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  1. v36 Japanese to English conversion Hi guys is it possible to convert the language in the first gen v36 (2007) I have phoned many companies and was unlucky . The car would just be perfect if I can sort this out . any help would me much appreciated ! Thank you
  2. Hey just wondering if anyone can help me out with some Info ! So I want to replace my 99 Gloria gearbox from the cvt gearbox to a normal Auto gearbox what gearbox will fit and would I need to change the ecu and other stuff ? 😕 any help appreciated thanx
  3. Fridge_repair_man

    Hey guys trying to get some advice for where to go with problem solving on my stagea, its one of the dreaded 08/97 built cars that have an ecu they ran for only one month apparently. pretty much the problem is the car is idle hunting badly running rich and rarely but sometimes stalling at idle and then under power it will stutter and cut out untill i clutch out taking load off. The previous owner had it manual swapped from an auto and the issues started from there as i found from the mechanic who serviced it. if someone could help with a pin out sheet or advice on which ecu to go with or if theres. Something i should replace i would much appreciate it.
  4. After doing a 5 stud conversion + brake upgrade (r33 gtst brakes) onto my r33 gts I cant get my brake pedal to feel firm. The car used to have ABS but everything has been removed including the sensors on the calipers. I have compared my brake setup to another non abs r33 and its exactly the same so theres no reason it shouldn't work. Ive already had a mechanic look at it, tried to bleed it, but still no improvement on the brakes. Besides that I have also tried to bleed the brakes and master cylinder using the brake pedal and a hand pump vacuum bleeder. With the car not running, the first 20% of the brake pedal has play, and the last 80% of the brake pedal feeling solid as. With the car running, is literally the opposite, 80% of the brake pedal is useless and the last 20% is when the brakes stop the car although i haven't tested it at speed higher than 30km/h. Theres no leaks, every connection is tight, fresh brake fluid etc. The brake booster is also from a turbo r33 to match the turbo gtst brakes. Could the master cylinder be broken? is there a way to test if it is? the brake booster and master cylinder both worked before installing them. I read on a forum from someone who did the same brake upgrade, same car, and had to upgrade to brake booster and master cylinder cause the brake pedal always felt soft/spongy. But there was no information on the upgrades he made? Any help would be appreciated!
  5. New to Skylines, Need Assistance Hello, I have an R33 purchased a few days ago and I have some questions. Where is the best place to check my VIN number (im currently overseas) everyplace I look up says its not enough numbers or doesnt exist Which coilovers do you recommend? RB250DET Thanks
  6. After a lot of headache asking for help, I have a r33 rb25det motor ( block number confirms) I got a rebuilt gearbox with changeover. Old gearbox had noisey bearings and crunchy 3/4 shifts, with a brief visual they looked the same. I upgraded from a exceedy sport tuff h/d clutch also has fitted a exceedy lightend flywheel to a NPC 300rwkw capable clutch for future mods, after fitting the new gearbox after elongating some bellhousing Bolts, slightly off compare to old mostly the bottom ones going through the backing plate.... there was excessive clearance between the clutch thrust bearing and touching the pressure plate. clutch slave cylinder push rod wouldn’t fit, after using NPC guidance there was 24mm clearance between, which they’ve never heard of, after fitting a longer thrust retainer to remove the clearance down to 6mm the clutch wouldn’t fully disengage, in gear foot on clutch turning the tailshaft clutch could be heard dragging and had abit of resistence to turn, whilst driving it was crunchy there was 10mm height difference on pressure plate clutch fingers when bolted to flywheel between clutches after drivability problems I decided to play around with spacing the clutch fork pivot and decreasing clearance down to 4mm but the NPC clutch still was dragging, so I decided to fit the old exceedy clutch that was working (now has been sitting for awhile) I fitted all the original parts from the old gearbox thrust retainer, removed clutch pivot ball spacing, now this clutch wouldn’t disengage at all, so I’m at a loss help.... summary rebuilt gearbox with new oem front plate where thrust retainer slides on new clutch slave cylinder, bolt pattern one on top one on bottom NPC 300rwkw clutch exceedy lightend flywheel 2mm difference overall height difference to factory flywheel apparent auto to manual converted new clutch pedal box everthing bolts up the same except for lower bellhousing bolts and starter motor needed to be elongated
  7. Hello everyone! After stupidly having my Gt-r sitting in the garage doing nothing for about 2-3 years I’ve tried to give it a run. I changed the oil and oil filter and tried turning it over with no success (surprise surprise). My battery is fine and it’s got fresh fuel. As I turn it over I don’t get any oil pressure on the gauge, is that expected? Will I only get pressure once it starts? Bit of a noob tbh. I’ve read that the gtr oil pressure sensors are dodge city, could that be stopping it from starting? Im going to check for spark but I’m worried it’s full of sludge. Can anyone point me in the direction of a good mechanic in Sydney’s south? Any help is appreciated! Thanks!
