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  1. I figure you've had a browse around already, but...

    I figure you've had a browse around already, but if not, consider handling first, performance later. Performance is a bottomless pit, you can always throw more money into the hole to extract smaller...
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    190 compared to 215 is a 12% drop, that seems...

    190 compared to 215 is a 12% drop, that seems significant. If it were single digit percentages I might not be worried but that feels like a big number.
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    That's quite tidy. Do you have any pictures of...

    That's quite tidy. Do you have any pictures of what it was like before it went on (mostly so I can see how the cut/install of the scoop would fit compared to the butchery that goes on with the OEM...
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    Replacing ABS sensors... grrr! A tip for...

    Replacing ABS sensors... grrr!

    A tip for anyone who's seen their ABS light come on, and worked out which sensor it is (I did so by borrowing a very expensive OBD2 reader with ABS functionality):
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    The box is generally what has a significant...

    The box is generally what has a significant effect on sound, have you considered the Hondata airbox mod instead if you're after more induction noise but want things to look the same?
  6. Thread: Brake Rebuild

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    I've always found these guys good on an exchange...

    I've always found these guys good on an exchange basis - https://www.brakesint.co.uk/
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    Some of the A-roads leading west into Aberystwyth...

    Some of the A-roads leading west into Aberystwyth are quite pleasant (actually a fair bit around that part makes for fun drives)
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    B6 are built for lowering. If the drop is 15mm...

    B6 are built for lowering. If the drop is 15mm it's probably of little value.
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    Sure there are, you're just not in a low enough...

    Sure there are, you're just not in a low enough gear :D
  10. Thread: folding mirrors

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    I use my mirrors as guides for how close I can...

    I use my mirrors as guides for how close I can get to the door frame and walls of my garage so that I'll have enough room to open the door and get out of the car. If I folded them I'd have issues :)
  11. Thread: EP3 Battery

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    The more fun part is how many people buy with the...

    The more fun part is how many people buy with the terminals the wrong way around (+ve at top right instead of top left) which means people rotate the battery and have the terminals uncomfortably...
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    You'd need to either: Get a km/h->mph...

    You'd need to either:

    Get a km/h->mph electronic adapter which sits behind the instrument cluster and adjusts the ~1.6x pulses to 1 pulse
    Replace the gearbox cog for the sensor and the cluster...
  13. Thread: 4-2-1

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    Backpressure and scavenging are a big thing with...

    Backpressure and scavenging are a big thing with NA engines. I think changing the exhaust manifold (and/or decat) without mapping on a K20 is generally a bad idea as it can cause the engine to run...
  14. Those look quite clean, you could probably just...

    Those look quite clean, you could probably just leave them.

    I have a tendency to replace the basics when I buy a new car though, so I know what the state of things is rather than guessing. It...
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    Sticky: To clear up any confusion on this (since I...

    To clear up any confusion on this (since I wondered too). Pin 4 is chassis ground, pin 5 is signal ground from the ECU; pin 9 is SCS from the ECU. Either of the grounds will work. Since the...
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    "For spares or repair"?

    "For spares or repair"?
  17. Thread: Workshop Manual

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    Schematics are available from lings parts site.

    Schematics are available from lings parts site.
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    Second request for pics of the dire wheel work. I...

    Second request for pics of the dire wheel work. I survive through the suffering of others.
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    You can't maintain negative pressure on the valve...

    You can't maintain negative pressure on the valve cover with the velocity stack in use?
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    I think mine's actually worse than that :( It's...

    I think mine's actually worse than that :( It's something I need to get to soon
  21. Thread: EML flashing

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    I guess it could be damage to (or poor...

    I guess it could be damage to (or poor connection, or simply the age of) the coilpacks, it's a hard one to test though :(
  22. Thread: EML flashing

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    I believe that means the engine is experiencing...

    I believe that means the engine is experiencing misfires, be careful.
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    You'll annoy your neighbours because the fan...

    You'll annoy your neighbours because the fan doesn't kick in until the engine's warm, but hopefully that will help.

    Resetting the ECU will also mean the long-term fuel trim will be lost which...
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    To do an ECU reset: Turn the ignition switch OFF,...

    To do an ECU reset: Turn the ignition switch OFF, and remove the #6 ECU (ECM) fuse (15A) from the engine bay fuse box for 10 seconds.

    To do the idle-learn: from cold, make sure that all electrical...
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    A view of the ddsh/touchscreens ...

    A view of the ddsh/touchscreens


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XLOWXr1limQ
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