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Got me a nice set of Trust Dowmax lowering sport type springs nicely fitted by Mr "Haynes hands" Bell on Saturday.
Well impressed by these I must say. Nicely lowered without being stoopid, handles much better through bends etc and they dont jar yer eyeballs out over the nice bumps and potholes kindly left in our roads.
Would defo reccomend em if you are thinking of this sort of mod.
 

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seems like every ones at it jamies just has his done and I've just ordered some eibachs hopefully delivered in time for the next Llandow
 

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Its a job worth doing if you have the dosh for sure. No point in keep making it go faster if it wont stop or go around corners.
Most important to have full wheel alignment and camber check done after as mine needed a bit of tweaking to bring it all back in line.
The bit of kit Richard used on mine was the most tecchy bit of kit I have yet seen for this job. All laser and radio remote with computerised guff flying all over the place, Nice !
 
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did the brembo's and the fmic come with the car ?
could you post a pic of the engine bay ?
 

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The brembo's and Fmic are part of the bits I have added myself.
Pic coming up hopefully.
 

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All is fine thanks Richard, unfortunately a shed load of work has come in this week and I have three factory's to pipe up this week, (done two) one bigun left. So I have not been near the car or the board since you did it. Had an easier day today so thought I would drop in.
NiteskyR the turbo is as fitted by Mr Nissan himself.
 
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ok , thanks ,
the pipes fron the i/c , come up over the top of the engine hot air ?

does the capacity for air , in the ic , take a toll on the turbo , ie it has 2 fill more air ?
 

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Well to start the FMIC and pipe kit are a genuine HKS kit for the GTS and was supplied and fitted by Abbey.
With all of the mods done and after the FMIC was fitted the car was overboosting seriously so Abbey altered a few things to keep it reasonable. The next logical step is to fit a boost controller, which was going to happen a couple of weeks ago until the French bastards stole all my savings.
The FMIC did alter the place where the boost come in and is more "laggy" than before but not so bad as to be a problem, just have to get used to new feel. The boost controller will obviously sort all this out.
As for the pipe going over the engine and getting hot, it is only a problem after you have parked for a while and once you get on the move again it feels a bit dull for a short while until it gets chilled again. If you feel the pipe straight after you stop it is reasonably cold.
The larger amount of air required is probably something to do with the extra lag I am experiencing but it really isnt that bad.
On a cold night when giving it some serious wellie I still get a fuel cut, so the boost is high in these conditions.
Having said all this I must add I am no expert, if I have said anything obviously wrong please feel free to correct me as we are non of us too old to learn. (just say it nice or I will kill ya):(
 
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oh , and i'm sorry to go of track about your lowering springs , " DONT kill me "
 

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No dyno sheet was waiting for boost controller to do all that stuff. Did I mention about the French ?
 
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