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by saczel
Sat Jun 19, 2021 2:13 pm
Forum: For Sale - Parts
Topic: Toyo proxes 4’s and wheels.
Replies: 4
Views: 311

Re: Toyo proxes 4’s and wheels.

These are free to anyone who wants to pick up at Mitchelton.
by saczel
Sun Jun 06, 2021 8:14 am
Forum: General Suzuki Discussion
Topic: Back and slightly broken
Replies: 26
Views: 1306

Re: Back and slightly broken

It looks like i found where the reset link was going, into a promotions folder. There are thousands of things hiding in there.
by saczel
Fri Jan 01, 2021 1:43 pm
Forum: Swift Technical
Topic: Bleeding new lifters in G13B?
Replies: 1
Views: 231

Bleeding new lifters in G13B?

After checking on here and google there seems to be conflicting advice on whether to bleed new lifters. I have in the past just smothered them in oil and slapped them in and half the time there doesn’t seem to be a problem. Last time i did it most came good pretty quick but a few where noisy for a f...
by saczel
Sun Dec 20, 2020 7:46 am
Forum: Wanted To Buy - Parts
Topic: WTB: mk3 gti left and right door hinges
Replies: 0
Views: 151

WTB: mk3 gti left and right door hinges

Item Description:Set of door hinges for rebuild and swap out.


Price Range:hopefully cheap


Contact Details:pm thanks
by saczel
Thu Dec 17, 2020 5:43 am
Forum: Swift General Discussion
Topic: Superspares bonnet quality?
Replies: 13
Views: 2294

Re: Superspares bonnet quality?

I pm’ed you my number. I am busy up untill sunday so for me sun-wed ok. When is best for you?
by saczel
Wed Dec 16, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: Swift General Discussion
Topic: Spare wheel mount and cover
Replies: 3
Views: 185

Re: Spare wheel mount and cover

I used 4mm acm but 3mm could be used and most sign shops with a cnc router can cut you one cheaply from a damaged or offcut sheet if you take a usb stick with those files on it.

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/7dv30brho5bv ... hMAIa?dl=0

Photos are in there as well.
by saczel
Wed Dec 16, 2020 5:47 am
Forum: Swift General Discussion
Topic: Spare wheel mount and cover
Replies: 3
Views: 185

Re: Spare wheel mount and cover

I have a file of the dodgy masonite cover that i made out of aluminium composite material i can dropbox and you can get cut over there. The threaded wing nut thing you can probably find on ebay.
by saczel
Wed Dec 16, 2020 5:42 am
Forum: Swift General Discussion
Topic: Superspares bonnet quality?
Replies: 13
Views: 2294

Re: Superspares bonnet quality?

That sounds fair. I am just waiting to see how much work comes in this week. I have been going flat out all year and dreaming of a few weeks off if the boss stops taking things on. I will pm in a few days.
by saczel
Mon Dec 14, 2020 6:24 pm
Forum: Swift General Discussion
Topic: Superspares bonnet quality?
Replies: 13
Views: 2294

Re: Superspares bonnet quality?

I am still working this week and maybe Sunday or early next week i can come around for a look. I will pm when i know whats happening and see if i can borrow the work ute to bring it home. How much are you asking for it?
by saczel
Mon Dec 14, 2020 5:34 am
Forum: Swift General Discussion
Topic: Superspares bonnet quality?
Replies: 13
Views: 2294

Re: Superspares bonnet quality?

I am still looking for a clean straight bonnet worthy of a repaint.
by saczel
Fri Nov 27, 2020 5:30 pm
Forum: Wanted To Buy - Parts
Topic: WTB: 92 to 94 Suzuki Swift GT ECU
Replies: 2
Views: 812

Re: WTB: 92 to 94 Suzuki Swift GT ECU

Did you find one? I have a spare that i was told came out of a 94 gti which i bought 10 years ago when the original 95 gti one died. It worked fine but my motor liked the original one better so swapped out for a rechipped one. I am thinking of temporarily swapping it back in to see if it still works...
by saczel
Sat Nov 07, 2020 5:27 pm
Forum: Swift General Discussion
Topic: Superspares bonnet quality?
Replies: 13
Views: 2294

Re: Superspares bonnet quality?

