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by southy
Sun Sep 05, 2021 8:05 pm
Forum: In The Build
Topic: N/A M18a GTi
Replies: 190
Views: 129949

Re: N/A M18a GTi

Been a long time between posts. Not a great deal has happened due to covid, track day at Luddenham got canned and local hillclimbs have been canned. Managed to get a good few hours in the shed today and fitted some control arms i machined up from 6061 alluminium, 3D printed some brake line clips to ...
by southy
Tue Apr 27, 2021 1:54 pm
Forum: In The Build
Topic: N/A M18a GTi
Replies: 190
Views: 129949

Re: N/A M18a GTi

3 Wheelin.

Also purchased some new springs for the rear and chasing some for the front
by southy
Mon Apr 26, 2021 10:22 am
Forum: In The Build
Topic: Just another neglected Black GTi
Replies: 20
Views: 988

Re: Just another neglected Black GTi

Hope so, it will be good to get a few more GTi's up there!!
by southy
Sun Apr 25, 2021 6:44 pm
Forum: In The Build
Topic: N/A M18a GTi
Replies: 190
Views: 129949

Re: N/A M18a GTi

Here’s a clip of round 2 at Ringwood Hillclimb from this weekend.
Knocked over a second off my time from October last year with just seat time alone, havent touched a thing on the car.
Pretty stoked with a top 10 finish and up there with the Turbo AWd cars.

https://youtu.be/Z5kbbdXj8Ow
by southy
Wed Apr 21, 2021 9:46 pm
Forum: In The Build
Topic: Just another neglected Black GTi
Replies: 20
Views: 988

Re: Just another neglected Black GTi

Nice work, good to see another getting some love. Whats the plans for it?
by southy
Tue Nov 17, 2020 11:00 am
Forum: In The Build
Topic: suzuki swift cultus convertible build
Replies: 348
Views: 138989

Re: suzuki swift cultus convertible build

thanks answer, but it is a bit embarrassing :oops: and it cost me . just in,a $270 mutli-layed head gasket #-o ,pretty sure i payed $140 last time. got a hold of the dealer to make sure it was the right gasket , and told him my hard luck story . he said his qualified mechanic built an engine ,put t...
by southy
Fri Oct 09, 2020 7:58 am
Forum: For Sale - Parts
Topic: FS: M swap engine mounts PRICE DROP
Replies: 3
Views: 1698

Re: FS: M swap engine mounts PRICE DROP

Bump, Welding up some more of the engine mount kits.

PRICE DROP to $450 aswell
by southy
Tue Oct 06, 2020 12:15 pm
Forum: In The Build
Topic: N/A M18a GTi
Replies: 190
Views: 129949

Re: N/A M18a GTi

Ill Update a bit later, but managed first in class both days (and 11th outright for the weekend) of the Mattara Hillclimb this past weekend. Stuck it to the AWD competitors with my Sh!tbox

Time out feature on here sucks
by southy
Mon Jul 06, 2020 2:13 pm
Forum: In The Build
Topic: N/A M18a GTi
Replies: 190
Views: 129949

Re: N/A M18a GTi

So throughout all the Covid-19 pandemic i only managed to fit the power steering column to the car, ruin 70% of the wiring behind the dash and lose most of the screws that hold it together :oops: . All in all its the most progress ive made in years I actually purchased a new set of tires (Nangkang A...
by southy
Wed Apr 08, 2020 9:44 am
Forum: For Sale - Parts
Topic: FS: M swap engine mounts PRICE DROP
Replies: 3
Views: 1698

FS: M swap engine mounts PRICE DROP

M Swap mounts, suitable for m15/16/18. Made to suit the factory engine mounts and locations
Includes all fasteners.

Will ship internationally.

Price:
$500 plus post

Contact Details:

PM me here
by southy
Thu Mar 19, 2020 8:51 am
Forum: In The Build
Topic: M16a Swift GTi.
Replies: 81
Views: 24350

Re: M16a Swift GTi.

Keen to see this thing go! You need to stop buying rims to finish this thing off. :lol: Also im not sure whats off on the pic of the engine but something seems like its on the piss? Carbon cam cover or the intake falls to the passenger side? Maybe it was the angle of the photo? Looks neat either way!
by southy
Wed Mar 04, 2020 7:13 pm
Forum: In The Build
Topic: N/A M18a GTi
Replies: 190
Views: 129949

Re: N/A M18a GTi

So I didn’t manage to get anything I wanted to done before the first round of hillclimbs, I’ll try and get the power steering column in before Rd2 in April. Regardless of my lack of improvement to the car I still managed to knock 1.6sec off my PB on this track layout, 1st in class an 15th from 66. I...
by southy
Sun Nov 17, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: In The Build
Topic: N/A M18a GTi
Replies: 190
Views: 129949

Re: N/A M18a GTi

Man it’s been a while since I’ve posted in here. Been busy with life and working on other people’s projects in the spare time. Managed to pull my finger out and make the last Hillclimb of the year at Ringwood. I suffered fuel surge on the 4th run today, I let the tank level get a below half, it’s ha...
by southy
Mon Nov 04, 2019 9:30 pm
Forum: For Sale - Parts
Topic: FS: Alluminium foot plates
Replies: 0
Views: 1254

FS: Alluminium foot plates

Item Description:
Making up a few sets of foot plates.
Will be $160 for the pair. Waterjet cut, Dimple died, 2mm ally.

