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LED Guage Pod Conversion by JEDI-77
on 03 Apr 2008 by admin author list
LED Guage Pod Conversion by JEDI-77 [read more]
Jedi-s LED Conversion-2
on 01 Jun 2008 by admin author list
Jedi-s LED Conversion-2 [read more]
300zx Window glass aerial wiring
on 09 Apr 2013 by admin author list
300zx Window glass aerial wiring [read more]
Ajdustable Speed Chime
on 18 Nov 2007 by admin author list
Speed alert using VR2 settting on the speedo..>> On the speedometer there are two small blue variable resistors. VR1 is used to calibrate the speed and VR2 is used to calibrate for the speed warning chime.VR2 is a 2k ohm linear device. The formula used to calibrate the chime is as follows:VR2(ohms) = 16xkph-750Thus, for 0 resistance the lowest setting [read more]
Cleaning Electrical Connectors (Injector connectors in particular)
on 18 Nov 2007 by admin author list
I've been cleaning injector connectors today and I think this is the easiest and quickest way to do it. I've read about it on and just added my pics, some of you might find it useful [read more]
Coil Pack - checkiist
on 18 Nov 2007 by admin author list
1 the connectors for the actual coilpack itself (not the coilpack, but the wiring leading to it)... Try wiggling it as the engine is running and try to bring on the problem.2: You may have a break/bad connection somewhere in the circuit. Here's the wiring diagram if you are so inclined... It's not that scary !The left pin of [read more]
Coil Pack Connector replacement, by ASH-SPEC
on 18 Nov 2007 by admin author list
I'm not sure if folks go about it this way when they replace their coil pack connectors of their EFI harness when they [read more]
Coolant Temp Sensor
on 18 Nov 2007 by admin author list
The A to Z of Coolant Temp Sensors and Detonation Sensors Coolant Temp Sensor | Detonation Sensor Firstly, get a cut lunch/coffee/alcohol to read thru my drivel and forgive me in advance for potentially insulting your intelligence by describing the fixes in very "blind freddy" fashion- I don't know your level of tech- expertise so I'm 'assuming' you know little... ok. The Coolant [read more]
Earthing kit
on 18 Nov 2007 by admin author list
Ground Net: A very inexpensive mod that can potentially add greater throttle response and cure hesitation, is adding additional grounding points to the cars electrical system. By tying various locations directly to the ground terminal of the battery it effectively increases the efficiency of the electrical system. Tools: 10mm socket Wire strippers Connector crimper Parts needed: 10 to 15 [read more]
Fixing a failed Power Window
on 18 Nov 2007 by admin author list
Fixing a failed power window Fixing power windows (driver side only) failure by TheZed, (special thanks to Wyyked) This article is intended to help those who have trouble with specifically their driver side power window. While this article is not a "fix all" as there may be other causes for the problem, it is relatively simple to do, so attempting this first [read more]
Fixing the "Lights" warning light
on 18 Nov 2007 by admin author list
  Fixing the "LIGHTS" warning   This warning light is pretty annoying in my view, it is designed to monitor the resistance in the rear light assembly and if a bulb goes out, the resistance is reduced/increased and the "LIGHT" comes on on the dash when you brake. Usually, the main brake lights are fine, but the 4 little lights in the middle [read more]
High Beams stay on
on 18 Nov 2007 by admin author list
Why are my high beams constantly staying on? In this case you will probably find that your headlights, parkers, foglights and taillights don't work either - very awkward and embarrassing driving at night. Go to the fuses in the drivers footwell area (to the right of the accelerator pedal). You will probably find the "Clearance Lamps" fuse blown - this is on [read more]
My HICAS light stays on
on 18 Nov 2007 by admin author list
Why is my HICAS light on? The most common cause of the HICAS light coming on is low fluid in the power steering reservoir. This needs to be filled with Automatic transmission fluid almost right to the very top. This is sometimes easy to diagnose, as the light will be on when the car is cold, but as the fluid warms [read more]
Repairing Power Window Switch Illumination
on 18 Nov 2007 by admin author list
    About 3 years ago after first getting my Z - I realized that the window button switch didn't glow when the dash lights were turned on. It wasn't easy to find that switch during nightime driving! I decided that a nice ultra bright blue LED would be a good fix. Did the mod and things worked well ever after... Flipping [read more]
Replacing the Power Window Motor Unit
on 18 Nov 2007 by admin author list
Replacing the Power Window Motor Unit Tools required: 2 and 3 mm phillips screwdriver blade screw driver 14 mm and 10 mm socket or ring spanner small mirror Time required: 1 - 2 hours When your power window stops working, there are a couple of things that could be the cause. If you're lucky it will be a blown fuse or bad electrical [read more]
Switched power modification to injectors
on 18 Nov 2007 by admin author list
After a reading a lot of posts, a few attempts, de-splicing an old wiring harness, and much frustration; the wait is finally over. I figured out how to rewire the earlier wiring harness so that power is only applied to the injectors with the key in the ignition turned to "on". Est. time: 10mins Tools needed:10mm socketsoldering ironsoldervolt/ohm [read more]
Terminal re-tensioning
on 18 Nov 2007 by admin author list
What's that funny light on the instrument cluster "Box with squiggly lines" (Cat temp sensor)
on 18 Nov 2007 by admin author list
A funny looking light on my dash has come on, what is it? The light which most people can't figure out from the icon alone is the cat over temp warning light, as shown here: The cat over temp warning light is triggered by the two sensors just after the catalytic converters when they read a temperature which is too high. This [read more]
Window Wiring diagram codes
on 18 Nov 2007 by admin author list
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