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by fordmuscle83
Tue Apr 18, 2006 4:33 am
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Cold air ideas?
Replies: 11
Views: 1149

Just remembered the XF GT thingy street machine were giving away with the slot in the front of the bonnet. That could work nice.
by fordmuscle83
Mon Apr 17, 2006 4:13 am
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Cold air ideas?
Replies: 11
Views: 1149

The pod goes so much better than stock setup without filter proven by a stop and then hill climb near my house in which it would get to 50 and slow down now it gets to 60 and increases slightly...or i can hold 1st manually and get up much quicker. I wouldnt mind putting a lid on it where it is but t...
by fordmuscle83
Mon Apr 17, 2006 12:16 am
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Cold air ideas?
Replies: 11
Views: 1149

Cold air ideas?

http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c87/fordmuscle/100_1225.jpg http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c87/fordmuscle/100_1224.jpg http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c87/fordmuscle/newclearlights.jpg Any ideas on how to make this setup better? Im thinking offset lowrise hornet and a sealed box with foam th...
by fordmuscle83
Mon Apr 10, 2006 6:10 am
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: ONE performance mod, which one?
Replies: 16
Views: 2125

tell them to gar get f@cked.im not baging your car but why bother insuring it?whats an xe worth??? the only insurance id get would be for hitting other people and fire/theft.go the mods and do what you want. Dude, this is fire and theft! Im 23, been driving since i could and NEVER had any accident,...
by fordmuscle83
Mon Apr 10, 2006 3:24 am
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: ONE performance mod, which one?
Replies: 16
Views: 2125

No, they classifieds as two different mods. Extractors and exhaust.

Pete
by fordmuscle83
Sat Apr 08, 2006 7:19 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: ONE performance mod, which one?
Replies: 16
Views: 2125

So exhaust over pacemakers???? Whats the reasoning in that, bigger restriction? I was thinking about stock ESP gear too. It has 15'' snowflakes and aftermarket h/d highrider suspension. I will look into ESP springs/shocks. The engine has 260,000 and never had the head off so a compression increase a...
by fordmuscle83
Sat Apr 08, 2006 4:45 am
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: ONE performance mod, which one?
Replies: 16
Views: 2125

Just until im 25 then it doesnt matter, less that two years.
by fordmuscle83
Fri Apr 07, 2006 7:47 am
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: ONE performance mod, which one?
Replies: 16
Views: 2125

ONE performance mod, which one?

Im getting insurance on my newly purchased xe fairmont ghia efi/gas/auto and are only allowed 1 mod, what should it be? I was asking in detail what a performance exhaust is as i wanted to put my 2.5 inch madrel bent single muffler on. The reply was any power adder. So its out unless thats the mod. I...
by fordmuscle83
Wed Feb 22, 2006 4:11 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Blow through 34adm weber?
Replies: 9
Views: 1205

What hat does he use on the weber?

Is it running a soild float?

Pete
by fordmuscle83
Wed Feb 22, 2006 5:48 am
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Blow through 34adm weber?
Replies: 9
Views: 1205

Blow through 34adm weber?

Im very impressed with the turbo logs from the americans on this site and im wondering if its been done in Oz with the weber (can it be built to handle boost?), stock intake, stock head and stock exhaust manifold with adapter? Ive been searching ebay for turbos and the prices are much lower than i e...
by fordmuscle83
Thu Jan 05, 2006 2:39 am
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: A pic of my 500 progessive
Replies: 3
Views: 1266

The stock intake has been very much ported out.

A nice thing about it is the stock accel cable hooks straight up with that little alloy piece you can see hanging off it.

Pete
by fordmuscle83
Wed Jan 04, 2006 7:07 am
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: A pic of my 500 progessive
Replies: 3
Views: 1266

A pic of my 500 progessive

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by fordmuscle83
Thu Dec 29, 2005 10:16 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Best way to send an alloyhead to america?
Replies: 4
Views: 569

Ended up being $700! The guy no longer wants it, thanks for the help though.
by fordmuscle83
Wed Dec 21, 2005 11:05 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Best way to send an alloyhead to america?
Replies: 4
Views: 569

Best way to send an alloyhead to america?

