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Old 11-01-2001, 16:27   #1 (permalink)
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Wink buick engines

I didn't expect the supercharged holden is also an american invention. So the guys at Holden they basically don't do anthing more than unpacking the engines and re-packing it into tier cars.


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Old 11-01-2001, 17:03   #2 (permalink)
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Dont holden do that with everything they sell ??
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Old 11-01-2001, 17:30   #3 (permalink)
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Dont holden do that with everything they sell ??
Just about.. Ford aren't much better though.. :oo1:
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Yep

*cough*cough*Windsor*cough*cough ...
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Yep

*cough*cough*Windsor*cough*cough ...
But what about

*cough*cough* OHC 6 *cough*cough*

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And what about Tickford doing the 5.6 stroker, I don't recall them sending it off to America (Callaway in HSV's case) to get some more power out of it.
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Old 11-01-2001, 18:20   #7 (permalink)
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Callaway does the motor for a number of reasons - mainly because it means the engines are all installed at the same time (the C4B goes in on the Elizabeth line, so theres a time and money saving right there). Also, Callaway is only a couple of k's away from the LS1 production center ... kinda all makes sense when you think about it ...
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In the article it said:

"3800 Series II V6, Rated as one of the 10 best engines of the 20th Century by Ward's Auto World"

Anyone know what other engines made that list?
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Old 11-01-2001, 19:53   #9 (permalink)
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I fired up Coppernic Pro and found the answer here:

http://www.wardsauto.com/default.asp?action=be
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One of the worlds best engines of the 20th century, surely they are not talking about the current commode V6.
Man there must have been alot of ****ty engines around the world then.
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