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Forum: Queensland 29-12-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,197
Posted By DavoAust
So I realised I'll actually be in Coolum that...

So I realised I'll actually be in Coolum that weekend with friends. Have to make the next one
Forum: Queensland 26-12-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,197
Posted By DavoAust
I'm probably in for the cruise. Car's behaving...

I'm probably in for the cruise. Car's behaving pretty well now.

If you want to extend the cruise, I'd recommend clear mountain rd, its a nice drive, wayyyy underpoliced and is only a slight detour...
Forum: Queensland 23-09-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,073
Posted By DavoAust
Dammit. I missed this. Someone FB me next time,...

Dammit. I missed this. Someone FB me next time, I'm not on here much anymore :)
Forum: Off Topic 12-09-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 1,659
Views: 165,995
Posted By DavoAust
New tyres for the 3000GT and new clutch cable for...

New tyres for the 3000GT and new clutch cable for the moto

Gave my sister a case of motion sickness in the car. Weaving hard to wear in the new tyres apparently didnt agree with her. Achilles new...
Forum: General Automotive Talk 12-09-2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 5,034
Views: 495,381
Posted By DavoAust
Nope. My series 3 had the anus badges too. I'd...

Nope. My series 3 had the anus badges too. I'd have changed them but they'd already permanently marked the paint
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 21-08-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,781
Posted By DavoAust
Did it spin up one? If so, ryans advice to get an...

Did it spin up one? If so, ryans advice to get an LSD is spot on.

Otherwise basically start with better tyres. If you're spinning up in 4th with that power the current ones can't be good. Also...
Forum: Queensland 20-08-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 16,133
Posted By DavoAust
Bit bummed I can't make this. Hopefully I'll be...

Bit bummed I can't make this. Hopefully I'll be pushing a lot more power next time I hit the dyno
Forum: Performance & General Maintenance 20-08-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 995
Posted By DavoAust
I'd have thought oil pump would be an even sound...

I'd have thought oil pump would be an even sound that rises/falls with rpm. The only dead one i've heard was a nasty grinding

Do you have HLA's or shim & bucket? Could be a sticky lifter/s if its...
Forum: Performance & General Maintenance 20-08-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,191
Posted By DavoAust
Conventional setup: - waste gate should be...

Conventional setup:
- waste gate should be plumbed into the plenum. Not before it. You want it reading the pressure going into the cylinders, not the pressure before losses through the piping (good...
Forum: Queensland 17-08-2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,208
Posted By DavoAust
I'm up for a cruise, won't be in a mazda though.....

I'm up for a cruise, won't be in a mazda though..

Noddi_76 (Steve)
Nthused (Beau)
RustyCaps (Russell)
DavoAust (Dave)
Forum: For Sale/Wanted 16-08-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,921
Posted By DavoAust
I have a stand you can have for $80, its from...

I have a stand you can have for $80, its from supercheap, the normal red one. Used it when I had the extra BP motor
Forum: Off Topic 14-08-2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 1,659
Views: 165,995
Posted By DavoAust
*facepalm* theres always 1..

*facepalm*

theres always 1..
Forum: Queensland 14-08-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,644
Posted By DavoAust
Sorry mate, heading to the races. We've got a...

Sorry mate, heading to the races. We've got a champagne breakfast planned and all :)
Forum: Off Topic 13-08-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 1,659
Views: 165,995
Posted By DavoAust
Nice ben. As long as you don't set it on fire I...

Nice ben. As long as you don't set it on fire I doubt you can reduce the value :p

My new manifolds rocked up this morning. They're sex. Absolutely stoked when I saw how good they are. Now I just...
Forum: Performance & General Maintenance 12-08-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,504
Posted By DavoAust
If you weren't burning oil pre-turbo I'd be...

If you weren't burning oil pre-turbo I'd be looking at the changes you made before going up a weight.

If there's no smoke or soot it sounds like a leak somewhere. You could have a pressure leak on...
Forum: Performance & General Maintenance 12-08-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,197
Posted By DavoAust
It'd do the opposite, you'd get compressor stall...

It'd do the opposite, you'd get compressor stall not a boost spike. You'd hear it too, its a very unpleasant sound at high boost.

If you're free and in the inner city I can drop round and take a...
Forum: Performance & General Maintenance 12-08-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,504
Posted By DavoAust
Are you getting any smoking out that back? Soot...

Are you getting any smoking out that back? Soot on the rear bumper?

Most likely its the turbo eating oil if you didn't have the issue before. Did it have any shaft play and how many km on it?
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 07-08-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,188
Posted By DavoAust
You know its bad when you use your AGT thread to...

You know its bad when you use your AGT thread to remember whats in the pile of parts downstairs.

New manifolds are on their way & the enkei's are ordered. Unfortunately they wont be manufactured...
Forum: General Automotive Talk 07-08-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5,034
Views: 495,381
Posted By DavoAust
Is thats the one you linked on fb? I completely...

Is thats the one you linked on fb? I completely forgot to reply.

It looks good but weren't you going standalone? You should have an wideband input on that for logging and you'll find most of...
Forum: General Automotive Talk 07-08-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 5,034
Views: 495,381
Posted By DavoAust
He'll really want the engine out to do a proper...

He'll really want the engine out to do a proper respray though.

I'd swap paint & install around. Also remember you'll still be doing a fair bit of the wiring tuck after the engine & racks are in,...
Forum: Mazda Specific Talk 05-08-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 10,821
Views: 912,905
Posted By DavoAust
Bought new manifolds & 02 housings. ...

Bought new manifolds & 02 housings.
http://www.dnperformance.com/store7/images/dnpl1.gif
http://www.dnperformance.com/store7/product_info.php?products_id=72

It seems the longer I have the car...
Forum: Off Topic 05-08-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,727
Posted By DavoAust
Happy birthday you old farts! :p

Happy birthday you old farts! :p
Forum: Interior & Electrics 04-08-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,570
Posted By DavoAust
holy sh*te. b-b-b-blast from the past

holy sh*te. b-b-b-blast from the past
Forum: Queensland 02-08-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,453
Posted By DavoAust
I'm organising a dinner for a heap of friends...

I'm organising a dinner for a heap of friends that night :(
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 01-08-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 170,449
Posted By DavoAust
Interesting. If I could make abs replacements I...

Interesting. If I could make abs replacements I think they'd work, might wear a little faster though.

Alternatively I wait until nylon printing has more of the bugs worked out. I'd need to work...
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