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Posts posted by purplesil80

  1. its a pretty simple mod,


    take off your front bar


    measure and cut front reo so the front mount fits


    take out battery and either relocate to the boot and put it in sideways


    cut a hole with a holesaw into the battery tray, obviously check where its gonna sit from the piping


    connect up and check for leaks


    put everything back together

  2. i have it on the wheels of my d40 navara, i didnt use the gloss can over the top and it faded within a week and now looks like balls, my friend did the same but put the plasti dip clear coat (or glossifier whatever its called) over the top and his looked great for months before he took it off

  3. few updates, nothing too major - i fixed a connection in behind the cluster that was stopping one of the backlights from lighting up, and changed the gearbox oil as it hadn't been changed since i bought it a year ago :doh:


    relocated battery to the boot, pretty happy with the way it turned out IMG_1142_zpssvjykhec.jpg





    other new stuff is a water temp gauge and boost gauge that my wife bought me for christmas, they're just no name cheapy stuff but seem to be working well at the moment







    also got a chance to paint my front bar, i just followed a mighty car mods diy video to give it a go, suprisingly turned out quite well for my first crack at something like this





  4. well i had planned on relocating to the boot, but everything ive read regarding the hole in the battery tray is very indecisive about wether or not it is actually legal. so im thinking i might give an engineer a call and just ask, if thats the case ill get the hole engineered and relocate to the boot.


    bought a new headlight motor today as my old one was farked!

  5. finally got around to installing the fmic that came with the car




    check out my sweet bunnings-spec mounting haha.


    good easter weekend mod though, i need to grab a BOV, but as far as i know its not COMPLETELY necessary if im not running huge amounts of boost? could anyone confirm that?

  6. My ca18det gets 500km or more a tank brus so you got something going wrong there, follow what bling said hopefully it improves for you!


    Wow that is under 10L/100km... I assume the tank is 50L? Could be 55L but i have always been unsure.


    My CA18DET gets on average 360km per tank, sometimes more if i baby the car but that is with 16psi boost and a T28.


    im running a t28 too, but on stock boost with stock smic still in the car. im also unsure of tank size, i think its actually 60L?