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Posted: Mon Apr 10, 2006 8:11 pm 
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just wondering what size did they come with?

coz it's ment to be bigger then 165 engine isn't it?

one of fords websites said they got a larger TB but how much larger?

 

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Posted: Mon Apr 10, 2006 9:24 pm 
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stock was 65mm....so id say it wouldnt be larger than 70mm....im pretyy sure the largest t/b you can put on before u hav to port the upper manifold is 70mm....
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Posted: Mon Apr 10, 2006 9:40 pm 
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stock was 65mm....so id say it wouldnt be larger than 70mm....im pretyy sure the largest t/b you can put on before u hav to port the upper manifold is 70mm....


nah!, the 165 engine didn't come out with a 65mm stock...., at least mine didn't

 

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Posted: Mon Apr 10, 2006 9:41 pm 
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nah eb was like a 58mm.....i was gonna buy a 65mm AU throttle body which was off a stock AU......but i got the edelbrock instead
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Posted: Mon Apr 10, 2006 10:28 pm 
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id guess 65mm..

 

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Posted: Mon Apr 10, 2006 11:06 pm 
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EL2 XR8's had the 65mm TB.

I think T3's got a monster 82mm
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Posted: Mon Apr 10, 2006 11:07 pm 
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wats a T3 ???? is it like a TE-50
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Posted: Mon Apr 10, 2006 11:09 pm 
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veeate wrote:
wats a T3 ???? is it like a TE-50


It was the last of the T series Facons.

The TE / TS / TL 50's were the ones with the 5.6 litre stroked Windsor. Mmmmmmmm yum :)

They would be soooo horn to drive, I reckon :)
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Posted: Mon Apr 10, 2006 11:12 pm 
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what ..!!!!1 i didnt realise they were strokers....ur right they would be horn to drive.... :twisted:
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Posted: Mon Apr 10, 2006 11:32 pm 
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EL 185kw engines only got the standard 60mm TB (some say 58mm), same as the EB-EL 165kw engines.
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