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brandonwh64

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Did an engine swap on my old corsa, swapped new ecu on the engine with my old one as it had immobilizer built and i didn't hsve the barrel lock or door locks for new ecu. Wasn't watching what i was doing plugged in two multi-block connectors on the ecu upside down and they both had different pin layouts. Needless to say the pins were completely nakard. Soldering iron, long nose pliers, an hour and a clenched bottom and she was running fine again.
What car is that in your sig? I never seen many opels in the US but while I was deployed to iraq I got to drive one on our base.
 
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What car is that in your sig? I never seen many opels in the US but while I was deployed to iraq I got to drive one on our base.
i love it when i get asked that :p

Its a ford Capri, technically the pic in my sig is of a die cast model of a ford Capri but still looks pretty damn nice :p


 

brandonwh64

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brandonwh64

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Was that an actual variant of the Capri or a comletally different car that they just stuck Capri on the end of. It shares no styling with the Capri lol
Here is the details on it.

SA30
Model Released Turbo version
SA Capri 2D Convertible October 1989 Yes
SA Series II Capri 2D Convertible October 1990 Yes
SC Capri XR2 2D Convertible April 1992 Yes
SC Capri Clubsprint 2D Convertible July 1992 Yes
SC Capri Barchetta 2D Convertible November 1992 No
SE Capri Barchetta 2D Convertible August 1993 No
SE Capri XR2 2D Convertible August 1993 Yes
SE Capri Clubsprint 2D Convertible August 1993 Yes


1989–1992 Ford Capri (SA) convertible, with optional removable hardtop roof
The Ford Capri name was revived in Australia in 1989. The Australian Capri, codenamed the SA30, was an entry point convertible. It used Mazda 323 engines and mechanicals which Ford Australia had adopted as the basis of the Laser. It had a body shell designed by Ghia and an interior by ItalDesign. Ironically during development of the Capri, Mazda was developing the MX-5, a vehicle that although considerably more expensive is commonly considered its direct competitor.[17] Two models were originally offered: a standard SOHC 61 kW 1.6-litre EFI model, and a turbocharged variant DOHC 100 kW 1.6-litre EFI.
The Australian-built Capri was intended primarily for export to the US. Exports began in 1991, as the Mercury Capri, A total of 66,279 Capri convertibles was built by Ford Australia; of those 9,787 were sold in Australia.[18] The media[who?] played that the car was plagued by quality problems and recalls, although many still exist today perhaps due to the mechanical robustness of the Laser/323 upon which it was based.[19]
The retail price of a US-specification Capri in the US was less than the retail price of an Australian specification Capri in Australia. Approximately 90% of production was exported to the US and the increased shipping costs were offset by the reduced cost of manufacturing the "mainstream" left-hand-drive model compared with the small volume right hand drive model for the Australian market.
The 1989-94 Capri was assessed in the Used Car Safety Ratings 2006 as providing "worse than average" protection for its occupants in the event of a crash. It was also highly criticized as commonly having leaking roof problems, even after multiple replacements from Ford dealerships. This was eventually resolved by a new roof sealing system, and 100% testing in the factory
 
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i remember doing something similar with the inverter from a plasma light mmmm burnt flesh :laugh:
 

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865pe chipset with a 478 socket p4, tried to overclock it not having a clue what I was doing, the bios freaks out and the system fails to boot. I didn't realize at that time the bios jumper reset the bios or you could remove the battery. That board sat in a closet for 3 years until one day I realized what I did.

Another time I plugged in the power into the ground on a floppy and that wire heated up a nice orange color.....
hahaha Orange
 
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Tried to check my 12v voltage, system running, with a multimeter and it sparked! Everything still works but PSU shut off.
 
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thermal paste in the socket and pins.......what a mess! thank god for non conductive, may even be some still in there hahah!
 

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when i was building my first pc the power supply i was using only had 1 4-pin cpu power connector and my motherboard had 8-pin (4+4) so i went and bought a 4 to 8 pin adapter and the pc wouldnt boot. long story short i had to take it to frys after a week of testing the crap out of everything to find out the adapter was the cause. at the time i didnt know you can put a 4 pin into a 8 pin lol

stupid story but you asked for my FIRST fail
 
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Accidently dropping a CPU into a socket bending several pins...

thermal paste in the socket and pins.......what a mess! thank god for non conductive, may even be some still in there hahah!
Wh...How? :confused:
 
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the thermal paste was xigmatek stuff and really wet. basically just dripped into the socket lol!

@redeye the fan blades are fine.... luckily as its from the aegir and a fan costs £14