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Forum: For Sale/Wanted 05-06-2015, 12:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,136
Posted By Abaddon
Thanks guys, bought 3 corners off BrownDog. ...

Thanks guys, bought 3 corners off BrownDog.

Still need the rear drivers though if anyone has a spare... pr1mo?
Forum: Suspension & Wheels 03-04-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,249
Posted By Abaddon
Had the same problem once. Found a small piece...

Had the same problem once. Found a small piece of gravel stuck in the rotor. Quick fix
Forum: For Sale/Wanted 03-04-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,136
Posted By Abaddon
Awesome. How much? I'm assuming you mean...

Awesome. How much?

I'm assuming you mean fronts?
Forum: For Sale/Wanted 26-03-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,136
Posted By Abaddon
Thanks Rupe. I have a 1.8, is there any...

Thanks Rupe. I have a 1.8, is there any difference? If not how much?
Forum: For Sale/Wanted 26-03-2015, 12:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,136
Posted By Abaddon
WTB: BA Astina Suspension

Does anyone who has upgraded their suspension have some new/near new stock springs, struts or strut tops for a BA hatch they'really willing to sell?
Forum: Interior & Electrics 04-03-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,488
Posted By Abaddon
So I figure everything needs to come out through...

So I figure everything needs to come out through the internal door opening. I started trying to remove the locking mechanism as everything appears to be connected to it. Got most of the way there. ...
Forum: Interior & Electrics 17-02-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,488
Posted By Abaddon
How to access central locking actuator? BA Hatch

Anyone know how to get to the actuator for the front passenger door?

It will intermittently lock unlock, but most of the time it just sits there. Which makes me think the gear is worn or...
Forum: Performance & General Maintenance 17-02-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,805
Posted By Abaddon
Thanks for the advice guys. Decided it would be...

Thanks for the advice guys. Decided it would be too painful to try and do on my own, so I left it to the experts this time around.

Ended up being $650 for install, machining of the flywheel and...
Forum: Performance & General Maintenance 28-01-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,805
Posted By Abaddon
What do you mean by free play in the pedal? The...

What do you mean by free play in the pedal? The brake/clutch joint had a feel of the pedal and said the clutch is stuffed. How would I check this myself?

Also has anyone replaced theirs? How...
Forum: Performance & General Maintenance 28-01-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,805
Posted By Abaddon
Gives me some confidence, knowing there's a...

Gives me some confidence, knowing there's a chance she'll keep going. Think I'll get it registered and keep it on the road. Sounds like my quote is about right then.

Has been too good to me to...
Forum: Performance & General Maintenance 21-01-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,805
Posted By Abaddon
Slipping Clutch

Hi guys,

Wouldn't you know it, have the engine running well now (apart from going through a bit of oil). And now the clutch is going.

Lots of free play in the pedal and it's started slipping...
Forum: Performance & General Maintenance 21-10-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,235
Posted By Abaddon
Thanks again Rupe, running perfectly again :)

Thanks again Rupe, running perfectly again :)
Forum: Performance & General Maintenance 09-10-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,420
Posted By Abaddon
Checked your distributor? ;)

Checked your distributor? ;)
Forum: Performance & General Maintenance 09-10-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,420
Posted By Abaddon
Checked your spark plugs? Checked leads for...

Checked your spark plugs? Checked leads for sparks jumping where they shouldn't (how old are the plugs/leads)? What did you clean the MAF with?

Cleaned your throttle body? Throttle position...
Forum: Performance & General Maintenance 09-10-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,235
Posted By Abaddon
Yep they look pretty nasty. Bought a new cap and...

Yep they look pretty nasty. Bought a new cap and rotor.

Had some trouble getting the rotor out it was pretty much glued in with some kind of old lube/grease. Ended up snapping the rotor trying...
Forum: Performance & General Maintenance 09-10-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,235
Posted By Abaddon
Thanks Rupe. I'll head home at lunch and see...

Thanks Rupe. I'll head home at lunch and see what kind of distributor it is. Try and get a replacement today. Anyone know a good guide for changing it over?
Forum: Performance & General Maintenance 09-10-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,235
Posted By Abaddon
Revs Jerking from idle

Hi guys,

You know how it is, as soon as you have everything running well...something...happens. So the car has been off the road for a week or so.

Firstly had a problem starting the car,...
Forum: Performance & General Maintenance 10-09-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,573
Posted By Abaddon
Thanks for the tip. Anyone used it? Safe?

Thanks for the tip. Anyone used it?

Safe?
Forum: Performance & General Maintenance 08-09-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,818
Posted By Abaddon
I was thinking headers back. My mechanic tells...

I was thinking headers back. My mechanic tells me the exhaust is not in great shape. He did a fair bit of welding on it last time around.

I probably need to pull off the heat shields and see...
Forum: Performance & General Maintenance 08-09-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,818
Posted By Abaddon
Thoughts, Are K&N filters worth the cost over standard filters?

With the recent results I've had after a good throttle body clean out I'm thinking about getting more.

Question for anyone who's switched to a K&N hi flow panel. Any difference?

Or is it...
Forum: Performance & General Maintenance 08-09-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,573
Posted By Abaddon
Had a look at a few videos of it online. Nowhere...

Had a look at a few videos of it online. Nowhere I've seen seems to stock it though.
Forum: For Sale/Wanted 08-09-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,470
Posted By Abaddon
Stock or special? How much?

Stock or special?

How much?
Forum: Performance & General Maintenance 08-09-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,573
Posted By Abaddon
Talking Intake Cleaning

So I've been having problems with some rough acceleration of late, especially before the car warms up, but also randomly (first and second gear primarily). I also noticed I was getting a fair bit of...
Forum: For Sale/Wanted 07-01-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 831
Posted By Abaddon
WTB [NSW]: BA Astina BP 1.8 Radiator Overflow Bottle Cap

Hey guys,

Looks like my cooling system has some gremlins. The radiator overflow keeps emptying itself. I haven't found the cause as yet, but when I opened the over flow bottle to fill it...
Forum: Off Topic 17-09-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,256
Posted By Abaddon
Haaccks

Just got an email that someone has been trying to access my AstinaGT account and has had an incorrect password 5 times (will be blocked for 15 minutes). I whois'd the IP and it's coming from...
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