In case it matters getting stuff like that couriered would be too expensive and i still need one soon. Looking locally so thinking of calling some wreckers unless there is one for sale in Brisbane. All the clear coat is coming off now so it's looking crusty.
by saczel
Sat Oct 24, 2020 6:43 pm
Forum: Swift Technical
Topic: Excessive oil coming from breather
Replies: 4
Views: 592

Re: Excessive oil coming from breather

I tried to check my pcv valve a few months back and the hose was old and stiff and i ended up breaking the end of it off and the rest fell inside. After much swearing i had to take the cover off and noticed directly under it was the flat plate part, holes up the other end. Mine had some sort of drie...
by saczel
Mon Aug 24, 2020 4:47 pm
Forum: For Sale - Parts
Topic: FS:Modena torsen LSD
Replies: 9
Views: 1461

Re: FS:Modena torsen LSD

How would that go around town? Heavy in the carpark but nice once your moving?
by saczel
Thu Aug 13, 2020 4:40 pm
Forum: Wanted To Buy - Parts
Topic: WTB: 1991 Mk 2 bonnet withing 200klm of Brisbane..
Replies: 3
Views: 601

Re: WTB: 1991 Mk 2 bonnet withing 200klm of Brisbane..

That was something i was not too sure about. I have a rusty 95 bonnet that i should probably do something about one day but thought if turn up at a wrecker thinking it was going to fit from a cino i might find it different. How damaged is it? Mine rattles when i lift the bonnet.
by saczel
Sun Aug 02, 2020 7:48 am
Forum: Swift General Discussion
Topic: Distrbuter rebuild
Replies: 5
Views: 651

Re: Distrbuter rebuild

There is a guy on here who rebuilds them and says the seal is a hard to get size. I think he works for himself and is called Dr Suzuki or something like that. He rebuilt one for me and it hasn’t done anything wrong at all, no leaks. I had a quick go at trying to pull one apart but it looks like a sm...
by saczel
Wed Jun 10, 2020 11:33 am
Forum: Swift General Discussion
Topic: Ignition barrel removal?
Replies: 3
Views: 720

Re: Ignition barrel removal?

If i have to pull the whole column out that will have to wait until i can get down to undo everything. Thanks for the info guys. I just gave it a good wd40 and blew it out for a while with air for the time being, at least it turns now if i jiggle the key a bit. The key beeper works after i tightened...
by saczel
Tue Jun 09, 2020 2:39 pm
Forum: Swift General Discussion
Topic: Ignition barrel removal?
Replies: 3
Views: 720

Ignition barrel removal?

It looks like someone had recently been playing with my locks and suddenly the barrels are sticking like something jammed in there and the key won’t slide in like normal. The door comes good with wd40 but the ignition barrel is hard to turn. I have the covers off but can’t see any obvious way to get...
by saczel
Wed Jun 03, 2020 7:03 pm
Forum: Wanted To Buy - Parts
Topic: WTB:
Replies: 2
Views: 981

Re: WTB:

If a mk3 is the same and i guess it probably is are you after the cable end on top of gearbox or the fork on the throw out bearing? I have some excess parts lying around and a complete knackered box. I just also thought you might mean the foot pedal which i only have one that i am still using.
by saczel
Wed Mar 11, 2020 5:57 pm
Forum: General Suzuki Discussion
Topic: Sourcing good quality Swift parts
Replies: 1
Views: 1827

Re: Sourcing good quality Swift parts

Online in the US i have bought from Rockauto and Carid for general replacement parts sometimes very reasonably priced for over here in Aus but the postage is s killer. Suzukird i have noticed from other posts sell some performance parts but i have not used them yet so can’t say how good they might b...
by saczel
Sat Mar 07, 2020 6:45 am
Forum: Swift Technical
Topic: 1991 Swift Low power and rpm drop when accelerating
Replies: 3
Views: 1672

Re: 1991 Swift Low power and rpm drop when accelerating

You could start with recalibrating tps and work your way through other things if it still plays up. In the technical section faq you will find the most common problems discussed. The tps has to be set right or your chasing your tail, lots of people have that set wrong.
by saczel
Mon Mar 02, 2020 9:29 am
Forum: Swift Technical
Topic: Gti cv boots part numbers?
Replies: 0
Views: 805

Gti cv boots part numbers?

I have a spare set of low k driveshafts that need some new boots for a planned swap over. I had a search and couldn’t find anything and my usual suppliers are out of stock. Trying to source some if i can find original part numbers somewhere, last time i relied on what was listed i got the wrong ones...
by saczel
Tue Feb 25, 2020 6:01 am
Forum: Swift Technical
Topic: Transmission question
Replies: 5
Views: 2525

Re: Transmission question

2nd gear always gets abused so my guess would be worn selector hub and or gear.
by saczel
Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:47 am
Forum: General Suzuki Discussion
Topic: Suzitech still around?
Replies: 4
Views: 2156

Re: Suzitech still around?

