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  1. Hi, I had bought a used aircon condensor and hardlines off someone and had been trying to put them in today but It seems impossible to get the end that connects to the actual aircon unit lined up at all. If you have a look at the pictures, particularly 1-1.jpg & 2.jpg you can see the connector (not sure what to call it) is pretty much 90 degrees in the wrong direction, if i try and turn the connector 90 degrees to fit into the aircon unit the piping before it is just fouling against the block. I've tried various different ways but it doesn't seem to fit. Have I got a hardline for maybe an s14 or an s15? I hadn't confirmed the model of car I've got a 180sx. All the other lines, condensor all line up perfectly, just not this one connector into the aircon unit. Cheers
  2. haha, i've just got the wrong hardline and asked a question what's so wrong with giving it a go myself? I looked it up myself, looks like i've got the hardlines from an s14, just in case others are looking. cheers for the advice
  3. GOODBYE Just Car Insurance...

    I just did a quote today with Shannons on the phone, wasn't really expecting much since I did a quote with them a couple of years ago just after turning 25, wanted to get other prices and compare. At the time, I think they wanted over 1300 a year. This time when I did it, they pretty much matched what my current Just Car one is. about $850 for premium, $500 excess and they increased the valuation of my car. Not sure who else I could really go through for insurance on a 180sx, especially being a daily driver. I did an online quote with NRMA (non vintage) and they wanted $850 premium and $800 excess but they didn't ask anything about mods so not sure if that would be a problem
  4. My part's and upgrade suggestions?

    i think he means hassle as in going through the process of selling etc and getting the other ECU
  5. My part's and upgrade suggestions?

    nah, down here in tassie we don't have one that's open yet think it opens in august though
  6. My part's and upgrade suggestions?

    i'm happy with it for now, on 15psi it kicks in real nice
  7. My part's and upgrade suggestions?

    i'm running the following: GT2871R power FC 740cc injectors z32 AFM bosch 040 fuel pump 3" turbo back exhaust intercooler pod on 10psi i've got 200~rwkw and on 15psi 220~rwkw just to give you a rough idea. Don't think i've forgotten anything
  8. ecu diagnostics 180sx

    Going off this you seem to have a Type X ecu and at the bottom says how to check fault codes http://midnighttouge.blogspot.com.au/2010/03/sr20-ecu-pinouts.html I didn't think you had a type x?
  9. I finally replaced the retractor motor fuse that's hidden in the engine bay fuse box near the battery and my headlights now go up and back down as normal, except that when i turn my headlights on (or press the button) the headlights pop up but go down about an inch or so, it does it on both but more so the RHS one, and when i turn the lights off the lights go down but then pop up a little, again more so the RHS one. i've tried taking the fuse out and winding it to the max height then putting it back in but it just goes back to the lower position. I used to have the lazy eye thing but i took the switch out and re-soldered the wires cos i thought that had something to do with my lights not going up and down at all previously. Any Ideas?
  10. You entering Ti? surely this is the wrong thread for that question
  11. Tasmania Imports! Lets get together!

    there's actually quite a bit going on atm, the fire victim cruise, the dog cruise, powercruise, the other post about a show for 3/2/2012 and the devo car show on 24th march, not to mention drift sessions in between
  12. Tasmania Imports! Lets get together!

    not sure whether this was still being organised or not but there was another post about a thing in hobart on 20th Jan, launnie people could meet up and head down if they were keen, not sure myself at the moment but it's something i could do if my car is ready (kind of had a bit of a mishap with a sign and my front quarter
  13. Tas Chat Thread V1.0

    crowdwise or car wise?
  14. Tas Chat Thread V1.0

    yea something like that, i've avoided the heat and stayed inside, my house is old style so it's real cool, gotta go to work soon though in a big ass shed so that's not gonna be fun
  15. Tas Chat Thread V1.0

    yea but it's a weekend anyway so most people aren't working, should be good, was last year and hopefully wont' be hot as hell
  16. Tas Chat Thread V1.0

    well powercruise is coming up, dunno why he picked australia day to have it though, but still keen anyways
  17. good place to tune turbo'd car ?

    i just got my car tuned by Darren at Southside performance in ulverstone, great guy, knows his stuff, he used to be located in burnie i think but moved
  18. Tasmania Imports! Lets get together!

    We could all also go to power cruise together ? yea sure can, depends what time people wanted to go, i think me and my brother got there around 10 maybe and there was a bit of a line up but everyone eventually gets in and out there. I'll hopefully be picking my car up on friday after a tune and upgrades, it's been months since i've driven it so i'll probably be driving it all weekend
  19. Tasmania Imports! Lets get together!

    can try mid jan, if you think you can get enough interest in the time frame and people will want to do it prior to powercruise
  20. Tasmania Imports! Lets get together!

    just make sure with the date, there's nothing else that weekend, end of jan is powercruise, then early feb is a drift practice day and end of feb is round 1
  21. hmm, i'd be interested but it depends when i get back from SHM show
  22. I just put a new SR20det engine in my 180 and i started it up today, the battery was dead so i jump started it, first things i noticed was it idled real low, about 500rpm, this could be because i haven't had a tune yet (i've added a heap of upgrades, fuel pump, injectors, ecu, turbo, afm). Another thing i noticed was a pretty loudish ticking noise coming from around the inlet manifold, at first i thought it might've been a cable flapping about but i grabbed onto everything and nothing stopped it. Also, at first it ran fine apart from those two issues above but i then shut it off and started it again a few times and it would just die straight away, is that cos the battery is so dead or is it another issue? I'm going to try and pull each injector and see if it changes the noise at all and i'm going to check for any leaks around the manifold. Is there anything else i should be checking or I can do? link to video of sound: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A5Ns5KlNDr8 Cheers
  23. i changed out the timing chain tensioner and it seems to have gotten rid of the major ticking noise, so thanks to GFunk for that suggestion
  24. i've checked and can't seem to find any leaks, sprayed some soapy water over it and couldn't find anything. I was finally able to rev the engine after it heated up and as i revved it up I couldn't hear the ticking sound anymore
  25. Hi, I can't seem to open the bonnet of my 180sx, and it's annoying the hell out of me, got my brother to try too and had no luck, just kept trying to pull the crap out of the thing and it wouldn't open, is there another way i can open it or any ideas what's going on? Trinh