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« Reply #15 on: January 28, 2014, 09:19:32 PM »
nice, how long till manual converted? Still saving for mine, but keep on buying car parts :/

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« Reply #16 on: January 28, 2014, 09:32:56 PM »
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nice, how long till manual converted? Still saving for mine, but keep on buying car parts :/

till I can get a financial break to purchase the parts I need, unless a mint deal on the parts I need turn up on the FB car parts pages :P Not going to begin converting until I have all the parts since it's my daily driver. i'd be really keen to finish the conversion this year as my gearbox shudder is getting worse. i can't help wanting to hear an RB in the 5k-8k RPM range, even if it's an automatic cefiro with std. exhaust.

which reminds me, i can't remember if I informed, but I picked up a 2.5" in, 3" out big bore for $50 and a bottle of V. xForce muffler.
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« Reply #17 on: January 29, 2014, 08:41:45 AM »
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So this just happened today... Massive rock vs. Cefiro headlight =





did you manage to find a new headlight? keen to steel this if you no longer have a use for it? want to try the lense on my block lights :)

as for things left to pick up for manual conversion,

-Gearbox (who would have thought ha)
-Manual Pedal box
-Manual gearbox crossmember

Auto one will work but you can only get 1 bolt in each side instead of 2 so would only recommend as a temporary fix, plus will fail wof and they may even tell you to get cert whereas if you have the manual crossmember no one will know.

depending on how far you want to go with it, gauge cluster in the dash could be changed to get rid of the auto drive lights :)
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« Reply #18 on: January 29, 2014, 10:56:51 AM »
What about release bearing and arm as well as the tunnel boot for the gearstick? I have a google docs spreadsheet with the parts I think I need. I cant remember if ive posted it before :/

Here it is: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0Am3c2UCUwYbddHduRE9QZk1uUFQ4WU5XcFpTWFZjNHc&usp=docslist_api
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« Reply #19 on: January 29, 2014, 12:07:09 PM »
depending on where you get the gearbox, clutch fork might come with it, not sure what you mean by release bearing arm?

and yea you will need a release bearing unless you buy a aftermarket clutch kit as it will come with one. (don't waste your time with this unless you find a 9 bolt flywheel - 6 bolt flywheel HD clutches are sh1t if you upgrade power later down the track)

tunnel boot will reduce road noise and temp but not necessarily needed to function,
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« Reply #20 on: January 29, 2014, 01:08:20 PM »
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depending on where you get the gearbox, clutch fork might come with it, not sure what you mean by release bearing arm?

Was looking at some manual conversion kits and some came with an bearing arm that looked like it moved the release bearing along gearbox shaft as seen in this picture

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Release Bearing Arm = Clutch Fork :D
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« Reply #21 on: January 29, 2014, 05:29:13 PM »
haha yea there you go :D
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« Reply #22 on: January 29, 2014, 05:29:47 PM »
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Release Bearing Arm = Clutch Fork :D

there you go :)

what about the headlight? you want to gift that away :)
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« Reply #23 on: January 29, 2014, 07:56:39 PM »
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what about the headlight? you want to gift that away :)

I went to see this guy from one of the buy & sell pages on facebook who was wrecking a facelift white cefiro and picked up two headlights, a clutch pedal and a clutch master cyl. for $140. Will upload pics once fitted. But I suppose you can have it for test fitting... I'm not too keen on facelift tbh.
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« Reply #24 on: January 29, 2014, 10:36:11 PM »
So heres a pic of it during fitting as a comparison shot:



Excuse the flash.

And this one after fitting both:

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« Reply #25 on: January 30, 2014, 08:54:13 AM »
I'm with you there, not a fan of these style lights, sweet want to bring it on Sunday? :)

They guy wrecking the cef didn't have a factory non spoiler boot lid did he?
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« Reply #26 on: January 30, 2014, 09:02:03 AM »
I prefer the pre facelift lights as well. Plus the bumpers

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« Reply #27 on: January 30, 2014, 10:54:30 AM »
Not too sure. I can ask if you like man

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« Reply #28 on: January 30, 2014, 03:37:26 PM »
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Not too sure. I can ask if you like man


yea please :)
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« Reply #29 on: January 30, 2014, 07:13:14 PM »
To fit those facelift headlights, I had to change the bulb mounts on the headlights as the facelift used a much larger diameter, 3-spade bulb. Also, the comparison between the two headlights are that the bulb mount sits much deeper in the facelift, compared with the pre-facelift (that I have). Had to swap the mounts but found that the facelift mounts do not fit inside the pre-facelift headlight.