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    1. Wheel adapter bolt question (wheel studs)

      Long story short, picked up a set of new wheels that came with adapters.
      They use a wheel stud into the stock hub which tightens on an Allen key on the end. From there, the spacers get bolted onto...
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      I remember when I first joined this site and this...

      I remember when I first joined this site and this car was just getting started. At least I think it was the same car!
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      Did you purchase this from ECS? Was looking for...

      Did you purchase this from ECS? Was looking for an oem-ish deck with Aux.
      Is there anything else comparable but more affordable than 500?
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      ah what?
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      does it crank? If so, next time it dies see if...

      does it crank? If so, next time it dies see if the tach moves. It should move a bit when cranking. if it doesnt its the crank positioning sensor. Often fails when hot, and is good again when it cools
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      They want me to put a few thousand km before they...

      They want me to put a few thousand km before they decide what they are going todo.

      Not really going to change anything but ill play alone until then.
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      Probably something todo with...

      Probably something todo with incorrect/insufficient resistor
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      Way to add insult to injury buddy... Haha But...

      Way to add insult to injury buddy... Haha

      But seriously, third times a charm? If they didn't get it right twice, I highly doubt anything will change
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      Yes was warm, removed all plugs pulled fuel pump...

      Yes was warm, removed all plugs pulled fuel pump fuse and cranked 8-10 times
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      150-203 I believe. However it had 185 prior. ...

      150-203 I believe. However it had 185 prior.

      It is across the board as it was last time
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      Low compression again... 145 psi

      Low compression again... 145 psi
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      Plan on checking for shaft play, and oil in the...

      Plan on checking for shaft play, and oil in the intercooler after work. but I should have good compression regardless of the condition. Either way turbo has less than 15,000 km's at wastegate...
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      Thought about that, but it is smoking the exact...

      Thought about that, but it is smoking the exact times as it was before. On idle you can notice it if you cup the exhaust tip, and a nice cloud when pulling away from a stop sign.
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      Nope straight 30 dino.

      Nope straight 30 dino.
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      Going to try to do this, but I have my doubts any...

      Going to try to do this, but I have my doubts any shop will actually do this seeing they have done it twice now. I have my doubts however that they will get it right the third time.....

      The only...
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      Got the car back again today.... After 150km...

      Got the car back again today....

      After 150km still f#**£ing smoking!!!
      Going to put on another 150 and check the compression again.


      I don't know how this is possible...

      Correct brake in,...
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      Thanks for the input, I don't think I will run it...

      Thanks for the input, I don't think I will run it past that as I hear JB turbos don't like to be pushed past 25psi

      Kinda wish I went pag just because I wish I had vband, but cts is a 30 min drive...
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      I haven't really given any updates lately. So...

      I haven't really given any updates lately. So here's one, no longer a teen but anywho

      Either way car was running great, installed a fx400 clutch and some other goodies and I finally decided to...
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      Just wanted to share an update: Shop finally...

      Just wanted to share an update:

      Shop finally gets back to me after giving me the run around for a little bit.
      The oil blowing all over the bay came from a faulty cam tensioner that they replaced....
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      As mentioned before, please read the FAQ. I...

      As mentioned before, please read the FAQ.

      I believe there is a thread on stock componet power limitations.
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