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Re: Oil additives

by Gaz ¦ Sun Sep 22, 2013 8:19 am ¦ Forum: Faults and Fixes: Mechanical ¦ Topic: Oil additives ¦ Replies: 14 ¦ Views: 515

planetc wrote:If you are using good quality oil and changing it often enough it shouldn't need anything added to it.

+1

Re: Alloy referb

by Gaz ¦ Thu Sep 19, 2013 9:16 pm ¦ Forum: Wheels and Tyres ¦ Topic: Alloy referb ¦ Replies: 10 ¦ Views: 584

If it's leaking air you needs the tyre off otherwise its pointless

Re: vaux-world sensor

by Gaz ¦ Wed Sep 11, 2013 7:29 pm ¦ Forum: Faults and Fixes: Mechanical ¦ Topic: vaux-world sensor ¦ Replies: 5 ¦ Views: 246

will be a bog standard pattern part, nowt special but should still work.

check the length of it compared to the one you removed

Re: cool running thermostat and manifold cover??

by Gaz ¦ Wed Sep 11, 2013 5:48 pm ¦ Forum: Faults and Fixes: Mechanical ¦ Topic: cool running thermostat and manifold cover?? ¦ Replies: 8 ¦ Views: 374

stupid idea the thermostat, we dont live in the desert its Britain

Re: chipped xe ecu... how much?

by Gaz ¦ Wed Sep 11, 2013 5:46 pm ¦ Forum: Faults and Fixes: ICE and Electrical ¦ Topic: chipped xe ecu... how much? ¦ Replies: 3 ¦ Views: 167

I wouldnt be paying a lot as they dont do much.

Re: Saab 93 Turbo

by Gaz ¦ Mon Sep 09, 2013 7:20 pm ¦ Forum: Faults and Fixes: Mechanical ¦ Topic: Saab 93 Turbo ¦ Replies: 17 ¦ Views: 721

93 should be cav/vectra based so probably, chip pan dan should be able to have an idea

Re: rev limiter....20xe

by Gaz ¦ Sun Sep 08, 2013 4:02 pm ¦ Forum: Faults and Fixes: Mechanical ¦ Topic: rev limiter....20xe ¦ Replies: 11 ¦ Views: 573

Its the plastic pin in the middle needs the centre pulling out and unclipping the pegs on the edges

Re: rev limiter....20xe

by Gaz ¦ Sun Sep 08, 2013 10:36 am ¦ Forum: Faults and Fixes: Mechanical ¦ Topic: rev limiter....20xe ¦ Replies: 11 ¦ Views: 573

yea but might be worth pulling it fully out you dont want it going in pissed.

Re: Poly bushes?

by Gaz ¦ Sun Sep 08, 2013 10:23 am ¦ Forum: Faults and Fixes: Brakes and Suspension ¦ Topic: Poly bushes? ¦ Replies: 3 ¦ Views: 266

just replace for new, people replace knackered old bushes for poly and think they are the greatest, new is fine and a hell of a lot cheaper.

just replace your whole wishbones and arb bushes and odds on it will be 100% better.

Re: rev limiter....20xe

by Gaz ¦ Sat Sep 07, 2013 10:12 pm ¦ Forum: Faults and Fixes: Mechanical ¦ Topic: rev limiter....20xe ¦ Replies: 11 ¦ Views: 573

Cant see it being anything else. planetc will probably correct me

Yea they dont do a lot tbh, i did see a small improvement but id have been pissed if it had been the £300 eds wanted

http://www.eds-motorsport.de/shop/de/Op ... steigerung

Re: rev limiter....20xe

by Gaz ¦ Sat Sep 07, 2013 9:29 pm ¦ Forum: Faults and Fixes: Mechanical ¦ Topic: rev limiter....20xe ¦ Replies: 11 ¦ Views: 573

ecu, mine has eds chips and it has the 8k limit.

