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 Post subject: Re: AU VCT ENGINE SWAP
Posted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 9:52 pm 
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i think vct falcons might have floged stock au falcons because they had better shift patterns (in auto)and better ecu tunes and they all had at least 3:45 diff gears,but there are some stock au falcons that are pretty quick

 

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 Post subject: Re: AU VCT ENGINE SWAP
Posted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 9:56 pm 
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sorry mate we both agree! you can see what i am saying and i totally agree with you,and good job again on a neat engine swap

 

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 Post subject: Re: AU VCT ENGINE SWAP
Posted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 10:46 pm 
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i have a cam in my vct without the vct hooked up, and it goes hard, manages 140rwkw, and we expect better figure once we have done an edit and redo a vct cam for it. Im also in the process of getting a Gas Research carby as the Impco setup I am running is too small, will redyno for the GAS research stuff, then a new cam, then work on the edit. So be interesting to see how it all goes.

 

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 Post subject: Re: AU VCT ENGINE SWAP
Posted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 10:58 pm 
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is that 140 rwkw with the impco mixer in place on gas?

 

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 Post subject: Re: AU VCT ENGINE SWAP
Posted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 11:01 pm 
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autofast2 wrote:
vct deserves to be bagged out its a bit of a gimmick really.well if there is anybody who has a stock vct and thinks its a power house please speak up.


I am buying a VCT motor next week and for $650 with less than 100,000 kays on it I think its a good deal. And I dont confess its going to be a power house, just simply it will be better than a stock EF engine.

Its not like I have a EF XR6 with upgraded cam and deciding to put the VCT in and thinking its going to give me massive gains. I dont plan to do any mods to the VCT motor I just want a cheap low kay motor that has a bit more power than a standerd EF motor thats all. Not interested in flogging off holdens anything that moves for that matter.

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 Post subject: Re: AU VCT ENGINE SWAP
Posted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 11:19 pm 
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gogetta wrote:
is that 140 rwkw with the impco mixer in place on gas?


136kw on LPG 140kw on petrol with gas ssytem in place

 

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 Post subject: Re: AU VCT ENGINE SWAP
Posted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 11:20 pm 
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Just a thought, dont the BA's have double VCT? is that a gimmick too?

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 Post subject: Re: AU VCT ENGINE SWAP
Posted: Thu Mar 19, 2009 12:46 pm 
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Autofast2 wrote:
speak up about what vct not having power? 4 kw's more and some nm's :roll: i have been done over many times by non vct falcons and i race any thing that moves,from a standing start i will put a car length on most things but on the run its even par with most other au falcons ba's and e series,dyno figures on this web site show that vct engines dont have more power and they dont run better times (in general) they are however a good version of a great engine and like troymans falcon would make a wicked street car you get to start off with an already tweeked top end the rest however is all the same,my car has run 15.0 at 96 mph and was dynoed at around 190 hp so its no power house even modded,you can however see on the dyno sheets were the vct does its thing making the power come on a bit quicker.


I made the same power from an EA 3.9, std cam. Just head work, exhaust and EF injectors.

 

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 Post subject: Re: AU VCT ENGINE SWAP
Posted: Thu Mar 19, 2009 1:08 pm 
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Here's some pics from a book on the VCT stuff.

 

 

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Posted: Thu Mar 19, 2009 2:48 pm 
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hmm thats interesting...
would you be able to scan and post up the written section on those pages????
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 Post subject: Re: AU VCT ENGINE SWAP
Posted: Fri Mar 20, 2009 2:28 am 
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Heres some more info.

 

 

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Posted: Fri Mar 20, 2009 8:37 am 
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excellent..
thanks for that there is some good info there..
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