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06-02-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,880
Posted By srg818

Your timing belt tensioner will shit the bed long...

Your timing belt tensioner will shit the bed long before your timing belt will. It's happened to me at 70k miles...
03-09-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 13,797
Posted By srg818

I posted earlier about not being sure about doing...

I posted earlier about not being sure about doing this job myself but I think I'm gonna have to go for it :) My pilot bearing(or throwout bearing, not sure which currently) is unfortunately getting...
01-27-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 908
Posted By srg818

That's the route I went with a new Pilkington...

That's the route I went with a new Pilkington windshield and I think the total was $260. A truck took care of my old windshield via rock to bottom corner which created a crack that eventually spread...
10-11-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,418
Posted By srg818

The initial costs of buying a tank of gas,...

The initial costs of buying a tank of gas, consumables and the welder itself almost put me off but convinced myself it's a lifetime investment and a great skill to know and it's also damn addictive...
10-10-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,418
Posted By srg818

Do you have a welder? weld it back up :thumbsup:...

Do you have a welder? weld it back up :thumbsup: I cut my midmuffler out and welded in a piece of 2.25" piping for a couple bucks....
07-20-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,843
Posted By srg818

The TimeSert kit works great, I'd even encourage...

The TimeSert kit works great, I'd even encourage it as a preventative maintenance especially for northern climates.
I made a quick write-up of the install here:...
06-09-2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,361
Posted By srg818

Another 'Cuser on AZ! I've seen my twin(NBP TLS)...

Another 'Cuser on AZ! I've seen my twin(NBP TLS) in Liverpool, didn't know there was more of us :smile: Great job on the video.
07-31-2017, 08:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,378
Posted By srg818

If you still have the check valve in the slave...

If you still have the check valve in the slave cylinder, this procedure will put wear on your clutch.

Quick shifting with immediate full throttle after engaging the next gear doesn't give the...
06-25-2017, 01:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,461
Posted By srg818

StopTech for rotors and Akebono for pads, winning...

StopTech for rotors and Akebono for pads, winning combo :thumbsup:
06-24-2017, 11:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,199
Posted By srg818

If you're removing sway bar links it helps to...

If you're removing sway bar links it helps to have both wheels lifted off the ground. This will make it easier to undo the nuts on the sway bar link as there will be no torsion force introduced and...
05-27-2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2,680
Views: 702,114
Posted By srg818

Yup that will work, I'm lowered and still don't...

Yup that will work, I'm lowered and still don't rub so you'll be fine.
04-04-2017, 04:40 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 13,797
Posted By srg818

I wish I had the cojones to tackle a clutch...

I wish I had the cojones to tackle a clutch replacement because I'd love to have this clutch. The most intensive jobs I've taken on is a couple timing belt/water pumps, clutch master/slave cylinder...
04-03-2017, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 495
Posted By srg818

How is your serpentine belt tensioner? What is...

How is your serpentine belt tensioner? What is the belt deflection when you pull on it?
01-27-2017, 09:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By srg818

Welcome :) Remove your mid-muffler, replace...

Welcome :)

Remove your mid-muffler, replace with straight pipe and see how you like it. If you want more sound remove the stock resonator and replace it with a dynomax or magnaflow resonator....
01-27-2017, 02:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 837
Posted By srg818

The fun ones to do are the giant wheel bearing...

The fun ones to do are the giant wheel bearing snap rings :D After the fourth or fifth wheel bearing change I finally gave in and bought a decent set of snap ring pliers.
01-27-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 837
Posted By srg818

Giant ziploc bag works great too.

Giant ziploc bag works great too.
01-21-2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By srg818

I installed Centric 12540062 High Carbon Alloy...

I installed Centric 12540062 High Carbon Alloy brembo rotors with the hub coating, performing very well with zero noise or pulsation. Stoptech(Centric's high performance brand) are another great...
01-12-2017, 07:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,214
Posted By srg818

Except when it's really blowing outside and the...

Except when it's really blowing outside and the wind catches it unexpectedly and slams that baby shut for you :ugh: Yea, I had ringing ears on the way to work this morning :D
01-11-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 703
Posted By srg818

Understood :D I like my seat a little further...

Understood :D I like my seat a little further back with knee bend at a little more than 90 degree angle and seat height adjustment with my knee higher than butt. Coming from a 5 speed in the 6th gen...
12-30-2016, 07:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By srg818

Starter solenoid most likely or ignition switch....

Starter solenoid most likely or ignition switch. Have a friend crank the ignition while you tap on the starter solenoid with a long screwdriver. Starter isn't hard to replace, just one bolt that's at...
12-23-2016, 10:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,998
Posted By srg818

I responded to a pm from another member asking...

I responded to a pm from another member asking about the Time-Sert installation and I figured it may help someone else googling Time-Sert repair:




I did the install myself in my driveway and...
12-21-2016, 06:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,998
Posted By srg818

I would get if fixed as soon as possible....

I would get if fixed as soon as possible. Questionable brakes are a big liability, absolutely no reason to risk life and property over a brake job :what:

I had this problem and ended up using the...
12-10-2016, 09:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,541
Posted By srg818

Hmm...let me think here...oh yes, I was 1 click...

Hmm...let me think here...oh yes, I was 1 click away from ordering plane tickets to FL and buying that blue beauty! but day late and a dollar short :tongue: Still happy with my NBP but when I see...
12-10-2016, 06:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,541
Posted By srg818

While doing a little youtubing on that Wolfgang's...

While doing a little youtubing on that Wolfgang's I ran across a familiar KBP :D Damn that blue pearl looks great :eek: :bow:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rNzz6VrqqOg
11-30-2016, 02:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,541
Posted By srg818

That sounds awesome, I'll do a full sealant with...

That sounds awesome, I'll do a full sealant with Wolfgang's after I fix all the rock chips, minor scratches and paint correction. I'll have to wait until spring to do anything cause it's colder than...
11-14-2016, 12:03 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,760
Posted By srg818

From the carfax it seems it has already had the...

From the carfax it seems it has already had the timing belt changed at 90k miles:
10-27-2016, 04:41 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 30,309
Posted By srg818

I will add that to my build list, thanks for the...

I will add that to my build list, thanks for the pictures! :thumbsup:
10-23-2016, 08:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,417
Posted By srg818

Looks great! How satisfied were you with the...

Looks great! How satisfied were you with the Dr.Colorchip kit? Thinking about what paint touchup kit to buy to get a few chips fixed on my NBP.
09-21-2016, 09:38 PM
Replies: 436
Views: 37,875
Posted By srg818

Nice to see Q's KBP in good hands :thumbsup: I...

Nice to see Q's KBP in good hands :thumbsup: I was in the market for a TL-S about a week after you made your deposit or else that sucker could have been mine :tongue:

Any chance of more shots of...
08-27-2016, 06:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,029
Posted By srg818

Thanks J, appreciate the sympathies. I've decided...

Thanks J, appreciate the sympathies. I've decided to give it one last try to find a decent Type-S and then I'll look at other options.
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