Can either be bolted to floor or high strength Velcro has been a success with easy removal.

Inbox if you are after a set.

Price:
$160

Contact Details:

Inbox
by southy
Mon Nov 04, 2019 7:30 am
Forum: For Sale - Parts
Topic: FS: Suzuki ignis rolling shell
Replies: 0
Views: 1170

FS: Suzuki ignis rolling shell

Item Description:
Suzuki ignis rolling shell, missing column and running gear.
Interior is extremely clean.
I’d like to sell in one unit otherwise I will part out if there’s enough interest
.
Price:
$400 ONO

Contact Details:
PM here
by southy
Tue Mar 19, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: For Sale - Cars
Topic: EOI: M18 GTi Engineered and registered!
Replies: 0
Views: 1843

EOI: M18 GTi Engineered and registered!

Model:
Suzuki Swift GTi

Year:
1993 Mk3

https://www.redlinegti.com/forum/viewto ... &start=160

Gauging interest on my GTi, I don’t drive it enough and would like to move onto other things.

Check the build thread a lot of money spent. Engineered and registered in NSW!!
by southy
Mon Mar 26, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: In The Build
Topic: N/A M18a GTi
Replies: 190
Views: 129949

Re: N/A M18a GTi

Rd2 at Ringwood the Sunday just passed. Second fastest FWD on the day behind a Renault Megane and 17th outright out of 54 entries. This is a clip of my last run, quickest out of the 4 runs I did was 73.92. The LSD has made the car so much better to drive out of corners! It’s a bit of a wrestle but g...
by southy
Sun Mar 11, 2018 3:44 am
Forum: General Suzuki Discussion
Topic: G13B Header flange.
Replies: 13
Views: 7524

Re: G13B Header flange.

Most people won’t give you the drawing so you can make a quick buck.

A: Because the have had to pay for the drawing themselves.
B: Because they are selling the flanges.

Learn to draw it on the machine yourself, I’m sure that will be more beneficial to you rather then someone spoon feeding.
by southy
Fri Mar 09, 2018 9:36 pm
Forum: In The Build
Topic: N/A M18a GTi
Replies: 190
Views: 129949

Re: N/A M18a GTi

Time for an update.. Have had a good run of bad luck lately, some through fault of my own and some just plain unlucky. First off the pulley I’d previously machined was wrong.. The pulley I was using for dimensions was actually a 5 rib belt as opposed to a 4 rib, i found out the hard way when I went ...
by southy
Sun Feb 25, 2018 7:30 am
Forum: In The Build
Topic: N/A M18a GTi
Replies: 190
Views: 129949

Re: N/A M18a GTi

So I’m still waiting on 2 x bearings from Suzuki to be able to assemble the gear box, in the mean time I have finished off the water pump pulley I started a couple of years ago 8-[ I have a few more little jobs to knock off whilst the engine is out, 1 being a thermostat housing that I have to machin...
by southy
Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: In The Build
Topic: N/A M18a GTi
Replies: 190
Views: 129949

Re: N/A M18a GTi

Thanks Tassie.

Well no real progress as yet, because of fixing family member cars :x LSD arrived today, if all goes well I should be ready to lift the engine and box out tomorrow arvo..

Couple of pics just because..
by southy
Tue Feb 13, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: In The Build
Topic: N/A M18a GTi
Replies: 190
Views: 129949

Re: N/A M18a GTi

Sourced a damaged Swift sport G/box last week. Started stripping it down to check internal condition and remove everything ready to swap over into the M18a case. Also have a M Factory 1.5/2 way LSD on its way, hopefully should be here this week ready for install. In the mean time I’ll be removing mo...
by southy
Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: In The Build
Topic: Swift GTi Tarmac Rally Car
Replies: 121
Views: 61836

Re: Swift GTi Tarmac Rally Car

The vent hole you are referring to is a retaining pin the keep the nut in situ when tightening. If it is leaking from there it means the sealing method in front of the nut whether it be compression olive or tapered face isn’t seated properly. Personally having a secondary seal behind the nut is a si...
by southy
Thu Feb 08, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: In The Build
Topic: Swift GTi Tarmac Rally Car
Replies: 121
Views: 61836