Re: Wheels Pic thread - Ive made a start

by Gaz ¦ Fri Sep 06, 2013 6:22 pm ¦ Forum: Wheels and Tyres ¦ Topic: Wheels Pic thread - Ive made a start ¦ Replies: 126 ¦ Views: 17940

porsche wheels are 5x130

Re: 288mm brake upgrade question

by Gaz ¦ Tue Sep 03, 2013 8:29 pm ¦ Forum: Faults and Fixes: Brakes and Suspension ¦ Topic: 288mm brake upgrade question ¦ Replies: 8 ¦ Views: 360

Larger brake caliper pistons, so spongier pedal

Re: 288mm brake upgrade question

by Gaz ¦ Tue Sep 03, 2013 7:08 pm ¦ Forum: Faults and Fixes: Brakes and Suspension ¦ Topic: 288mm brake upgrade question ¦ Replies: 8 ¦ Views: 360

yes. watch out with your hubs some are too large to fit over the 288m disk

Re: coilovers..?

by Gaz ¦ Sun Sep 01, 2013 6:27 pm ¦ Forum: Faults and Fixes: Brakes and Suspension ¦ Topic: coilovers..? ¦ Replies: 15 ¦ Views: 720

It would steer like shit, Your not taking any of the steering angle into consideration its not a fixed point it moves dynamically. http://www.autek.dk/Articles/PrincipOfSteeringGeo_eng.pdf Do some reading its not as simple as just swapping bits about and hoping for the best. its not a childs wooden ...

Re: coilovers..?

by Gaz ¦ Sun Sep 01, 2013 4:25 pm ¦ Forum: Faults and Fixes: Brakes and Suspension ¦ Topic: coilovers..? ¦ Replies: 15 ¦ Views: 720

problem is the steering rack is on the frame not on the firewall so trying to use vectra/mk4 astra means a rack issue

Re: 225/45/17s on a lowered cav?

by Gaz ¦ Sun Sep 01, 2013 9:10 am ¦ Forum: Wheels and Tyres ¦ Topic: 225/45/17s on a lowered cav? ¦ Replies: 3 ¦ Views: 434

wont get them on

Re: Short throw gear linkage mod offered

by Gaz ¦ Fri Aug 30, 2013 9:01 pm ¦ Forum: General Chat ¦ Topic: Short throw gear linkage mod offered ¦ Replies: 3 ¦ Views: 192

linkage or linkage mount?

Gsi don't have beams so it's probably an sri one. All beam flexis are the same

Re: cav gsi immobiliser problem???

by Gaz ¦ Wed Aug 28, 2013 4:57 pm ¦ Forum: Faults and Fixes: Mechanical ¦ Topic: cav gsi immobiliser problem??? ¦ Replies: 3 ¦ Views: 147

Gsi dont have an imobizer

Re: reliable ecotec!

by Gaz ¦ Wed Aug 28, 2013 3:28 pm ¦ Forum: Faults and Fixes: Mechanical ¦ Topic: reliable ecotec! ¦ Replies: 12 ¦ Views: 521

No icv should stall about a second after you take your foot off the throttle

Re: Damaged Gas Shock?

by Gaz ¦ Mon Aug 26, 2013 7:10 pm ¦ Forum: Faults and Fixes: Brakes and Suspension ¦ Topic: Damaged Gas Shock? ¦ Replies: 17 ¦ Views: 714

Plenty of talk of not running standard shocks its not ideal but they will still be fine, it tends to wear them out more than they run out of travel.

Re: Damaged Gas Shock?

by Gaz ¦ Mon Aug 26, 2013 6:33 pm ¦ Forum: Faults and Fixes: Brakes and Suspension ¦ Topic: Damaged Gas Shock? ¦ Replies: 17 ¦ Views: 714

Even if the springs are solid it should still move, if it doesn't it does sound like its bent.

Re: Damaged Gas Shock?

by Gaz ¦ Mon Aug 26, 2013 5:53 pm ¦ Forum: Faults and Fixes: Brakes and Suspension ¦ Topic: Damaged Gas Shock? ¦ Replies: 17 ¦ Views: 714

If you bounce that corner what happens, it carries on bouncing, or bounces once then stops?