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Posted: Fri Nov 10, 2006 8:19 pm 
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Ok fellas know it will be around here somewhere but what's the go with fitting a au xr6 motor into a ef fairmont 1994 mdl.. shattered to my monty only had 140,000 on the clock waste of a good motor
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Posted: Fri Nov 10, 2006 8:26 pm 
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how the f**k did you achieve that?
http://www.fordmods.com/forums/viewtopi ... t=retrofit
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Posted: Sat Nov 11, 2006 1:29 am 
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i'd say he gave it a little too much and BOOM.

such a young motor, its a sad day for the late e-series generation. :lol:
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Posted: Sat Nov 11, 2006 9:44 am 
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boost1105 wrote:
i'd say he gave it a little too much and BOOM.

such a young motor, its a sad day for the late e-series generation. :lol:


yeah but... i've done a whole lot of revving the C*** out of a falcon and doing stupid s**t never thrown a leg out of bed... did someone remove the rev limiter? :p.
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Posted: Sat Nov 11, 2006 10:00 am 
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ive only seen it once, almost twice. just due to lack of oil sieze up and BOOM.

my sisters camry put a hole on the block and a bike i was riding siezed up on me doing 120. scary s**t when the back wheel locks up at that speed on the highway.

 

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Posted: Sat Nov 11, 2006 10:05 am 
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Cant say ive seen a 4.0 throw a rod. Ive only seen it happen on 250's at massive rpm.

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Posted: Sat Nov 11, 2006 10:21 am 
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stockstandard wrote:
Cant say ive seen a 4.0 throw a rod.


Yeah, I have once, a BA XR6T that they tried to alter the rev limiter to take advantage of a different cam/boost/fuel map setup and it went boom.
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Posted: Sat Nov 11, 2006 11:31 am 
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Geez booom! take that 250

 

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Posted: Sun Nov 12, 2006 2:08 pm 
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thats what happens when you shot past the red zone & hit a pit of detonation. we all know its very lean up there, do we? :lol:

 

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