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  1. 8 points
  2. 7 points
    So small update, .7 Comp Cover is on, New IC Piping that doesn't leak and a non warped manifold Retuned on Eflex Fairly happy with that result Now makes 100 more kw than 98 Can't wait to take it back to the track
  3. 7 points
    Just arrived. Have got the later version on it's way too
  4. 6 points
    Bit of an update on the backyard. Had some plumbing issues which delayed me a while, 2k later we're full steam ahead Extra bit of concrete laid to accommodate the extra rows of travertine pavers Pavers laid on top and also did the alfresco area. Glass fence was installed yesterday with soft closing hydraulic hinges for the door. Pretty happy so far with it all and will now be purchasing some steel to make the frame for the deck in front of the pool. Will also be going to check out some composite decking as I'm still undecided on composite or hardwood.
  5. 6 points
    Flared the [email protected]#cker. Have been wanting to fit wide offset wheels in 18" for years and finally did it this week. Pictured below are AME Tracer TM-02 in 18 X 10.5" +15 all round. Very strong, light rims. 295 30 18 A050 soft at the front 295 30 18 Nangkang AR1 on the rear (80 tread wear, soft, more like a 305 than a 295) 315 will fit, and will be the next set. Gone back to stealth mode to hopefully comply with a street registered class of the CAMS NSW Supersprint at Wakefield tomorrow.
  6. 6 points
    3bar, any lower than that the spray pattern goes to sh*t
  7. 5 points
    Been a fair bit going on lately and had the pleasure of helping some forum members out with parts .... did @Wilko16 say full Front to back side to side bushhhhhhhhh kit ? the old M78 XR6 Diff rebuild kit @demon1300 needed a clutch kit .. NPC 1000hp twin plate, flywheel, braided lines,remote bleeder,bolts,spigot,ultimate shifter,CSC And for anyone looking my first BA Turbo is up for sale on the old Gumtree from what can only be the 18th owner after me for a reasonable sum of $8000 lol, never spun a tyre still looks good imho Had My very good mate Paul bring his brothers G6ET in for some work after talking back n forth for what seems like a year now on how to tackle doing the mods themselves and what to get and how to do it, after helping out with some of the critical information they both did all the hard work with brilliant results and finishing on it and she's one tuff sleeper now ID1050X Processwest stage 2 kit Manta full mild steel system intake muffler delete kit new Garrett custom turbo ( specs I don't even know yet ) valvesprings walbro intank pump modded stock airbox and the trusty old K&N panel filter and of course a JD TUNING full custom Dyno tune all said and done 390rwkw @ 15psi flat on 98 fuel "IF" it had a T/B elbow and a ZF that was a bit happier it would of gone 400+ no worries with another PSI but for today it wasn't to be
  8. 5 points
    Hope it will be a good thing. Was near half the price of the ai SPR400
  9. 5 points
    And done. Was magical Edit: that's a large dinner plate being dwarfed by the steak
  10. 5 points
    Sorry couldn't focus on anything home Reno related in the thread as I'm just so shocked Keith had a real girlfriend.
  11. 4 points
    Fuchukn Donkey forum in other news, esky anyway you can !
  12. 4 points
  13. 4 points
    when people abuse ya trust saying they gonna pay right away then disappear.... I wonder how they gonna like it when your internet stops working because the jumper in the MDF has been removed. it annoys me I literally trust somebody who agrees to do the credit card over the phone later that same day then they done disappear. almost been a month... the best bit is me going to disconnect them is entirely legal LOL. I bet they contact me all of a sudden.
  14. 4 points
    Are you missing any rubber gloves?
  15. 4 points
    Whatever way it panned out, sucks balls. Am I the only one who was really looking forward to a disney ending and vids of gunna cutting hoops with his arm out the window screaming "heil ze skid maschine!!!!" ?
