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Hello from Northern Ont Canada
« on: September 23 2015, 11:25:24 PM »
After posting on other forums asking tech questions i was redirected to your site being told this was the one to get all of the answers and advice i am looking for.I have had my GN for about 10 months now,it is a highly modified car i purchased from an old friend out of Toronto,he spent twenty years playing with car,it has just about every mod that i have read about and then some already done to it.the only limiting factor is the orig injectors,I plan to install 60lb /with chip this winter.My friend moved on to other hobbies and stopped driving the car 8 yrs ogo,so it sat it storage (it was started every 6 months or so)needless to say all the fluids,filters,were replaced before i ran it,i expected some issues and there was and still are some to sort out but that didnt prevent me from putting 1000 mi on it this summer.it ran very well, i took it easy on it,that dosnt mean i didnt step into it here and there. just some of the mods are as follows.when my friend ordered this car (after his 86 GN burned to the ground)he told me that he checked every option box on the order form,and after finding the codes on a web site it seems to be true.
 
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Hello from Northern Ont Canada
« Reply #1 on: September 25 2015, 06:49:16 AM »
Welcome :)

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Re: Hello from Northern Ont Canada
« Reply #2 on: September 25 2015, 07:08:21 AM »
Welcome!
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Re: Hello from Northern Ont Canada
« Reply #3 on: September 25 2015, 09:41:46 AM »
Welcome!  You have some Canadian brothers on this site as well.
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Hello from Northern Ont Canada
« Reply #4 on: September 25 2015, 10:49:55 AM »
Yes welcome from a fellow Canuck
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Re: Hello from Northern Ont Canada
« Reply #5 on: September 25 2015, 03:50:49 PM »
This thread lacks pictures. ;)
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Re: Hello from Northern Ont Canada
« Reply #6 on: September 25 2015, 05:37:31 PM »
Glad to see you made it over & you will find all the help needed to get the car running like a Champ!!  :cheers:
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Re: Hello from Northern Ont Canada
« Reply #7 on: January 02 2016, 08:29:43 AM »
Welcome,


Who was the original owner?  Maybe one of the local guys knows this car?




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Re: Hello from Northern Ont Canada
« Reply #8 on: January 02 2016, 08:42:28 AM »
Welcome for 2016, if you're the first newbie for 2016, maybe you get a prize. :cheers:

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Re: Hello from Northern Ont Canada
« Reply #9 on: January 02 2016, 10:37:27 AM »
guess he did not have any questions
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Re: Hello from Northern Ont Canada
« Reply #10 on: January 28 2016, 01:51:56 AM »
Hey guys sorry for the delay. I haven't  logged on to this site for a while,Been doing all of the home renos that i told the wife could wait till winter.once that project is fini then it is on to the GN.That's when the questions will come.The dollar exchange rate with the US is a bummer,makes me rethink some of the plans i had in mind.Will try to remember to take some pics.       

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Re: Hello from Northern Ont Canada
« Reply #11 on: January 28 2016, 02:35:21 PM »
yeap, you all have the short end of a stick right now, for sure!  Take care of the wife and the car will be easier to take care of when the time is right :)
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Re: Hello from Northern Ont Canada
« Reply #12 on: January 30 2016, 01:29:45 AM »
To TWIN86GNS.
Rather not post his name without his knowing.I can say that he is a dentist in Toronto (young/davisville).If i remember correctly he was part of the Toronto, GN club back around late 80's into 90's.
To Steve Wood.
My normal approach with most things is to completely strip everything down to individual parts then slowly repair or replace each one.But this time i think i am going to enjoy driving it, while doing all of the work in order of its priority.Other wise it may be 1 or more years before i can use it.
I am really liking the idea of making it into a nice pro touring car.I want to be able to take it on a couple thousand mile run with confidence.   
 
 


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