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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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    Latest: 6 or 7 Bolt Flywheel? Mham2k, Dec 18, 2019
  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: General questions, small grayish smoke. Josh455, Mar 29, 2020 at 9:55 AM
  3. Bolt-on Tech

    4G63 intake, exhaust, intake manifold, ignition, fuel system, cooling, etc.
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  4. Turbo System Tech

    4G63 turbos, Intercooling, Boost Control, Wastegates, etc.
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    Latest: vrsf intercooler mods? jdxnc, Mar 28, 2020 at 10:14 PM
  5. Tuning & Engine Management

    4G63 EPROMS, ECU, MAF, knock, EGT, wideband, datalogging, fuel trims, etc.
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    Latest: 1g tsi speed density Mark E Brooks, Mar 28, 2020 at 4:37 PM
  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: 1gina2g ?? rabenne, Mar 29, 2020 at 9:39 AM
  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: G4cs import solutions, Mar 27, 2020 at 10:40 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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    Latest: 2g koni yellow and eibach question. Th3ory, Mar 28, 2020 at 6:50 PM
  10. Drivetrain Tech

    4G63 transmission, clutch, flywheel, driveshaft, gears, differentials, transfer case, shifter, etc.
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    Latest: 91 trans in a 90 speedo off 19Eclipse90, Mar 28, 2020 at 1:43 PM
  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: Early 95 accessory power wires? mikejsmith1985, Mar 28, 2020 at 6:15 AM
  12. Appearance/Interior/Exterior

    All interior and exterior tech discussions; body and paint, conversions, lighting, washing, waxing, etc.
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    Latest: Spyder Owners needed! Top not working! jinscho, Mar 28, 2020 at 9:05 PM
  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: 1991 cruise control pump on 1990 sakroda, Mar 29, 2020 at 10:26 AM
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