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      11-04-2013, 04:58 PM   #1
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Need S54 specialist near Winnipeg, MB!!!

Hey guys,

Need someone who can figure out my car already. It's not running properly on the VT2-500 setup. Rebuilt the VANOS this summer and still having issues - unsure if it's VANOS related, but it could be timing.

Honestly at this point I'm ready to let a professional with *experience* step in. I do NOT want to take it to the local dealer, nor a couple of the euro shops here in town.

Any suggestions? The car can be driven, it just doesn't idle properly and I believe it is still running rich. I would drive it within a reasonable distance (even Minneapolis to be honest) if anyone has nay really good suggestions.

Thanks in advance!

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      11-04-2013, 07:44 PM   #2
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Nekky,
Rabbit had the VT install done at Tunerworks in Calgary
Thread here http://www.zpost.com/forums/showthread.php?t=470960

Link http://www.tunerworks.com/

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      11-04-2013, 08:12 PM   #3
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Nekky,
Rabbit had the VT install done at Tunerworks in Calgary
Thread here http://www.zpost.com/forums/showthread.php?t=470960

Link http://www.tunerworks.com/

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Yeah I've toyed with the idea of going back, but it's a bit of a drive too. Done it many times, but ideally there's someone in the city here that I don't know about.
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      11-04-2013, 08:19 PM   #4
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In Winnipeg? Not likely if you have not already found him I'm afraid.
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      11-04-2013, 08:49 PM   #5
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In Winnipeg? Not likely if you have not already found him I'm afraid.
I'm beginning to think a road trip to Toronto is in order next spring
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      11-04-2013, 09:14 PM   #6
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I'm beginning to think a road trip to Toronto is in order next spring
Look into the cost to transport your car to Calgary too - not as much as you may think...
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Look into the cost to transport your car to Calgary too - not as much as you may think...
Yep,
Would be my first thought, give it back to the guys who did the initial install.
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      11-05-2013, 12:34 PM   #8
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Look into the cost to transport your car to Calgary too - not as much as you may think...
It would make the drive just fine I'm sure. But yeah, I'm gainfully employed at a Honda dealership so shipping it there isn't hard

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Yep,
Would be my first thought, give it back to the guys who did the initial install.
I think it may end up this way next year. It will sit over the winter where I can finally tinker with it: new garage. Just gotta insulate the thing over the next month.
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      11-21-2013, 11:41 AM   #9
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I think it may end up this way next year. It will sit over the winter where I can finally tinker with it: new garage. Just gotta insulate the thing over the next month.
New Garage - me too! Don't know how I lived without it.

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New Garage - me too! Don't know how I lived without it.
How is your Neighbor living with it?
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      11-22-2013, 12:03 PM   #11
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How is your Neighbor living with it?
Hey Caddyshk!!!

They are not happy. But in view of the torture they put my wife and I through to get approval to build the garage, and their subsequent absolutely ignorant treatment of my wife, the more it upsets them, the better I like it. See my PM!!!

I now have a fine garage for my car, plenty of storage, and a damn high fence so I don't have to look at the ugly buggers and can prevent them from using the side of my property to access their garden, which I think was their underlying motivation all along.
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