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  1. Leej8

    Master cylinder ek

    You will pick one up along with a slave cylinder for under 35 pounds posted
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    Password jdm transmission magnet WARNING!

    [QUOTE="ruprecht, Nice ! Did he have to re shim ? And did he just take the bearings off the diff and replace the two with original shim ? Last question, I see in the picture did he replace any needle bearings on the shaft , the ones that split in half and set under / behind gears? Smashing...
  3. Leej8

    Cobalt SS Turbo front Brembo Calipers

    Would be a nice upgrade if they fit 96-00 civic brackets
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    So forum members from Ireland need not apply? Yey or ney?
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    Password jdm transmission magnet WARNING!

    [QUOTE="ruprecht, post: You know what you hit a point there , Because I never cleaned out the oil holes on the main shaft or counter shaft , And I'd say they ARE blocked and starving the bearings That's why I only hear that noise when the engine is hot , They are probably sitting in oil when...
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    Password jdm transmission magnet WARNING!

    Good lord! Broke clean off ? I'd say that made a mess of the car and your jocks . Glad you came out okay , but go's to show a little ball joint can be the killing of ye . Yeah japparts have them priced well , I'm not doing it till after Xmas , after the time iv had I just can't force myself to...
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    Few photos of my coupe

    Super clean coupe Steve, big fan of this one ! Credit to you mate .
  8. Leej8

    Need some motivation

    Just keep pressing on mate , I do look at some YouTube build videos to get the motivation sometimes and it works haha. I know it's a pain doing it in the garden with no ramp , cold, Bad lighting and whatnot. For me I'd love a garage, I'd be so much more happy doing the work , but seems my life...
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    Password jdm transmission magnet WARNING!

    Well I wasn't sure tbh, till yesterday, because when I put it all back together there was a grinding sound and a hump hump sound lol , so I was sure I fecked something up in the gearbox, but turns out my front left wheel bearing was bad, It took a crap on me when I took of the 32 bolt , Done...
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    Turfy's 2000 Ek9 Type Rx Fresh Import :) Spoon Bonnet - SR4 Tomcats

    Perfection at its best. Really nice turfy , you surely don't do things in half's do ye ? Lol fair play .
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    Password jdm transmission magnet WARNING!

    So here is a good one , I put everything back together broke my back in the garden and turned the car over and knock knock knock , Turned it off fast , nearly started crying lol , So I went at it again like a mad man , Had the box pulled off within 50 minutes And low and behold the pressure...
  12. Leej8

    Exedy spring failure

    Thanks xxxencorexxx ! Motormo looks that way alright iv gone with luk clutch kit so hopefully iv better luck . They look like a good part Imo but then again I know feck all about what a good clutch should look like lol
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    Password jdm transmission magnet WARNING!

    Yeah its all put back together now bar half shaft and coolant and gearbox oil , I went with LUK clutch kit this time and buy the looks of it It's one over the exedy imo, 6 spring 2 small 2 bigger and 2 bigger again, So if all goes well when I turn the key I will report back on the luk, Iv...
  14. Leej8

    Password jdm transmission magnet WARNING!

    Yeah that's what I said when I took the drain bolt out and seen the whole magnet gone . It was in every nook and cranny tiny tiny bits It was stopping my bearings from moving grinding like a mofo. And to make matters worse this happened
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    Password jdm transmission magnet WARNING!

    The magnet broke in the gearbox and destroyed some of my bearings, Spent whole day with another magnet and a little flat filler gage Fishing the bits out , It was everywhere, DO NOT USE EVER .
  16. Leej8

    Exedy spring failure

    Only about 20km on this clutch major failure with multiple springs, The clutch itself looks very new and fresh What's the chance of refund from warranty?
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    What if I didn't use shim?

    Thanks Michael for the update, it would be interesting to see what the problem was , and hopefully you can put it to rest when you open up the old box . All the best Michael .
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    What if I didn't use shim?

    Can you update this Michael as to the problem and how you fixed it ? Or did you find a solution? Sorry for bumping up old posts but a update to your problem would help others out Thanks
  19. Leej8

    Key replacement

    I had same problem, I also have red key , So what I done was cut open my original key took the chip out and cut open the side of the red key and put the chip into the red key , it's already cut for a chip , Then I used a little bit of apoxy to seal the key and make it water proof . Very simple...
  20. Leej8

    My EK coupe build up

    Omg ! That roof is bad ass the whole car is a credit to your hard work , the coupes are so over looked but imo one great handling car when set up right , So glad you have kept it and are moving to the next chapter with it , unbelievable the amount of work and money that goes into a hobby...