  16. 4 points
    Fanks Lhukaz Sooo a few months back Rich took his FG F6 to the track that I tuned for him and yes we managed to nab the elusive 11 second time slip with what was really a bunch of standard parts and a great achievement all in all. Well time has come to go to the next stage and in a random turn of events he decided to push this F6 to a limit I probably wouldn't of advised anyone to really do on a reliability/repeatability scale but yeh what the heck let's see what we can do with some Magical Ethanol of the 85% variety Mods are only ! Aftermarket pipe kit ID1050X injectors walbro 460 E85 pump Plazmaman 4* race intake plazmaman battery relocation kit plazmaman TB elbow kit factory cat "De ring" Cranked out a best of 364rwkw @ 14.5 psi up from 314rwkw @ 14psi on 98 fuel Predictions are we can push this factory intercooler into the 11.4/5 zone with the new gain of over 50rwkw The best part and fairly obvious that the intercooler handled the power increase much better than it did on 98 fuel but we all know the positives of E85 It went pretty much what I thought it could do and the key was to maintain the lowest possible boost level and really lean on the ability of the high octane rating fuel spent a bit of time draining the fuel tank, cleaning it out of debris and then setting up the walbro 460 passing 10ltrs of E85 through it to then fill it up direct from the bowser and getting the tune spot on for cold starts and general good behaviour Goes pretty much mental on the street with zero traction now even though it's not a typical "Agressive" tune so to speak
  17. 3 points
    Fitted the new 360mm offset rotors. They look huge. I they ended up sitting 10.4 mm further inboard. As you can see there is now ample room to fit the caliper, even with 19" Vertini Drifts. The caliper brackets are currently being modified to suit. Should be finished by Friday.
  18. 3 points
    Been a busy camper but apologies to anyone who's been waiting on answers or a reply as I dropped @pro_xw98's starter motor onto my Iphone 7 from a tiny ~4* off the bottom of the front sway bar it was cable tied to and obliterated it so a new Iphone 7 has only just hit my hand now ( cheers apple care for that lol ) anywhoo I had Paul bring his beautiful G6ET in for a new port & flapper job with a Genuine Garret 12psi actiator, Hardy Spice HD 1000HP rated Tailshaft including 1250 yoke&uni's and a Plazmaman 4* race intake and battery relocation kit,Plazmaman TB elbow replacement kit then coupled it up with a sweet Ngauge from @Peppy_t92 so Paul can now have high and low boost options as last time the 355rwkw tune was a bit of a tyre fryer even on the low 15psi. The best part is due to Paul being around 200kms away I have the ability to do remote tuning for him final power is lifted to now 364rwkw (high boost ) and a low boost of 325rwkw Then I've been preparing for Taylor and his ute that has decided to start the process of the old "rumble of death" turbo failure so wanting to do something slightly different I've gone a brand new Genuine Garret GT3582 (B series turbo or FG F6 however you want to look at it) with an Antisurge 4* GTX cover in 0.7 configuration. Should net around ~30rwkw more with the cover than what a standard GT3582 with the 0.50 would do but I don't think we will go that far (400rwkw +). Matched it up with my precision Port & Flapper job with a Garret 12 psi actuator and Genuine walbro 255ltr/hr intank fuel pump with new E85 submersible pressure line ( results to come ) Now my major focus has been (believe it or not ) @pro_xw98's engine/trans/diff build and we're very close to hitting the key for the first time and just finalising the last bits n bobs but she's looking good with that 1200+hp turbo hiding away under that CRG low mount manifold that's been ceramic coated with over 1000* in temp black coating and nothing but the best -10 oil drain in braid with speedflow flange fittings ( My OCD is going bananas with the blue AN fitting lol ) and general up spec everything including wrapping the fully built C4 with a SFI trans blanket ! A keen eye will see the attention to detail I've gone to on the engine dress up with all fastners being acid dipped to bring them up clean again along with painting all surfaces
  19. 3 points
    Yep the Plazmaman 800HP kit fits brilliantly with no cutting and is a top medium/upper level intercooler kit with a lower end price tag happy to help out forum members with some good prices on anything intercooler related !
  20. 3 points
    Some progress on the new fuel system I am installing...
