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Old 11-07-2011, 05:38 PM   #1
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Matty's BA 323 V6 hatch

Hi, guys names matt, im new here and may muck up this thread a little bit but hey if you don't try you wont know , I recently purchased my 323 and here is a pic of it ....

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Old 11-07-2011, 05:47 PM   #2
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WOW they are BIG!!, OH and my poor neglected excel across the road, was my first car, not the most powerful car, but was grunty, and hey if you cant go fast with 70kw 700 isnt going to help you

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Old 11-07-2011, 05:56 PM   #3
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When I inspected the car it had a few little scratches you cant see, but a few days later i started to get a funny smell when i turned the air on, turns out the car was leaking oil from the rocker cover, so bought some new gaskets and some sealant and apart it came with some help from my old boy *mechanic*...
and presto we replaced the gaskets and YAY!!, so far soo good , oh and as you can see was very mucky in there , but we gave it a clean.
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Old 11-07-2011, 05:59 PM   #4
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nice and clean

where abouts in nsw you from?
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Old 11-07-2011, 06:09 PM   #5
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Last night I was reading up on some small mods that may not help you burn a wrx, but it will put a smile on your face. I was reading up on what the hell that white box attached to my air intake is, and its a resenator and yada yada, So I ripped it out
weird looking thing huh?
The job was meant to be a very easy one...well turns out NOT if you have a air con and im just guessing but thats YOU IN THE V6, well that was the case for me anyway so had to unbolt some brackets and try really hard not to stuff these hoses up
its a very tight squeeze!
so i unbolted this pipe from the bottom of the air intake BOX and got this weird stuff from dad, I'm not entirely sure what its original purpose is, but hey!! did exactly what i needed it for
so I attached it to the pipe and then re-attached to the intake box and if you get under the front of your car there is this plastic cover that is around about near your gearbox and it has this perfect little rectangle hole in it that was perfect for putting the other end of the pipe into, so it's direct air!!, and then a peace of fly screen over the top just for safe measure, lol and yes may sound like a tight ass but hey it works

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Old 11-07-2011, 06:12 PM   #6
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where abouts in nsw you from?
hey smurfy, nice to meet you dude, and thankxz for the nice comment, and im from wollongong , you?
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Old 11-07-2011, 06:14 PM   #7
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AAAANNNDDD NNOOWW Im bored, lol WHAT next peeps??, and suggestions, Please!
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Old 11-07-2011, 06:26 PM   #8
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Full exhaust ? Or catback ?
Air pod filter or aftermarket air filter pad instead ?
Lowering car ? Springs ? Coilovers ?
Wheels ?
Front & Rear Brace ?
Front lip/side skirts ?

Can go on and on, on basic mod's but depends waht you want or can afford

What are you hoping for ?

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Old 11-07-2011, 06:28 PM   #9
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sorry i just read your from sutherland shire, im from wollongong.
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Old 11-07-2011, 06:33 PM   #10
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nice and clean

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Full exhaust ? Or catback ?
Air pod filter or aftermarket air filter pad instead ?
Lowering car ? Springs ? Coilovers ?
Wheels ?
Front & Rear Brace ?
Front lip/side skirts ?

Can go on and on, on basic mod's but depends waht you want or can afford

What are you hoping for ?

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hmmm indeed, well I really want to lower it, I may have a set of whitelines coming my way very soon, as for exhaust being the kid I am lol, the first thing i did was cut of the muffler and put in straight pipe and a tip, just to get some sort of note from the exhaust cause it was SO soft.

as for a air filter went to supercheap and let me tell you not that cheap ay, 125 for a k&n pannel filter so Im going to save bits and peaces here and there till I really want it, after a week or two of having it without the muffler i decided to buy a cannon, so that should be here tomoz or the next day .

And at the risk of sounding like a complete noob, im not entirely sure what they do? lol...coilovers I mean.

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Old 11-07-2011, 06:40 PM   #11
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scratch that( i may have some springs coming my way..) You have won!, when i opend my ebay account, so ill post a pic up for you guys, and then we will see how soon we can get them on!
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Old 11-07-2011, 07:01 PM   #12
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hey noble, umm i don't know man just want it to look sexier, maybe a kit in the future, and would like a bit more go, I tried racing sly323 in his gf,s sp23 and from a stand still it spun all the way into second gear and if I had to call I winner I'd say it was him but not by heaps, and on the highway same story.
sly also said that his 4cyl and most should beat a Holden v6, well I tried my luck with a guy in a vt and me and the gf in my astina and well I kept up with him, but did not win at all lol, now I know it's not all about this but what is everyone else's experience?
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Old 11-07-2011, 07:16 PM   #13
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Umm, not to race on the street? Not to be a killjoy but if you wanna keep those red plates, then watch out...
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Old 11-07-2011, 07:37 PM   #14
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Umm, not to race on the street? Not to be a killjoy but if you wanna keep those red plates, then watch out...
haha sound like my mother!, just kidding, cheers for the heads up, and yes they were on the street but i just want the power there for when i put my foot down not to race on the street, and does anyone know of where i could find a track near wollongong/sydney to go check out ?
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Old 12-07-2011, 04:01 PM   #15
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UPDATE!!!!!, ITS HERE ITS HERE.....
NEW CANNON


CANT wait to get her fitted only $40 dollars..sounds goood , the price I mean.

And for all of you slightly older guys and girls that may have usual opinion of, (ohh it will be terrible, and you will get sick of it) it has a removable silencer, not sure how efficient it is but hey, better then nothing

lol and the misses in the back haha, high darling
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Old 12-07-2011, 04:11 PM   #16
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The new springs we where talking about, well you only live ounce and you never know for how long, so bought a set off ebay not the best picture but hey you may like to see them
oh and they are whitline springs which i here are not made anymore... oh well
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Old 12-07-2011, 06:27 PM   #17
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Umm, not to race on the street? Not to be a killjoy but if you wanna keep those red plates, then watch out...
road vs track statistics?

yeah. keep the racing on the track not on the roads.
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Old 12-07-2011, 06:52 PM   #18
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if you mean like recorded lap times, I'd have no idea I've only had my car three weeks now lol. is that wat you ment?
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Old 12-07-2011, 07:09 PM   #19
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Welcome, Welcome! Just for your everyones information, the "racing" done was done in a safe and mature manner on dead country roads, where we could hurt no one but ourselves.


Edit; Before someone goes jumping up and down, no, that is no excuse but it should put some people at ease
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Old 12-07-2011, 07:19 PM   #20
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thankxz for clearing that up bud, ps ad me as a friend before I have to pay you a friendly vist haha
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