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Sender's Name: Rich
Question: Hi Alan,iv got a 54reg WRX and i am looking for someone i can trust with my pride and joy!!do you carrie out serviceing? iv had a couple of tricks done to her and would also like to see what she is running at.how much do you charge for a dyno test? many thanks rich
Answer: Hi Rich - Servicing and dyno testing are no problem at all. We can go with the Subaru service schedule, depending on your mileage. A full dyno session with diagnostics is 69 including vat, which includes print outs. 01752 345880 office hours to book.
 
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Sender's Name: majid hussainm
Question: I own a honda civic 1.3 1994 carburetor. I want to fit a K&N filter or a induction kit. I don\'t think i can fit either of them. What can be done to fit a induction kit to my vehicle? thanks
Answer: Hi Majid. I would worry about the possibility of carb icing from fitting any kind of alternative air filter. There is a condition called the Jules Thompson effect, which is a reduction in temperature with a decrease in pressure in the venturi. The result is that ice can form in the carb when the air temp and dew point temp are close, as on a misty morning or evening. The result is very poor running when it occurs, similar to having the choke on full. Your original air filter will have a hot air supply to the intake, regulated for temperature. If you remove that, it'll play up for sure! As there is unlikely to be an increase in power from changing the air filter, I'd leave well alone.
 
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Sender's Name: Fibanachi Nassab
Question: hi there alan i was wondering is it possible for you to fit a turbo to a corsa b 1.2 or 1.4? and roughly how much it will cost? cheers fibanachi
Answer: Not one we could do. Try Courtenay Turbo, who have done more with Vauxhall than most.
 
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Sender's Name: marcus
Question: Hi alan,i have a 94wrx with still awful brakes.You put on front grooved discs and red stuff pads but still not the stopping power i need. maybe i need 4 pot brakes? do you have second hand ones? if not how much for new fitted. you have tuned it so well that now i cant stop when i need to lol
Answer: Hi Marcus - No stopping you is there? I have to agree, brakes are not the Scooby's strong feature. The trouble is, even the move to four pots isn't enough, my P1 brakes scared me several times! There is a K sport kit going for your wheel size that's a distinct improvement. Around 800 all in from memory, but what price an accident? Give Martyn a call after Monday 2nd June, (Idle git's away this week, leaving me to do every damn thing!)
 
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Sender's Name: Ross Cawley-Nash
Question: following on to my previous question, could you also tell me what i will need to change the fuelling from injection to carbs? from what i have worked out i need a lower pressure fuel pump (facet?) carbs (i have dellorto side draft 40\'s) and a cvh manifold. is there anything else i need to change to get the set up to run properly? thanks again, Ross
Answer: You could fit a twin pressure reg set up, the first one returning the excess to the tank, and the other one controlling down to the 4 psi you need. Check the MOT issues first, as you won't be able to pass a cat test with that set up!
 
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