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 Post subject: Re: suzuki swift cultus convertible build
PostPosted: Thu Jan 19, 2017 3:57 pm 
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Hahaha I hear you there mate.

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 Post subject: Re: suzuki swift cultus convertible build
PostPosted: Fri Jan 20, 2017 4:20 pm 
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with 2 more circuit breakers and heap of wiring for the gauges . i made a bracket for junction box ,earth pole and circuit breakers. also made the existing fuse box level


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 Post subject: Re: suzuki swift cultus convertible build
PostPosted: Fri Feb 03, 2017 1:55 pm 
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fuel /air ratio gauge cali.and fitted wiring nightmare covered up and some wanky digital bling engine bay temp and volt meter.


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 Post subject: Re: suzuki swift cultus convertible build
PostPosted: Wed Feb 15, 2017 10:26 am 
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asked for a few more redlinegti decals and duncan [swift rs] is generously sending to me free of charge , I'm amazed and impressed with the help and generosity in this forum . the people i meet and keep in contact with have been great.


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 Post subject: Re: suzuki swift cultus convertible build
PostPosted: Wed Feb 15, 2017 10:36 am 
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It is by far the most helpful and knowledgable forum on the web for gtis.

Loving your build mate thanks for sharing your progress.

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 Post subject: Re: suzuki swift cultus convertible build
PostPosted: Wed Feb 15, 2017 11:11 am 
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tested all the gauges having problems with turbo boost g, i think it might be the sender unit . I'm petty sure defi gauges are cheap chinese copies off eBay ,checked website out and originals are $250 a pot might replace 1 by 1 as there go .on to the in manifold ,done some match porting and received some more wacky bling in the mail,a vacuum distributor and 400 hz colour match horns and added a phone holder .


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 Post subject: Re: suzuki swift cultus convertible build
PostPosted: Fri Feb 17, 2017 4:15 pm 
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bit more s**t done to the inlet manifold , for a 800$ you expect a bolt on no hassles ,asked for manifold from suzukird to suit a stock 46mm throttle body and gave me 60mm , nearly all the tap holes on it where lose [8mm ,1/8 bsp] wrong tapping drill size i suspect .the ports didn't match ,the clearance for injectors was out .flat base for the throttle body wasn't flat. took it a machine shop to get throttle body flange faced there wanted 250$ fuccc off .so i just draw filed it, worked out ok made a adapter flange ,butched the original manifold for the stock throttle body flange drilled and tapped 1/4 bsp for fittings to vacuum disturber and brake booster hose made a bracket for a throttle cable mount.


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 Post subject: Re: suzuki swift cultus convertible build
PostPosted: Wed Feb 22, 2017 2:21 pm 
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coolant lines fitted ,oil lines fitted,fuel pressure reg. fitted and inlet manifold fitted .i did so much work to the manifold i rebranded it :)


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 Post subject: Re: suzuki swift cultus convertible build
PostPosted: Wed Feb 22, 2017 3:03 pm 
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Looking very neat 8)
You must get a mega blood rush though working upside-down all the time :lol:


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 Post subject: Re: suzuki swift cultus convertible build
PostPosted: Wed Feb 22, 2017 9:33 pm 
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Love the look of the mani looks awesome

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 Post subject: Re: suzuki swift cultus convertible build
PostPosted: Fri Mar 03, 2017 12:18 pm 
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thanks stinky and answer ya sorry on the upside down pics. still waiting on parts was hoping to fire it up this week . done some more boring s**t while on the wait k&n filter and added some fly wire screen on flange . mod. catch can and a relocation drink holder


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 Post subject: Re: suzuki swift cultus convertible build
PostPosted: Fri Mar 10, 2017 2:11 pm 
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not sure about the seal on the filter so i silicon it in ,chucked a handle on it, just cut silicon and pull on handle to clean . very dodgy i know but its a sure seal


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 Post subject: Re: suzuki swift cultus convertible build
PostPosted: Fri Mar 10, 2017 2:21 pm 
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brake booster line fitted , not sure if the turbo pressure going to affect how the brake booster works ,can any tell me ?


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 Post subject: Re: suzuki swift cultus convertible build
PostPosted: Fri Mar 10, 2017 2:32 pm 
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fitted vacuum mani to the fleshly painted colour match shock tower brace


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 Post subject: Re: suzuki swift cultus convertible build
PostPosted: Wed Mar 15, 2017 2:08 am 
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done some turbo pipe work thought it would be simple but had to take a detour due to wheel hitting it on full lock. fitted tower brace


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 Post subject: Re: suzuki swift cultus convertible build
PostPosted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 5:27 pm 
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going for the ugly too many silicon hose and clamp option. pressure tested . fitted vacuum boost hose and dual stage turbo boost hose


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 Post subject: Re: suzuki swift cultus convertible build
PostPosted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 6:38 pm 
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she's fired up. :D hunting at first ,checked forum got on to gtaye's how to re calibrate tps .to hard to get to the plug so i cut and added my own plug . also made a bracket moved the fpr, to hard to adjust where it was, she s running at 14.3 fuel/ air ratio at 2000rpm, 13.7 at 5000rpm . won't be on the road for a while promised the missus a clean up [-X when engine is running also ran out of cash , dyno,wheel align ment ,and the rest of the 2.5 in exhaust system will have to wait.


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 Post subject: Re: suzuki swift cultus convertible build
PostPosted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 7:10 pm 
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runs smooth at idle and doesn't hunt [thanks gtaye] and i guessed the distributor timing can't wait for the dyno :D


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 Post subject: Re: suzuki swift cultus convertible build
PostPosted: Sat Mar 18, 2017 12:37 pm 
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Can't wait to hear how your first drive goes mate. You will be stoked with the improvements in performance i know i was

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