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  1. Join the Community!

    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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      Latest: More Wiper & Washer System Parts RockAuto, Jan 20, 2021 at 3:06 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: 1992 VR4 #71/1000 iceguru1114, Jan 23, 2021 at 1:57 AM
    2. Tech Article Archives

      DIY Tutorials, VFAQ's and Parts Reviews posted by our members.
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      Latest: Timing a 4G63 (my "Special" method) 1990TSIAWDTALON, Jan 22, 2021 at 3:54 PM
    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: Overheating on idle (Stops when rev) Mello, Jan 23, 2021 at 12:23 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: 14b LIMIT sidewaystsi, Jan 22, 2021 at 11:46 PM
    5. Tuning & Engine Management

      4G63 EPROMS, ECU, MAF, knock, EGT, wideband, datalogging, fuel trims, etc.
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      Latest: 4G64 ROM or Definition Shags2gSpydGS, Jan 22, 2021 at 12:47 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: Picked up a mid-swap project pauleyman, Jan 22, 2021 at 10:51 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: OFH? DSMPT, Jan 22, 2021 at 9:14 PM
    8. Custom Fabrication

      TIG/MIG welding, jig-building, metal working, fiberglass, carbon fiber, and other custom fabrication projects.
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      Latest: 7 bolt baffled oil pan need troppo loungo, Jan 22, 2021 at 10:18 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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    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: 1g manual - stalling randomly CAS? 1990TSIAWDTALON, Jan 22, 2021 at 3:43 PM
    12. Appearance/Interior/Exterior

      All interior and exterior tech discussions; body and paint, conversions, lighting, washing, waxing, etc.
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      Latest: Door won’t stop locking BLACK'98DSM, Jan 22, 2021 at 3:11 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: 1g AWD front hub outer diameter ec17pse, Jan 23, 2021 at 12:00 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: 420A Videos BLACK'98DSM, Jan 22, 2021 at 3:39 PM
    3. 420A Turbo Conversion

      Turbo kits, swaps, etc - specific to 2G N/T DSMs.
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      Latest: Edz Swap NWHTanK, Jan 10, 2021
    4. 420A Engine Management

      EPROMS, ECU, MAF, knock, EGT, wideband, datalogging, etc - specific to 2G N/T DSMs.
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    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: HELP! P0731 fault G420a, Jan 5, 2021
    1. Drag Strip

      Preparation, technique, tips, and "kill" stories from the Drag Strip. No street racing discussions.
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      Latest: The 16g Drag Race Discussion Thread 95GSXracer, Jan 17, 2021 at 12:26 PM
    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: First time DSM Owner Ludachris, Jan 21, 2021 at 11:46 AM
    2. Site News

      News and updates from the site administration.
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      Latest: Discount code for Calendars Ludachris, Nov 28, 2020
    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: Thunderbird LX issues joxuawalter, Jan 23, 2021 at 1:13 AM
    2. Regional Discussions

      Connect with other local DSMers and organize DSM meets and track days.
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      Latest: Looking For Someone To Work On My DSM bo0st, Jan 20, 2021 at 6:48 AM
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