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Plugs and leads are cheap now. Chuck some fresh ones in with the next service.
Compression test. Dry and wet.
After getting used to nsw, getting a 12 monthly full inspection from a qualified workshop for about $50 is a bonus. You can get it done early and...
Thats what happens around ufos.
Everyone knows that.
Stay away from ufos.
Don't be hard on yourself. None of us could afford to keep them all.
56' HA Vauxhall Viva. Two of them.
I only ever had simple defects removed at local cop shops. They were always cool if you fixed it.
In nsw we have yearly inspections so cars don't get too bad.
Growing up in Adelaide though, cars can get real bad there and still be regoed.
Its totally stuffed.
You should sell it to me for 1k.
Take the seats, centre console and carpet out. Cut to release from under dash.
Pressure clean. If no good, fresh carpet.
It was buy a socket set.
Do you have a mechanic mate that can have a quick look over/under the car pre inspection to make sure you pass first go?
Regency will brake test...
Rca and amp is much nicer option for speaker wires.
Have done it at the head unit end of the loom and works well to disable old factory speaker...
Maybe idle the car with the bonnet up for 5-10mins.
As the system warms up to pressure, it may be obvious where its from.
Pretty common for front speaker wiring to break inside the door hinge rubber.
I've been using the penrite phone app to give me the volumes on all fluid levels on all cars.
Very handy. Then use any brand you like.
Dunno. Someone here must know roughly. I hope.
Yep. Clean it off and see where it weeps from.
The arp ones are a stainless bolt.
Repco have redback studs and nuts really cheap.
Don't care. Rad loop is evil when it fails.
Had one go before and fixing it is a major job.
I'll risk trans running cool.
PWR do a nice front mount trans cooler.
I want one. Would disconnect the rad loop.
ARP 3800 header bolts are very nice.
Got mine from Intense Racing but they must be on ebay too.
If it's a v6, It could be vs to vy motor.
Engine number is probably the way to work it out.
Engine number on dipstick may be from old motor, so...
Vs has no egr. Vt onwards does.
Vs motor in a vy will require using the vy egr parts, plenum and exhaust manifold.
Sump is different too.
I seem to remember having this happen 10-15 yrs ago.
I think I just unbolted the sensors, cleaned them and refitted.
Flush and replace waterpump and thermo and rad cap. These are dirt cheap.
Last waterpump I swapped had no fins left.
Once these are replaced,...
Head or inlet manifold gasket failure?
Diff to tailshaft bolts are always tight. I spray them with wd40 a couple of times.
You also need to undo the bolts at the bottom and turn a back...
And heatshrink as needed.
Standard conduit in three sizes with the best electrical tape I could find. I like to use silver solder for any patch work for durability. Any...
You can release the primary bonnet latch with a giant flathead and shifter from dirictly underneath the front.
If you lay under the front bar...
I like to strip and rewrap the loom while i'm there. New conduit, tape and contact cleaner. Repair any burnt/brittle wire while there.
Nah. The vs has bigger twin stream windscreen washer nozzles. The vr has smaller single stream nozzles.
Different nozzle holes.
Pull the overflow tank out. Find the crack. Weld it with a soldering iron and silicone it.
Or get another one.
Subaru do a very good upper engine cleaning foam at $20 a can.
I took a photo of them all. Worked on the vt today. Steering boot and degrease.[ATTACH]
You don't need to take the plastic off. No adjustment underneath.
Just pop the wiper arms off and reposition them correctly.
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