Re: Swift GTi Tarmac Rally Car

Hi Sam that leaking fitting is odd. AFAIK most AN fittings don’t run secondary seals behind the nut, the taper alone should provide a positive seal. Is there any signs of corrosion on the tapered faces? Also are the fittings being used the same brand?? Not that it matters now with you changing them,...
by southy
Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:23 am
Forum: In The Build
Topic: N/A M18a GTi
Replies: 190
Views: 129949

Re: N/A M18a GTi

Long time between posts but there has been some action! Lol Been getting a few Kms in town and through some hills locally to get a feel for the car but the s**t condition of the roads annoys me so I don’t drive it as much as I’d like. /rant Over the last few months I’ve managed to fit a set of BC ad...
by southy
Fri Aug 11, 2017 6:35 pm
Forum: In The Build
Topic: N/A M18a GTi
Replies: 190
Views: 129949

Re: N/A M18a GTi

It made 118hp, 220nm tq, bit down on what the JEM dyno produced but I'm more inclined to believe this reading. It's all rego'd and road legal. Have put about 50kms on it and it feels awesome! So glad to be driving it after this long. Took it for a spirited drive up the mountain close to my house and...
by southy
Wed Aug 09, 2017 6:59 pm
Forum: In The Build
Topic: N/A M18a GTi
Replies: 190
Views: 129949

Re: N/A M18a GTi

by southy
Mon Aug 07, 2017 5:54 pm
Forum: In The Build
Topic: N/A M18a GTi
Replies: 190
Views: 129949

Re: N/A M18a GTi

Knocked up a new exhaust that exits the rear of the car with another magnaflow muffler, bit of stuffing around but came out ok.

Fresh plugs and oil for another trip to the dyno on Wednesday. :twisted:
by southy
Sun Jul 16, 2017 10:14 am
Forum: In The Build
Topic: N/A M18a GTi
Replies: 190
Views: 129949

Re: N/A M18a GTi

Been a long time between posts, a little change in direction of the car. But it has passed engineering and will be legal road going N/A m18 GTi within the next few weeks.. More to follow soon.
by southy
Mon Jul 10, 2017 11:54 pm
Forum: Wanted To Buy - Parts
Topic: WTB: M16 sport Gearbox & LSD
Replies: 1
Views: 1539

WTB: M16 sport Gearbox & LSD

Item Description:
M16 Swift sport Gearbox and Plate type LSD.
Maybe final drive pending what is available??

Price Range:
You tell me

Contact Details:
PM here
by southy
Mon Jun 12, 2017 1:55 pm
Forum: Wanted To Buy - Parts
Topic: WTB: Ignis sport seats
Replies: 0
Views: 1241

WTB: Ignis sport seats

Item Description:
Ignis sport seats, looking to see what is out available and what they are worth??

Price Range:
??

Contact Details:
PM
by southy
Fri Feb 17, 2017 1:48 pm
Forum: In The Build
Topic: Zuboo 3.0 (385Hp Yeah Buddy)
Replies: 661
Views: 294438

Re: Zuboo 3.0 (385Hp Yeah Buddy)

Hey dan do you have pic of the other side of the valve (seat side) or was the valve only subject to damage on the pictured side?
by southy
Tue May 31, 2016 6:32 am
Forum: For Sale - Parts
Topic: FS: White GTi skirts
Replies: 0
Views: 1181

FS: White GTi skirts

Item Description:
White GTi skirts
Good condition
Need them gone asap..

Price:
$50

Contact Details:
Pm
by southy
Fri May 20, 2016 10:42 am
Forum: For Sale - Parts
Topic: FS: Wilwood caliper adapters. SOLD
Replies: 0
Views: 1282

FS: Wilwood caliper adapters. SOLD

Item Description:
Caliper adapters suit wilwood calipers.
Originally made by Garndi..

Brand new never used.

Price:
$100

Contact Details:
Pm
by southy
Wed May 18, 2016 12:17 pm
Forum: For Sale - Parts
Topic: FS: Race Technology Dash2 Pro SOLD
Replies: 0
Views: 1340

FS: Race Technology Dash2 Pro SOLD

Item Description:
Race technology Dash2 Pro

It's easier to supply the link..
It is basically brand new driven in car for about 20mins.
Comes with GPS antenna, box software etc..

https://www.race-technology.com/gb/raci ... /dash2-pro


Price:
$1200

Contact Details:
Pm
by southy
Wed Mar 23, 2016 2:49 pm
Forum: In The Build
Topic: N/A M18a GTi
Replies: 190
Views: 129949

Re: N/A M18a GTi

Not a great deal to update lately but have been mucking around with machining a few pulleys.

