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About alstarz88

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  • Birthday 05/15/1981

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  • Present cars
    Porsche Boxster 3.2 S
    Nissan Skyline R33 GTR
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    Carrera 4S
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    Toyota MR2 Turbo
    Toyota MR2

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  1. My car wasn't originally 7.8 I have moved and adjusted all the wiring following tholyoaks posts with the exception of the air con I have got the appropriate climate panel now but it needs some of the pin outs moving around. I also expect to find a couple of other things won't work quite right and the wiring diagram would really help Ross
  2. I have the 3rd dme for the 986 cars and my climate panel ends in 10 the dme is 996.618.604.00 it is a different engine than what's supposed to be in the car but it is the last of the 986 3.2 engines.
  3. Do you know if that wiring diagram is in it it says selected wiring schematics on the listing on amazon and it is a bit expensive in the U.K. At £100 for it not to be.
  4. Hi can someone point me in the direction of a wiring diagram for the last revision of 986 2003-2004 cars I.e dme 7.8 cars. If someone has the equivalent 996 wiring diagram I probably use that as well thanks Ross
  5. ECU was disconnected whilst I was testing the voltage thought that would prevent airbags deploying
  6. No airbags have been deployed the car has not been in an accident
  7. Also replaced airbag ECU and get the same faults
  8. Seat belts were from a brakers so its possible although i would hope they would know about that issue Is the ignition circuit the sensors near the door shuts if so I have tested the wire coming from them to the ecu (pin 20/21) and I am receiving 5.5V which would lead me to believe it is getting power.
  9. Hi I have a 2002 spec Porsche boxster S and I have my airbag light on I took it to an independent geman car specialists to turn the light off as I suspected it was to do with some work I was doing on steering wheel however there appears to be codes for drivers and passengers airbags these are showing an open circuit and return once cleared. I have checked all wires to the airbag ecu from side airbags and sensors for being grounded but no luck I find it a coincidence that both sides would go at the same time. I have ordered a replacement ecu with correct number of airbags for my car to see if it is the ecu. When checking the wiring for the airbags I noticed that the airbags circuits are bridged at the door connectors as well as in the connector for the ecu. Is this normal There appears to be only the orange wire to the ecu that connects the two side airbag sensors together does anyone know what this does as this seems to be the only common link between both sides Thanks for reading
  10. HI I have a boxster thast I have upgraded the engine and all rear suspension components and a 6 speed box everything is working fine except for a growling noise on deceleration only when left in gear i.e. using the engine to break and most noticeable in 1st 2nd and at higher revs 4k+ to replicate the noise. I have checked engine mount and whilst mine had split I have replaced it but has not had a effect Anyone got any ideas. P.S the gearbox oil i used was 75w90 semi synthetic alot of web searches suggest using MT-90 but i am not convinced the oil can make that much difference
  11. Hi, I have recently upgraded my car to a 6 speed box from a 5 speed one and I am having trouble selecting reverse i can get it in but it is not easy once it is in it goes back in and out easily anyone got any ideas. I have changed: Box Clutch Selector cables Regards Ross
  12. possibly found the problem. I read a post about crushed oil filters and seem to remember when i removed the oil filter when i re built the engine it was twisted. (i assumed this to be normal) I have taken the oil filter off and found it to be twisted again I have removed this and installed the oil filter pot without a filter fired it up and everything ran normally. shut the car down as didn't want to run long without a filter.
  13. checked the oprv no issues there although it could have been stuck.
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