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Old 07-17-2003, 05:03   #1 (permalink)
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The bet, making an xf wheel stand

I placed a small wager against a friend of mine that I could get my XF Spac to wheel stand on take off, what sort of engine mods and work would be required to do this and how much money would it take
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Old 07-17-2003, 05:07   #2 (permalink)
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Re: The bet, making an xf wheel stand

make a switch to cut off your brake lines to the rear end. AND there you have it.

dangerous though.. and stupid.
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Old 07-17-2003, 05:11   #3 (permalink)
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Re: The bet, making an xf wheel stand

greetings all
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start with a big set of sticky tyres & a set of low gears in the 3rd member, maybee somewere around 5.56:1 for a starting point

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Old 07-17-2003, 05:22   #4 (permalink)
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It won't be very cheap. I'd agree with rod and you'll probably need a 9" to gears of that ratio and at least a 4000 rpm stall converter to pop a 6 into the air.

Expect to pay about $2500 for the diff and about $500 for the stallie.

I want pics if you ever get it happening!
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Re: The bet, making an xf wheel stand

Put laminge in the boot! lol.
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Re: The bet, making an xf wheel stand

bah $2000 thats crap! get a locker diff and exhaust system and the sucker will bag up no worries.
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I don't mean smoke em up she does that piss easy I mean lift the front tyres off the ground on take off.
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Stick the engine in the boot along with about 4 people... that should do it.
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Re: The bet, making an xf wheel stand

Mate i have trouble just getting the old XF to even bag it up.....i need a reverse to drive 3000rpm launch to even break traction

front wheels of the ground...mate you are dreaming...

Try 10K odd for 5 turbos and a v12
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Re: The bet, making an xf wheel stand

hmmm... not impossible...
Hydraulic front suspension,
mash the throttle and hit the switch :)
seems to work on gangsta video clips anyways
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