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    DSMtuners is a massive archive of DSM information - but more importantly, it's a COMMUNITY! Join in and participate with other DSMers, and invite all of your DSM friends to make this place their home. Chat with others, create a build thread, post questions and answers. Get involved! Logging in will also remove many of the advertisements, along with this notice. ;)

    1. Vendor Announcements

      Special sales, group buys, and product announcements from our supporting vendors. We encourage you to support vendors who support the DSM community.
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    1. DSM Build Journals

      Start a Journal to document your DSM build and document race events, dyno days, etc for the car. To create a Build Journal you will need to Create a Vehicle Profile. A Build Thread will be created in this forum automatically.
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      Latest: Overseas GSX eclipsyco, Jul 13, 2020 at 1:19 AM
    2. Tech Article Archives

      DIY Tutorials, VFAQ's and Parts Reviews posted by our members.
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    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: ac part mn177247 pauleyman, Jul 12, 2020 at 9:18 PM
    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: FP Black BB Xona Rotor with 10cm housing mikejsmith1985, Jul 12, 2020 at 6:21 AM
    5. Tuning & Engine Management

      4G63 EPROMS, ECU, MAF, knock, EGT, wideband, datalogging, fuel trims, etc.
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    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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    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: Torque plating the cylinder head. motomattx, Jul 13, 2020 at 1:15 AM
    8. Custom Fabrication

      TIG/MIG welding, jig-building, metal working, fiberglass, carbon fiber, and other custom fabrication projects.
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      Latest: Help My DSM based YouTube Channel TheFlashDSM, Jul 12, 2020 at 6:15 AM
    9. Handling Tech

      4G63 suspension, steering, brakes, tires, lightweight wheels, bushings, etc.
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      Latest: Clocking Top mount for Caster Brembo, Jul 7, 2020 at 9:04 PM
    10. Drivetrain Tech

      4G63 transmission, clutch, flywheel, driveshaft, gears, differentials, transfer case, shifter, etc.
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      Latest: 1G DSM AWD Auto Abs redstar, Jul 12, 2020 at 7:42 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: Sensor Wiring Problem luv2rallye, Jul 12, 2020 at 11:28 PM
    12. Appearance/Interior/Exterior

      All interior and exterior tech discussions; body and paint, conversions, lighting, washing, waxing, etc.
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    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: Is my car tuned? 98 dsm, Jul 12, 2020 at 5:32 AM
    1. DSM 420A Frequently Answered Questions

      All the common and repetitive 420A DSM questions asked with links to the answers. Read-only.
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      Latest: Cylinder head parts list BogusSVO, Nov 28, 2012
    2. 420A Bolt-on Tech

      Intake, exhaust, ignition, fuel system, cooling, etc - specific to 2G N/T DSMs.
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    3. 420A Turbo Conversion

      Turbo kits, swaps, etc - specific to 2G N/T DSMs.
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      Latest: GS to GST! What parts? frosh29, Jul 12, 2020 at 9:44 PM
    4. 420A Engine Management

      EPROMS, ECU, MAF, knock, EGT, wideband, datalogging, etc - specific to 2G N/T DSMs.
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      Latest: Jumped timing.... 609DSM, Jun 2, 2020
    5. 420A Drivetrain Tech

      Transmission, clutch, flywheel, driveshaft, gears, differentials, transfer case, shifter, etc - specific to 2G N/T DSMs.
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      Latest: Rebuild or replace? TK's9d2TSi, Jul 3, 2020
    1. Drag Strip

      Preparation, technique, tips, and "kill" stories from the Drag Strip. No street racing discussions.
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    2. Road Course & Autocross

      Autocross, Road Race, and Open Track Event discussions. Preparation, technique, tips, and stories from the events. Tell us about your last event.
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    3. Dyno Talk

      For all the DSM dyno queens. Discuss dyno results here. For tuning discussions, use the Tuning Forum.
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    1. Welcome Forum/Member Intro's

      Stop in and introduce yourself
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      Latest: A story about spyder and me motomattx, Jul 13, 2020 at 1:07 AM
    2. Site News

      News and updates about our site.
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    1. The Hangout

      All off topic, non-DSM, non-technical related discussions. Still no politics, religion, or hot button topics. Play nice or get booted!
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      Latest: Best DSM Craigslist post of the day ChessmoDSM, Jul 11, 2020 at 7:23 PM
    2. Regional Discussions

      Connect with other local DSMers and organize DSM meets and track days.
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      Latest: 4 Point Subframe Brace josh408, Jul 12, 2020 at 10:55 PM
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