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Posted: Mon May 21, 2007 10:34 pm 
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A couple of new parts

Surecam turbo cam 272 @ .050
Imported Drag spec T5

 

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ED Fairmont: Master Power GT45, race spec T5, Wolf v4, 870cc Injectors, EF bottom end, EF Head, Surcam custom Grind Cam, Crane LX92 Coil

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Posted: Mon May 21, 2007 11:50 pm 
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Location: Waroona
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has it been tuned? what sort of kw did it make

 

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Posted: Tue May 22, 2007 2:47 am 
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Not tuned yet still trying to fix up little problems

 

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Posted: Tue May 22, 2007 9:01 pm 
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i spotted you a couple of weeks ago up at mooloolabah. looks nice. im in a silver ef fairmont next time im up there ill track ya down and have a chat about your gearbox and all the work youve done. ive got pretty much the same s**t goin into mine. apart from that imported T5. how much did that end up costing all up for the case and a***??
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Posted: Wed May 23, 2007 11:15 pm 
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Yep cool i should be around, i spent about $3000 on the t5 including postage

 

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Posted: Sun Jul 29, 2007 12:40 am 
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Well the motor is out and i'm going to build the strong motor, i have a set of spool phat h-beam rods and shortly my jp custom forge pistons.

Heres a vid just before the motor came out:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z00Agdqlyvo&feature=user

 

 

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ED Fairmont: Master Power GT45, race spec T5, Wolf v4, 870cc Injectors, EF bottom end, EF Head, Surcam custom Grind Cam, Crane LX92 Coil

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Posted: Wed Aug 01, 2007 5:54 pm 
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i take it those pistons are ba pistons modified to fit the spool/BA rods? im tryin to save up the dosh for a set of those spool rods.
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Posted: Sun Jun 01, 2008 10:57 am 
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Nope there not ba pistons, didn't like the idea of milling out the valve release. There JP pistons that jim mock gets custom made from U.S, haven't actually got them yet but before the end of the month i should.

 

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Posted: Sun Jun 01, 2008 11:05 pm 
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so why rebuild a freshly built motor. i know there better parts, but have you ever seen e series rods break and with a good tune those pistons should last a while
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Posted: Mon Jun 02, 2008 2:04 am 
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Well that motor was built over a year ago and detonated after a wastegate failure, so i've been cruising around with a stock bottom end while i gather new parts

 

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Posted: Tue Jun 03, 2008 12:14 am 
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Build an AU engine!! We bought an AU engine off E bay for $175.00 From Pick and Pay..
Rebuilding this engine.. Better bottom end...
Have you considered C.P pistons ??
http://www.cppistons.com/products/custom_pistons/
Spool are doing a set with C.P now !!

 

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Posted: Wed Jun 04, 2008 7:05 pm 
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Are spool making au and e-seris pistons too?

 

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Posted: Sun Aug 24, 2008 10:50 am 
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how is this coming along???
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Posted: Sat Feb 07, 2015 6:21 pm 
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What ended up happening to this build ?? It was showing such promise

 

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