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Forum: Modifications - Tips and Tricks 02 Jul 2009, 10:21 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By Nelson
Re: boost problem

hell yea mate just like a bad penny!!!! ;)
Forum: Modifications - Tips and Tricks 02 Jul 2009, 02:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,976
Posted By Nelson
Re: boost problem

Now you are asking....need to dig back through the memories LOL. If I remember correctly you need to plug in the 2 black connectors at the base of the steering column to retrieve any fault codes. A...
Forum: Technical General 02 Jul 2009, 09:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,154
Posted By Nelson
Re: Passenger Wheel knock, ting, metalic rattle

ARB bushes? Drop Links or could well be Top Mounts - sounds similar to a problem I had with my old Evo, that turned out to be a fooked top mount. Made a right ole racket and got progressively worse!!
Forum: Modifications - Tips and Tricks 02 Jul 2009, 09:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,976
Posted By Nelson
Re: boost problem

Few things you can check. Firstly if you haven't got a boost gauge then get one and see how its holding boost? next up how is the boost controlled? could well be worth cleaning the boost control...
Forum: Modifications - Tips and Tricks 02 Jul 2009, 09:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,317
Posted By Nelson
Re: Panel air filter Vs Induction Kit.

I remember binning an induction kit on my original WRX and replaced with an original airbox and STI and later Green panel filter. Car pulled so much better as a result and further improvements were...
Forum: Technical General 16 Jun 2009, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,040
Posted By Nelson
Re: missing when cold??

I would check the ECU for fault codes, clean the MAF and then the boost solenoid. Might also be worth pulling the plugs and regapping them!
Forum: Technical General 16 Jun 2009, 02:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,396
Posted By Nelson
Re: buzzing noise after booting.

If its the Turbo there are a few things you can look out for. Firstly do you have a boost gauge and if so is it holding boost ok? secondly is the car using oil? Have you had your gearbox or...
Forum: General Chat - Anything about Anything 17 May 2009, 04:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,312
Posted By Nelson
Re: Whatever happened to...?

Hi mate - dark side, sadly not. I sold my Evo last year (October) and miss it like mad.

I had to save some pennies due to some personal problems and now have a little hot hatch (well sort of)...
Forum: General Chat - Anything about Anything 17 May 2009, 11:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,312
Posted By Nelson
Forum: Modifications - Tips and Tricks 03 Mar 2009, 04:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,713
Posted By Nelson
Re: UNDECIDED CANT PICK EXHAUST

I had the original hayward and Scott Scoobysport System on my old MY00 Classic. Sounded the absolute nuts but was very unassuming from the rear of the car. I got no end of comments about it when I...
Forum: Modifications - Tips and Tricks 03 Mar 2009, 04:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 20,401
Posted By Nelson
Re: Turbo 2000 tuning advice

or another option is go for the PPP upgrade (which I seem to recall was insurance friendly). You just need the PPP ECU, Cat back exhaust which removes centre cat and the slightly larger bore brass...
Forum: Engine Bay 21 Jan 2009, 02:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,008
Posted By Nelson
Re: Need help with 98 WRX

Might also be worth checking the plugs and maybe try using another MAF sensor. Have you checked the ECU for fault codes? might be worth doing this at some point, but like Pete my money would be a...
Forum: Technical General 21 Jan 2009, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,130
Posted By Nelson
Re: wheels

and just to add IIRC the STi version had 18's fitted as standard did it not? one assumes for more grip etc.
Forum: Other Car Makes / Models 21 Jan 2009, 02:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,344
Posted By Nelson
Re: Lol i feel to old to be looking at these with lee

Drove a VTR not so long ago and was not too impressed with the driving position Dave. How did you find it? Almost as though you have to sit down and reposition your feet.......they do go quite well...
Forum: Other Car Makes / Models 31 Oct 2008, 02:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,367
Posted By Nelson
Re: Dabbling with the darkside....well sort of!!

Hi Dave- pffft I don't know, leave you alone for one minute and you have gone all dark side ;)

Nice motors the space stars. I see a silver one where I work - lowered, nice rims, tints and some...
Forum: General Chat - Anything about Anything 19 Sep 2008, 12:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 934
Posted By Nelson
Rally Day 2008

Just wanted to ask as to whether anyone from here is attending this years show at Castle Combe Race Circuit which takes place tomorrow, 20.09.08?

I am gonna be there with my club and it promises...
Forum: Electrical (Including ICE) 10 Sep 2008, 08:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,631
Posted By Nelson
Re: Check Engine, impreza 2000 Turbo 4WD

There is a correct procedure to reset the ECU so it sounds to me like you have either not reset the ECU correctly or have left the plugs still connected?
Forum: Electrical (Including ICE) 08 Sep 2008, 01:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,631
Posted By Nelson
Re: Check Engine, impreza 2000 Turbo 4WD

OK mate best way to explain is good old "plain english". What you need to do is get yourself into the drivers footwell. I used to go in on my back and when there look up at the bottom of the...
Forum: Users Photo Gallery 08 Sep 2008, 01:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,403
Posted By Nelson
Re: Hello boys and girls!!

Cheers fella's - Japfest seems so long ago now ;)
Forum: Users Photo Gallery 08 Sep 2008, 01:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,218
Posted By Nelson
Re: My Scoob nice and clean

Hi Andrew - car is looking superb mate - nice one!!!!
Forum: Electrical (Including ICE) 08 Sep 2008, 01:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,631
Posted By Nelson
Re: Check Engine, impreza 2000 Turbo 4WD

As above really mate. Just plug in the diagnostic plug (the green plug IIRC), turn on the ignition and see if a fault code has been logged.

You'll need to count the flashes - long flashes = units...
Forum: Other Car Makes / Models 09 Jun 2008, 10:05 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 49,377
Posted By Nelson
I love these sort of projects - must be so...

I love these sort of projects - must be so rewarding when you have the finished article :)
Forum: Other Car Makes / Models 04 Jun 2008, 01:12 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 49,377
Posted By Nelson
That is gonna be some car when its finished - I...

That is gonna be some car when its finished - I remember seeing the McRae Mk2 Escorts at last years Rally Day and they were quite a sight.

I Love the old skool Escorts :)
Forum: General Chat - Anything about Anything 04 Jun 2008, 01:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,737
Posted By Nelson
Hi tricia - I have popped back from time to time...

Hi tricia - I have popped back from time to time on here and do see the regulars still posting :)
Forum: General Chat - Anything about Anything 21 May 2008, 03:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,602
Posted By Nelson
Talk about names from the past - hello Steve,...

Talk about names from the past - hello Steve, hows you mate??

What are you upto?
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