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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. Site News

      News and updates about our site.
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      Latest: Buy a DSM Shootout Calendar Kauzi5, Oct 15, 2019 at 9:02 AM
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      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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    3. Site Problems/Feedback

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    4. Welcome Forum/Member Intro's

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      Latest: New to the forum BLACK'98DSM, Oct 19, 2019 at 7:38 PM
    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: 1gb AWD tk106, Oct 20, 2019 at 4:51 PM
    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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    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: timing of or not? goonie, Oct 20, 2019 at 2:24 PM
    3. Bolt-on Tech

      4G63 intake, exhaust, intake manifold, ignition, fuel system, cooling, etc.
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      Latest: AEM FPR install FAQGSX222, Oct 20, 2019 at 3:38 PM
    4. Turbo System Tech

      4G63 turbos, Intercooling, Boost Control, Wastegates, etc.
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      Latest: Ebay turbo what? streetraceboi, Oct 18, 2019 at 1:42 PM
    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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      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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    8. Custom Fabrication

      TIG/MIG welding, jig-building, metal working, fiberglass, carbon fiber, and other custom fabrication projects.
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      Latest: Your most recent welding pics Imback, Oct 20, 2019 at 2:00 AM
    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: new trans from IPT... wrong plug? Dhan, Oct 20, 2019 at 1:21 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: Found the connectors FAQGSX222, Oct 20, 2019 at 3:59 PM
    12. Appearance/Interior/Exterior

      All interior and exterior tech discussions; body and paint, conversions, lighting, washing, waxing, etc.
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      Latest: Fall pictures anybody? 1990TSIAWDTALON, Oct 19, 2019 at 7:37 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: Car Smoking After Engine Built polverari, Oct 18, 2019 at 8:05 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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      Latest: Loud Clicking Sound From Injectors steve, Oct 15, 2019 at 12:05 PM
    3. 420A Turbo Conversion

      Turbo kits, swaps, etc - specific to 2G N/T DSMs.
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    4. 420A Engine Management

      EPROMS, ECU, MAF, knock, EGT, wideband, datalogging, etc - specific to 2G N/T DSMs.
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      Latest: no power over 70mph LikeGirl, Aug 26, 2019
    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: Stock MT Specs BLACK'98DSM, Oct 18, 2019 at 9:23 AM
    1. Drag Strip

      Preparation, technique, tips, and "kill" stories from the Drag Strip. No street racing discussions.
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      Latest: Favorite all time dsm pic crash89, Oct 20, 2019 at 12:05 AM
    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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      Latest: 1gb 4g63NA. 24 hours of lemons video Jamesberry2382, Oct 18, 2019 at 12:23 PM
    3. Dyno Talk

      For all the DSM dyno queens. Discuss dyno results here. For tuning discussions, use the Tuning Forum.
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      Latest: T25 tune Evolving_sti, Oct 17, 2019 at 9:52 AM
    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: Plymouth Laser Rs sluggish Dhan, Oct 19, 2019 at 5:26 PM
    2. Regional Discussions

      Connect with other local DSMers and organize DSM meets and track days.
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      Latest: Finish help studabaker, Oct 19, 2019 at 11:25 PM
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