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 Post subject: Re: TimmyA's 93 ED Falcon
Posted: Tue Nov 29, 2016 12:40 pm 
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If you're going to go to all that effort Tim, might be better to fit the late EF/EL bosch 5.3 system. The earlier Bendix systems weren't hardly world breaking.

 

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 Post subject: Re: TimmyA's 93 ED Falcon
Posted: Tue Nov 29, 2016 1:05 pm 
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Na it won't ever get abs... I'm not a fan... All the au wiring in my car was set up with abs removed...

So I require the non abs master, and as mentioned before the wheel speed sensors will feed into the haltech for traction, launch and speedo output...

Cheers,
Tim

 

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 Post subject: Re: TimmyA's 93 ED Falcon
Posted: Tue Nov 29, 2016 1:35 pm 
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Well you'll need an AUII sedan mast for the correct split point.

Actually, you should talk to a brake specialist about all of this, and see if you get the same info back.

 

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 Post subject: Re: TimmyA's 93 ED Falcon
Posted: Tue Nov 29, 2016 9:35 pm 
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Yeah sounds good... I can source an AUII master no dramas... Seems like a good compromise I guess... Do you know if it effects E series resting pedal height?

There is no "brake engineers" out this way... And I'm having enough trouble trying to explain a tune to people over emails, let alone some braking system concoction to someone over an email... If we need that info it'll have to be someone living in a city chasing that up...

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 Post subject: Re: TimmyA's 93 ED Falcon
Posted: Wed Nov 30, 2016 12:00 am 
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Nah, I meant if you could speak to someone face to face - email/text would be too painful.

We had no pedal height issues on RD's AUI.5 - they do have the brake switch sitting on the pedal pin along with a plastic sleeve, plastic spacer, and a spring clip that holds it all on. I think the EA/EB/ED's have all of that but not the switch as it sits on a bracket.

 

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 Post subject: Re: TimmyA's 93 ED Falcon
Posted: Sun Dec 11, 2016 11:21 pm 
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Well... Been trying and trying to find someone who will sell me ED engine mounts so I could fit the motor to the new body I have there (bugger motor, but enough for a mock up)... After having 3 or more people promise to get to back to me and chasing down numerous ebay posts and gumtree posts of people who are wrecking early E series, I cracked it and decided today to pull the engine mounts out of the red car to mock up the silver car...

What a proverbial pain in the bum... Hardest bolts to get to in the world... Anyway got them out... Got them on the spare motor, manage to use the hoist to drop the spare motor in the new body... Only just worked too I might add...

Here's some photos once I'd taken a bonnet clearance measurement and mount the 80mm TB to the new manifold plate... Even hooked straight up to my B series intake pipework, so looks pretty good... May go with a boxed pod one day... Can't be bothered for now... The panel filter will flow enough air I'd think... Might even put it to the dyno one day...

Coil are just sitting there, but somewhere there is their destined location...Bypass is a perfect fit to miss everything critical as well... Even with the pipework behind the plate for the intake bend, I'll still have more room behind it than with the BBM...

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Lot of hour of work to get one measurement from the top of the blower to the bonnet...

Done anyway, and now I can get the intake pipe welded up... Back into it... To be fair, the last month I've been setting up the Christmas display... I made a 4m christmas tree that I hoist about 7m off the ground up the concrete antenna pole I have... Has around 50m of leds in it and draws about 20amps at 12v... It's a bloody ripper... I did start it last year but ran out of time before Christmas... So I finished it off for this year...

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It does some pretty nifty chaser stuff too that I programmed into it, but I'm having trouble uploading the video to photobucket...

Cheers,
Tim

 

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 Post subject: Re: TimmyA's 93 ED Falcon
Posted: Mon Dec 12, 2016 10:32 am 
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Aw yes!
Getting excited now!
Fits in there nicely, good stuff.

 

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 Post subject: Re: TimmyA's 93 ED Falcon
Posted: Mon Jan 16, 2017 7:26 pm 
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And still a million miles ahead of me...

Sigh...

Good to see someone having success
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 Post subject: Re: TimmyA's 93 ED Falcon
Posted: Sun Feb 05, 2017 12:29 am 
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Ok lads...

Brake pads...?

I thought ebc were the rage but just read a pommy forum and every single person reckons they're crap... And a couple reckon ferodo ds is the go...

What's likely to stop my bf with minimal noise and dust?

Current rda pads are squealing their heads off...

Cheers,
Tim

 

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Visuals: FG XR Wheel, XR Front, 17's, BA 5 Spd Shifter, BA Ghia Window Switches, NL Cluster
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 Post subject: Re: TimmyA's 93 ED Falcon
Posted: Sun Feb 05, 2017 12:29 am 
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Double post...

 

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 Post subject: Re: TimmyA's 93 ED Falcon
Posted: Sun Feb 05, 2017 12:51 am 
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Hey Timmy,
I just logged back in for the first time in ages to update my build thread, good to see there's still some people around here.

I use and swear by QFM Pads. I run the A1RM pads in my daily, if you aren't going crazy, you could run the HPX pads instead, I will probably be switching to them soon. I ran the A1RM pads with the stock E-series brakes at the Winton and never managed to overheat them, whereas I cooked Bendix Ultimate's a few times just "enthusiastically" driving on the street.
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 Post subject: Re: TimmyA's 93 ED Falcon
Posted: Sun Feb 05, 2017 1:46 pm 
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Yeah, the HPX pads are really good - feel and braking wise. The dust is low too. If you search Ebay well, you should be able to get a good set of QFM pads for a good price.

 

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 Post subject: Re: TimmyA's 93 ED Falcon
Posted: Sun Feb 05, 2017 5:00 pm 
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Sweet... 2 in favour... Thanks lads...

I'll buy me a set and see what it yields...

 

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Performance: Complete AUII VCT Wiring & Power Train, Pacey Headers, 2.5" Exhaust, Exedy Clutch, DBA Rotors
Visuals: FG XR Wheel, XR Front, 17's, BA 5 Spd Shifter, BA Ghia Window Switches, NL Cluster
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 Post subject: Re: TimmyA's 93 ED Falcon
Posted: Mon Feb 06, 2017 9:38 am 
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If you like low dust, I would definitely go HPX then, thats the main reason I want to switch to them. The A1RM are super dusty, and they eat rotors for breakfast. I get two sets of pads to a set of a rotors, which is not a good ratio haha. The HPX are much better all rounders
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