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    Originally posted by Squirt View Post
    Did I see a Morris ute in one of the pics?
    Yeah that was a project that I started on, but keeps getting pushed back as haven't got around to being registered so it doesn't cost me money to sit... unfortunately sitting far too long

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      That is a really cool little ute!


        So spent a little bit of time on this

        - Replaced the blast pipes with the nismo 2.5in cat back
        - Spanner checked the suspension
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        -Messed with front guard and bumper to get them sitting better
        -Put the interior mostly back together and gave it a good clean
        -Quick wash on the outside
        - got some fresh fuel and took it for a sem decent drive
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        The car still runs a bit temperamental at times, but not sure if lack of bov, only 4psi boost and a 90mm throttle body or combination of all 3 causing the issues. With some actual muffling going on cars feel way more respectable to drive, sounds like a vacuum cleaner full of pigeons as the flutter is intense

        Was getting too confident
        Took it to the shops and then to work

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        Then when I got to work saw a trail of drips on the ground
        Stuck my head under the car and could see a leak on the power steering lines where they meet the rack

        Limped it home, then the next chance I had I looked at it.
        I recall the old owners saying it had a s14 rack still. But looked at it was running skyline lines.
        Never thought this should be an issue, but Silvia's use a flare/ brake line style fitting, and skyline use a banjo style.
        They are the same thread by chance so he had just used this and looked like the washer had lasted just long enough for me to drive it around for a day.
        I tried to replace it but no good. So I had to replace with a silvia high pressure line.
        In retrospect I should have taken the one out of the drift car. As that had been mangled and bent for a R33 cross member then bent back to suit a Silva one.
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        Took it for another drive trying to so some problem solving, relocated the catch can to reveal, when its not in the wheel well, you can see how much blow by it has with smoke coming out the bonnet/ guard gap.
        But while doing some driving it was still getting hesitations and random cut outs. After some playing around it seemed to be fine then the tps was unplugged.
        Put it down to the combo of ebay 90mm throttle body and a tps that seemed to not be set up at all.

        Instead of dealing with that I just ordered the adapter off ebay to put the stock throttle body back on.
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        I then sold the wheels off it with nothing to replace it with as I'm smart like that
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        So picked up my brothers rays and bbs rs with thoughts to sell what I dint end up using.
        A VF wagon is made to measure to transport 17x9s
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        Decided to run the Rays Forrester touring evolutions
        17x9+24 and made in 1996.
        ​​​One pair already had some 215s on it and got some 225 for the others.
        These wheels showed how bad the wheel alignment was, with one rear being 4cm lower and cambered in than the other that was cambered out.
        Quickly wound sown the high side but need to actually even out all the heights and then alignment.
        Even with a 15mm spacer on the front it still looks small, so plan might be 225s all round or put them on the front and 235 on rear
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