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Forum: General, Electrics, Engine Management, Wheels, Bodywork 14-07-16, 22:25
Replies: 7
Views: 3,345
Posted By CJW
Play as in the spring still holds them down but...

Play as in the spring still holds them down but there is just heaps of slack before the pop the door open?

If that's the case the lifter rod needs adjusting down. You'll have to remove the handle...
Forum: Technical Articles 15-02-15, 16:23
Replies: 363
Views: 170,842
Posted By CJW
Weird? I run a VS reservoir on mine, the only...

Weird? I run a VS reservoir on mine, the only thing is the locking screw doesn't line up, I just re-drilled for a M5 bolt/nut. Obviously the Au one seems a better option though.
Forum: Wanted - Drivetrain 09-11-14, 17:35
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By CJW
Would also add, don't stress about the knock...

Would also add, don't stress about the knock board, you can just bridge the pin with a resistor so the computer always thinks it's reading zero knocks. Stock sensor is pretty much useless anyway.
Forum: Engines, Turbos, Exhausts, Intercoolers 09-11-14, 17:23
Replies: 1
Views: 951
Posted By CJW
That comp wheel size doesn't sound right, sounds...

That comp wheel size doesn't sound right, sounds more like a T28.

Measured one I have in the garage, confirmed with Garrett sizes, probably don't take as gospel though.

Comp:

Ind - 46.5mm...
Forum: Technical Articles 24-08-14, 10:27
Replies: 363
Views: 170,842
Posted By CJW
VZ is definitely different, by how much and could...

VZ is definitely different, by how much and could you get it to work I don't know. VT,VX,VY are definitely the same and work, better off to stick to the known quantity.
Forum: Suspension, Brakes, Gearboxes, Diffs 10-08-14, 13:10
Replies: 4
Views: 1,130
Posted By CJW
Only real way to be sure is to jack both rear...

Only real way to be sure is to jack both rear wheels off the ground. Give one wheel a spin by hand, if both wheels rotate in the same direction it's an LSD if the wheels rotate in opposite...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 27-07-14, 12:32
Replies: 6
Views: 1,135
Posted By CJW
There is no difference, as Duke says it's more...

There is no difference, as Duke says it's more than likely a bung for a wideband sensor as the car it came off probably had an aftemarket ecu hence no need for the 02 sensor.

Are you are running...
Forum: Wanted - Drivetrain 03-06-14, 21:34
Replies: 0
Views: 216
Posted By CJW
WTB: RB25 Manual Gearbox

Edit *sourced one*
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 08-05-14, 20:55
Replies: 4
Views: 798
Posted By CJW
What's your in tank wiring like? I had this...

What's your in tank wiring like? I had this exact issue a while back and ended up it was an intermittent short in the in tank earth wire. Just something to check.

That said I run the exact same...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 09-04-14, 19:09
Replies: 4
Views: 624
Posted By CJW
For a daily I reckon a stock setup with a bit...

For a daily I reckon a stock setup with a bit more boost is enough fun. Mine makes 180rwkw on 10psi and in a VL which is a light car it's good fun. Mines a circuit car so it's tuned pretty...
Forum: Engines, Turbos, Exhausts, Intercoolers 08-04-14, 21:53
Replies: 10
Views: 1,292
Posted By CJW
As chem says the hose between the IAC valve and...

As chem says the hose between the IAC valve and the cross over pipe is the culprit. You can block almost everything else up and get away with it but it won't run at all without that hose as it's...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 08-04-14, 21:42
Replies: 4
Views: 624
Posted By CJW
Easiest solution is to just retard it 5 degrees...

Easiest solution is to just retard it 5 degrees at the dizzy until you get it tuned, with 98 you would have zero issues with the stock VLT timing map. You also won't have issues at that rpm it will...
Forum: General, Electrics, Engine Management, Wheels, Bodywork 06-04-14, 14:53
Replies: 13
Views: 2,904
Posted By CJW
Another update, turned out my issue was the...

Another update, turned out my issue was the wiring inside the fuel tank.