Machined 2 alternator pulleys, and bought a 200mm length of 152mm 6061 aluminium for the crank and water pump pulleys..
by southy
Fri Feb 26, 2016 5:45 am
Forum: In The Build
Topic: N/A M18a GTi
Replies: 190
Views: 129949

Re: N/A M18a GTi

Mr GTP I had it wheel aligned last month, I stood there and watched the guy do it.. It may have been tyre pressures which I still need to check.

It was just an unsettled feeling.
by southy
Thu Feb 25, 2016 3:07 pm
Forum: In The Build
Topic: N/A M18a GTi
Replies: 190
Views: 129949

Re: N/A M18a GTi

So the list is getting shorter and shorter, I had to re visit my power steering column as I had spaced it down to a suitable spot using 10mm staino nuts, that didn't leave much thread for the original nut to hold on to. So I machined up some "barrel nuts" and proper spacers (nut sits up in...
by southy
Sun Feb 14, 2016 7:54 pm
Forum: In The Build
Topic: Moke G13B conversion
Replies: 81
Views: 38230

Re: Moke G13B conversion

I can't tell you what one specifically, but I can tell you it won't matter as long as it's coming from the manifold.. Sorry for my useless info..

Car is looking good by the way. :D
by southy
Sat Feb 13, 2016 6:51 pm
Forum: In The Build
Topic: N/A M18a GTi
Replies: 190
Views: 129949

Re: N/A M18a GTi

Yeah Tassie the list is getting smaller.. Knocked up a gaurd for the oil cooler. Should stop rocks or anything getting thrown into and allow air to still flow, there's a fair bit of material that can be removed from it to make it lighter and neater, but for now it can stay like that.. Also gave it, ...
by southy
Mon Feb 08, 2016 1:01 pm
Forum: In The Build
Topic: N/A M18a GTi
Replies: 190
Views: 129949

Re: N/A M18a GTi

Well I dropped my car off at local shop on the 18th of Jan to get my throttle balanced and the tune/cold start checked and adjusted, p/steer wired up and the dash configured to the haltech.. 2 out the 3 things went smoothly, tune was spot on cold, start need minor tweaking, power steer is a cool bit...
by southy
Sat Feb 06, 2016 7:51 pm
Forum: General Suzuki Discussion
Topic: what did you do on your car to day
Replies: 2172
Views: 373429

Re: what did you do on your car to day

Personally nothing, but got the message it is right to come home on Monday. :twisted:
by southy
Tue Feb 02, 2016 11:20 am
Forum: In The Build
Topic: Zuboo 3.0 (385Hp Yeah Buddy)
Replies: 661
Views: 294438

Re: Zuboo 3.0 (332Hp Yeah Buddy)

Yeah no worries, I just thought it was "part of the job" of some trades as I learnt this as part of mine..
But I suppose the experts may have different techniques and products than supplied to many companies.
by southy
Tue Feb 02, 2016 9:19 am
Forum: In The Build
Topic: Zuboo 3.0 (385Hp Yeah Buddy)
Replies: 661
Views: 294438

Re: Zuboo 3.0 (332Hp Yeah Buddy)

=D> Well done on taking the time out to let everyone know what has been done to your build as yours has been proven to be one of the most reliable high HP G13b to date. First thing i get completed is helicoiling the head studs threads with an expert in helicoiling not a engine building shop but a he...
by southy
Sun Jan 10, 2016 4:41 am
Forum: General Suzuki Discussion
Topic: what did you do on your car to day
Replies: 2172
Views: 373429

Re: what did you do on your car to day

Looking good dattman!
by southy
Thu Jan 07, 2016 9:08 pm
Forum: In The Build
Topic: N/A M18a GTi
Replies: 190
Views: 129949

Re: N/A M18a GTi

Man that sucks about the radiator!
I'll be leaving the thermostat out of mine for the time being and just monitor the temps.

Gave the Inside a coat of paint, cage is matte black and the floor is gloss, ready for a windscreen.

I don't really have any decent pics at the moment.
by southy
Thu Jan 07, 2016 8:47 pm
Forum: General Suzuki Discussion
Topic: NSW Flooding
Replies: 5
Views: 2774

Re: NSW Flooding

Few roads cut off locally but nothing major..

It's true about antenna, can climb to avoid danger.
by southy
Wed Dec 30, 2015 9:45 am
Forum: In The Build
Topic: N/A M18a GTi
Replies: 190
Views: 129949

Re: N/A M18a GTi

So I had got a bit done over the few days off between the family stuff.. Re run the brake lines, re installed all the wiring again, checked all the fittings and gave it a start. At first it was fine, it was idling a little bit high but had good pressures and temps,idling issue was soon rectified wit...