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DSM Tech Q&A

  1. Frequently Answered DSM Questions

    A collection of very common and repetitive DSM questions with links to the answers. Required reading for all newbies! All threads in this forum are locked, replies are disabled.
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  2. Maintenance & Repairs

    Oil choices, timing belt, setting timing, CV boot replacement, alternator servicing, fuse/relay checks, and other basic maintenance, repair and diagnosis Q&A.
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    Latest: Fixed tps vs adjustable tps Steve92talon, Oct 16, 2019 at 6:01 PM
  3. Bolt-on Tech

    4G63 intake, exhaust, intake manifold, ignition, fuel system, cooling, etc.
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    Latest: Koni Struts/GC coilovers Anthony Boni, Oct 16, 2019 at 11:56 AM
  4. Turbo System Tech

    4G63 turbos, Intercooling, Boost Control, Wastegates, etc.
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    Latest: Ebay turbo what? DSMPT, Oct 17, 2019 at 12:24 PM
  5. Tuning & Engine Management

    4G63 EPROMS, ECU, MAF, knock, EGT, wideband, datalogging, fuel trims, etc.
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    Latest: Opacity feature not working rabenne, Oct 17, 2019 at 10:53 AM
  6. Engine Swap Tech

    For all discussions surrounding engine swaps - DSM engines into other cars or other car engines into a DSM.
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    Latest: Engine Failure jakk220, Oct 15, 2019 at 8:29 PM
  7. Cylinder Head & Short Block

    4G63 cams, valvetrain, pistons, rods, stroker kits, 6-bolt swaps, hybrids, etc. Read this Forum's Strict Guidelines.
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    Latest: No place for the knock sensor bastarddsm, Oct 16, 2019 at 1:36 AM
  8. Custom Fabrication

    TIG/MIG welding, jig-building, metal working, fiberglass, carbon fiber, and other custom fabrication projects.
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  9. Handling Tech

    4G63 suspension, steering, brakes, tires, lightweight wheels, bushings, etc.
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  10. Drivetrain Tech

    4G63 transmission, clutch, flywheel, driveshaft, gears, differentials, transfer case, shifter, etc.
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    Latest: Drift Center Differential Dentor, Oct 17, 2019 at 4:08 AM
  11. Electrical Tech

    Wiring, turbo timers, electronic boost controllers, gauges, fuses, wiring harnesses, wire tucks, car audio, and all other electrical component discussions.
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    Latest: Need help with v3 ecmlink logging cable. Stevestalon, Oct 16, 2019 at 5:09 PM
  12. Appearance/Interior/Exterior

    All interior and exterior tech discussions; body and paint, conversions, lighting, washing, waxing, etc.
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    Latest: Easy front air dam baldeagle727, Oct 17, 2019 at 11:43 AM
  13. Newbie Forum

    Common, repetitive, beginner DSM questions that have been asked and answered thousands of times. We use this forum as a dumping ground for noob questions.
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    Latest: 16an fitting option and my dilemma ec17pse, Oct 17, 2019 at 12:39 PM
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