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  1. You'll want to be careful about the customs form....

    You'll want to be careful about the customs form. As of Jan-1, all remote sellers are required to register for & collect 20% VAT on behalf of the UK govt or there can be delays and added fees due at...
  2. [Heat & A/C] Too short as is, I ran a jumper.

    Too short as is, I ran a jumper.
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    [Suspension] Stock rear upper links are on 8" centers

    Stock rear upper links are on 8" centers
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    [General] Ditto on everything Rich said. If the brakes...

    Ditto on everything Rich said.
    If the brakes lock too easily, its a traction (tire) problem not a brake problem.
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    [Engine] Did you plug the hole once done? If not you'll...

    Did you plug the hole once done? If not you'll have a big vacuum leak during warmup. A 1c piece fits perfectly :D
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    [Engine] Not at all, it will start. Even if you have an...

    Not at all, it will start. Even if you have an air filter installed. You can spray starter fluid on the the air filter and it will still kick over. Very helpful for diagnosing a disconnected fuel...
  7. [General] No, it's not an issue at these frequencies. The...

    No, it's not an issue at these frequencies. The energy stays mostly in the car.

    First image shows the uncorrected (no EQ applied) measurement from in car (drivers seat on my right shoulder)...
  8. [General] There are lots of options for sure, only limited...

    There are lots of options for sure, only limited by creativity
    Here's a few pics from my recent upgrades during the build process:
    https://imgur.com/a/rCe7lBg

    -Pioneer somethingsomething-2550...
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    [General] Contacted 2x DMC vendors about purchasing vinyl...

    Contacted 2x DMC vendors about purchasing vinyl but didn't receive a reply from either.

    Strolled down to my local upholstery shop and picked up some of this new grey vinyl. Old left, new right. ...
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    [General] A few are NLA, but I believe the windshield A...

    A few are NLA, but I believe the windshield A pillar vinyl has been reproduced or a very similar texture is available. The pillars are a different grain from the pads/console "elephant skin"...
  11. [Engine] Here's a pic of mine on a DMC pulley. 65728

    Here's a pic of mine on a DMC pulley.
    65728
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    [General] A pillar vinyl available by the yard?

    Does anyone know of a source / part number for vinyl that matches the A-pillar grain? I'm working on a new audio project and need about a yard of something that matches the A pillars. In grey if...
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    [General] On a cold day it can take a while for things to...

    On a cold day it can take a while for things to warm up if only idling.

    I checked a recent data log. At 44F ambient, it took my car 12 minutes to pass 180F (sensor is in the Y-pipe). And that's...
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    [General] I have a set of JW Speaker headlights w/ heaters...

    I have a set of JW Speaker headlights w/ heaters & black bezels waiting to install. The look will not be for everyone but I like it :D It also took 8 months of patience to assemble a set for...
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    [Engine] If reducing timing increases torque that could be...

    If reducing timing increases torque that could be a sign that the engine was overtimed. In theory the stage 2 package was tested and set optimally for most driving conditions.

    Unfortunately there...
  16. Thread: 3D printer

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    I have a few large ABS parts in my car exposed to...

    I have a few large ABS parts in my car exposed to direct sunlight, installed in 2019. No warpage at all - so far so good!

    ABS can warp like gangbusters during print depending on shape. I made a...
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    [Fuel] The return fuel line is noisy - there are some...

    The return fuel line is noisy - there are some in-line fittings and a 90 degree bend that add to the noise. Mine is almost as noisy at 44psi primary if I turn on the fuel pump.

    Its more noisy &...
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    [General] The forum software needs to be updated. You'd...

    The forum software needs to be updated.

    You'd have to open this in a graphic editor that ignores the orientation data and rotate it correctly.
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    4deg sounds really late. I'd expect that it...

    4deg sounds really late. I'd expect that it would be lumpy - does the timing light agree w/ the software?

    I only ask because I found a much more stable idle at 19deg timing. MAP dropped a few...
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    If you're open to whittling: Grinding the edges...

    If you're open to whittling: Grinding the edges of the manifold a bit by the intake ports allows you to Tetris the manifold into position with the rails secured. Clean down the O-ring witness marks...
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    [General] It might be a caveman solution, but you can file...

    It might be a caveman solution, but you can file a taper on stock-style pads. Only takes about 60 seconds per pad.
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    Itís a Pioneer remote display stereo. Old radio...

    Itís a Pioneer remote display stereo. Old radio space is now the gauge and controls for heated / circulated seats. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20201010/57db93b3260bd91c345789f1b2e23016.jpg
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    That's probably a good idea. They very slightly...

    That's probably a good idea. They very slightly are connected at the common passages for the cold start/idle tube but not by very much :)

    You might also consider a switch to blow-through and add...
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    Now that's pretty darn organized! Is this an...

    Now that's pretty darn organized! Is this an Island Twin Turbo conversion?

    I would probably look to run a single boost control solenoid, to lower cost and reduce points of failure.

    Make sure...
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    [Frame & Body] Steaming the foam will help. On mine the...

    Steaming the foam will help. On mine the bolster-bar pockets were not optimally sewn. My pass side has the eyelets on the bolster bars pretty much touching the zip ties/washers.

    When I get to my...
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