It looked like they where on facebook a while back. I am not on facebook so cannot confirm.
by saczel
Sat Nov 30, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: Swift Technical
Topic: Need help with ignitor wiring
Replies: 4
Views: 2097

Re: Need help with ignitor wiring

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/a3c2ogdmadtm ... iDR8a?dl=0
Photos taken from workshop manual, other markets meaning not for europe, england or west germany according to the headings. You will have to stitch them together on a pc. The app on my phone got it wrong.
by saczel
Sat Nov 23, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: General Suzuki Discussion
Topic: Engine stopped
Replies: 2
Views: 1026

Re: Engine stopped

I am thinking a dodgy earth wire or loose harness plug on ecu possibly. Spray all the wiring plugs etc with contact cleaner. A good clean can't hurt.
by saczel
Sat Nov 23, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: Swift Technical
Topic: G13B mk1 engine will start but dies when throttle is applied
Replies: 5
Views: 1453

Re: G13B mk1 engine will start but dies when throttle is applied

I have a scan of the hose layout if i did these links right, https://www.dropbox.com/s/3h29gas3ialdtv3/gti%20vacuum%20hose%20layout%201.JPG?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/bk613lb4ll054sn/gti%20vacuum%20hose%20layout%202.JPG?dl=0 A photo of the hose in question could help. Only time i got the firing ...
by saczel
Tue Nov 19, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: Swift General Discussion
Topic: G13B dizzy cap
Replies: 0
Views: 795

G13B dizzy cap

I recently bought a bosch distributor cap GD814 on ebay that listed it as basically all g13b’s. It’s about 7mm too small dia but they swear to suit g13b, looks like the part number on the box is what i should have got. Do any g13b models use a Bosch cap because usually i can only get hitachi or fuel...
by saczel
Fri Nov 15, 2019 5:53 am
Forum: Off Topic Discussion
Topic: did y'all get the toyota crown there????
Replies: 3
Views: 1650

Re: did y'all get the toyota crown there????

There are a few toyota forums online that you might be able to source some parts from and I do notice the occasional crown driving around which look to be in good condition so there is some hope still. I suspect most will be low k jap imports so maybe googling toyota clubs could get some contacts, I...
by saczel
Wed Nov 13, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: Off Topic Discussion
Topic: did y'all get the toyota crown there????
Replies: 3
Views: 1650

Re: did y'all get the toyota crown there????

This being a suzuki site not too many people would be into the Toyota’s. I use one myself and found eBay the easiest for finding old model parts. I think there where some old crowns sold down here but postage to the US would be horrendous, best to try ebay in the US if there are any left.
by saczel
Mon Nov 04, 2019 5:54 am
Forum: Swift Technical
Topic: Are mk1 gti gearboxes the same as mk2/3?
Replies: 5
Views: 1765

Re: Are mk1 gti gearboxes the same as mk2/3?

You could have a good look through the technical faq’s, there are some old posts about gearbox builds.
by saczel
Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:33 am
Forum: Swift Technical
Topic: Are mk1 gti gearboxes the same as mk2/3?
Replies: 5
Views: 1765

Re: Are mk1 gti gearboxes the same as mk2/3?

I pulled apart 2 mk2/3 boxes to make another rebuilt box which is still going well but did notice slight differences between shafts and some gears. They looked to be interchangeable but found the secondary shaft/crown wheel gears had the same number of teeth but they had different angles of cut, tho...
by saczel
Sun Oct 27, 2019 9:55 am
Forum: Swift General Discussion
Topic: o2 sensor-brand quality?
Replies: 0
Views: 1355

o2 sensor-brand quality?

I just bought another o2 sensor from Repco for $30 bosch brand, same one as the last time I replaced it about 100.000k and 12 years ago. Has anyone noticed if the dearer NGK and fuelmiser for around $80 are any better? I am trying to fix a surging problem that has slowly been getting worse. When I f...
by saczel
Sun Oct 20, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: Swift Technical
Topic: G13B mk1 CAS ecu connection
Replies: 7
Views: 2296

Re: G13B mk1 CAS ecu connection

You got me thinking about a intermittent problem i have and found this while having a read of the manual, again it's mk3 and maybe different. The section it mentioned goes on about the air gap and the step by step testing process. As i find things they are in this link.https://www.dropbox.com/s/u76c...
by saczel
Thu Oct 17, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: Swift Technical
Topic: G13B mk1 CAS ecu connection
Replies: 7
Views: 2296

Re: G13B mk1 CAS ecu connection

It appears mk1 Pinout and error codes are in the technical faq electrical section. There is heaps of accumulated stuff in there.
by saczel
Thu Oct 17, 2019 6:05 am
Forum: Swift Technical
Topic: G13B mk1 CAS ecu connection
Replies: 7
Views: 2296

Re: G13B mk1 CAS ecu connection

The main difference that could be of note is mk1 distributor uses a vacuum advance and mk2/3 advance is ecu controlled. The teamswift site could have better mk1 pin layout. The site has been down for sometime but there was talk of their archives still being available, I have not tried to look myself...
by saczel
Tue Oct 15, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: In The Build
Topic: M16a Swift GTi.
Replies: 77
Views: 22642

Re: M16a Swift GTi.

