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Forum: Technical Articles 25-02-10, 23:36
Replies: 96
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Posted By natho
wow... over 5 years later people are still...

wow... over 5 years later people are still looking at this guide!!
Forum: Engines, Turbos, Exhausts, Intercoolers 25-04-09, 11:15
Replies: 9
Views: 767
Posted By natho
if that's the part i'm thinking off, it will have...

if that's the part i'm thinking off, it will have two vacuum hoses and a wiring plug. the ecu uses it to switch between engine vacuum and atmospheric pressure to the fuel pressure regulator when...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 18-02-09, 23:16
Replies: 8
Views: 896
Posted By natho
this is the behavior that happens when the auto...

this is the behavior that happens when the auto computer doesn't control the solenoids and is quite often caused by no speed signal. in all my vl's it was bad solder joints in the speedo or...
Forum: For Sale & Wanted - Cars and Bikes 03-11-07, 19:19
Replies: 0
Views: 332
Posted By natho
[FS - SA] 1991 VN S2 Lexcen (commodore) wagon (1800ono)

For Sale :1991 VN S2 Lexcen (commodore) wagon
Colour: white
Engine: V6
Transmission: Auto
Wheels & tyres: stock 14", tyres in good cond
Rego: WEJ578 with 3 months rego
State: SA
Odometer...
Forum: Engines, Turbos, Exhausts, Intercoolers 25-09-07, 15:32
Replies: 22
Views: 764
Posted By natho
Don't waste your time with a red top RB20. ...

Don't waste your time with a red top RB20.

If you're convinced that an RB20 is the way to go, get a silver top. Also, make sure you fit the appropriate diff ratio - at least 4.11:1. The R32 has...
Forum: For Sale - Everything Else 10-08-07, 09:59
Replies: 2
Views: 714
Posted By natho
6" 3-way speakers are sold rest is still...

6" 3-way speakers are sold
rest is still avilable
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 09-08-07, 07:57
Replies: 11
Views: 848
Posted By natho
FYI power steering pump on the VN-VR is the same...

FYI power steering pump on the VN-VR is the same as the later VL's, with a different pulley.

Looking at some modern small cars I've noticed that pumps are smaller these days so it might be worth...
Forum: For Sale - Everything Else 28-07-07, 17:07
Replies: 2
Views: 714
Posted By natho
FS: ADL: 3 pairs of speakers, kenwood amp

Got 3 pairs of speakers and an amp for sale.

All are in great condition and work fine. Selling as they won't fit my new car.

Pioneer ts-a1655 6" 2way 140w peak/35w nominal/4ohm. does not have...
Forum: South Australia 10-07-07, 10:00
Replies: 14
Views: 832
Posted By natho
i've also taken many cars there and rob and brett...

i've also taken many cars there and rob and brett really know their stuff - highly reccomended!
Forum: South Australia 22-06-07, 10:22
Replies: 21
Views: 935
Posted By natho
anything to get all the crappy smoke blowing, run...

anything to get all the crappy smoke blowing, run down cars off our roads, the better.

i mean, if you're not prepared to keep a car roadworthy, you probably shouldn't have one.

i'd like to see...
Forum: For Sale - Everything Else 14-05-07, 19:58
Replies: 0
Views: 435
Posted By natho
FS: speakers

Got 3 pairs of speakers for sale.

All are in great condition and work fine. Selling as they won't fit my new car.

Pioneer ts-a1655 6" 2way 140w peak/35w nominal/4ohm. does not have the original...
Forum: Engines, Turbos, Exhausts, Intercoolers 02-05-07, 11:38
Replies: 15
Views: 910
Posted By natho
my old one never did this and it was set up the...

my old one never did this and it was set up the same way. do you have a BOV installed that could be venting air on a throttle close? this could make the car run quite rich and nearly stall, as the...
Forum: South Australia 24-04-07, 03:02
Replies: 0
Views: 502
Posted By natho
Looking for some help - need a vn auto trans

Hi All

Auto in my brother VN S2 has died. Looking for a good cond auto trans or 5 speed conversion.

