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 Post subject: EB Fairmont engine upgrade
Posted: Tue Mar 29, 2011 9:17 pm 
Getting Side Ways

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The old EB motor has got a knock at big end number 1 Im guessing. Has been coming on for a while and am weighing up my options. Obviously option one is pull the motor, check everything over and do a bit of a rebuild, ie bearings, rings etc and bang it all back in. However Im leaning toward an AU non VCT engine swap. Who here has done it and how hard was it all? I have the BBM conversion done already and the thermos as well. Ive read here that I need to lop some metal out of the ribs at the front of the sump and drop a dizzy in the hole where that sensor thingo is... Does the AU motor make a good upgrade and is there anyting else I need to be wary of when I do the swapsy?
 Post subject: Re: EB Fairmont engine upgrade
Posted: Tue Mar 29, 2011 11:17 pm 
QLD Cruise Moderator

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the AU motor makes a great upgrade for your EB try the search bar and it should have all your answers there
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