  21. 3 points
    Just got home from picking the car up take 2, so as it turns out the boost leak must have been significant because it picks up so much harder/earlier now. And the anti surge cover has made it actually sound like a jet. Anyone with a 3540, do that mod cause it's unreal
  22. 3 points
    New BBQ "Massive" 30cm across - perfect for when I only want to cook a steak and a couple of snags for myself over charcoal Definitely transportable - weekends down the van I'll be eating well :D
  23. 3 points
    Thanks for the responses guys but ive sorted it out. A black rubber glove I had over the intercooler pipe while I was working on it must of fallen in at some point and was blocking the intercooler
  24. 3 points
  25. 3 points
    I've personally had a bit to do with this ute and helping Marcus out over time and unfortunately he's been done over by quite a few places/people even despite he's online personally that can seem a bit clueless it's no excuse for what a leading engine builder has done to him. I genuinely feel sorry for him and wish him all the best with whatever eventuates from it as I'm sure whoever does buy it will end up with a very well built ute (after the repair) all said n done
  26. 3 points
    Yep I've had two black falcons , woulda thought I'd learn the first time round hey but the blue flek through out the black is beautiful when polished up
  27. 3 points
    1000hp NPC twin plate, ARP studs, new CSC, Mal wood rip shifter and all braided lines to suit. Should handle the upcoming power nicely [emoji123] Big thanks to Jetters for sorting this out [emoji106][emoji41]
  28. 3 points
  29. 3 points
    About to go on for a reverse sear 2.4kg tomahawk
  30. 3 points
    Well, the ex's family finally came and grabbed her furniture and stuff on the weekend. Turns out I don't really own that much (furniture and kitchen utensil wise I mean) and the house was pretty empty afterwards. Was all rather surreal actually. So anyway, I went out and bought myself a new bed, as the ex had a nice comfortable one and I didn't really wanna go back to my old crappy bed and lose my spare/guest bed in the process. Decided my room's big enough, so I'd get a king size...no regrets! It's awesome! And freaky will be happy, because headboard. The base also lifts up on gas struts, so there heaps of storage underneath. Also, not sure if I posted when I did this, but ripped out the old shower curtain in my ensuite and put in a shower screen. Was a $200 cheapy from Bunnings, but it's immensely better than having a shower curtain and makes the room feel a lot nicer.
  31. 2 points
    Jeturbo is known for helping members with parts and tuning and imo is one of the best guys to leave your car with for a "one stop shop". If I tagged him them he would be sure to see this thread. I figured I'd leave some info for you to look at rather than do that. As it turned out he chimed in anyway. Hopefully that clears up any confusion.
  32. 2 points
    solid research, Nath haha full blown internet expert right there haha
  33. 2 points
    Today was wash & wax day Car just ticked over 100K Had it serviced by the pros across from my work (as opposed to my backyard self) they said it was in great shape so I thought I would give the outside some TLC Bowdens Nanolicious wash and Bowdens Auto Body Wax
  34. 2 points
    800 hp Tube and Fin kit by Plazmaman fitted like a glove in my BA. Zero cutting needed. Jet can vouch for this. Should be the same for your BF. And as puff said, part with the coin now and you won't be parting with extra coin down the track when the pump isn't up to task so on and so forth. Good luck Andy and welcome.
  35. 2 points
    Welcome Andy. If you have a look around the forum you will see that there is a wealth of information here. Have a look through the 300rwkw part of the forum and see what others have used as far as coolers go. Take a look through the 400 and 500 sections too for comparison. Here are some places that provide Ford intercoolers and other performance parts; Jonny Tig Nizpro Process West Plazmaman PWR Intune The best suggestion I can think of is to do your homework before upgrading as it is better/cheaper to do things right the first time. If you decide in a few months that 300rwkw isn't enough (and a lot of us do) you don't want to have to replace parts that are only a few months old or pay for another tune in such a short time frame.
  36. 2 points
    Took it back on monday and they said they would fix it for me, they were actually pretty good about the whole thing. So I thought ok il get my car back monday or even tuesdsy by the latest all fixed and sorted.......its now wednesday and still havnt got my car back!!! Il let yas know what happens though...cheers I'm dyslexic and cannot turn off simple functions in tapatalk
  37. 2 points
    No, but I find it easier to steer it gently up the kerb instead of hitting it straight on after you do an unintentional 180 on super sprint stages. heh So how'd it happen Tim?
