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Just had mine done and the tester, only did a both sides test due to the diff.
U have a long passenger list finish it slow n steady at ur hearts pace see ya early tomorrow. Just fixing a creaking clutch now.Mine's a properly booked track day on Sunday, hence my panic to get it ready
Both me and Colin will be there, along with a few others who want a passenger ride in H701
I know, and I've no idea why, likely to leave many people with minor spine injuriesU have a long passenger list finish it slow n steady at ur hearts pace see ya early tomorrow. Just fixing a creaking clutch now.
was def a fun exciting track when it dried and gathered alot of pro/con data on the setup.Today was great Paul, yet more info gathered for further development
I'll dig the primera mc out for you
I prefer high speed circuits.Road rally is a 30mph thing, no speed required
No more full on track days for me until next year, christmas to pay for and all that
Only 5th gear seems odd, any rubbers perished?
Got my king lead changed, fresh plugs, autochoke removed for manual, all is well in H701 camp now. Cant believe something so simple would cause so much confusion and stress. Its typical though that I had a new one in my "H701 sinhy's" box and just never got round to putting it on "i'll do it one day" type of thing..
can't go too far down though cos the turbo outlet pipe will foul the oil drain pipe just underneath. braided drain pipe would ideally be replaced cos it's abit frayed.Good to see you going for the things we spoke about last, the extra will aid your alternator clearance too
As for the gearbox it sounds like you could be right don't have a deep enough understanding to help further there
Sorry to be of much bother, was going through the precious bible youve made for the micra community, two thumbs up for that! In this post that I've quoted, I noticed in the fifth image from top, that the yellow 'bush' 'jablo' /packaging sort of thing has broken down to pieces and I found bits of it dangling within the shock plastic cover. what are the symptoms of not having it and is it replaceable?was reading the manual last night and being translated from taiwan to engrish it wasn't exactly comprehensive and doesn't cover how to install & setup preload. but googling solves that.
the bilstein streetline kits ride height is 33cm from wheel centre to top of wheel arch front & rear
so i removed the bilstein streetline off the rear axle
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bilstein shock vs BC shock
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apex spring vs BC spring
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standard shock dust cover/bump stop vs BC dust cover & bump stop
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i felt the BC dust cover was too short when the shocks fully extended
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so i'll use the standard dust cover instead that protects the shock better
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fit BC coilover onto rear axle. i first adjust the spring collar until the axle sits at 31cm from the arch when its supporting the car. then adjust the shock position towards full extension, its at its lowest position yet not fully extended, prob cos of the low ride height
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front bilstein strut vs BC coilover strut
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access hole abit tight to adjust camber
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strut installed. i apply a slight preload to keep the spring in place. did try apply as much preload but then couldn't adjust the bottom hubs ride height collar so keep it at zero preload for now. there's no abs sensor cable support bracket so i ziptie it to the brakeline.
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ok now to test it at 11pm. the factory default damper setting was set at 8 clicks (0=hard, 30=soft) so its more towards the hard end.
went down the road and oh boy i could feel every oscillation of the road and my bucket seat was like a bouncy castle, twas hilarious but whoah prob too hard.
so stopped and changed front & rear dampers to 30clicks very soft, ooh what a difference. its soo much smoother, even over the small pot holes n speed bumps. damper feels so much more progressive n smooth n controlled.
when i hit a speed bump or hole with the bilstein you could feel and hear the dash just crash into it aggressively then the spring has abit of give further on in its stroke.
the BC damper simply cusions over them when in soft setting while maintaining a firm handling and excellent pitch & roll control. absolute superb piece of kit(Y)
more pics tomorrow n further tweaking needed:grinning: and must cover em from rain now
thx ian.Sorry to be of much bother, was going through the precious bible youve made for the micra community, two thumbs up for that! In this post that I've quoted, I noticed in the fifth image from top, that the yellow 'bush' 'jablo' /packaging sort of thing has broken down to pieces and I found bits of it dangling within the shock plastic cover. what are the symptoms of not having it and is it replaceable?
Ian - Malta
yes it's replaceable but I question why it's failed in the first place. as explained above they're not meant for repeated heavy blows else they start to deteriorate n prob break up as in ur case.protects the suspension and vehicle (as well as the occupants) from violent "bottoming" of the suspension, caused when an obstruction (or hard landing) causes the suspension to run out of upward travel without fully absorbing the energy of the stroke. Without bump-stops, a vehicle that "bottoms out" will experience a very hard shock when the suspension contacts the bottom of the frame or body, which is transferred to the occupants and every connector and weld on the vehicle. Factory vehicles often come with plain rubber "nubs" to absorb the worst of the forces, and insulate the shock. A rubber bump-stop is considered a "last-ditch" emergency insulator for the occasional accidental bottoming of the suspension; it is entirely insufficient to absorb repeated and heavy bottomings such as a high-speed off road vehicle encounters.
I dunno if that's compatible with a non-coil 1.3 gearbox?I've got a one piece 1.4 coilpack flywheel you can have if that's any good to you.
hmm I just googled/ebay bout the coil pack flywheel,I've got a one piece 1.4 coilpack flywheel you can have if that's any good to you.