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by Mr. ContraBass
June 7th, 2013, 12:52 am
Forum: Trucks & Pickups
Topic: Sportero Engine Mods
Replies: 8
Views: 771

Re: Sportero Engine Mods

yeah stock is the way to go. i already maintain it religiously. might just go for exterior mods, i.e., some 18 inch black rims w/ A/T tyres and probably powder coat the chrome bar that my dad bought for the front a while back and never installed. he likes the flashy look, i like the more stealth app...
by Mr. ContraBass
June 5th, 2013, 6:27 pm
Forum: Trucks & Pickups
Topic: Sportero Engine Mods
Replies: 8
Views: 771

Re: Sportero Engine Mods

Thanks again man, just gonna keep it stock and maintain it religiously. Good advice.
by Mr. ContraBass
June 5th, 2013, 1:49 pm
Forum: Trucks & Pickups
Topic: What oil u using in ur diesel van?
Replies: 807
Views: 88769

Re: What oil u using in ur diesel van?

TOTAL synthetic 10W40

9000-10 000Km
by Mr. ContraBass
June 5th, 2013, 1:44 pm
Forum: Trucks & Pickups
Topic: Sportero Engine Mods
Replies: 8
Views: 771

Re: Sportero Engine Mods

Thanks for the advice. I was misguided into thinking those mods would work as is. I was still thinking for a bit of cosmesis that I might still put a bigger intercooler. Will that hamper performance in any way? Recently did all the other things you mentioned. When I got to the intake manifold and th...
by Mr. ContraBass
June 3rd, 2013, 12:07 am
Forum: Trucks & Pickups
Topic: Sportero Engine Mods
Replies: 8
Views: 771

Sportero Engine Mods

So Tuners, I have a 2008 Sportero 2.5L turbo/auto and was contemplating the following mods: Bigger aftermarket FMIC(but not too big so that i have to cut the bumper) Boost gauge Increasing the boost. I was told that it runs 7lbs stock. was thinking of taking it to 10-12lbs. How safe it is to do thes...
by Mr. ContraBass
December 30th, 2010, 4:33 pm
Forum: Ole talk and more Ole talk
Topic: Missing Person: Shemille Rasul Baksh
Replies: 93
Views: 13764

Re: Missing Person: Shemille Rasul Baksh

yes Racers Edge,

the body was identified by the family this morning.
by Mr. ContraBass
December 23rd, 2010, 3:39 am
Forum: Trucks & Pickups
Topic: TECH Thread - MITSUBISHI L200, Sportero, Triton.
Replies: 1801
Views: 248180

Re: TECH Thread - MITSUBISHI L200, Sportero, Triton.

hey sportero owners, i'm gettin a slight knock when turning the steering wheel out fully, however it does not occur evertime. was a bit concerned about it. any ideas on what it may be and hw it may be repaired /corrected? ps. jerry2008 i got my drop in liner with the chrome hooks on the inside from ...
by Mr. ContraBass
June 21st, 2010, 10:02 pm
Forum: Trucks & Pickups
Topic: TECH Thread - MITSUBISHI L200, Sportero, Triton.
Replies: 1801
Views: 248180

Re: TECH Thread - MITSUBISHI L200, Sportero, Triton.

thanks venum,

plase lemme kno hw effective that the rubber method is, willing to try that as well.
never knew there was an L200 owners club...
by Mr. ContraBass
June 21st, 2010, 12:54 am
Forum: Trucks & Pickups
Topic: TECH Thread - MITSUBISHI L200, Sportero, Triton.
Replies: 1801
Views: 248180

Re: TECH Thread - MITSUBISHI L200, Sportero, Triton.

Thanks venum,

i have a can of lithium grease that i cud prob try. but i was told that routine under carraige washing and oil spraying can help reduce the occurence of this noise, dunno hw true and effective that method is.
by Mr. ContraBass
June 20th, 2010, 10:52 am
Forum: Trucks & Pickups
Topic: TECH Thread - MITSUBISHI L200, Sportero, Triton.
Replies: 1801
Views: 248180

Re: TECH Thread - MITSUBISHI L200, Sportero, Triton.

hey guys, i own an L200 Sportero myself (2.5L KB4T Automatic), for about 3 yrs now and it has proven to be both a faithful and fun to drive vehicle. never had any problems except for the actuator on the driver's door. the firm did a SH** A** job of installing it and it broke the central locking cabl...
by Mr. ContraBass
March 29th, 2010, 10:57 pm
Forum: MITSUBISHI
Topic: rear ck suspension noise
Replies: 20
Views: 1427

i used to get this noise. changed out the entire rear suspension and front shocks, foreign used. noise gone! i think it was probably the front shocks though as nothing was wrong wid my rear suspension, except the shocks were a bit dead. check them out and see if anythig has run loose... mite save u ...
by Mr. ContraBass
March 29th, 2010, 12:42 am
Forum: I.C.E. / Car Audio Tech
Topic: Sub Wiring
Replies: 3
Views: 390

thanks (...Rovin...)

