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Posted: Sun Jun 29, 2008 9:11 pm 
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hay guys just want to clarify a few things and yeh...

jst bought an EF falcon...manual!!!
GT body kit and some 18's...within last week i have gotten the darkest legal tint for her and picked up an exhaust and extractors.

first question... i have read all over the forums that the el/ef stock should be putting out 157kw... i got mine dyon'd before and after exhaust...

before was 100.6kw after was 130 odd kw. after speaking to the mechanic he said that most ef/el's he had dyno'd stock had come out around the same mark if not a little lower/... i was impressed with my 30kw gain but was stumped to why i had heard so much about 157kw on the stock engine and he is saying 100???

i just learnt to drive a manual a week a go and now am starting to get more confident>>>ripping through the gears and seeing what i can do :) loving it

so far i am finding that 1st>2nd goes hard...but then changing from 2nd to 3rd is rather sluggish...this my car or should i be expecting this from a family sedan?

now for the important s**t...with my car exterior coming to an end(almost complete) i am looking more towards the mechanical side. turbo is out of the question because insurance is too mch for me @ this age. Due to the fact that i recently lost my license and was forced to appeal it... i got it back but i only have 1 point :(. this has lead me to being a somewhat good boy and very rarely go over the speed limit intentionally and if i do it is not for very long...

i am looking to get some work done to my car that will put me back in my seat for going from 0-80...anything that will benefit my car gaining more power in the later end of the speedo would not benefit me @ all due to speed limits :(...

have heard some things like cams and headwork...i like driving cars...i know nothing about them...well not much...were in adelaide can i get some of this stuff done...what prices and power figures would i be looking at?

please dont say stuff like " if u cant do the work urself dont worry about it" heard that all before!!!...and yes i have looked at the stickys but i cant find out specific answers.

il pst pictures of my car up when its complete>>>2-3 weeks

thanks in advance for advice

also selling my EL auto in SA..pm me for more info
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Posted: Sun Jun 29, 2008 9:23 pm 
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1. 157 is stock flywheel wk, dyno gives rearwheel kw, stock is useually 95>110, 130 from extractors/2.5" is rather good tbh.
2. 0-80, idd suggest a good diff, ratio depending on how you drive, but a 3.45 lsd will help it alot from 0-80 and isnt too bad on the highway, a set of good tyres will help you get off the line at higher rpm, possibly a ripshifter, then look at cam/headwork options.

 

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Posted: Sun Jun 29, 2008 9:37 pm 
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There you go, good solid advise.
How much are you going to spend old bean?

 

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Posted: Sun Jun 29, 2008 9:39 pm 
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i have bout 3k left to spend
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Posted: Sun Jun 29, 2008 9:46 pm 
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Yeah well you allready have a good exhaust system by the sounds.
So a cam and let the sucker breath deep and you still will have around 2 K left in ya pocket.
That you can give to me as i'm a good bloke.
Though for 3K ya could if you bought smart turbo the sucker.

 

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Posted: Sun Jun 29, 2008 9:55 pm 
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i worked it out and i could afford the turbo and the installation of the turbo but in the long run it is not worth the insurance at my age for it
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Posted: Sun Jun 29, 2008 10:34 pm 
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i also own a EF with a manual and had mine dyno'd b4 and after i had work to it, mine was 125 b4 then 142 after, sp i think a 30kw gain off extractors and zaust is hard to believe

if i was in your shoes i would hit up the diff, 3.45LSD off an XR are pretty cheep bout 500ish, would be a good little pick up, other than that, let it breath and perhaps a cam,

i have had the cam, springs and intake done in mine with extractors and exaust and it livens up alot, plus will give the car a much deeper note to the exaust,

those simple thhings will give you alot more to play with,
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Posted: Mon Jun 30, 2008 7:28 pm 
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definatly do a lumpy cam.. more mid and top range....

do a bigger intake... tickford snorkel... make up ahome job cold air intake rigged up feeding into the bottom of the bottom of the stock air box...

rig up a 3 inch mandrel bend intake to the thrttle body like this.... (my engine..) VVVVVVVVVV

 

 

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