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Shoota_77

Shoota's R33 GT-R RB30/26

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@Old man 32 GTR on another note, damn it looks bloody big! I'll be trying to mount mine as high up as possible under the car. Hoping to only have the tip poking out. 

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The remote opens and closes the flap in stages and when you’re in the car, you never know where it’s at, sometimes it doesn’t work, the range from the transponder to the remote is shit, I’m going to put a switch in mine as soon as I get it back, 2 settings, open and closed. Just to keep it simple. 
They are good and it will be quiet when it’s closed, just don’t give it a hard time when in the closed position (obviously) 

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Gotcha. Great advice, so thanks again. I'll probably be lazy and do the speedy way first so I don't waste too much time on it! 

Ideally the remote would have an option to set up just full open and full closed. I'd only ever have it quiet for stealthy time then wide open the rest. Don't really see the point to in between! 

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2 minutes ago, Old man 32 GTR said:

And yes, it is big, got mine as high up as I could get it, I think it’s not too bad but some mates have made comments about the size. 
my exhaust is 4’ from turbo back 

Yeah its not easy jamming 4" pipe under there! It looks like the 33 might have more room up behind the bumper to tuck a rear muffler away. 

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Exactly, inbetween is useless, I haven’t had a chance to play with it too much as straight after the exhaust was fitted it went in a shop and I haven’t got it back yet.  But two short drives was enough to annoy me to the point where I’ll be hard wiring it! Lol 

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The problem is the remote just jogs the flap in the open or closed direction not to a set position.

if you hold the open button down, or wire a switch to do it, it will die as the motor will burn out..

Unles something has changed in the last few years.

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25 minutes ago, Ben C34 said:

The problem is the remote just jogs the flap in the open or closed direction not to a set position.

if you hold the open button down, or wire a switch to do it, it will die as the motor will burn out..

Unles something has changed in the last few years.

I'll have a read of the instructions at some point and see if there is any mention of setting up differently. 

Might be able to wire a cut off when full open or closed. 

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@Old man 32 GTR this looks to be the answer (if you wanted to spend another $600 which I don’t! ?)

It actually looks pretty cool. It even has GPS in it so you can preset certain areas to be a certain noise level. Every police station can be preset to silent mode!

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Alternatively for the switch option I found a basic but good video of how to wire up the Varex to a switch-

 

 

 

 

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I will eventually get to this but I wired my Varex into the steering wheel controls on a R34 GTT.

The key is don't wire it into full closed or full open, wire something with a momentary switch, so wire something that has the same functions the buttons do. I.e "opening" when being held in a certain direction, and "Closing" when being held in the other. When not pressing any button, no option is selected and nothing is burned out.

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7 minutes ago, Kinkstaah said:

I will eventually get to this but I wired my Varex into the steering wheel controls on a R34 GTT.

The key is don't wire it into full closed or full open, wire something with a momentary switch, so wire something that has the same functions the buttons do. I.e "opening" when being held in a certain direction, and "Closing" when being held in the other. When not pressing any button, no option is selected and nothing is burned out.

 

That's a terrible spot for a muffler!

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On 26/02/2020 at 10:31 PM, Dorifudo said:

Any more progress @Shoota_77

Not a lot mate, I’m still sulking about my failures!

I’ve ripped apart the gearbox. It all looks pretty old and worn in there. I might just whack my old gearbox in as apart from a grinding 4th gear change it’s a known good box.

I really need to get into it or I’ll fully lose interest yet again. 

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Ok, I didn't make this video with the intention of posting it anywhere but I guess it gives you a bit of an understanding of where I'm at and my current level of disdain with the car!

I'm hopeful that I'm passed the sulking stage and ready to kick on again albeit at a lot slower pace. I'm working less than 50% of my normal hours at the moment during Corona Virus so hopefully that goes back to normal soon purely for financial reasons! I must admit working 4 1/2 (shortened) days a week has been great compared to what we normally do (50-55 hours a week). So many jobs around the house I've put off for years have magically got done!  I'd rather the extra money though....

Anyway, hopefully there will be a few more posts going up again as I ease my way back into it. 

Engine is out to remove the sump so I can get the front diff reassembled properly. The diff guy wasn't keen on doing it in the car which I don't blame him!

There's a few other small things icon do at the same time to justify the exercise.

I got a quote on getting my trans recoed with new synchros that I already have and it was $1500 so binned that idea...  The options are a brand new tranny for about $3K or I do the rebuild myself....  I'm a glutton for punishment.  I've got myself a couple of bearing pullers so looks like its getting done!  Could get ugly. I've already got one (of my 3....) gearboxes stripped down so not too much left to do for a full strip down. I don't have a press so will have to push the shafts out of the centre plate at work. 

All the best to everyone else with your projects, I hope you're getting to spend some time on them. If not, get your arse off the couch and get out there and get into it! ?

Apologies for the crap video, I HATE the sound of my own voice as no doubt many others do!

 

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I noticed you commented about the transfer cases being modified Was wondering if you knew what the plate sequence was in them?

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@r32-25t it was a few years ago when I did it so pretty foggy on the specifics....  I think I added a plate and then played around with my spare steel plates until I got the right clearance. I’d have to look it up to see what that clearance was!  The rebuild is way back in here somewhere but I can’t remember if I listed specifics of the plates and clearances.

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@r32-25t my transfer case rebuild is back on page 10.  All I mentioned there was alternating steel and friction plates but not the actual clearance. I’m pretty sure it’s all on the net somewhere. I’ll get back to you if I find it.  

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hang in there mate, get the diff guy to sus the diff then onwards :D

 

good luck on doing the gearbox yourself, i looked into it and it looked like a mission and a bunch of tools I didn't have :(

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Cheers @Looney_Head, yep hopefully onwards and upwards!  The last setback was the biggest kick in the balls of the whole build so took me a bit of time to bounce back!  It's such an emotional roller coaster doing a build to this level.  The number of things left to do this round are a lot less than the last few times I've been chasing the finish line so hopefully this time I finally make it!  I just have to stop planning all the other things I want to do to it while it's back apart again....

Once I've got all the tools ready to go I'll then decide if I'm definitely ready to tackle the gearbox.  It's one of those very daunting tasks that I'm sure once I get into it will all of a sudden seem not as bad as I presumed.  I hope that's the case anyway!  I only wish I had a hydraulic press so I could do the whole thing at home.  Luckily I work at a car dealership so I can do that before/after work one day.

 

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