i am seeing 2 diagrams with final loads of 1.34 ohms and 3 ohms. nw the subs are 200wrms each, when selectin an amp for this, do i choose 1 that gives approx 600wrms@1ohm or 2ohm for the 1.34ohm configuration?
by Mr. ContraBass
March 29th, 2010, 12:10 am
Forum: I.C.E. / Car Audio Tech
Topic: Sub Wiring
Replies: 3
Views: 390

Sub Wiring

contemplating a pick-up install and would like to know the wiring configuration for 3 dual 2 subs and the final ohm rating as this would determine the amp i need to get. due to the limited space i could only fit an eclosure for 3 subs and the ones i have in mind are only available in dual 2 at the m...
by Mr. ContraBass
January 30th, 2010, 3:33 pm
Forum: Trucks & Pickups
Topic: WTB - front bar for sportero (pic inside)
Replies: 11
Views: 850

auto air is on cipero street san fernando. next to radical trading.
by Mr. ContraBass
January 30th, 2010, 3:30 pm
Forum: Trucks & Pickups
Topic: WTK::L200 Sportero 30K Service $$
Replies: 11
Views: 954

smart move lexx, the firm usually uses a generic brand of oil on all their vehicles, TOP, i think it is and not the good stuff. but the u are correct wrt the service details.
my first service cost me bout $998.50. been doin it myself since.

bump 4 a bess ride tho 0X
by Mr. ContraBass
January 30th, 2010, 1:44 pm
Forum: Trucks & Pickups
Topic: WTB - front bar for sportero (pic inside)
Replies: 11
Views: 850

intersted in a crash bar like this for my sportero as well as the body cladding for the doors n tray...auto air didn have the cladding last time i checked.

acmilan11, lemme kno where and what price if u get the bar (PM)
by Mr. ContraBass
September 15th, 2009, 11:23 pm
Forum: I.C.E. / Car Audio Tech
Topic: YOUR 1ST ever car audio system consisted of what?
Replies: 110
Views: 10552

not 2 old in this ting but here goes, -1 kenwood cassette deck -jvc fm modulated 12 disc slimline cd changer under 1 seat -4 stock 6" rated 15w max 4 mids -1 RF trans ana 4ch amp (dunno what power) under d next seat -1 crossfire P1 15" 500w d2 played off the RF using all 4 channels! for rell small p...
by Mr. ContraBass
August 6th, 2009, 11:34 pm
Forum: MITSUBISHI
Topic: 3 Diamond Logo
Replies: 6
Views: 730

jadez wrote:diamond motors parts department also sells these items.
i checked them, the sales rep said they never stocked this model emblem, only the big full chrome ones the newer models come with.
by Mr. ContraBass
August 6th, 2009, 11:27 pm
Forum: MITSUBISHI
Topic: 3 Diamond Logo
Replies: 6
Views: 730

thanks guys, will go look 4 it on saturday. :D
by Mr. ContraBass
August 6th, 2009, 3:09 pm
Forum: MITSUBISHI
Topic: 3 Diamond Logo
Replies: 6
Views: 730

3 Diamond Logo

hey guys, went to point fortin bout a week ago n some hateful person dug out my little red n chrome 3 diamond OEM logo (the one that comes with the CK2 - 4) from my trunk :cry:. wud really like 2 replace it. any1 knows where in south can i get this? pretty particular bout my car, like it lookin orig...
by Mr. ContraBass
June 2nd, 2009, 2:35 pm
Forum: I.C.E. / Car Audio Tech
Topic: experiencing sum probs
Replies: 9
Views: 503

Firewall, these are the specs Alternator: stock from a CK4 Battery: 750 cranking amps =>just 1 amp Amplifier Output: 320 watts peak or wrms, i'm not sure Power Cables & Ground: 4 guage wires. amp has 1 20A fuse on it. can't seem to find d amp online for specs but its a BOSS AVA MOSFET 160W + 160W 2 ...
by Mr. ContraBass
June 1st, 2009, 7:28 pm
Forum: I.C.E. / Car Audio Tech
Topic: experiencing sum probs
Replies: 9
Views: 503

experiencing sum probs

hey guys, i'm a rookie tuner n experincing sum difficulties wid my system: 1) When crankin' at high volumes my instrument panel lights seem to dip with the bass. what shud i do? 2) bought sum 6" coax but turned out to be 6.5". don't want to cut y doors or upholstery so i'm lookin for a pair of 6" NO...
by Mr. ContraBass
May 17th, 2009, 4:46 pm
Forum: I.C.E. / Car Audio Tech
Topic: Open Sound Quality Class 7th June 2009
Replies: 280
Views: 10012

i'm down for dis
by Mr. ContraBass
April 22nd, 2009, 1:08 pm
Forum: I.C.E. / Car Audio Tech
Topic: pioneer usb deck not detecting usb drives
Replies: 11
Views: 597

change d usb cable 2 1 dat comes wid a computer(extension Cable) had d same prob with my P500ub n it worked

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