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Forum: General, Electrics, Engine Management, Wheels, Bodywork 02-05-14, 09:54
Replies: 6
Views: 801
Posted By Stu165
No harm in treating it before welding, clean it...

No harm in treating it before welding, clean it all up and hit it with some phosphoric acid
Forum: Engines, Turbos, Exhausts, Intercoolers 01-04-14, 13:44
Replies: 10
Views: 1,273
Posted By Stu165
Doesn't look like your air control valve at the...

Doesn't look like your air control valve at the back of the plenum is setup, can't fully see but hoses definitely aren't
Forum: General, Electrics, Engine Management, Wheels, Bodywork 13-02-14, 08:51
Replies: 2
Views: 659
Posted By Stu165
Turbo ECU batch fires in 2 groups of 3, so it...

Turbo ECU batch fires in 2 groups of 3, so it will matter.
Forum: General, Electrics, Engine Management, Wheels, Bodywork 11-11-13, 09:44
Replies: 3
Views: 640
Posted By Stu165
I use a cigweld 250. Anything with transformers...

I use a cigweld 250. Anything with transformers will likely be more reliable long term than others that use electronics. Difference is whether power settings are stepped or full range. Decent Mig is...
Forum: Engines, Turbos, Exhausts, Intercoolers 10-09-13, 09:41
Replies: 4
Views: 831
Posted By Stu165
Probably first thing to check is that all the...

Probably first thing to check is that all the hoses are done up properly.
Forum: Suspension, Brakes, Gearboxes, Diffs 15-07-13, 09:36
Replies: 5
Views: 798
Posted By Stu165
I used a blow torch to break the glue between the...

I used a blow torch to break the glue between the metal tube and the bush, removed the metal tube and then the rubber bush was easily 'persuaded' out.
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 19-06-13, 15:29
Replies: 5
Views: 705
Posted By Stu165
Put the key in and turn. It worked for me.

Put the key in and turn. It worked for me.
Forum: VL Non-Turbo Discussion 10-05-13, 11:16
Replies: 13
Views: 1,583
Posted By Stu165
So does anyone know if new nose cone badges can...

So does anyone know if new nose cone badges can be bought?

I think I threw my old one out because it was old and crappy and I thought I could just get a new one.
Forum: Engines, Turbos, Exhausts, Intercoolers 16-04-13, 21:18
Replies: 5
Views: 848
Posted By Stu165
Try an online shop called Best Mufflers, part No....

Try an online shop called Best Mufflers, part No. GMS004. I got some from there.
Forum: Engines, Turbos, Exhausts, Intercoolers 15-04-13, 10:02
Replies: 8
Views: 1,034
Posted By Stu165
Flexible line may need to be attached at specific...

Flexible line may need to be attached at specific intervals, such as no greater than 300mm, will be something to look into.
Forum: Technical Articles 08-04-13, 10:32
Replies: 363
Views: 168,773
Posted By Stu165
Have you had developments concerning this? I just...

Have you had developments concerning this? I just installed the adapters the other day, and the two front ones also bottom out before sealing on the washers. I am yet to fill back up with brake fluid...
Forum: Technical Articles 14-12-12, 09:02
Replies: 137
Views: 69,517
Posted By Stu165
Don't quote me on the hose end fitting size...

Don't quote me on the hose end fitting size though, it may be 1" thread and 3/4" hose end, better check it to make sure when you do it.
Forum: Technical Articles 12-12-12, 13:44
Replies: 137
Views: 69,517
Posted By Stu165
I got an oil drain pipe for the bottom of the...

I got an oil drain pipe for the bottom of the turbo, which can be sourced from ebay, appropriate size fitting for the block (from a fitting place, pritec/enzed), I can't remember exactly but I think...
Forum: Engines, Turbos, Exhausts, Intercoolers 06-10-12, 22:02
Replies: 6
Views: 1,105
Posted By Stu165
Problem started again, I actually think the power...

Problem started again, I actually think the power steering pump may have gone and it's putting to much load on the engine at low speed, shuddering slightly as well when turning the wheel.
Forum: Engines, Turbos, Exhausts, Intercoolers 06-10-12, 11:29
Replies: 6
Views: 1,105
Posted By Stu165
Interesting Problem

So after 3 years I'm finally ready to move the VL out of the garage, I've done a turbo conversion. Just recently replaced all the front suspension.

The engine runs fine when going, though does...
Forum: Technical Articles 06-10-12, 10:37
Replies: 18
Views: 9,755
Posted By Stu165
What is that relay supposed to do exactly?

What is that relay supposed to do exactly?
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 31-08-12, 14:55
Replies: 3
Views: 665
Posted By Stu165
Is it running the knock sensor? Timing?

Is it running the knock sensor? Timing?
Forum: Suspension, Brakes, Gearboxes, Diffs 21-07-12, 13:14
Replies: 4
Views: 1,025
Posted By Stu165
Here's a couple of photos, the pictures don't...

Here's a couple of photos, the pictures don't quite show the full extent of the pitting. This is the first I've pulled a strut apart so I don't know if this is common or not.
...
Forum: Suspension, Brakes, Gearboxes, Diffs 20-07-12, 17:15
Replies: 4
Views: 1,025
Posted By Stu165
Strut Body Rust

I've just pulled apart my front suspension and have found under the boot on the strut body that quite a bit of rust has eaten it away. I'm not particularly comfortable putting them back in that...
Forum: Suspension, Brakes, Gearboxes, Diffs 12-07-12, 11:53
Replies: 21
Views: 5,738
Posted By Stu165
I've got all mine sorted now, I cut the old...

I've got all mine sorted now, I cut the old bushes out. Made up a contraption for the diff bushes. Used a bit of threaded bar to put through a couple of cylinders and tightened with a nut, it pulled...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 26-06-12, 11:21
Replies: 2
Views: 570
Posted By Stu165
Nistune website has a list of those that are...

Nistune website has a list of those that are compatible with some coming with the sensor and gauge. But I'm yet to try any as I'm not quite up to this stage yet.
Forum: Wanted - Drivetrain 26-06-12, 11:17
Replies: 3
Views: 769
Posted By Stu165
Found one, Close thread

Found one, Close thread
Forum: Wanted - Drivetrain 18-06-12, 10:16
Replies: 3
Views: 769
Posted By Stu165
bump

bump
Forum: Technical Articles 09-06-12, 11:37
Replies: 137
Views: 69,517
Posted By Stu165
Service manual says it's just a drain plug for...

Service manual says it's just a drain plug for when flushing the system.
Forum: Wanted - Drivetrain 31-05-12, 15:57
Replies: 3
Views: 769
Posted By Stu165
WTB - Standard T3 Turbo ASAP

Want to Buy standard T3 Turbo.

In Newcastle Area
Will drive around to pickup if reasonable (ie Sydney).
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