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Savanna 12A

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Power assisted steering

Not exactly a DIY but gotta friend to fix-it.

Modded my SA22's steering box with a Mitsu L049 power assisted unit. Now, easier to park at any tight spot!

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Driver door wont open from inside/outside

Don't panic.
Don't kick your door.
Don't even think of prying the door (right joe?)

Stay clam.............

Contact me and I will guide you on how to get it open. . . .
 

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We shall call you Frankenstein RX with mitsushiti pajero mods...hahahaha - just kidding, that sounds great!

Your mod beat one fella (who for his benefit shall remain anonymous) tried to fit proton plugs to his rotary and wha lah broke his engine with a BIG BANG & crunch when the 2 rotors smashed into the protruding spark plug head! Talk about fixing your RX on a proton budget!
Personally I don't know how the plugs actually fit, but that's his story & we built him a new engine.

Savanna 12A said:
Not exactly a DIY but gotta friend to fix-it.

Modded my SA22's steering box with a Mitsu L049 power assisted unit. Now, easier to park at any tight spot!

Cheers!
SK
 

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hahahahaha what a jackass!! well hardly can blame him though. probably his mechanics idea.
 

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13btt,

Come, teach us how to DIY rebuilt rotary eng. :p :p


13btt said:
We shall call you Frankenstein RX with mitsushiti pajero mods...hahahaha - just kidding, that sounds great!

Your mod beat one fella (who for his benefit shall remain anonymous) tried to fit proton plugs to his rotary and wha lah broke his engine with a BIG BANG & crunch when the 2 rotors smashed into the protruding spark plug head! Talk about fixing your RX on a proton budget!
Personally I don't know how the plugs actually fit, but that's his story & we built him a new engine.
 

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jasonlel said:
Don't panic.
Don't kick your door.
Don't even think of prying the door (right joe?)

Stay clam.............

Contact me and I will guide you on how to get it open. . . .
ehh... wat la u...

dont contact jason... he is master at opening rx7 door without key... dangerous... haha... :tee:
 

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13btt said:
We shall call you Frankenstein RX with mitsushiti pajero mods...hahahaha - just kidding, that sounds great!

Your mod beat one fella (who for his benefit shall remain anonymous) tried to fit proton plugs to his rotary and wha lah broke his engine with a BIG BANG & crunch when the 2 rotors smashed into the protruding spark plug head! Talk about fixing your RX on a proton budget!
Personally I don't know how the plugs actually fit, but that's his story & we built him a new engine.

wahahahahahahahahahahaahaha... ahhh... the BEEEEEG bang theory...
 

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Skills needed

Very easy lah, just need to invest in about RM4,500 of tools, plus technical books, engineering background plus some patience and you too can be rotary builder!

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13btt,

Come, teach us how to DIY rebuilt rotary eng. :p :p
 

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13btt said:
Very easy lah, just need to invest in about RM4,500 of tools, plus technical books, engineering background plus some patience and you too can be rotary builder!
Badda Bing!!
Badda Boom!!

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13btt said:
Very easy lah, just need to invest in about RM4,500 of tools, plus technical books, engineering background plus some patience and you too can be rotary builder!
how much does the tools alone cost.....
 

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13btt said:
Very easy lah, just need to invest in about RM4,500 of tools, plus technical books, engineering background plus some patience and you too can be rotary builder!
Kekeke soooo when are you going to give us some workshop session? :p
 

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well i dont know how detailed i should put this , but i have done the following myself to my FC:

- Installed Microtech LT8s
- custom FMIC truck intercooler (NPR isuzu truck)
- put in AN lines for fuel system
-installed HKS manifold , HKS wastegate with a T04E unit (.96 a/r turbine side)
- sleepy eye mod
- put steering wheel
- put in a recaro spg with sparco rails on top of the stock mount
- installed boost and oil pressure gauge
- installed FD alternator with dual pulley
- cleared out the rat nest
- put in new injectors
- tune it myself with the help from JOSHUA from millenium motorsport. (online tutorial keke)
-installed a PLX M500 wideband controller


err i think thats about it , total time took me is around 4 months in my house garage... sucky as i always need my housemate to fetch me around during that period.

