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07-16-19, 04:32 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By billyboy

Seems an odd choice to use pipe on the plumb...

Seems an odd choice to use pipe on the plumb back.

Saw this twin wastegate set-up installed in a skyline a month or two back, count your lucky stars you don't have to fab or install this in the...
07-14-19, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 558
Posted By billyboy

There's usually adjustment available at the tank...

There's usually adjustment available at the tank straps if you're just looking for a few mm - sound deadener on rubber might require the bolts to be significantly loose. Wouldn't worry about bendng...
07-06-19, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By billyboy

Wastegate and precontrol actuators look like they...

Wastegate and precontrol actuators look like they have the same coating as the BNRs, but as far as I'm aware they've all had the 10mm extension on the Y and the wheels and modified housings do look...
07-06-19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 454
Posted By billyboy

There's longitudinal slots on the oil cooler...

There's longitudinal slots on the oil cooler guides to accept the brake duct pieces, when I had several sets here. Only problem is, not available as a separate piece and judging by the scapes and...
07-05-19, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 542
Posted By billyboy

Be about 5 secs work to install that first cam so...

Be about 5 secs work to install that first cam so that it didn't risk slipping if they did it correctly. You've had monkeys masquerading as humans work on the car sorry to say, more than likely the...
07-05-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 51,841
Posted By billyboy

Looks to be oem Bilstein, with the stock top...

Looks to be oem Bilstein, with the stock top mount and rubber accordion. Mazda had several versions plus various spring rates. You'll find they ran a massive bumpstop under the dustcover which might...
06-30-19, 08:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 792
Posted By billyboy

It's either the set screw from your oil pump body...

It's either the set screw from your oil pump body or stationary gear bearings.....neither are good news for you unfortunately!
06-16-19, 05:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,237
Posted By billyboy

No accounting for Japanese taste I guess....

No accounting for Japanese taste I guess. Stripping all the sound deadening in the boot while whacking on a heavy bodykit while painting, a hide all sins, engine bay black, screams danger Will...
06-16-19, 05:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,029
Posted By billyboy

2 months late, most aftermarket FPRs will bleed...

2 months late, most aftermarket FPRs will bleed off pressure after initial prime.
06-06-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,542
Posted By billyboy

Hard to tell exactly from the photo on this...

Hard to tell exactly from the photo on this display, oil feed, have they really used rubber hose? Personally like stainless fittings, or at least steel in close proximity to heat sources like this,...
06-06-19, 06:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,212
Posted By billyboy

Doesn't sound absolutely horrible. Would be...

Doesn't sound absolutely horrible. Would be likely the rack was a few splines out when the uni was reattached, at least if the experience here is anything to go by.....and then compensated with the...
06-04-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,212
Posted By billyboy

Not all wheel alignment places are created equal,...

Not all wheel alignment places are created equal, some are staffed by people who don't know their arse from their elbow. How close are your tyres to the lower wishbone at left and right lock?
06-04-19, 04:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,542
Posted By billyboy

Stock does have the usual mazda spring clamp, but...

Stock does have the usual mazda spring clamp, but I suppose this is after the pressure cap now as configured.



You'd have to look up the specs, but similar brands can only go a couple hundred C...
06-03-19, 05:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,542
Posted By billyboy

1. You've had an AST delete - pressure cap then...

1. You've had an AST delete - pressure cap then has to go on the filler neck.

2. Water lines can be rubber, braid or hardline, latter two might require removal of stock fittings in the waterpump...
05-31-19, 05:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,582
Posted By billyboy

You'll find some tuners prefer using a map sensor...

You'll find some tuners prefer using a map sensor closer to the action so to speak, rather than at the end of a vacuum line a few feet away. The manifold here has a bosch map/ temp probe directly...
05-29-19, 02:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,416
Posted By billyboy

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Here's the late system, even changed the steel hard line part to plastic to save a...
05-29-19, 03:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,095
Posted By billyboy

They don't come out with a stud extractor and the...

They don't come out with a stud extractor and the end, complete with thread, is swaged into the tube.....you're up for a replacement bar.
05-28-19, 06:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,416
Posted By billyboy

As said, the late cars have no separator tank...

As said, the late cars have no separator tank just a line loop, a tee and the two check valves. The old system had one valve on one side of the separator and another on the run to the charcoal...
05-28-19, 03:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,416
Posted By billyboy

No need for anyone to be underneath, check valves...

No need for anyone to be underneath, check valves should be visible attached to the pump hanger cover. Interestingly, late cars deleted the separator tank entirely.

No idea how to prevent the...
05-25-19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,026
Posted By billyboy

Pin punches are made specifically for this task....

Pin punches are made specifically for this task. Been a few months, but yeah 2nd hole rings a bell, you don't need new pins unless they've been mangled on removal.

Generally found door removed...
05-24-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 803
Posted By billyboy

Charcoal canister, hose is the vent. I'd say more...

Charcoal canister, hose is the vent. I'd say more likely diff or tripoidal joint issue.
05-24-19, 05:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 900
Posted By billyboy

Shock will make no difference to static ride...

Shock will make no difference to static ride height, short of being restricted internally or all the rubber components are shot, the spring supports the weight of the car.

No idea on the rules...
05-12-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 812
Posted By billyboy

The can filter breather on the car here went from...

The can filter breather on the car here went from ~3/4" outlet to 1 1/4" from memory. Smaller size was getting wet from vapor.....and then running down into the engine bay, making a bit of a mess...
05-11-19, 02:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 812
Posted By billyboy

Is it Bearing or Journal? -10 is usual for...

Is it Bearing or Journal? -10 is usual for bearing, -12 is typical good practice for journal.



Some of those Japanese catch cans are mickey mouse, with little 8~10mm push-on barbs and tiny...
05-10-19, 08:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 703
Posted By billyboy

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5th/reverse syncro rings are pretty fragile, they'll normally stay in place,...
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