  8. Hello everyone! After stupidly having my Gt-r sitting in the garage doing nothing for about 2-3 years I’ve tried to give it a run. I changed the oil and oil filter and tried turning it over with no success (surprise surprise). My battery is fine and it’s got fresh fuel. As I turn it over I don’t get any oil pressure on the gauge, is that expected? Will I only get pressure once it starts? Bit of a noob tbh. I’ve read that the gtr oil pressure sensors are dodge city, could that be stopping it from starting? Im going to check for spark but I’m worried it’s full of sludge. Can anyone point me in the direction of a good mechanic in Sydney’s south? Thanks!
  9. Hi, are there any differences between the MAFs on non turbo and turbo skylines (RB25DE VS RB25DET)??? I suspect the MAF is knackered on my non turbo R33. Also what's difference between the green and pink labelled ones? I've tried searching but can't find much info and a straight answer. I recently brought the car and it has some major performance issues. I know non turbos are slow but mine is ridicilous. Honestly, it feels like it's got 80bhp max and that a 1liter Toyota Yaris would easily beat it lol. I've also been in a stock 2liter RB20e R33 with an exhaust and even that was twice as fast... It was parked up for a while so I serviced the car, changed oil, oil/fuel filter and sparkplugs. It gained alot of power but not as good as it should be. It had a broken cone filter fitted so I replaced it with a stock airbox+ filter but the car has lost power again but saw that the MAF was broken and the top has been taped up to hold it together. I pulled some of the tape off earlier so suspect that may be the cause and since then, it idles abit rough sometimes aswell but a little tap to bring to revs up sorts it out. Also the car has massive 3.5" straight though exhaust which I'm sure it's making me lose a huge amount of power. Am I right in believing that the ideal size should be 2.25 or 2.5" or wouldn't the exhaust make much difference?
  10. Hi guys, sorry I know parts of this have been covered and it has been a massive help!! Although I have an issue: i have an rb20det in my s13, there are no looms in the car apart from the engine loom & fuel pump wires. All plugged in and I have 3 power wires into the ecu & 6 ground wires out of the ecu; the car turns over and has injectors tick and fuel spray when fuel relay activated but I have NO SPARK. i have power, earth and signal continuity from the ecu going to all the coils, cas and injectors; ami missing something from the ecu to tell coils to spark? i swapped the igniter for a working one(same issue), should I try swapping cas and ecu? thank you guys and sorry if I can’t find the info. regards, kev 👌
  11. Hi i got an r32 gtr thats poping in inlet manifold it has full compression checked timing was good not sure what issue
  12. Hey guys, i am in need of help trying to find the correct offset for my R33. I have been searching around for a fair while now and have settled for some Work Emotion XD9 rims. the problem i am having is finding the correct size and offset without rolling fenders and what not. my car is stock ride height and love when the wheels just have that little bit of poke. after searching i have found that 18x9.5 all around seems to fit nicely without rolled guards but unsure on what offset i need to pull it off, i have attached a photo of exactly what i want mine to look like. and if possible whats the biggest tyres i can fit front and back without too much rub. thankyou for anyone who can help Reference pic has: Apexi Shocks on standard springsGenuine Work Emotion XD9 Wheels on Nitto Semi-slick tyres
  13. Hi all new to SAU ill try and be sweet, so i have a S2 rb25det, with a nistune ecu and Z32 AFM, 1000cc injecotrs, did have a recirc BOV but not on atm, if you need any more info on mods please ask, the main issue is, when i hit WOT and hit redline the car stalls and litterally turns off, ill then have to slow right down and pop the clutch to start it again, the car is currently running 14psi on 98, its got splitfires. Someone suggested that my intake pipe into my turbo is too big (4.5") - (GT35) and when the air snaps shut it overloads the airflow meter and causes it to freak out and it turns the car off.. i gues the airflow meter (Z32) is alot smaller than the intake pipe, but i have never heard of this before.. I'm really at my wits end with this problem and all i wanna do is drive it hard once in a while without it stalling and me looking like a clutz. Thanks guy
  14. Hi there I own a 1990 R32 GTS Skyline manual converted and I’ve +T’d it. Ioriginally got it with a blown 25 and I’ve thrown in an old 20 all seems to fit alright so far apart from the trans. However when I connect the battery it instantly starts cranking but will not start, without any keys in the ignition. Any thoughts on what it might be from? also anyone know what this wire is? It’s a positive energy wire but should it be connected to something? cheers Joe
  15. Hi, I have a 240z with a RB30DE and RB20DET gearbox, I believe my clutch is going ( very little peddle, hard to get into first gear and reverse at idle, selects other gears while driving ok with correct revs ) Ive checked clutch fluid, wound the clutch adjuster out with a small improvement but now I need a pro to inspect. Looking for RB experienced or a good clutch mechanic to check and replace if needed between Newcastle to Coffs Harbour.
