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Duncan

Duncan's HGE70W car, RHD Titan

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  • Well it's been a while with all the life stuff going on...but I've got a few updates. The only tow since last update was to Ringwood at Raymond Terrace which was again no problems

    First thing was getting an ARB bull bar fitted up.  Yes they make, ship and sell a billion of them over in the states, but it took some convincing over multiple calls that I knew what I was talking about and actually had a Titan in Aus.  In the end it fitted up OK and now it looks just every other navara on our roads.

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    I don't think it's a change for the better looks wise, but it's just too likely I'm going to hit something one dark, wet evening and be waiting 8 months for a new bar out of the states.  At least it mates up nicely to the factory bash plate.

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  • Next up was another pre-emptive reliability issue. These things are notorious for cracking their headers and doing a whole bunch of damage.

    So I took the opportunity to pick up a well proven full exhaust and also a Nismo intake kit while I was shipping stuff over

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    Got the mechanic to fit it all up because I've got no time at the moment.....also apparently the manifolds are a real bastard to swap out.  All done with no skin off (my) knuckles

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    While I enjoy a good v8 exhaust as much as the next person, it's too loud right now and so I'm going to fit up an extra resonator that was recommended....just didn't have time to get it all done at once.

    The nismo intake fit up perfectly and sounds great, typical nismo stuff

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  • Next up it needs a tune to deal with the new exhaust an intake.  I bought the uprev tuner which reflashes the ECU, well proven solution in the states.  Of course just after buying it I spoke to Mark over at Unigroup and it turns out they had just picked one up too....oh well. Happily the truck comes with wide band 02 sensors from factory so it should be easier than usual

    Also still got a bunch of electrical stuff to sort and the lightbar to re-mount now that lovely front bumper is gone

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    Awesome - never knew about these - keep us updated.

    Love the Nismo intake - die hard Nissan man :1311_thumbsup_tone2::1311_thumbsup_tone2: 

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    The exhaust sounds absolutely fantastic,,, please leave it alone.

    I'm starting to love this big beast,,, might have to look at one when the Patrol has had enough.

     

    Cheers

    Neil.

     

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    I saw a few of those in the states! Please tell me you're going to give it a 10" lift and some rock crawlers hahahahaah

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    I'm loving this, Duncan!! So sweet.

    Like you weren't over compensating with the ute, you put that bull bar on it!!! :D

     

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  • Yeah she is a subtle girl. As long as you're not trying to park it in a regular size parking spot....

    And no, definitely not sold in Oz, they are North America and Left Hand drive only out of the factory.  There was a massive amount of work from the compliance shop to covert it to RHD

     

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    10 hours ago, Duncan said:

    Yeah she is a subtle girl. As long as you're not trying to park it in a regular size parking spot....

    And no, definitely not sold in Oz, they are North America and Left Hand drive only out of the factory.  There was a massive amount of work from the compliance shop to covert it to RHD

     

    Looks like a job well done !

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    thats mad! but i would suggest extending the o2 sensor loom so the sensor can see the whole bank, not just 1 pipe. (these things really rely on the o2 sensor for 99% of driving..)

     

    mad tow car!

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  • Thanks Dave, I was actually looking into this and it seems some people have had bad results when extending as the original wires are stainless so can't really be soldered. http://www.titantalk.com/forums/titan-performance-modifications/397281-jba-long-tube-install-o2-sensor-placement-extension-harness.html Seems to be running OK so far, and the tune is done via email based on logs, but effectively only from the rear cylinders like you say. My guess is they have it down pat after doing billions of them.

    There was one other mod I did a while back, but hadn't got around to showing....set your faces to stun...

    yes, you saw that right. Side steps that are low enough to use, but keep getting smashed up every time you go over rough ground.

    I've got lots of other jobs lined up and should get time over the xmas break because there is a long gap between my contracts, and most of the urgent #rurallife jobs are under control at last.

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  • I'm pretty sure she's tall enough to knee you in the balls next time she sees you mate

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