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    Car photography locations in the greater Wellington region? ??

    Man I like those mesh wheels on the crown, that's the kind of thing I'd like to widen for one of my cars.
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    It's annoying when there is no price listing! EDIT: found ebay listing. Almost $500 including shipping...jeez.
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    I wonder if these would fair any better? https://xcessivemanufacturing.com/nissan/240sx/sr/engine/xm-universal-universal-hardware-uh-umm-s3.html
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    Balls. Thanks for the info. Well I have some options at least.
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    What are you thoughts on engine mounts like this? I've been told some have been failed but I found this LVVTA forum post saying there are ok. http://lvvta.proboards.com/thread/521/solid-engine-mounts
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    Awesome thanks cert man.
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    I've searched and can't find this being discussed. Can you tell me what the story is with making your own 'bumper bar' or 'bash bar' as some call it. I have a 1991 200sx (non abs and 20+ years old) with no internal front bumper bar (the metal behind plastic/fibreglass bumper). I want to either fit a factory one which might need cutting anyway, or make one out of bent tube to protect the intercooler etc. The below makes me think its a none issue as long as it isn't designed to impale people (I intend for it to follow the inside contour of the bumper). In fact it sounds like I don't actually need one? All I can find in LVVTA docs in this: Bumper bar (removal and change)  the vehicle is not required to comply with a frontal impact occupant protection standard (see Frontal Impact note on page 1). Note: Bumper bar means either the structural part inside a plastic bumper or a complete metal bumper as used on older vehicles.
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    Interesting idea, but a container might be a bit narrow depending on what you want to paint?
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    Russell's CG110

    Cool! What's the little yellow bike?
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    Gav’s Honda N360

    I think I have everything I need panel wise so far, so nothing urgent. Later down the track I'll need to look at the steering rack and what options there are for shocks and springs.
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    Gav’s Honda N360

    Yep I saw that, even though I think I have everything I am still tempted. Except that the ferry round trip with my big trailer would be stupid expensive.
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    Russell's Mk1 Cortina_Discussion

    Can see 9-35 so it must be a 3.889, looks pretty fordy to me:
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    Gav’s Honda N360

    Indeed. I like lots of revs. It's one of the reasons I went with a 1jz instead of a 2jz, the 2jz's sound lazy to me. 1jz's, well the vvti one I had before, hits that hair-on-the-back-of-your-neck spot that the other engine just seems to miss. For me anyway.
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    Russell's Mk1 Cortina_Discussion

    Yep, that's the one I was walking from the train station. I haven't worked out the ratio (should there be any markings?), didn't see any damage. I'm sure it must be an escort diff, the previous house owner had one and there was a mk1 escort grill too (gave to my dad). Has just been sitting for years, so if you want it I wouldn't say no to some beer. I'll get a photo tonight.
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    Russell's Mk1 Cortina_Discussion

    I was walking to work this morning and saw a cool bike, thought....thats a cool bike. Went on oldschool, looked at cool Mk1 wagon, then saw your bike and it was the same one, exciting times. Also, do you need a diff head? Think I have one, which came with my house.