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by Tezzy
Thu Jun 11, 2009 8:17 pm
Forum: Car chat
Topic: Insurance
Replies: 28
Views: 1242

Re: Insurance

how did you get a quote on a supercharged altezza on a drivers permit??? im 23 full licence, 4years no claims and i cant find any insurance company that will insure a turbo or supercharged altezza without engineers reports and ive bein told they will just give me highest premium they have because t...
by Tezzy
Thu Jun 11, 2009 1:09 pm
Forum: Car chat
Topic: Insurance
Replies: 28
Views: 1242

Re: Insurance

123.ie is the way to go quinn direct can f00k off yep just renewed last week with 123.ie. Eur760 TPFT. 24 with 4 years NCB, no accidents and 2 points. Best quotes i got elsewhere was closer to Eur1,500, that's after paying 850 odd last year with 3 years NCB :? Has the Altezza been blacklisted by in...
by Tezzy
Sat Jun 06, 2009 4:46 pm
Forum: Cars for sale
Topic: 1999 Toyota Supra Turbo - must go €8,950
Replies: 28
Views: 3367

Re: 1999 Toyota Supra Turbo - must go €8,950

still for sale lads, €8,950 cash or may part exchange, preferably for a motorbike (250-600cc) but try me

married and all now and it's still here. She's not happy :lol:
by Tezzy
Fri Jun 05, 2009 8:59 am
Forum: Problems with your Altezza
Topic: changing gear
Replies: 15
Views: 1046

Re: changing gear

i put gl4/5 in before and found it got more difficult to change gears, (too thin for the synchros i think) changed to gl3/4 and its much better. try that and see :)
by Tezzy
Tue Apr 14, 2009 5:43 pm
Forum: Car chat
Topic: Insurance you just have to laugh
Replies: 46
Views: 1404

Re: Insurance you just have to laugh

Mine is up next month but paid €850 this year with Hibernian, 3yrs NCB, 2 championship points, full licence 5 years, 23 years old.

im hoping around €600 this year, i'll be an old married man by the time renewal comes round in June :?
by Tezzy
Thu Apr 09, 2009 1:57 pm
Forum: Car chat
Topic: Gearbox help
Replies: 10
Views: 682

Re: Gearbox help

its half way up on the drivers side of the gearbox
by Tezzy
Mon Apr 06, 2009 7:23 pm
Forum: Club Events
Topic: Dyno Results...
Replies: 22
Views: 1975

Re: Dyno Results...

Evelyn wrote:None of us were running our cars on E85


was going to ask if anybody there was running e85, would have loved to have been there to see what mine is doing on E85 :?
by Tezzy
Tue Mar 31, 2009 11:16 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission section
Topic: Big exhaust debate!
Replies: 50
Views: 2717

Re: remap

KaTaLy5t wrote:Maybe Noel should split this into 2 threads :D

The other tezzas I've heard sounded similar but mine sounds really different?


ross dont do anything with that exhaust, except maybe sell it to me :wink:
by Tezzy
Tue Mar 31, 2009 11:13 pm
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: Brand new TRD/Legena multi coat circular fog lights
Replies: 14
Views: 1044

Re: Brand new TRD/Legena multi coat circular fog lights

where can you get them Ross? Noticed my left one smashed this evening, the right one is chipped and leaking :(
by Tezzy
Tue Mar 31, 2009 10:55 pm
Forum: Problems with your Altezza
Topic: Broke down!
Replies: 61
Views: 3859

Re: Broke down!

Evelyn wrote:So what does that mean...its designed no to bend valves?


the 3SGE is normally designed not to touch valves and pistons, but not with the BEAMS head
by Tezzy
Tue Mar 31, 2009 10:39 pm
Forum: Problems with your Altezza
Topic: Broke down!
Replies: 61
Views: 3859

Re: Broke down!

Now I know where I got the bit about not damaging the valves. Got this off the net about the 3S-GE The pistons are made from an aluminium alloy, designed to withstand high temperatures. An indentation is incorporated into the piston head to prevent the pistons from hitting the valves, should the ti...
by Tezzy
Mon Mar 30, 2009 5:39 pm
Forum: Problems with your Altezza
Topic: Broke down!
Replies: 61
Views: 3859

Re: Broke down!

that's rotten luck noel, sorry to hear that. Plenty of breakers around these days anyway so hopefully you should get going reasonably cheaply and quickly :?
by Tezzy
Tue Mar 24, 2009 7:04 pm
Forum: Where to buy??
Topic: clip for the stand on the bonnet
Replies: 17
Views: 1607

Re: clip for the stand on the bonnet

the clip is about €35, i priced them of xnickx before. think they're about €40 in the dealers.
i make do with a pair of cable ties :? scrapper is the other option.
by Tezzy
Mon Mar 23, 2009 6:22 pm
Forum: Problems with your Altezza
Topic: Wobbley, noisey and giddy!
Replies: 1
Views: 267

Wobbley, noisey and giddy!

The car has felt unstable for the past couple of weeks when driving. It's ducking and diving and wobbling about like there's only about 20psi in the tyres (they're fine :wink: ). it was always glued to the road at any speed but driving at motorway speeds i seem to be constantly correcting the steeri...
by Tezzy
Wed Mar 18, 2009 1:12 pm
Forum: Brakes and Suspension
Topic: Gear Lever
Replies: 45
Views: 3800

Re: Gear Lever

So is it a quick shift linkage or a modifcation you do to make it quick shift, after driving the Carina I find the gears shorter in mine... it's all to do with the throw of the gearstick, mine is stiffer to change gears but a lot less movement required to change gears. also easier to select the wro...

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