Has anyone done this before and how much?

Not just the head but intake and exhaust manifold too.

Pete
by fordmuscle83
Fri Nov 25, 2005 7:08 am
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: 4412 500 holley flow rates link, interesting
Replies: 0
Views: 271

4412 500 holley flow rates link, interesting

I found an interesting link with cfm ratings with a std holley and modified one.

http://www.pro-system.com/4412weapon.html

Pete
by fordmuscle83
Tue Nov 22, 2005 5:35 am
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: unfortunate sale :(
Replies: 7
Views: 889

Are you going to sell anything separate or all together on ebay?

Pete
by fordmuscle83
Mon Nov 21, 2005 6:12 am
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: CORTINA WENT 12.7@107 MPH
Replies: 17
Views: 1495

When are you getting back out to the strip with slicks?

Pete
by fordmuscle83
Sat Nov 19, 2005 5:28 am
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: What does the stock weber intake flow? X?
Replies: 24
Views: 2357

what is cheating?
by fordmuscle83
Fri Nov 18, 2005 5:52 am
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: What does the stock weber intake flow? X?
Replies: 24
Views: 2357

Just when i think i have things sorted you throw a curve ball X. Those cams look wild. I love em! Yes i have two 500 holleys with one being progressive with the accel cable at the back of the carb not on the side. It also has two vacuum ports not one like the std version. It has been alloy welded on...
by fordmuscle83
Fri Nov 18, 2005 3:42 am
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: What does the stock weber intake flow? X?
Replies: 24
Views: 2357

Xecute, With all those flow number above do you think i will see much over 200fwhp with the stock carb and progessive 500 high compression and port water injection? Id love to stay stock even if an aftermarket was a bolt on extra hp. Im considering tapping the stock inlet for my atomizing water jets...
by fordmuscle83
Fri Nov 18, 2005 1:52 am
Forum: engine tech
Topic: Identifying an Alloy Crossflow Head?
Replies: 40
Views: 19743

Does anyone have E2 head pics? I have a guy telling me its open chamber but believe its not (kidney shaped though?).

Pete
by fordmuscle83
Thu Nov 17, 2005 6:20 am
Forum: engine tech
Topic: Identifying an Alloy Crossflow Head?
Replies: 40
Views: 19743

I will post a pic of my e1 hf4 head on the weekend. Im trying to keep one engine complete but the need to 'tinker' is much greater.

Pete
by fordmuscle83
Tue Nov 15, 2005 2:01 am
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: What does the stock weber intake flow? X?
Replies: 24
Views: 2357

What does the stock weber intake flow? X?

Has anyone ever had it flowed? Not many people spend much time with it and usually put an aftermarket REDLINE on instead. Any ideas on the fuel distrubtion of it also? I have never noticed the inner two plugs being a different colour on the number one cylinder (is this because the water pump is righ...
by fordmuscle83
Mon Nov 14, 2005 3:58 am
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: 2nd Throttle body added :>
Replies: 2
Views: 469

Any pics?

Are they both running back over the engine now?

Pete
by fordmuscle83
Mon Nov 14, 2005 3:26 am
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: CORTINA WENT 12.7@107 MPH
Replies: 17
Views: 1495

Everyone wants lower ET;) Do you have a goal in mind n/a?

Why dont you take the compression back up and run water/alcohol injection. Im looking into this atm and its very promising with lower emissions, bonus.

Pete
by fordmuscle83
Sun Nov 13, 2005 6:02 am
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: CORTINA WENT 12.7@107 MPH
Replies: 17
Views: 1495

Are they stock pushrods dyno250?

Any motivation to get high 11's?

