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 Post subject: XR6 turbo motor in EF
Posted: Thu Jan 21, 2010 3:12 pm 
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Will a XR6 turbo fit straight in a EF or is it there to many mods to do
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 Post subject: Re: XR6 turbo motor in EF
Posted: Thu Jan 21, 2010 3:36 pm 
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Dont bother. Too expensive and too complicating to get running properly.

 

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 Post subject: Re: XR6 turbo motor in EF
Posted: Thu Jan 21, 2010 3:41 pm 
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And no its not a straight fit. Modifying the sump and or K frame is required. But.... It has been done.

 

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2004 BA MKI XR6T in Lightning Strike paint / K&N / XR8 bonnet / BF lights and a few tweaks.

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 Post subject: Re: XR6 turbo motor in EF
Posted: Thu Jan 21, 2010 3:58 pm 
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Yes it can be done but at a price and alot of time.....

Member on Adelaide Cruisn Fords is in the process of building his replacement EF wagon with BA Motor. His current car runs full BA loom & Dash...

The new body he is building at the moment also uses BA suspension, AU diff so he can use BA wheels on it. The priciple is the same turbo or NA....

http://fords.proboards.com/index.cgi?bo ... hread=1134
or his original wagon
http://fords.proboards.com/index.cgi?bo ... 244&page=1

Like I said alot of time and money......

 

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 Post subject: Re: XR6 turbo motor in EF
Posted: Thu Jan 21, 2010 5:13 pm 
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Cheers guys it was worth a look
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 Post subject: Re: XR6 turbo motor in EF
Posted: Thu Jan 21, 2010 6:33 pm 
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Don't be put off.
I know of an EB having this done.
Its alot easier than first thought.
You should get change from $10k.

 

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 Post subject: Re: XR6 turbo motor in EF
Posted: Thu Jan 21, 2010 10:56 pm 
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I have seen cheap BA turbo models in brisbane,,, perth should be only a couple more grand...

http://www.carsales.com.au/all-cars/dealer/details.aspx?R=8195093&keywords=ba%20turbo&tsrc=allcarhome&__Ntk=CarAll&__Nne=15&__Dx=mode%20matchany&PriceTo=410&__Qpb=true&__D=ba%20turbo&silo=1011&seot=1&__sid=1257535F3E25&__N=1216%201246%201247%201252%201282%20410%20900&__Ns=pCar_RankSort_Int32%7c1%7c%7cpCar_PriceSort_Decimal%7c1%7c%7cpCar_Make_String%7c0%7c%7cpCar_Model_String%7c0&__Ntx=mode%20matchallpartial&Cr=0&__Ntt=ba%20turbo&trecs=4

 

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 Post subject: Re: XR6 turbo motor in EF
Posted: Thu Jan 21, 2010 10:58 pm 
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Trav 4.0 wrote:
Don't be put off.
I know of an EB having this done.
Its alot easier than first thought.
You should get change from $10k.


If you can DIY, you can get change from $3k!

 

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