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Forum: Parts for sale (Private Classifieds) Yesterday, 03:24 AM
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Posted By BGTV8
Sorry Rusty - my OCD was triggered

Sorry Rusty - my OCD was triggered
Forum: Track / Autocross / Drifting / Dragstrip 07-07-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 688
Posted By BGTV8
You need the following mapped by track position...

You need the following mapped by track position for relative lap analysis:
1. Steering angle
2. Brake pressure
3. Throttle %-age
4. Speed

I have both RacePak and Motec (2 different cars) and...
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain 07-07-2020, 03:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 406
Posted By BGTV8
This is for engine oil and not diff

This is for engine oil and not diff
Forum: Brakes & Suspension 06-21-2020, 02:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 926
Posted By BGTV8
Actually - with that much camber, I am blown-away...

Actually - with that much camber, I am blown-away that you even get 1000 miles out of your tyres

The toe setting also looks dodgy. 10 "what" in ..... 10 degrees, 0.10 inch, 10mm ........... is...
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain 06-12-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 824
Posted By BGTV8
Has to be a sensor problem .......... you need to...

Has to be a sensor problem .......... you need to find out what the FSM says to diagnose it

Could be clutch sensor or gearbox position indicator but FSM will explain the diagnosis procedure
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain 06-10-2020, 04:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 953
Posted By BGTV8
Is normal ............. just take the car from...

Is normal ............. just take the car from one gear to the next and don't faff about with the shifter .......... it's not your willie so don't play with it.
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain 05-09-2020, 02:07 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 17,673
Posted By BGTV8
VVEL lump on the head in the way by 4mm - the ITB...

VVEL lump on the head in the way by 4mm - the ITB kit fits on an OEM engine with actuators in place but the actuators have been tossed and a plate with locking bolt/nut needed a tweak to get it all...
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain 05-09-2020, 01:33 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 17,673
Posted By BGTV8
A couple more photo's as we finesse the engine...

A couple more photo's as we finesse the engine bay ......... original ITB trumpet angle leaves trumpets too close to the underside of the bonnet so we've angled the trumpets a bit to give more room...
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain 05-02-2020, 01:18 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 17,673
Posted By BGTV8
F4rk - doesn't time pass when you are having fun....

F4rk - doesn't time pass when you are having fun.

In last three months I have:

Taken delivery of 6 Braid forged wheels and 10 Michelin 27/65/R18 slicks that are cast-offs from Australian...
Forum: Nissan 370Z General Discussions 05-02-2020, 12:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 804
Posted By BGTV8
The crank hits the oil and turns the oil in the...

The crank hits the oil and turns the oil in the sump into foam. The oil pump then cannot maintain oil pressure and the bearings run dry, you get metal to metal contact between crank and bearings and...
Forum: Track / Autocross / Drifting / Dragstrip 05-01-2020, 02:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 862
Posted By BGTV8
Thanks for reminding me ....... will update the...

Thanks for reminding me ....... will update the build thread over the weekend
Forum: Track / Autocross / Drifting / Dragstrip 04-30-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 862
Posted By BGTV8
I run 275/35R18 on 9.5" Enkei for wets and...

I run 275/35R18 on 9.5" Enkei for wets and 27/65R18 Michelin Slicks (actually Porsche Cup fronts) on 10" Braid Forged. Alternative slick is Pirelli 285/655R18.

Square all round makes for better...
Forum: Forced Induction 04-29-2020, 02:45 AM
Replies: 2,473
Views: 109,316
Posted By BGTV8
https://www.turnology.com/tech-stories/a-look-insi...

https://www.turnology.com/tech-stories/a-look-inside-the-most-powerful-n-a-nissan-vq-series-engine-ever/

Is VQ37 bottom end with HR heads, a Bryant Racing 96mm stroke steel crank and bunch of...
Forum: Forced Induction 04-28-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 2,473
Views: 109,316
Posted By BGTV8
Have you spoken to Sasha Anis in Canada about his...

Have you spoken to Sasha Anis in Canada about his big-fat-VQ and the bearing he used.

There is an "tuning magazine" article on the web about the spec that mentions King bearings.

Might be worth...
Forum: Nissan 370Z Photos / Spyshots / Video / Media Gallery 04-28-2020, 03:44 AM
Replies: 6,486
Views: 922,879
Posted By BGTV8
Mine

Mine
Forum: Brakes & Suspension 04-28-2020, 03:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 733
Posted By BGTV8
The fix 1. Get in the car 2. Start car, turn...

The fix
1. Get in the car
2. Start car, turn on sound system
3. Turn up sound system
4. Reverse out of garage, parking bay
5. Proceed and then moderate sound system volume

Easy fix, no $'s
...
Forum: Brakes & Suspension 04-24-2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 860
Posted By BGTV8
I can offer some MCA Reds ............. USD to...

I can offer some MCA Reds ............. USD to AUD is going to make the price attractive, even with shipping.

See here: https://mcasuspension.com/products/race-red-series

1 USD equals about...
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain 04-24-2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,323
Posted By BGTV8
Is called synchro's "baulking" - especially if...

Is called synchro's "baulking" - especially if you are trying to shift very quickly. Syncro's are failing to get the gears involved to speed-march (thats the "synconisation" part) and the gears...
Forum: The Lounge (Off Topic) 04-21-2020, 02:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 460
Posted By BGTV8
Humour: COVID related

HOW TO HAVE SEX ON LOCKDOWN WHILST THE KIDS ARE IN THE HOUSE

The only way to pull off a lockdown afternoon 'quickie' with their 8-year old son in the apartment was to send him out on the balcony...
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain 04-17-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 21,122
Posted By BGTV8
These guys might be able to help (they have US...

These guys might be able to help (they have US based dealers) and I have used their T5 gearsets in my Historic Race car in the past

https://www.ppgearbox.com/

These guys make the axles for my...
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain 04-06-2020, 02:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 728
Posted By BGTV8
Depends on how loud it is. A properly shimmed...

Depends on how loud it is. A properly shimmed CWP with a "good pattern" won't whine, so one that is noisy is not 100%. The EOM bushes are fluid filled (and are devils spawn) to damp out natural...
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain 04-05-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 728
Posted By BGTV8
Did you upgrade diff bushes at the same time ? ...

Did you upgrade diff bushes at the same time ?

That could be increased NVH that you are hearing.

I had a Quaife in my 3.7:1 diff that was quiet, but since installing 3.9:1 gears repalcing the...
Forum: Brakes & Suspension 04-04-2020, 02:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,010
Posted By BGTV8
That isn't going to happen anytime soon, that's...

That isn't going to happen anytime soon, that's for sure
Forum: The Lounge (Off Topic) 03-27-2020, 02:23 AM
Replies: 1,782
Views: 28,153
Posted By BGTV8
Some light hearted humour in an essentially...

Some light hearted humour in an essentially sh1tty situation:

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Due to the current upset situation caused by the Corona Virus in the
economy, the Government has decided...
Forum: Wheels & Tires 03-23-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 623
Posted By BGTV8
511 lb/ft of torque when exploited is going to...

511 lb/ft of torque when exploited is going to turn the tyres.

Wheelspin overheats the tread surface and will eventually make the tyres hard.

This what you are seeing.

Options:
1. Get an...
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