Pete
by fordmuscle83
Sun Nov 13, 2005 2:17 am
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: CORTINA WENT 12.7@107 MPH
Replies: 17
Views: 1495

congrats, ive been waiting for your run down the 1/4.

Nice to see the crossflow making big hp.

How streetable is the engine now?

I wonder what you would run with some wider tires or even slicks?

What psi where the tires at?

Pete
by fordmuscle83
Fri Nov 11, 2005 1:22 am
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Port water injection setup question
Replies: 0
Views: 310

Port water injection setup question

Im after the lower efi plenum for my 500 holley on stock manifold.

If anyone has the two lying about can you tell me what looks to be the best way of throwing them together.

I have two ideas

1. Weld

2. See if i can somehow bolt them together



Pete
by fordmuscle83
Mon Nov 07, 2005 4:43 am
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: BLQQDY AMAZING becomes BLQQDY FANTASTIC
Replies: 11
Views: 1426

X is full of info!

Pete
by fordmuscle83
Mon Nov 07, 2005 4:00 am
Forum: engine tech
Topic: Identifying an Alloy Crossflow Head?
Replies: 40
Views: 19743

I still cant see the difference but will take your word for it X.
by fordmuscle83
Sun Nov 06, 2005 11:27 pm
Forum: engine tech
Topic: Identifying an Alloy Crossflow Head?
Replies: 40
Views: 19743

Yep, thats the head i took some picks of yesterday. Chamber is the same as hf1 isnt it?

Pete
by fordmuscle83
Sun Nov 06, 2005 5:51 am
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Crane cams, opinions please
Replies: 0
Views: 333

Crane cams, opinions please

The cams are called blue racer from crane are there are three different specs. Im looking at this one: 292 adv dur, 215@0.50thou and 0.49lift, LSA 111 Comments:Good idle with lope. Good all round performance with basic intake and exhaust modifications, good mid-upper RPM power and torque. BASIC RPM ...
by fordmuscle83
Sun Nov 06, 2005 5:19 am
Forum: engine tech
Topic: Identifying an Alloy Crossflow Head?
Replies: 40
Views: 19743

Addo, i have already been using oven cleaner. It was the only thing in the house i could think of.

X, looks like i never knew what closed/open really meant.

Pete
by fordmuscle83
Sat Nov 05, 2005 10:32 pm
Forum: engine tech
Topic: Identifying an Alloy Crossflow Head?
Replies: 40
Views: 19743

HF5 does exist as i saw one today at a swap meet. Has injector notches and and open chamber head just like my HF1.

Pete
by fordmuscle83
Sat Nov 05, 2005 6:28 am
Forum: engine tech
Topic: Identifying an Alloy Crossflow Head?
Replies: 40
Views: 19743

I was wondering what that was X! The exhaust valves are pretty corroded and water galleries are pretty darn good. Must have had proper coolant most its life.

Notice the two large locating 'things' you were talking about.

Have a look at the pics in my photobucket i setup today guys.

Pete
by fordmuscle83
Fri Nov 04, 2005 5:57 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Is $700 a good price for a brand new t04e turbo?
Replies: 12
Views: 1075

Did you really think that setup is worth $385? He made it for $100.

Have fun with it anyway, i just think you could have got the stuff yourself and made up the manifold for heaps less.

Update us on how it goes.
by fordmuscle83
Thu Nov 03, 2005 5:02 am
Forum: engine tech
Topic: Identifying an Alloy Crossflow Head?
Replies: 40
Views: 19743

So what is the best performance head for a carb? x?

Pete
by fordmuscle83
Wed Nov 02, 2005 5:30 am
Forum: engine tech
Topic: Identifying an Alloy Crossflow Head?
Replies: 40
Views: 19743

I havent got this sorted at all. As X said we need everyone else to post. What i have with me now is three intakes and they have c1,c2 and c3 The c2 intake came off the hf1 head with 83da block and no injector ports. Im pretty sure my two '85 xfs are 84da with c2 intakes also (high comp. leaded). I ...
by fordmuscle83
Mon Oct 31, 2005 1:08 am
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: BLQQDY AMAZING becomes BLQQDY FANTASTIC
Replies: 11
Views: 1426

These times are the n/a xr6, but you proberly know that.

