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 Post subject: EF Supercharger - want engineering certificate
Posted: Fri Apr 23, 2010 1:58 pm 
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Guys reading all the forced induction threads has got me hyped up....I am looking at supercharging my EF XR6 for a bit of fun. For peace of mind though I am going to get an engineer to certify the upgrade...

Have any of you had a certification done in Melbourne? I would like to know the contact details of the engineer.

Vic roads has a list but I would like to get some one with Falcon experience.

 

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 Post subject: Re: EF Supercharger - want engineering certificate
Posted: Fri Apr 23, 2010 1:59 pm 
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Are you aware of the costs associated with what you're proposing?

In Victoria, expect the process from start to finish to cost ~$2500

 

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 Post subject: Re: EF Supercharger - want engineering certificate
Posted: Fri Apr 23, 2010 10:56 pm 
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Thats a big number and no i wasnt aware. do you have first hand experience of the cost?
Thats equivalent to a full days work at $250/hour!!
Other than look over the -chassis, stuff thats been added, brakes, and measure -fumes, noise, height, and prepare a report what else do they provide? Oh yeah, 4+ years at uni i spose.
What do you reckon...

I have an excellent EF xr body cost me nothing,
all other running gear and brand new AU bottom end for $500.
What i will need is:
blower $3500
a brake upgrade $2400,
set of seats, sway bars, spring, shockers, bushes $2000
bonnet $400
TI J3 $600
exhaust $1000
radiator $350
odds and sods $500
Engineer $2500
Total about $10500 give or take...

Thats not too bad value for what I get

 

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 Post subject: Re: EF Supercharger - want engineering certificate
Posted: Fri Apr 23, 2010 11:01 pm 
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That's closer to 14k which is ba turbo money.

It's not the engineer that costs it's the emissions test. Good luck passing it.
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 Post subject: Re: EF Supercharger - want engineering certificate
Posted: Fri Apr 23, 2010 11:46 pm 
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:( Doh, if i cant add up those numbers i'd better reconsider...
Personally I'm not a fan of the B series cars and I'v had 3. Lots of room to easily achieve big numbers but for me they are a bit sterile to drive. Whats the deal with the emmission test. Impossible to pass without a fist full of dollars? I havent read all of troymans thread yet but he managed to do it

 

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 Post subject: Re: EF Supercharger - want engineering certificate
Posted: Sat Apr 24, 2010 12:00 am 
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He doesnt live in Vic.
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 Post subject: Re: EF Supercharger - want engineering certificate
Posted: Sat Apr 24, 2010 10:52 am 
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Just don't engineer it.
99% of turbo/supercharged falcon's in vic arn't.

if you're supercharging, its only a few hours to pull the gear off in the event you get done for it.
risk it and enjoy.

Get a basic running car (or build it)
do the supercharger/exhaust/tune

do the rest after.
try to pickup the supercharger kit 2nd hand

 

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