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PostPosted: Wed Aug 11, 2010 10:43 am 
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Also if your cars a daily then too low can make it hardwork driving over humps, my car isnt that low but still gives me abit of grief now and then e.g when im using the multi story car park theres always one part that scrapes my exhaust and even 10mph can be too fast over small speed bumps, takes the fun out of driving abit when you panic everytime you see a pot hole.

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 11, 2010 1:06 pm 
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Pfffffft. 60mm isn't that low, I still had a bit of arch gap, had no scrubbing, handled like a dreammm. And you could still get over speedbumps, just had a small amount of exhaust scraping :D Didn't replace any suspension parts and my shocks were alright for the first two or three months,

Bens going 40mm anyway I guess. :(

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i had a 60mm bilstein kit on my Si, it handled fairly well but by god it was rock solid! speed bumps were a no no! :lol:

why i didnt want to go to low in the mk2! :lol:


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i have no idea what mine is lowered but it does look good now i have bigger wheels on, i do get scraping coming off my drive but speed bumps are no issue!!

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 12, 2010 2:10 pm 
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defo going for 35mm/40mm... sorry chris :( it is my daily so it would be more practical if it wasnt too low.
will be replacing shocks too, the lot! when i can find a decent set that is.

anyone got any idea on how to get rid of the badge residue after taking them off?

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 12, 2010 2:12 pm 
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Was my daily as well!

Sticky stuff remover from halfords or wherever.

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yh definately mate you dont want it too low. itll be too rough for a daily drive.

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 15, 2010 3:58 pm 
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exactly man. right chaps. been having some fun in the car (not sexual!) ermmm and it seems to go nowhere until 4000rpm then it kicks in. will cleaning the MAF sensor sort this out?

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 15, 2010 4:18 pm 
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Got a turbo on it? :P
Clean some stuff and see what happens

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 15, 2010 4:23 pm 
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haha, yeah i'll just go clean my account out!
sweet mate. i'll go have a look right now!

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silly question but is the MAF sensor the little housed off bit next to the air filter? and if it is, how do i get into it?

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No idea and I didn't say GET I said GOT :lol: Was more of a joke.

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 16, 2010 7:01 am 
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undo the two connectors from the air filter box ( if youve still got the air filter box) and un screw the jubilee clip to the plastic induction cover and remove her from the car. refitting is reversal of removal. :D

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sorry chris :( i'm a bit slow sometimes! but no :P not yet anyway ;)

thanks seanny :D do i just clean it with a cloth?

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 16, 2010 8:14 pm 
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i would clean it with some carb or injector cleaner because the prongs onery small and fine and could snap. just spray it on and let it dry.

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 16, 2010 8:27 pm 
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halfrauds the best option for that stuff mate? im slowly building up my toolbox and goodies atm :P

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 16, 2010 8:31 pm 
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yeah halfords can be or just use some wd40 which works just as well. halfords professional tools are pretty good. never had a problem with them.

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wd40 it is :D yeah got the screwdriver set mate! i'll just put some pictures up just to double check... or is it next to the little airflow box? so its the rubber tube with the jubilee clips im doing?

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the maf sensor is the one with the plug on it. the two screws are security bits t20 i think from memory.

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right okay. so thats the little box thats directly next to the air filter?

sorry about this seanny :P

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