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post #1 of 14 (permalink) Old 10-29-03, 04:09 AM Thread Starter
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Poor little Windsor just couldn't take it.

Ouch!!!!!
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post #2 of 14 (permalink) Old 10-29-03, 04:20 AM
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Re: Poor little Windsor just couldn't take it.

so you beat one?


Edit: Bugger I'm silly these days. Didn't realise that was a link. LOL.

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post #3 of 14 (permalink) Old 10-29-03, 04:25 AM
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Believe it or not but everything is ok, the crank, rods, pistons and cam are all fine. The motor stayed together but that's because of the bellhousing, intake manifold and timing cover. If it wasn't for those it would have been all over the engine bay and the road. One thing you need to look out for is coolant. When the engine died, I got out of the car and noticed coolant was all over the ground. Check my sig for numbers.

Well I'm not upset at all, I knew it was going to happened I just didn't know when. It kinda gives off a cool vibe, knowing that my car made enough power to split the block in half. Oh Well its time to build big and better things.
Held together by the bellhousing, intake manifold & timing cover! Jeezus.
He's not angry about it in the slightest either.

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post #4 of 14 (permalink) Old 10-29-03, 04:52 AM
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Re: Poor little Windsor just couldn't take it.

Holy shit.. But then again, he was running 480rwhp threw it so it was bound to happen !
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post #5 of 14 (permalink) Old 10-29-03, 10:57 PM
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Re: Poor little Windsor just couldn't take it.

If it was an LS1, it would only be a negative "customer preception problem" rather then a motor of mass destruction.
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post #6 of 14 (permalink) Old 10-29-03, 11:00 PM
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Re: Poor little Windsor just couldn't take it.

If it were an LS1 it wouldnt have even leaked oil when it split! (cant leak what isnt there!)


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post #7 of 14 (permalink) Old 10-30-03, 12:37 AM
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Re: Poor little Windsor just couldn't take it.

Not a bad effort at all, and the stock crank, rods and pistons all survived. The windsor blocks are known to survive 500hp at the flywheel at the most, so he got his money worth.

That is a big crack, split the whole motor in half!! I hope I have enough power to do that one day LOL.

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Re: Poor little Windsor just couldn't take it.

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If it were an LS1 it wouldnt have even leaked oil when it split! (cant leak what isnt there!)


Those are unreal Photos!
But with such power hes real lucky most of the other stuff is still ok!

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Re: Poor little Windsor just couldn't take it.

At least the little Windsor went out in style.

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Re: Poor little Windsor just couldn't take it.

Mercy me! :err:

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