if anyone want extra details i hope i could help out. but this is done to a FC3S so dunno how different is it from a FD


BUT i still havent re-build my own rotary engine before , so thats what i lack
 

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1. Remove Air Pump
Ease of Mod : 4 / 5 (Easy)
Cost of Mod : 4 / 5 (Cheap Cheap)
Mod's Value : 4 / 5 (For the minimal effort you have to put in, this is one heck of a "value buy" mod
Should you do it : Hell yeah
Pros : Quicker engine response, Engine Bay looks SO much cleaner
Cons : U're choking good ol' mother earth quicker, but no diff if your main cat's gone

2. Throttle body coolant removal
Ease of Mod : 4.5 / 5 (Darn Easy)
Cost of Mod : 5 / 5 (Heck, its free... safety wire cost = negligable)
Mod's Value : 5 / 5 (Again, its free, its darn easy... just do it...)
Pros : Simplified TB, Simplified Coolant Flow
Cons : Nothing so far
 

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Pros : Car feels smoother, Boost Creep ( :biggrin: ), Engine bay is relatively cleaner, Car feels quicker ( :rolleyes: , maybe butt dyno is being phychologically misled here...)
Cons : Horrible smell of unburnt petrol due to removal of FPR solenoid (but some ppl actually like this smell, so to each his own), Boost Creep ( :frown: ), nothing else SO FAR...

er taiko,what is Boost Creep? care to elaborate?
is it got anyy thing to do with those "Scramble Boost" thing from the MCR Skyline GTR r34 in BMI epi 27 ?

hahahahahahahah if it isss

HELL YAH!
 

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- D i a b l o - said:
er taiko,what is Boost Creep? care to elaborate?
is it got anyy thing to do with those "Scramble Boost" thing from the MCR Skyline GTR r34 in BMI epi 27 ?
You could try googling certain stuff that eludes you next time. The internet is an excellent information treasure chest :_:

Anyhows, I found certain links that explains boost creep for you;
http://www.allpar.com/mopar/boost-creep.html
http://dsmtuners.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=109324

Hope it helps.

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3. Lazy Man's Simplified Sequential
Ease of Mod : 3.5 / 5 (No Problems, do your research first)
Cost of Mod : 3.5 / 5 (Relatively Cheap, you need 6ft 4mm silicon vacuum hose, 2 large rubber plugs, 3 medium size rubber plugs, 4 small 4mm rubber plugs, 3 custom block off plates, 1 tube RTV silicon seal
Should you do it : This is a modified version of the simplified sequential mod... here, the actual rats nest is retained, should you do it? well... it depends on how anal you are with your FD
What's involved : Removal of AVC & all related hard pipes, Removal of 4 solenoids, Removal of Secondary Butterflys & all related hardware, Removal of all Heater Coolant hoses, Complete elimination of TB coolant system
Pros : Car feels smoother, Boost Creep ( :biggrin: ), Engine bay is relatively cleaner, Car feels quicker ( :rolleyes: , maybe butt dyno is being phychologically misled here...)
Cons : Horrible smell of unburnt petrol due to removal of FPR solenoid (but some ppl actually like this smell, so to each his own), Boost Creep ( :frown: ), nothing else SO FAR...

sorry to bother, but dun really understand this..
mind to explain more on this?? thanks..

oh yeah..wats the suitable aftermaerket wastegate for FD?
wats the size...more infos plz..
 

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Erix7 said:
sorry to bother, but dun really understand this..
mind to explain more on this?? thanks..

oh yeah..wats the suitable aftermaerket wastegate for FD?
wats the size...more infos plz..
err... which part you dont understand?

FD standard twins utilizes internal wastegate, you cant replace that. the only thing you can do with it, is porting. With aftermarket (read: bigger) turbines, size of wastegate depends on the turbine size. you gotta know what turbine you wanna run (read: what kinda power you want to achieve), before knowing which wastegate is "suitable".