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About sonoramicommando

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  1. sonoramicommando

    Thanks - are the half shafts the same as R200 diffs?
  2. Hi guys, did R32 come with R180 diff and if so, which models did? (I'm assuming budget models like GXi and GTE etc) Cheers
  3. sonoramicommando

    Ok thanks, I do have a pdf copy of the R32 engine manual so I should be able to figure something out.
  4. Hi all, Trying to tidying up the wiring loom and wondering what the two 8 pin connectors between LH shock tower and windscreen washer bottle are for. Both come out from RH side cabin, one of them has something to do with the windscreen wiper motor as far as I can work out. I'm finding working with R32 wiring is a bit tricky, as the wiring diagram floating around on the net is for GT-R/GTS4 and the quality is pretty terrible. Cheers
  5. Hi guys, I'm trying to disassemble the pinion assembly but not sure how. Per the photo below, there is a pin which is holding the sleeve in place - it looks like a blind hole so I guess it has to be drilled out but the pin material is pretty hard (centre punch got destroyed in the process). Also, there is what looks like a bearing retainer but no obvious way to remove it either. Has anyone done this before? Cheers
  6. sonoramicommando

    Yes Bob - I still have the shroud in place. Cheers.
  7. sonoramicommando

    moving radiator back Hi all, I noticed there is around 45mm (give or take 5mm) gap between the back of the radiator and the fan and I'm wondering if I can pull back the radiator closer to the fan so I can have some room for intercooler pipes. Does anyone have ideas what effect that will have on 1) cooling efficiency and 2) whether there will be interference when the fan is spinning at max rev and 3) any other issues? It's an R32 GTS25 but I suppose the idea is the same for any car in general. Cheers
  8. sonoramicommando

    thanks guys
  9. sonoramicommando

    Right thanks - I'm guessing I need to get the column UJ pinch bolt off and the four bolts/nuts (2 each side) that are holding the rack to the subframe. Does it then come out pretty straightforward or involve a lot of to-ing and fro-ing and lots of swearing? Cheers
  10. Can it be done with engine in-situ? Cheers
  11. sonoramicommando

    has anyone complied a list of halfshafts and their lengths? to be specific, i'd like to know if s15 hlsd halfshafts have the same lengths as r32 halfshafts. thanks, sam
  12. sonoramicommando

    i know this thread is super old but im having a problem installing one for r32 gtst. its about 30% too long, i need to make a big detour or a loop - how did others install it? some photos would be really helpful. cheers sam
  13. sonoramicommando

    I dont think they were cut, the powder coating is mostly in tact (minus the area where there s rust). I'm getting some more grooves cut on Bilsteins, see if that fixes it. I thought Kings Low was straight swap for SK group buy Whiteline springs.
  14. sonoramicommando

    Thanks for your advice. I'm dropping only 30mm, and the difference between stock and bilstein shocks is only 10mm - I'm not sure that's significant enough.
  15. sonoramicommando

    I have this Tein S Tech spring instruction (in Japanese), from what I can tell, it lists both front & rear as 2.2. (c.f. S tech soft, front 2.9-3.2 & rear 2.2-2.9 and medium 2.8-4.2 & 1.8-3.6)