  38. 2 points
    Poor little rental Corolla - only had a few thou on it but after today - prolly feels like it has just done 80 thou Kept the revs up most of the way from Queenstown over Haast Pass Didn't go any earlier than today due to work and snow closing off roads (Milf was still closed off). O M G the driving scenery is just spectacular. It was like Swiss Alps, Great Ocean Road, Vic Alpine Cruise, Tassie cruise and Snowy's Cruise all rolled into one !!! I do want to do this again - maybe as a forum cruise (though Ford XRs are a bit hard to come as rentals nowadays ... ) I'll throw up some pics and stuff later on.
  39. 2 points
    no wonder jet wont swap mrs. im with you puff im showing the mrs too haahah good luck to us
  40. 2 points
    First fathers day as one :-) Awesome feeling !
  41. 2 points
    Parts coming together. Got the rods and main bolts for a great price thanks to eBay 20% off for Father's Day sale!
  42. 2 points
    Note to future self; Adding cayenne powder, chilli powder and medium nandos sauce to my chicken is not a good idea. Brb eating flaming chicken pasta from satan's butthole.
  43. 2 points
    Link G4+ Definitely wasn't enjoying it but still enough for a slow shifting 1.60 60ft and 10.90 pass haha
  44. 2 points
    Feeeeeeeeling it this morning.... started drinking around 11am yesterday for the fight and didn't stop until around 1am and managed to drink nearly everything in the house it was alot of booze ....
  45. 2 points
    always an adminihamster to me <3
  46. 2 points
    My car is getting old Just like it's owner [emoji39]
  47. 2 points
    2002 Ba XR6 Turbo 320rwkw @16psi (old tune new coming soon with new setup) 437rwkw @22psi 1263nm of torque CrowCam Heavy Duty Valve Springs and Retainers Mahle Forged Pistons (20" Oversize) Scat Forged H beam Rods Billet Oil Pump gears ACL Race series bearings MLSR Head Gasket ARP Head Studs Precision 6766 1.00AR 6Boost Hightmount Manifold Bosch 1600ccc Injectors Plazmaman 044 Twin Surge Tank Plazmaman Fuel Rail Turbosmart 2000 Fuel Pressure regulator Plazmaman Plenum Custom intercooler piping Turbo Smart 50mm External Wastegate 6Boost High mount manifold Freshly setup head including new valve steam oil seals, valve guides etc Battery relocation to rear Plazmaman 1200hp tube and fin intercooler Plazmaman full intercooler piping Plazmaman cold air intake 52mm Heavy Duty Alloy Radiator Custom Dump pipe Xforce 3.5inch hiflow cat stainless Xforce 3.5inch cat back stainless Walbro intake fuel pump Sct x3 flash tuner Bta motorsport built 4 speed Allfast torque comverters 3 histall Pwr transmission cooler Whiteline 30mm adjustable sway bar with adjustable links Whiteline 22mm adjustable sway bar with adjustable links Xzy super sport coilovers Nolathane differential bushes 4.11 Diff Gears Fullspool diff center Protex street slotted and cross drilled front rotors Protex street slotted and cross drilled rear rotors Trw pads all round King wheel evolve 20x8.5 front 20x10 rear 225x35x20 front 275x35x20 rear 20% window tint Dewinged 8000k hid kit Alpine cda137ebt head unit Alpine mrf600 4 channel Alpine mrx m240 monoblock 2 x Rockford Fosgate T2D212 Soundstream 40 FARAD capacitor Sound stream ported box Stinger 0 gauge wiring Rockford fosgate T3169S Rockford fosgate T169
  48. 2 points
    I'm more amazed the Kieth lives in a house,not upright in a locker somewhere.
  49. 2 points
  50. 2 points
    Sure is, wanting to start own photography business. Been doing it for far to long without payment, it's time to start making some money. Do a lot for local surf clubs and carnivals and word of mouth stuff like recently the local elections that is coming up. Show me the money
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