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    Today, 10:22 AM
    Daymoe replied to a thread HSV 185i 5L mods in Holden V8's
    I wouldn't be confident doing this myself, but I imagine considering I don't want to spin it past 5500 RPM and will be using forced induction to make...
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    Yesterday, 10:46 PM
    Daymoe replied to a thread HSV 185i 5L mods in Holden V8's
    Took it for a 100km round trip tonight to grab some coffee, took it through the car wash and monitor everything making sure its running properly. ...
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    12-02-2019, 06:10 AM
    Daymoe replied to a thread HSV 185i 5L mods in Holden V8's
    I think it was about $230+ GST from JAS Oceania - I noticed they only had two left nationally and no stock of the genuine Bosch BXH1250A. You may...
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    10-02-2019, 07:15 PM
    Daymoe replied to a thread HSV 185i 5L mods in Holden V8's
    That makes perfect sense, its the same thing with my car it will turn over maybe 6-7 times before it fires, then its fine, at the end of the day its...
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    10-02-2019, 04:41 PM
    Daymoe replied to a thread HSV 185i 5L mods in Holden V8's
    Old style 80A alternator with external fan: Next to VT 120A internal fan alternator (BXH1250A is the Bosch part number/ANB230 for JAS Oceania)...
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    24-01-2019, 01:35 PM
    Daymoe replied to a thread HSV 185i 5L mods in Holden V8's
    It has a Walbro 255 on it - I know from experience the factory pump setup on the Ecotec Commodores have some sort of check valve on the pump as I've...
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    23-01-2019, 09:51 PM
    Daymoe replied to a thread HSV 185i 5L mods in Holden V8's
    Another thing - since I've had my Turbosmart FPR800 fuel pressure regulator fitted, I think the fuel is draining back to the tank shortly after...
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    23-01-2019, 09:08 PM
    Daymoe replied to a thread HSV 185i 5L mods in Holden V8's
    Ordered a Dayco one - I'll get it put in next service, I'm not driving it daily, especially with the heat wave and Melbourne's ****ed traffic :(
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    22-01-2019, 10:33 PM
    Daymoe replied to a thread HSV 185i 5L mods in Holden V8's
    Goes above half on the gauge, sits just under 1/4 on the highway. Same with a hill climb it makes the temp climb up quickly
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    22-01-2019, 06:09 AM
    Daymoe replied to a thread HSV 185i 5L mods in Holden V8's
    The biggest issue is heavy Melbourne traffic, when you're crawling along inner suburbia in 30+ ambient temperature the car starts getting warm when...
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    21-01-2019, 04:11 PM
    Daymoe replied to a thread HSV 185i 5L mods in Holden V8's
    Thermostat is new genuine
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    20-01-2019, 10:48 PM
    Daymoe replied to a thread HSV 185i 5L mods in Holden V8's
    I'm going to buy a new radiator and a FG Falcon thermofan https://www.holmart.com.au/holden-commodore-vn-vg-vq-vp-vr-vs-radiator-v8-304 ...
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    20-01-2019, 10:27 PM
    Daymoe replied to a thread HSV 185i 5L mods in Holden V8's
    I've got a Wolf V550 EMS in the car so will use that to trigger the relay to bring the fan on/off depending on engine temp, if you don't have an EMS...
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    20-01-2019, 10:09 PM
    Daymoe replied to a thread HSV 185i 5L mods in Holden V8's
    Anyone here converted to electric thermofan(s)? How do you find temp control with the electric thermo vs the mechanical engine fan? She gets a little...
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