Suzitech use 2 straps with a little bolt to join them together. Seems to work ok, nothing ripped off yet after several years.
by saczel
Sun Oct 13, 2019 10:54 am
Forum: Swift Technical
Topic: G13B mk1 CAS ecu connection
Replies: 7
Views: 2296

Re: G13B mk1 CAS ecu connection

I haven’t had much to do with the ecu yet but this comes from my sf413 manual mk3, it might be similar.
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/g74m0ie6g19e ... UWwna?dl=0

SA413 MK1 ignition diagram
https://www.redlinegti.com/forum/galler ... ge_id=4882
by saczel
Fri Oct 11, 2019 5:57 am
Forum: Off Topic Discussion
Topic: Spam increasing?
Replies: 1
Views: 1651

Spam increasing?

Is it just me or are there more spamming posts lately? I think our forum has been discovered by overseas spammers.
by saczel
Sat Sep 28, 2019 6:11 pm
Forum: Swift Technical
Topic: Gear ratios
Replies: 3
Views: 1135

Re: Gear ratios

These were given to me by one of the kiwi members I recall. They are a bit blurry but appreciated by me. https://www.dropbox.com/sh/xa1ki1gj74ns ... -jqXa?dl=0
by saczel
Tue Sep 24, 2019 9:44 am
Forum: Swift General Discussion
Topic: Rear window fold out catch
Replies: 0
Views: 1034

Rear window fold out catch

For years i was putting up with the rear windows closing when i hit a bump in the road and decided to try and fix it for good. I could not get any of the 6mm screws on the rear pillar catch bracket undone even with some wd40 and a impact driver and FBH. It took a rattle gun to finally get them off a...
by saczel
Tue Sep 10, 2019 6:12 am
Forum: General Suzuki Discussion
Topic: A swift steering rack in it
Replies: 1
Views: 839

Re: A swift steering rack in it

Normal swift’s and gti’s have the same part number for right hand drive over here. Left hand drive would obviously be a different number as they have a moulded section that angles up through the fire wall/floor and would not be interchangable.
by saczel
Sun Sep 08, 2019 10:20 am
Forum: General Suzuki Discussion
Topic: Panel suppliers east coast aust?
Replies: 0
Views: 603

Panel suppliers east coast aust?

I have been trying to see if new bonnets are available from panel beater suppliers in Brisbane or anywhere even on the east coast. I assume genuine is out of the question so a cheapish aftermarket replacement would be nice. I have bought them for other cars in the past without too much trouble but f...
by saczel
Wed Sep 04, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: General Suzuki Discussion
Topic: Faulty earth on all rear lights...
Replies: 4
Views: 1182

Re: Faulty earth on all rear lights...

Battery world or similar can sell new sockets with short tails, re using the old iffy ones will likely play up latter. I have seen old paddock finds where the wiring gets like a form of electrolysis and nothing will save that wiring. I personally like to solder and heat shrink any joins. Too many ti...
by saczel
Fri Aug 30, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: Swift General Discussion
Topic: Superspares bonnet quality?
Replies: 13
Views: 2294

Re: Superspares bonnet quality?

It might not be viable to get it from Sydney yet. Getting some courier quotes first.
by saczel
Thu Aug 29, 2019 5:44 am
Forum: Swift General Discussion
Topic: Superspares bonnet quality?
Replies: 13
Views: 2294

Re: Superspares bonnet quality?

Would anyone also know if a swift sf416 has the same bonnet as a sf413? I am guessing it’s just a number for the motor and most things are the same. The photos look the same.
by saczel
Tue Aug 27, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: Swift General Discussion
Topic: Superspares bonnet quality?
Replies: 13
Views: 2294

Superspares bonnet quality?

Has anyone ever bought a bonnet for a gti off of superspares in Sydney? Their ebay add has them new for $156 but i suspect the quality could be iffy.
by saczel
Tue Aug 27, 2019 5:43 am
Forum: For Sale - Parts
Topic: FS: Wrecking 97 Black gti (Pick-Up Brisbane)
Replies: 32
Views: 12023

Re: FS: Wrecking 97 Black gti Brisbane

Pm sent.