  16. bought the car, 1998 R33 gtst 40th anniversary series 2 or 3 i dont know, debatable, anyways, drove for a month, no dramas, one day lose boost and power so crawl 2km home whilst making ungodly bloody grinding noise, figured i blew turbo, so, bought a stock r34 turbo, installed it, topped up water and it was back to its old beastly self, infact running and sounding brilliant, so i kinda guessed problem solved right? wrong!! 2 days later, same situation, just putting along, not giving it balls, all of a sudden, loses boost and power again, same as before, did i do something wrong?? is there a blockage in the oil line? was it just a crappy used turbo at the end of its life?? split hoses have been replaced i dont know what else to do, buy another turbo and blow out the engine line with an air compressor?? kinda stumped any advice would be ace, cheers
  17. Any Idea's on where i could find a conversion kit for my skyline? (within Australia) Thanks, James. K33PITKL33N
  18. r34 exhaust problem Hey i have a bit of a problem with my exhaust, my tailshaft seems to hit the muffler and iv got it checked at my mechanic and he said i should just change the exhaust because it is pushed really high up and because its stainless steel kakimoto cat back exhaust, if I replace that muffler with a hotdog will the sound dramatically change, btw its NA im not sure if it will sound bad if i do that
  19. My boost controll gives me a chatter sound and I hate it Power fc boost controll, turbosmart 45 external waste 14 psi spring. 3l and 10cm rear. when this thing comes on boost it makes a disgusting chatter sound threw the wastegate witch I thought was knock Im pretty sure it's the boost controller pulsing. It's also a bit doughy. When I turn boost controll off. It spikes to 20psi witch is my target then falls to 15 14. It feels like it has more torque aswell. And Best of all. That crappy chatter sound goes away. ive thought of some options am I best to get rid of the boost controll and get a 18psi spring and Mabey bleed off mechanically? or hook up the e boost controller so it's not fail safe and just goes to the bottom port and not the top and bleed it of electronically. or are my settings wrong. Ramp and gain and all that stuff?
  20. Hey all, New to the SAU forum here. I've recently purchased a 1989 r32gts (nonturbo) auto for $2k Pretty stock except the usual, pod filter exhaust, wheels.. it seem like the sump is f**ked in my car (no way to tell other then it's been bent in by a jack i guess) and apparently you have to lift the engine out a little to be able to access the sump to remove it. if this is the case, i'll be wanting to remove the rb20 and replace it for a rb25, i have a mate who want the rb20 so no hassles getting rid of it. i was going to the swap regardless but if i have to replace the sump i was thinking of doing it sooner. i have seen all the threads with pretty much everything on how to do the swap,yet i wouldn't be comforrtable doing it myself as i have very little mechanical knowledge, ( I'm learning!) if there is anyone on here who can inform me on how much a rb25de would cost, and also if there is anyone on here who would be able to help with the conversion that would be great. it'll most likely be done on my driveway lol. Please leave me with some replys! Thanks guys.
  21. Eliaz

    I was just wondering if you guys can check this car out , and tell me what you think about it
  22. PLEASE HELP can some one please tell me if these injectors are poorly fitted , should the green o ring be visible ,if so there is 1 injector were i cant see the green o ring , and also should there be visible gaps around the o rings ,please, thank you
  23. Running into a bit of an issue. R34 GTT auto trans has a speed sensor at the back, little 2 pin plug, assuming it's speed sensor 2 however the current trans harness doesn't plug into it. So assuming that either my harness is wrong or someone swapped out the sensor with a different one? Either way anyone have any ideas on what to do in this case? Is there a suitable replacement to speed sensor 2 or do I even need it?!
  24. Climate Control Hi all, Can someone tell me what ECON does? My car is a import from japan so can't understand the owners book. If I have the climate on Auto with A.C on whats happens then I press ECON? Thanks.
  25. Hey, i have just finished installing a new head gasket for the first time on this engine, i am about to install the intake plenum and air ducting, but i still have these 4 brackets left to attach, im not sure where abouts they go, and i dont want to put the plenum on before putting the brackets on, if someone could point me in the right direction that would be helpful, if possible could someone post pics?