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Today, 02:34 AM
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Posted By hks_kansei

Honda HRV by the looks. I always assumed...

Honda HRV by the looks.


I always assumed that these would have been super popular in the US, since the concept sounds like a lot of other popular US cars (weird middle sized SUV with no offroad...
Today, 02:29 AM
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Posted By hks_kansei

The coolant temp sensor to gauge is a super...

The coolant temp sensor to gauge is a super simple setup.

The sensor changes resistance with temperature.
The gauge measures resistance and shows what it is via the needle.



Either the...
Forum: MEGAsquirt
Today, 01:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By hks_kansei

aww, but where's the fun in that when I can just...

aww, but where's the fun in that when I can just get others to do the work for me. :P




In all seriousness though, thanks for the link, can't believe I totally forgot that there's hardware...
Forum: MEGAsquirt
Yesterday, 02:10 AM
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Posted By hks_kansei

MS3X pre-built, jumpers etc needed?

So i've been reading, and reading, and reading.
Plenty of info out there if you're building your own MS3X, and mentions of needing to add jumpers and stuff to work with a 99/00 NB8A

But I cant...
07-20-2019, 05:08 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,626
Posted By hks_kansei

True, but i've seen people do weird shit when it...

True, but i've seen people do weird shit when it comes to the Rocker vents.

(also, fair enough re: part B, i've always referred to the whole lot as the PCV system, since it's all linked/related...
07-19-2019, 03:33 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,626
Posted By hks_kansei

The quick and shitty way to check the ratio is to...

The quick and shitty way to check the ratio is to rotate the tailshaft once and count how may times the wheels rotate.
Not ideal, but i'm going to assume you dont want ti crack the case open and...
07-19-2019, 03:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,626
Posted By hks_kansei

Only time you'd expect it is if the hotside...

Only time you'd expect it is if the hotside rocker vent is plumbed into the intake somewhere, like the OEM system.
07-15-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 808
Posted By hks_kansei

Also loctite them. From memory the factory...

Also loctite them.

From memory the factory stuff is the green wicking one, but blue works fine.

Dont use red, you'll never get the fuckers out again.
07-15-2019, 01:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 808
Posted By hks_kansei

From memory the 1.6 and 1.8 diffs use different...

From memory the 1.6 and 1.8 diffs use different spacers.
But don't quote me on that.


Assuming it's all the same, the PPF is just an absolute dick to line up and install, mainly due to Mazda's...
Forum: Build Threads
07-15-2019, 01:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 557
Posted By hks_kansei

Well, when it rains, it pours. Saw a cheap...

Well, when it rains, it pours.

Saw a cheap MS3X pop up and have arranged to buy it.

Guess i'll be having to learn how to crimp those weird tiny ECU joints earlier than expected.
As well as...
Forum: Build Threads
07-14-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 557
Posted By hks_kansei

Yeah, same. Plus, i just dont like the look of...

Yeah, same.
Plus, i just dont like the look of the intercoolers.


As far as painting, normally i'd sand back and give it a spray pretty much as soon as the prepsol dries.
But that wont work for...
07-14-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 451
Posted By hks_kansei

By having a hose come off the engine would have...

By having a hose come off the engine would have been running like an N/A car.
But totally unfiltered.

So it probably sucked some dust and shit into the engine.



As long as you weren't...
Forum: Build Threads
07-14-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 557
Posted By hks_kansei

Soooo, minor shift. The intercooler I had,...

Soooo, minor shift.

The intercooler I had, i've decided not to use.

Externally it looked great, black painted for stealth (important for where I live), and had staggered core bits (Delta fin if...
Forum: Build Threads
07-12-2019, 01:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 557
Posted By hks_kansei

Yeah, they're what i'd call moderately uncommon. ...

Yeah, they're what i'd call moderately uncommon.

Not available new, and not seen often.
But also not hard to get from yahoo.jp

Although the prices have gone crazy in the past few years...........
07-11-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,602
Posted By hks_kansei

That makes sense. Well, unless you're VW :P ...

That makes sense.
Well, unless you're VW :P

Unexpected that it's such an intensive test!

(in saying that, I didnt realise the OBD2 had as much data in it as it does, we didnt get OBD on...
Forum: Build Threads
07-11-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 557
Posted By hks_kansei

Boring straya'n NB

Figured that since i'm starting to do more than put fuel in the car I should make a thread about it.

First off, backstory.

I bought the car 10 years ago.
I wanted an MX5 for ages, and after...
Forum: Build Threads
07-11-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,347
Posted By hks_kansei

Meanwhile here in "Straya" I can technically be...

Meanwhile here in "Straya" I can technically be given a fine of a few hundred dollars because I have a pod filter on my car....
07-11-2019, 03:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 965
Posted By hks_kansei

My understanding is that BCs are among the best...

My understanding is that BCs are among the best of the budget end.

Great value, but not necessarily great.

Probably equivalent to my Tein Flex-Z, good for the price point, and not bad in...
07-11-2019, 12:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,602
Posted By hks_kansei

What do the OBD tests actually do? Would...

What do the OBD tests actually do?

Would something like this be an option?
https://core-electronics.com.au/freematics-obd-ii-emulator-mk2.html
(other than the cost of course)


Alos:...
Forum: Build Threads
07-11-2019, 12:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,347
Posted By hks_kansei

Nice work. What's the intended use for...

Nice work.


What's the intended use for the car once it's all done?

Or can you actually drive something like this on the road there?
07-10-2019, 01:43 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,834
Posted By hks_kansei

Yeah, 100% conjecture on my part there. ...

Yeah, 100% conjecture on my part there.


As far as working on, for me it's all about ease of access. I'm lazy.

I just see the heads tucked down there and figure it's going to be a dick to...
07-10-2019, 12:39 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,834
Posted By hks_kansei

No idea, not a Subaru guy so have no real clue...

No idea, not a Subaru guy so have no real clue about how good/bad the boxes are in real life.
07-10-2019, 12:30 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,834
Posted By hks_kansei

I often open the bonnet of my car and say "man, I...

I often open the bonnet of my car and say "man, I wish this was harder to work on and had a gearbox made of glass"
Forum: MEGAsquirt
07-09-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,624
Posted By hks_kansei

That's the same as what I did with my NB IAT ...

That's the same as what I did with my NB IAT

Except I used shit connectors rather than fancy OEM looking ones (no way in hell I could work out how to crimp the IAT plug things without them just...
07-09-2019, 12:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,272
Posted By hks_kansei

https://au.rs-online.com/web/c/fuses-sockets-circu...

https://au.rs-online.com/web/c/fuses-sockets-circuit-breakers/fuses-pcb/non-resettable-surface-mount-fuses/

Do you have any electronics shops around? I dare say most would stock at least a few on...
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