything anyway. I...
  9. I'm seeing prices like £27 to £45 for them epoxy...

    I'm seeing prices like £27 to £45 for them epoxy potted SODs.

    Bet it's a £1.60 relay, 50p worth of diodes, resistors, capacitor and transistor (crudest cheapest R-C timer circuit) in a 20p box...
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    If you are making one car out bits of 2 then the...

    If you are making one car out bits of 2 then the car in the field may be the more viable option.
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    2015 been kicking around for 5 years now....

    2015 been kicking around for 5 years now.
    https://www.caranddriver.com/news/a15350641/check-engine-a-deeper-look-at-infinitis-new-twin-turbo-3-0-liter-v-6/...
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    Little ones are speed freaks. GT1544 210000 on...

    Little ones are speed freaks. GT1544 210000 on map but you wouldn't want to go much above 200000....
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    I wish I'd known not to buy my first one from...

    I wish I'd known not to buy my first one from anywhere north of M4. Had to give up when the rot really got to it.
  14. Check top of inlet manifold for injector fuel...

    Check top of inlet manifold for injector fuel rail seal leaks.
  15. Then plug the small hole in the inlet trunk...

    Then plug the small hole in the inlet trunk between Air Flow Meter and Turbo.

    Don't try to remove the metal pipe behind the head, it's welded to brackets that also has the heater coolant flow tube...
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    On car lowered 25mm, the Mongoose front box hit...

    On car lowered 25mm, the Mongoose front box hit speed bumps which is why it cracked. The Blue Flame on same car doesn't.

    So be preprepared to cut and re-weld the downpipe to tuck the 'goose up a...
  17. As JackB and Jonny say the fuel smell means you...

    As JackB and Jonny say the fuel smell means you have a leak. I've had to cable tie rubber hose to old metal line the whole way from engine bay to tank on 2 cars as the pipes rot near back axle.
  18. Boost leak - smoke test. Idle switch setting -...

    Boost leak - smoke test.
    Idle switch setting - mode IV ecu test.
    Fuel pressure, remove vac from FPR and take it for a drive. If improved fit a pressure gauge on a T between filter and fuel rail and...
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    I've got both a Mongoose and a Blue Flame. They...

    I've got both a Mongoose and a Blue Flame. They are completely different exhausts. The Blue Flame has a 2 bolt flange joint between front and rear sections. The 'goose has a slip joint with a "U"...
  20. Front you need the whole S14 knuckle, axle is...

    Front you need the whole S14 knuckle, axle is different size and S14 hub won't fit on S13. Or you get S13 5 stud hubs off e-bay that fit S13 axle.

    S14 front knuckle has bigger M14 bolts to strut,...
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    That's what I was worried about. :smash:

    That's what I was worried about. :smash:
  22. One on road still being used and abused as a...

    One on road still being used and abused as a daily driver. M reg Aug '94, bought it May 2010 (week after my 1st one was crushed at 180K miles), had 130K miles on it, now on 195K miles. Needs quite a...
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    "Gentleman of the Road"

    Has the meaning of this changed?

    Yesterday I got pulled over for a vehicle inspection. The car was my daily driver a 1994 Nissan 200SX S13. It's slightly crusty, 3" turbo back stainless exhaust.
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    This is a fundamental question. No: As Ash...

    This is a fundamental question.

    No: As Ash says there will be something else worth looking at. S13 has style (sleek low fastback with pop-ups), practicality (2+2 + hatch), low cost. It's not safe...
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    After rust proofing, next job is replace all...

    After rust proofing, next job is replace all coolant hoses. They are all 20-30 year old rubber. I've had 4 fail in last year at 25 years old.
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