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 Post subject: Re: Worst news today
Posted: Fri Jul 08, 2011 7:40 pm 
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Yeah i guess your right, getting my hands on the tools necessary to get the engine in and out is probably the biggest problem I have. Also, im wanting a EL tickford engine, so the things that needed to be changed on my car, im not exactly sure if il be able to get that done at home as well
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 Post subject: Re: Worst news today
Posted: Fri Jul 08, 2011 8:11 pm 
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Yeah i guess your right, getting my hands on the tools necessary to get the engine in and out is probably the biggest problem I have. Also, im wanting a EL tickford engine, so the things that needed to be changed on my car, im not exactly sure if il be able to get that done at home as well


were abouts in melbourne are you?

 

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 Post subject: Re: Worst news today
Posted: Fri Jul 08, 2011 8:17 pm 
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daniel, just put 1-2 egg yokes into the radiator...ur head gasket problem will be solved....
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Posted: Fri Jul 08, 2011 8:24 pm 
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thanks mate.ive decided to just go with the standard au xr6 and not vct fitted for 1150bucks lol would of cost me at least $1200 just to do the head gasket without even checking anything else..

 

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Posted: Fri Jul 08, 2011 11:45 pm 
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Im in taylors lakes
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 Post subject: Re: Worst news today
Posted: Sat Jul 09, 2011 12:25 am 
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Denislovesit wrote:
daniel, just put 1-2 egg yokes into the radiator...ur head gasket problem will be solved....


lol

 

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 Post subject: Re: Worst news today
Posted: Sat Jul 09, 2011 12:25 am 
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Im in taylors lakes


ahh kk

 

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 Post subject: Re: Worst news today
Posted: Sat Jul 09, 2011 12:29 am 
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lol could have given me a hand?
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 Post subject: Re: Worst news today
Posted: Sat Jul 09, 2011 12:34 am 
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never actually put a motor in just transmissions and worked on parts of the engine lol but the guys here make it sound so easy would have liked to have given a hand but ur too far away lol

 

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 Post subject: Re: Worst news today
Posted: Sat Jul 09, 2011 11:32 am 
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come down to campbellfield man its not far they've got another au motor if you want it?they're called thomastown @uto part on 38-40 colbert road campbellfield australia i talked them down from 1000 too 500 just by saying rajab motors would do it for 500 lmaoo

 

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 Post subject: Re: Worst news today
Posted: Sat Jul 09, 2011 11:33 am 
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you guys know if i could use my extractors from my el on the au?

 

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Posted: Sat Jul 09, 2011 1:10 pm 
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lol i dont think id be able to modify the sump myself and do all the work necessary to fit an AU
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Posted: Sat Jul 09, 2011 3:22 pm 
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wild-el wrote:
you guys know if i could use my extractors from my el on the au?


Yes, you should be able to use them without any issue.
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 Post subject: Re: Worst news today
Posted: Sat Jul 09, 2011 5:49 pm 
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lol the one ive got on the el now is the steel one sort of looks like a sheet of steel...


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lol i dont think id be able to modify the sump myself and do all the work necessary to fit an AU

in campbellfield theres a place on killara way called tigit there going to charge me $150 dollars to mod my sump to fit

 

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 Post subject: Re: Worst news today
Posted: Sat Jul 09, 2011 9:30 pm 
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would my wade 1673 from my el motor fit in an au xr6 motor?

 

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