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Forum: Audio Hi-fi 15-02-2013, 06:44 PM
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Posted By thomajar
OK, will do, from memory it wasn't a straight...

OK, will do, from memory it wasn't a straight forward plugin, it was female-female I think.
Cheers.
Forum: Audio Hi-fi 15-02-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,425
Posted By thomajar
Aerial issues

Hi guys,
A few months back I put in a new aerial, just a cheap manual one, which didn't last long before I got questionable reception.
I noticed last night at the drive in, if I have only...
Forum: Interior & Electrics 01-01-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,100
Posted By thomajar
That's a good idea, i did try a while back a temp...

That's a good idea, i did try a while back a temp earth lead from the battery to the engine but it didn't stop the misfiring.
Before the stereo stopped working i noticed the back right speaker...
Forum: Interior & Electrics 01-01-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,100
Posted By thomajar
Strange electrical problems

Hey guys, Happy New Year.

The Astina has been having some weird electrical problems I thought I'd ask if anyone knows what the problem might be.

About 2 weeks ago the stereo stopped working,...
Forum: Suspension & Wheels 19-12-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,671
Posted By thomajar
nah, i just pushed the piston back

nah, i just pushed the piston back
Forum: Suspension & Wheels 19-12-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,671
Posted By thomajar
I ordered some of those spring pins, only 9...

I ordered some of those spring pins, only 9 pounds delivered :)
Forum: Suspension & Wheels 19-12-2012, 07:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,671
Posted By thomajar
No, I thought they were but its much smoother now...

No, I thought they were but its much smoother now with the new pads, no vibrations or anything..
Forum: Suspension & Wheels 18-12-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,671
Posted By thomajar
New and old pads don't have any.. Hopefully i...

New and old pads don't have any.. Hopefully i wont need them, the old pads sounded like a truck :eek:
Forum: Suspension & Wheels 18-12-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,671
Posted By thomajar
I haven't had a squeaking problem with the new...

I haven't had a squeaking problem with the new ones yet, are they just something i can pick up from supercheap if needed?
Forum: Suspension & Wheels 18-12-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,671
Posted By thomajar
Oh nice, I'll grab a set of them, mine does have...

Oh nice, I'll grab a set of them, mine does have a little wire that connects the pins, but it only stops the pins coming out.. And looks different to the ones in the pic.

Thanks :)

Would they...
Forum: Suspension & Wheels 18-12-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,671
Posted By thomajar
Rattly Brakes

Hi Guys, I recently changed the front brake pads in the astina, and since changing them the front left one rattles on crappy roads and pot holes..
I know the rattle is coming from the brakes because...
Forum: Suspension & Wheels 27-10-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,319
Posted By thomajar
I put a small layer of grease on, and most of it...

I put a small layer of grease on, and most of it was squeezed out when i tightened the d-links

Come to think of it, it could have been making the same noises before i changed the suspension, the...
Forum: Suspension & Wheels 27-10-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,319
Posted By thomajar
Which part do you mean with end links? I just...

Which part do you mean with end links?
I just went through and checked all the nuts and bolts and everything is tight..
The D links on the sway bar were done up with the car off the ground because...
Forum: Suspension & Wheels 27-10-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,319
Posted By thomajar
Hope it doesn't break, the bushes on the sway bar...

Hope it doesn't break, the bushes on the sway bar are the ones that came with it (whiteline).. They are greased.. enough that it doesn't squeak.. not much point in putting heaps on cause it just gets...
Forum: Suspension & Wheels 25-10-2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,319
Posted By thomajar
Did that bit, thought that might have fixed it...

Did that bit, thought that might have fixed it but its worst if anything..

I tightened the link rods with the rattle gun, they're tight..

I've noticed on the odd occasion the front makes the...
Forum: Suspension & Wheels 24-10-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,319
Posted By thomajar
OK, will do.. I know the bottom bolts are real...

OK, will do.. I know the bottom bolts are real tight, i'll check the top ones.. It's tight enough that i couldn't rotate the sway bar with it disconnected from the links..
Forum: Suspension & Wheels 24-10-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,319
Posted By thomajar
Clunky rear

Hi Guys, I changed the rear bar in the BA a few months back, it has been making clunking or cracking noises whenever i go up the driveway or through a spoon drains and such..
The noise is coming...
Forum: Performance & General Maintenance 03-09-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,854
Posted By thomajar
maybe interference from high tension leads or...

maybe interference from high tension leads or something?
Forum: Performance & General Maintenance 25-08-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,413
Posted By thomajar
Bugger, more money wasted :o It's running ok...

Bugger, more money wasted :o
It's running ok now, but idling very rough
Forum: Performance & General Maintenance 25-08-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,553
Posted By thomajar
I'm not sure about adjustments, mine needed a...

I'm not sure about adjustments, mine needed a good flushing out, it was doing the same thing. Because of blockages the pressure builds up and causes hard gear changes.
Forum: Performance & General Maintenance 22-08-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,413
Posted By thomajar
I haven't checked the timing yet, I've got to fix...

I haven't checked the timing yet, I've got to fix my timing light first.. What should it be set to on the BP, 10 btc?
My dizzy cap and rotor button look brand new, i can clearly see there are no...
Forum: Performance & General Maintenance 20-08-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,413
Posted By thomajar
I have replaced: plugs leads ignition...

I have replaced:
plugs
leads
ignition module
cam angle sensor

Are you suggesting dizzy cap or something?
Forum: Performance & General Maintenance 20-08-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,413
Posted By thomajar
http://www.astinagt.com/forums/showthread.php?t=19...

http://www.astinagt.com/forums/showthread.php?t=19559

^ this was the first post.

Where I'm at at the moment is I know the misfiring is caused by the spark plugs, I'm just a bit stumped on why...
Forum: Performance & General Maintenance 20-08-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,413
Posted By thomajar
I changed the leads, and teh coil etc last time.....

I changed the leads, and teh coil etc last time.. it was the plugs that fixed it, I was getting a weak spark on all 4 (out of the engine)..
I'm pretty sure it is spark plugs again, I just don't know...
Forum: Performance & General Maintenance 20-08-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,413
Posted By thomajar
Don't know :confused: I just asked the guy at the...

Don't know :confused: I just asked the guy at the shop for spark plugs.. They are NGK BKR6E-11
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