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by greyghost
Wed 19 Jun, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: 4WD Tech
Topic: Carb Heat for Sierra.
Replies: 13
Views: 117

Re: Carb Heat for Sierra.

get a piece of the heat-proof corrugated foil tubing (similar to the original hot air induction) this is available from Bursons clamp one end onto the exhaust manifold and jam the other end into the air intake, this will cure your freezing issue. Jinxy had this issue and this was the most cost effec...
by greyghost
Mon 03 Jun, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: 4WD Tech
Topic: Jimny wheel stud upgrade...
Replies: 5
Views: 100

Re: Jimny wheel stud upgrade...

no need to upgrade, just a waist of money when you are talking tires that small be dollars spent is buy a torque wrench, and every time you do up your wheel nuts TORQUE them up to the spec. ive never had a wheel loosen off or broken a stud with the correctly torqued nuts and on the plus side there a...
by greyghost
Fri 31 May, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: NT double toughs, lockwrong
Replies: 2
Views: 40

Re: NT double toughs, lockwrong

I'm pretty sure double tough's never cane in Narrow Track.
by greyghost
Sun 19 May, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: 4WD Tech
Topic: Liquid Intelligence #239
Replies: 2
Views: 65

Re: Liquid Intelligence #239

mike if you really want the cooling properly cleaned the only way is to get the head and block "hot-tanked" all the methods that advocate not having to strip the engine down are just very bad band-aids, I've tried a few in my early days and have always had to go back to the beginning. if you are car...
by greyghost
Wed 13 Mar, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Trips,Tracks and Events
Topic: Adventure Tour - Hard - 9th - 11th March - DONE!
Replies: 46
Views: 1496

Re: Adventure Tour - Hard - 9th - 11th March - DONE!

how did you find those half doors?
by greyghost
Tue 12 Mar, 2019 5:00 pm
Forum: Trips,Tracks and Events
Topic: Adventure Tour - Hard - 9th - 11th March - DONE!
Replies: 46
Views: 1496

Re: Adventure Tour - Hard - 9th - 11th March **9am Start**

I heard that someone brought along a Ming vase for AT2019?
by greyghost
Wed 27 Feb, 2019 8:06 pm
Forum: Trips,Tracks and Events
Topic: Mods and Repairs afternoon - Sunday 18th November
Replies: 30
Views: 1226

Re: Mods and Repairs afternoon - Sunday 18th November

could be caused by any of the following (not a comprehensive list either) low fuel level in the float bowl, dodgy fuel pump. partially blocked main jet. ignition advanced too far. the issue really shouldn't show up unless you were doing highway miles or pushing it hard, it would have felt down on po...
by greyghost
Wed 27 Feb, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: Trips,Tracks and Events
Topic: Mods and Repairs afternoon - Sunday 18th November
Replies: 30
Views: 1226

Re: Mods and Repairs afternoon - Sunday 18th November

carb or EFI?

looks like it was running lean, to melt the pistons
by greyghost
Tue 18 Dec, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Vitara S Turbo
Replies: 3
Views: 142

Re: Vitara S Turbo

be warned.

coil spacers will void your warranty, as will a bigger tyre than the stock one on the placard.
by greyghost
Tue 04 Dec, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: Trips,Tracks and Events
Topic: Christmas Weekend at Bill's - 8-9 December
Replies: 48
Views: 1871

Re: Christmas Weekend at Bill's - 8-9 December

not really, as I'd have to stay overnight and I've not equipped my camping setup to accommodate children
and remember they are 4 1/2 and 2, a mighty handful with cars about