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Posted: Thu Feb 17, 2005 9:40 pm 
Oompa Loompa
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just crawled under the front of my xr8 and it has a alloy cross member on it why did they use a alloy instead of a steel 1 any info peps

 

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Posted: Thu Feb 17, 2005 9:45 pm 
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what model XR8? i'd say its for a better strenth to weight ratio

 

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Posted: Thu Feb 17, 2005 9:57 pm 
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i pressume u havea an AU?
then all AU's are the same from forte's up!

no idea why they used a alloy one

 

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Posted: Thu Feb 17, 2005 10:01 pm 
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all AU's and BA's use a Alooy engine crossmember even the GT's
they are very strong and thick in the casting but weigh f**k all.
i have only seen a couple of broken ones in BIG accidents. but a steel on will rip the bolts out in a bingle anyway.
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Posted: Thu Feb 17, 2005 10:05 pm 
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cool now i know i put the air con pump in tonight Darren the old 1 had no bearings left get it regased tomorrow back to being nice and cool again

 

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