The earth wire must have a break/dodgy connection somewhere along it's length. Put a multimetre on it and resistance...
Forum: General, Electrics, Engine Management, Wheels, Bodywork 03-04-14, 20:51
Replies: 13
Views: 2,904
Posted By CJW
Yeah no probs chem. Bit of an update on my...

Yeah no probs chem.

Bit of an update on my problem. Everything re-wired, separate circuit etc, etc....still blew a fuse (I did still put both pumps on the same circuit).

For my issue now it...
Forum: General, Electrics, Engine Management, Wheels, Bodywork 02-04-14, 21:01
Replies: 13
Views: 2,904
Posted By CJW
Don't see how the CAS can cause the fuel pumps to...

Don't see how the CAS can cause the fuel pumps to run constantly, it's not even on the same circuit? I could see how maybe it could make them stop as it might effect the computer trigger to turn on...
Forum: General, Electrics, Engine Management, Wheels, Bodywork 01-04-14, 21:32
Replies: 13
Views: 2,904
Posted By CJW
I'd put in another relay instead of a switch,...

I'd put in another relay instead of a switch, that way it will run exactly as it was from factory, with over pressure cut off etc and it's a lot safer. It's the way I did it anyway.

I just ran...
Forum: General, Electrics, Engine Management, Wheels, Bodywork 30-03-14, 20:26
Replies: 13
Views: 2,904
Posted By CJW
I have a very similar problem atm. I burnt out...

I have a very similar problem atm. I burnt out the high pressure pump at the track which at the time cause the fuse to blow. Put a new pump in and the fuse kept blowing. I ghetto'd it up at the...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 17-03-14, 20:38
Replies: 5
Views: 862
Posted By CJW
The thinnest setup you could probably aim for is...

The thinnest setup you could probably aim for is VT master/VS booster and reservoir (I run this in my car). The VT booster is significantly thicker than the VS item and also requires a fair bit of...
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 08-03-14, 09:53
Replies: 4
Views: 687
Posted By CJW
Yeah I don't run one and have never had an issue,...

Yeah I don't run one and have never had an issue, no exhaust leaks. I'm not sure there is an exhaust sealant in the world that would stand up to the temps that housing sees if you are giving it some...
Forum: Wanted - Drivetrain 27-02-14, 20:09
Replies: 1
Views: 281
Posted By CJW
WTB: NA Intake Manifold top half

Managed to source one, disregard.
Forum: VL Turbo Discussion 25-02-14, 19:59
Replies: 3
Views: 656
Posted By CJW
Here's the thread...

Here's the thread http://www.calaisturbo.com.au/showthread.php?t=180324

I did mine not long ago, just bought a kit off ebay. If you have any idea how to swing a spanner it's a pretty easy job. ...
Forum: Technical Articles 17-02-14, 22:34
Replies: 363
Views: 170,842
Posted By CJW
Just a bit of warning to those doing this mod by...

Just a bit of warning to those doing this mod by cutting/slitting the adjuster screw in the end of the master cylinder and screwing it in rather than using a spacer. Ensure that even when it is...
Forum: General, Electrics, Engine Management, Wheels, Bodywork 20-01-14, 21:10
Replies: 4
Views: 778
Posted By CJW
The ecu changes timing with load scale and RPM. ...

The ecu changes timing with load scale and RPM. If you look at the picture below (standard VLT timing map) you can see that if you get a bit of TPS creep, say up to 20 and the rpm goes up a touch to...
Forum: Technical Articles 22-08-13, 19:31
Replies: 8
Views: 22,284
Posted By CJW
Here's a sketchy pic courtesy of google, it...

Here's a sketchy pic courtesy of google, it should show you all you need to know though. The red arrow shows the hose you need cut, add a t-piece and then connect the turbo return hose.
...
Forum: Technical Articles 19-08-13, 19:59
Replies: 8
Views: 22,284
Posted By CJW
The water return is fed around the back of the...

The water return is fed around the back of the engine and then back into the cooling system. The most common place is to cut the hose coming out of the heater feed (it's under the front of the...
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