I dont have offical times for the 6 speed auto turbo yet.

Pete
by fordmuscle83
Sun Oct 30, 2005 4:28 am
Forum: engine tech
Topic: Identifying an Alloy Crossflow Head?
Replies: 40
Views: 19743

Isnt there c1 & c2 for carb and E1 and E2 for efi head xecute?

Pete
by fordmuscle83
Sat Oct 29, 2005 12:19 am
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: EF crank and rods into crossflow
Replies: 3
Views: 715

EF pistons are 92.3 v 93 for crossflow.

Should i get an acl piston or E series aftermarket oversized?

Pete
by fordmuscle83
Fri Oct 28, 2005 11:26 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: BLQQDY AMAZING becomes BLQQDY FANTASTIC
Replies: 11
Views: 1426

xr6 with 190kw and 6 speed auto option now does 0-100 in 7.4 and 1/4 in 15.3. SO close to high 14's which the manual should do. This is from a new wheels mag against new magna 380 & sv6 commodore with the xr6 getting the highest rating, quickest and best on fuel. That last one is amazing! Pete
by fordmuscle83
Fri Oct 28, 2005 5:44 am
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: EF crank and rods into crossflow
Replies: 3
Views: 715

EF crank and rods into crossflow

There has to be a good post on here about this but i havent been able to find it. I have just purchased two complete unleaded carb crossflows of ebay for a very good price and have EF crank, rods and pistons. I will pick up the engines this weekend and hope they are 87DA's or at least one! These whe...
by fordmuscle83
Mon Oct 24, 2005 8:16 am
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: BLQQDY AMAZING becomes BLQQDY FANTASTIC
Replies: 11
Views: 1426

Wonder what the n/a xr6 auto will do to 100 and the 1/4 and the XT no options with 5 speed?

The old xt did 0-100 in 7.3 in manual form making it very easy to get into the sixes with bolt-ons.

Pete
by fordmuscle83
Fri Oct 07, 2005 9:12 am
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: EA 3.9L to suit Cortina on Ebay
Replies: 2
Views: 450

This thing is wild. Ran high 12's in a cortina.

I love the twin throttle bodies on broadband manifold.

Pete
by fordmuscle83
Sat Oct 01, 2005 6:05 pm
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: BA rods into xflow? without mods???
Replies: 7
Views: 984

In the latest Performance ford mag there are chrome nickel molybdenum alloy steel, bushed, shot peened cnc machined conrods from atomic perfromance for $1495 with ARP 2000 bolts.

Made for 600kw.

Pete
by fordmuscle83
Tue Sep 20, 2005 7:22 am
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: How do i get the ea cpi to run closed loop o2?
Replies: 2
Views: 491

How do i get the ea cpi to run closed loop o2?

Need to know this for putting a carb (weber) on it with 3 speed auto.

How do they run on LPG?

Pete
by fordmuscle83
Mon Sep 12, 2005 7:32 am
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Can you put 3.3 crossflow rods with acl pistons in OHC?
Replies: 1
Views: 334

Can you put 3.3 crossflow rods with acl pistons in OHC?

If so any advantage and any idea of CR?

Just wondering



pete
by fordmuscle83
Sun Sep 04, 2005 7:56 am
Forum: Aussie Ford Sixes
Topic: Any ideas on carb intake onto 3.9ohc?
Replies: 18
Views: 1917

Sorry Pete, I guess you have already seen that thread. :D I didn't even notice your username before I posted it. I thought i had read it but skipped quite a bit! Very interesting. I will pick your brain when i start to get my hands dirty. I bet it will be much easier than taking an auto v6 out of a...