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Forum: Forced Induction & Engine Conversions 19-08-2019, 03:25 PM
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Views: 1,931
Posted By bigal_250
Well I just fitted an injen cai so provided the...

Well I just fitted an injen cai so provided the throttle body is in the same spot it should be fine then?

I put a big window in the block if anyones interested, so all my ancilliaries are fine, if...
Forum: Forced Induction & Engine Conversions 19-08-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,931
Posted By bigal_250
Cheers for the info Rupe. Are there any...

Cheers for the info Rupe.

Are there any differences between the fsde in the sp20 and the 2.0l in the 626 and other mazdas of the same age? Is there anything else around I should look out for?
Forum: Forced Induction & Engine Conversions 18-08-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,931
Posted By bigal_250
FS-ZE swap?

Just blew the DE in my sp20 at The Bend.

How hard is it to get a ZE to swap in these days?
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 17-02-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,797
Posted By bigal_250
Update: Since my last post many things have...

Update:
Since my last post many things have happened!

Found a black protege /w a manual at U-Pull-It (our local DIY wrecking yard, how great are they!), and a couple of guys already most of the...
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 30-06-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,797
Posted By bigal_250
The ups and downs of competitive motorsport: At...

The ups and downs of competitive motorsport: At the last regularity meeting I entered, the gearbox let go 3 laps into the first practice session. A loud crack on exiting the northern hairpin, and it...
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 10-05-2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,797
Posted By bigal_250
Starting 2018, I bought a lower control arm bar...

Starting 2018, I bought a lower control arm bar from Rupe, and bolted that in place (easiest mod I imagine I'll ever do)
http://i63.tinypic.com/24yw8di.jpg

First Modern Reg for the year was in...
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 10-05-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,797
Posted By bigal_250
We went along to the MCM meet at Mallala, which...

We went along to the MCM meet at Mallala, which was a great day of checking out other mad cars.
http://i66.tinypic.com/112dekz.jpg

http://i64.tinypic.com/2w24kts.jpg

Rounding out 2017, I...
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 10-05-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,797
Posted By bigal_250
It occurs to me now, I don't actually have a lot...

It occurs to me now, I don't actually have a lot of photos that aren't in my back yard, normally too busy driving when I'm at the track. If I find some more, I'll throw them in at some point.
...
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 10-05-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,797
Posted By bigal_250
Start of 2017 now. No mods or anything yet, just...

Start of 2017 now. No mods or anything yet, just a good service and a lot of 'getting to know it' :)
http://i63.tinypic.com/1zn4nmd.jpg

Our motorsport of choice is Modern Regularity, where the...
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 08-05-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,797
Posted By bigal_250
This was near the end of 2016, so with no events...

This was near the end of 2016, so with no events coming up until the next year I just started driving it daily, to get used to the gearshift and just driving a FWD.

Shortly after buying it a...
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 08-05-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,797
Posted By bigal_250
BigAL's SP20 Track Car

I bought my SP20 about a year and a half ago, thought I'd start keeping a record of what I've actually been doing to it since then.

Short version of the story, I hope :)
My group of mates and I...
Forum: Suspension & Wheels 08-05-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,359
Posted By bigal_250
SP20 Rear Sway Bar Endlinks

Hi guys, another newbie question for you all.

I had a progress rear sway bar shipped over last year and I am looking to get a set of heavy duty end links to go in at the same time.

Looking at...
Forum: Performance & General Maintenance 12-11-2017, 09:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,128
Posted By bigal_250
Thanks for the replies and advice, haven't found...

Thanks for the replies and advice, haven't found the time to go take a look at it yet, but I checked out the listings for other parts from this car, and saw the interior!
...
Forum: Suspension & Wheels 11-11-2017, 09:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,824
Posted By bigal_250
BJII SP20 Suspension - Track focused

Looking for some current wisom on suspension, specifically springs.

Would like lower & somewhat stiffer, handling is no. 1, comfort is less of a priority as I bought the car primarily for...
Forum: Performance & General Maintenance 25-10-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,128
Posted By bigal_250
I've looked at a few pics of the pacemakers, and...

I've looked at a few pics of the pacemakers, and it doesn't look to me that the arrangement of the piping is the same, so far haven't been able to find a pic of another one that looks similar though.
Forum: Performance & General Maintenance 11-10-2017, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,128
Posted By bigal_250
Thanks Rupe, spose the second question(s) then...

Thanks Rupe, spose the second question(s) then is: Worth the money it's being advertised for? What else is currently out there? & what sorts of monies for a new one typically?

Car is all still...
Forum: Performance & General Maintenance 10-10-2017, 01:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,128
Posted By bigal_250
SP20 Extractors

Just a quick question. Found this set of extractors on the ol' gumtrees, anyone have an idea what they are?...
Forum: Suspension & Wheels 25-01-2017, 09:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,480
Posted By bigal_250
Thanks for the suggestions guys, I have already...

Thanks for the suggestions guys, I have already since this bought a set of 16"s, as I didn't want to go down to 15" (might be thinking of going bigger brakes down the track) and 17" and up tyres seem...
Forum: Suspension & Wheels 16-01-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,480
Posted By bigal_250
Wheels for SP20

Hi Guys,

Been starting to consider options for a second set of 16" rims, to fit some sticky track rubber on.

Found this link on eBay to a set from an MPV:...
Forum: Introduce yourself 05-12-2016, 10:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,833
Posted By bigal_250
Greetings and Felicitations!

Hello to everyone,

Recently bought a 2001 Astina SP20, because I wanted a fun cheap car to take to the track, and none of my other cars fitted the bill.

My time outside of work mainly revolves...
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