If anyone is aware of anything please let me know.

Thanks
Nathan
Forum: South Australia 16-03-07, 23:24
Replies: 9
Views: 644
Posted By natho
i don't have the factory manual any more, but...

i don't have the factory manual any more, but that tank stores boost and a solenoid activates it to increase fuel pressure when starting when the coolant temp is over 95(? cant remember the exact...
Forum: General, Electrics, Engine Management, Wheels, Bodywork 29-12-06, 17:13
Replies: 5
Views: 715
Posted By natho
if the car is cold, the clutch will be engaged....

if the car is cold, the clutch will be engaged. after 2-3 minutes of running it should disengage and not come back on until the car has warmed up.

easiest way to see if its stuffed - get the car...
Forum: General, Electrics, Engine Management, Wheels, Bodywork 26-12-06, 17:14
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By natho
i know for a fact there were not there from the...

i know for a fact there were not there from the factory.

i was going to use a dual speed thermo setup and have a light for low and high speed (orange and red) to keep an eye on when they came on...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 05-12-06, 11:24
Replies: 10
Views: 992
Posted By natho
(3) get a boost feed from the plenum, T it off...

(3) get a boost feed from the plenum, T it off any off the hose for the carbon canister or fuel pressure regulator the same as a boost gauge. then you can hook up a boost controller same as always.
Forum: South Australia 04-12-06, 10:49
Replies: 34
Views: 1,753
Posted By natho
my old VLT was a sleeper. only thing that wasnt...

my old VLT was a sleeper. only thing that wasnt stock was the wheels which were only 16" VT Calais rims. only problem with that was that it attracted so many bogans in their VN's. thankfully a small...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 21-11-06, 17:04
Replies: 18
Views: 1,236
Posted By natho
how did it go on the dyno after the fuel...

how did it go on the dyno after the fuel pump/regulator went on?
Forum: General, Electrics, Engine Management, Wheels, Bodywork 14-11-06, 12:05
Replies: 9
Views: 710
Posted By natho
r31 skylines use the same pink top as the VL (if...

r31 skylines use the same pink top as the VL (if its an RB30E). the imported RB20 NICS ones use red injectors, the same as the VLT I believe.

Green ones are most likely from an E15ET (ET Pulsar)...
Forum: South Australia 01-11-06, 12:03
Replies: 17
Views: 732
Posted By natho
if the gasket has blown the head has probably...

if the gasket has blown the head has probably warped so either way take it to a cyl head place and have it pressure tested and skimmed

no point doing it half assed, it'll just go again later.
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 20-09-06, 21:00
Replies: 28
Views: 1,576
Posted By natho
i had the same problems on my old vlt. bought a...

i had the same problems on my old vlt. bought a new actuator (which i used by adjusting the rod - no boost controller at all) and it helped but boost still dropped off more sharply than it should...
Forum: South Australia 15-08-06, 18:41
Replies: 7
Views: 526
Posted By natho
i've got an n/a shift kit from KEAS lying around...

i've got an n/a shift kit from KEAS lying around somewhere - removed when we sold the car. if you want it PM me.

its for n/a though, not turbo.
Forum: Engines, Turbos, Exhausts, Intercoolers 13-08-06, 08:46
Replies: 3
Views: 506
Posted By natho
i have seen malpassi's go out of adjustment and...

i have seen malpassi's go out of adjustment and lean out. not sure if they are better now or not. personally i'd go the sard. if you do get a malpassi mount it on the body of the car not on the...
Forum: For Sale - Everything Else 12-08-06, 12:20
Replies: 0
Views: 477
Posted By natho
FS:[SA] HVLP Gravity feed spray gun

HVLP Gravity feed spray gun. Bought to touch up a car but never used. Packet has been opened to take a look but otherwise has never been touched. Specs as follows:

1.4mm nozzle
600cc capacity...
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