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  • Davezj's Avatar
    Today, 12:03 AM
    ian don't you have evoscan already? if so why dont you try your reading cable to activate the pump and valves.
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  • Davezj's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:54 PM
    you do realize you need 3 people to do the lock to lock method, one doing the steering, one topping up the reservoir, one doing the bleeding on the diff. and it is dangerous having all 4 wheels spinning on axle stands. i will see if i can test the cheap reading cable tomorrow after work. to see if i can forcit into operating the pump and valves. then you only have to spend £5 on a proven reading cable.
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  • Davezj's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:50 PM
    you will not get a working tactrix cable for £18. unless it is a reversed engineered one from china. got to tactrix website to buy it they are about £180 i think. the cable might be available as a knock off, but do you want to risk bricking your ecu to find out if it works or not. you are better off getting an original cable or wait for someone else to try the cheap cable on the AYC bleed test.
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  • Davezj's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:39 PM
    excellent adam i need two sets but i can handle just one for now if you want to sell a set to someone else.
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    Yesterday, 02:20 AM
    personally i have used the openport 2.0 cable, but you would have to try it on the cheap cable. i know the cheap cable will only read data so i am not sure if it will activate the pump and solenoids. it will not harm to try it. you will need a long usb cable if you are doing this on your own as you will need the laptop under the car with you and it plugs in to the car by the drivers left knee, so i think 5m cable is needed. you get to the AYC ecu controls in the bottom right of the...
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  • Nick Mann's Avatar
    01-03-2021, 11:16 AM
    I'd agree with Nev on that. They are going to be a little awkward on the outer edges.
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  • Nick Mann's Avatar
    01-03-2021, 11:15 AM
    I never got round to trying this, but can you do it with a cheap cable or do you need a proper open port 2.0 jobby?
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  • Davezj's Avatar
    01-03-2021, 08:47 AM
    Davezj replied to a thread ulez vr4 in UK Chat
    ah right i see what you are going on about. why would you want and VR4 in London. if you like the galants looks then get one and make it electric. just a thought. or go VR2.
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    28-02-2021, 05:53 PM
    Davezj replied to a thread ulez vr4 in UK Chat
    can you explain what you mean by ULEZ it might get you more replies and start more interest on the thread, a little background is always good.
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  • Davezj's Avatar
    27-02-2021, 01:56 PM
    You can bleed the AYC rear diff with evosacn. activate the pump to build pressure and opperate the vales for bleeding the lines. very simple to do and it is one person job.
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  • Davezj's Avatar
    27-02-2021, 01:51 PM
    i have not done the VR2 swap but there are people on here that have and it is basically an engine swap. but a VR2 search will bring up the post where people have done the conversion and you can message them directly.
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  • Davezj's Avatar
    25-02-2021, 07:28 PM
    Hi there Ibraheem, the under body is completely differet from VR4 to none VR4. you will have to cut the entire center section of the floor and fire wall out and fabricate the tunnel. you will also have to replace the petrol tank as it straddles the propshaft replace the entire rear ond of the car, subframe, etc. there is a lot more to it than just this, being quick with my response. personally i would not bother with the four wheel drive, and just create a VR2, this has been done before and...
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  • Davezj's Avatar
    23-02-2021, 11:49 PM
    it is mentioned in the this thread. https://www.clubvr4.com/forum/showthread.php?75828-Coil-Dwell-Times-amp-Stepper-Motor-Info-needed ECUmaster EMU https://www.ecumaster.co.uk/ i think at the time of the thread being created from dazjb the ecumaster emu option was aroungd £600 the Link G4 was about £1000
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    23-02-2021, 11:37 PM
    did someone else doing doing FTO 6A13TT swap use a different cheaper after market option ecu. i don't think it had all the support that link ecu have but i think it was fully featured. i will go find the thread.
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  • Davezj's Avatar
    21-02-2021, 03:11 PM
    you could include pics of underside of the car and engine bay with pic of strut tops sills ayc pump area etc. as rust is the big killer of these cars. if you can show there is no rust anywhere then it would probably help sell the car much quicker.
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    20-02-2021, 12:14 PM
    Well done very impressed.
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    18-02-2021, 02:51 PM
    no problem garry i will send them out to you.
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    18-02-2021, 01:10 PM
    just a couple of comments for you Garry. your presentation technique has got a lot better much more flowing and confident. love the level of detail you go into it hits bang on the mark for me. your production and editing technique has improved a lot and it is very enjoyable to watch. you have progressed massively. your dad would be very proud. if you want a set of new injector seals for the original vR4 injectors, i can donate a set to your project as it is a good cause.
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  • Davezj's Avatar
    17-02-2021, 08:51 PM
    here is a video that gives a good overview of engine part selection. pistons, rods, crank, bearings.
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    15-02-2021, 10:38 AM
    the issues i have seen on stadard internals is with head lift on the stock turbos this is due to the factory stretch bolt used for the head. swap them out for stronger bolts/studs and the issue goes away, well something else is next in line for failure , not found that yet. the other issue is killing cracnk and conrod bearings, i believe this is down to low end torque, or more correctly too much low end torque. if you sympathetically tune the engine to bring the torque in gently at the bottom...
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    15-02-2021, 10:27 AM
    some great info in this thread. it is good to know there are some people pushing these engines past the normal setups.
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    14-02-2021, 05:43 PM
    Davezj replied to a thread Baffled sumps in UK Chat
    i looked into sump baffles for the 6A13tt. the lower sump holds a max 3.4L of oil when you brim it to the join to the upper sump. the engine takes to full about 4L of oil. but after looking at the sump design it was clear that the dipstick end of the sump is fine as it will retain all the oil that push in that direction. the front and back movement of oil will hit the front and back walls of the sump and there is not really any where for it to go. the crank end of the lower sump could...
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  • Davezj's Avatar
    14-02-2021, 05:20 PM
    That is some interesting info Raj. are you running stock internals, or have you done pistons and rods? are the heads standard or have they ported. are cams standard? are valve spring standard? just trying to get a good gauge what is required to make approx 400whp. exhaust manifold bigger big turbo. (G25 -660 size) inlet and exhaust pipework for turbo fitment
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  • Nick Mann's Avatar
    14-02-2021, 01:04 PM
    Nick Mann replied to a thread Hello from Texas. in Newbies Area
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