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Old 01-12-2012, 04:00 PM   #201
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Coldie achievement unlocked !!! Have 2 say looks wicked would have wrecked it being wrapped
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Old 01-12-2012, 04:50 PM   #202
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I agree. Looks great :-D
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Old 01-12-2012, 05:18 PM   #203
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So put my Suby Lip on today, sweat was dripping off me because of how humid it is, so i think ive earned myself a coldie







Very nice! They look so good on the blue
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Old 09-12-2012, 10:33 AM   #204
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Soooo had my work xmas party last night, that went all fine and dandy workmate was smashed pole dancing and spewing will be fun on monday, but it was on the drive home I was razzing my car hitting rev limiter and then all of a sudden I loose power the car is misfiring really bad was really ****ting bricks since i had 40k's to get home, Babied it home pheww no engine light on.

Anyway decided to take a look at it this morning though it was coil's since some people have had issues with coils latley but it wasnt, took the plugs out had a look and found my problem, the piston has actually hit the spark plug well at least i think it did, either that or its got really hot gone soft and the compression has pushed it up, so was off to supercheap bought 4 new plugs, new oil filter and some 20w 50. Was good as new no more missfire, lesson learnt wont be razzing the heck out of it now




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Old 09-12-2012, 02:05 PM   #205
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Ouch,.. glad it was an easy fix but thats a bummer..
That will make me think twice about reving to the limiter next time =]
Did you find the pics I put up?
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Old 09-12-2012, 02:12 PM   #206
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Old 09-12-2012, 05:49 PM   #207
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yep theres your problem !!

oh also anyone wanting to buy the air diversion panel also comes in handy for a black background to take pics of munted car parts :-D
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Old 31-01-2013, 07:29 PM   #208
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Couple days ago ordered a Perry Muffler from ebay anyway got it today wasnt expecting it to come so fast!!!

So as soon as I seen it sitting there when I got home from work went straight on the car

Sounds just as good as Azza's when I went for a ride in his. My only concern is that its sitting on my rear bumper but ill fix that up on the weekend








And 2 Months 3 Weeks and 1 Day ago I orderd my rear sway bar from then Wholesale Suspension now Penrith City Suspension, Still havent recieved it yet, even after calling up and asking whats going on with it still waiting for a reply
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Old 31-01-2013, 08:04 PM   #209
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Couple days ago ordered a Perry Muffler from ebay anyway got it today wasnt expecting it to come so fast!!!

So as soon as I seen it sitting there when I got home from work went straight on the car

Sounds just as good as Azza's when I went for a ride in his. My only concern is that its sitting on my rear bumper but ill fix that up on the weekend








And 2 Months 3 Weeks and 1 Day ago I orderd my rear sway bar from then Wholesale Suspension now Penrith City Suspension, Still havent recieved it yet, even after calling up and asking whats going on with it still waiting for a reply

I can already tell you what's happening.

Bar has been on order by wholesale suspension to fulcrum in Queensland for 8weeks (or so) and fulcrum are giving pete the run around and now blaming the floods up in Queensland for some of the delay.

Pretty sure u will hear from pete very shortly. Lol
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I can already tell you what's happening.

Bar has been on order by wholesale suspension to fulcrum in Queensland for 8weeks (or so) and fulcrum are giving pete the run around and now blaming the floods up in Queensland for some of the delay.

Pretty sure u will hear from pete very shortly. Lol
I hope so there's just so many corners that I'm missing out on at the moment
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I hope so there's just so many corners that I'm missing out on at the moment
Yeah, have been at wholesale a fair bit this week lol..

And yeah.... looking like there is still going to be a mad wait tho.

Perry looks nice btw
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Old 31-01-2013, 08:34 PM   #212
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Perry looks nice btw
Cheers man!! Wanted one pretty much after I went for a ride in yours
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I bought mine about 20 mins after you and you got yours first! Unfair!!!
Looks sweet tho, how are you going to stop it sitting on your bumper?
I spy the old muffler sitting off to the right... =P
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i just saw your plates: go fool! haha
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Old 31-01-2013, 10:48 PM   #215
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I bought mine about 20 mins after you and you got yours first! Unfair!!!
Looks sweet tho, how are you going to stop it sitting on your bumper?
I spy the old muffler sitting off to the right... =P
will prob take it off and bend the tabs a bit should do it.

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i just saw your plates: go fool! haha
hahaha yeah but the SP20 is GOFOOL #2

this was #1 well... what was left of it anyway

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wtf was that? Holden Nova?
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Soo been fiddling around with the car on the weekend, fitted correct size sockets and new bulbs in my tail lights,
will be adding a extra light down the bottom soon, took apart all of the boot again filled the rear quarter panels with
foam I got from work for doing a couple of steering racks, was going to do an oil change today but started to rain

While the bonnet was up I had a look around made sure nothing was leaking, all fluids were right etc, then noticed that
one of my engine mounts has a split and is almost completely broken so put in an order at Protege Garage
bought a new set of AWR Engine mounts 70 Duro hopefully should be here before it brakes completley



Also its getting pretty close for me to change the timing belt / water pump on it, so will be looking at doing that shortly
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I just noticed your spark plugs being smashed... it's not from pistons hitting the spark plugs... THINK mate! if the pistons hit the spark plugs, that would be the least of your worries... you'd be looking at a new piston and new valves then!

the cause of the damage was from a broken VICS screw
you need to find out where the screw went or if it's still in bouncing around on top of the piston

then there's 4 fixes you can do:
1) replace upper intake manifold with good 2nd hand one, then replacing all screws with brand new ones from mazda using recall kit part # FSY2-13-SRZ
2) replace upper intake manifold with brand new one from mazda under specially reduced price recall part # FSY4-13-SRY
3) remove VICS completely and fill the holes... reduces low speed engine performance and lose fuel efficiency
4) find and install FS-ZE intake manifold which has a better VICS butterfly design... screws will not likely fall out due to the better VICS design... improved performance at low and high RPM extremes... the cheap inferior design of the FS-DE VICS butterflies is why the screws fall out, especially after much high RPM engine use
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Old 17-02-2013, 05:17 PM   #220
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Im thinking that the spark plug had pre detonated and when it come to the compression stroke it bent the plug,
car has been running fine ever since i put new plugs in it, but ive got a bore scope here will take the plugs out and check anyway if there
is a screw floating around, i highly doubt it but never know
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