saloon racing - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
The Pub For General Discussion

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 04-11-03, 08:24 PM Thread Starter
qwikcorty's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: VIC, Narre Warren
Age: 32
Posts: 1,344
saloon car racing

does anyone buy perth street car mag here? inside there is a very interesting article about this new class of racing. Pitting ea-eb 3.9s against vn-vps, anyways they say the cars mild state of tune still puts just over 200hp to the wheels! and all is done is pacemaker extractors and exhaust, and a controlled cam and chip which is priced at $150 for a regrind and $300 for the chip!!!
I want the specs of that cam!

The extractors are called race series apparantly.

1976 351c td cortina
qwikcorty is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 11 (permalink) Old 04-11-03, 08:37 PM
Wannabe mechanic :)
Join Date: Dec 2002
Posts: 694
200rwhp sounds pretty do-able with those mods.
Extractors + exhaust should get a fair bit more power, then the cam can shift the torque higher up (remember hp = torque * rpm, so more torque higher up = more power)..

Sounds interesting though :) Do they do anything to lighten the cars?

TQE, SWB, ATPS, Worst of the E-series.. and I wouldn't have it any other way
juarez is offline  
post #3 of 11 (permalink) Old 04-11-03, 09:50 PM Thread Starter
qwikcorty's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: VIC, Narre Warren
Age: 32
Posts: 1,344
yeah i guess they would, the pic shows a rollcage ans all steel floor!
ive just come home from the wreckers, ozwreck on bennet st dandenong, my initial intentions were to buy a commodore cat as i heard they are a bit bigger.
i was talking to a bloke there about what ive done to my ea and told him bout the rocker gear swap, and asked about the cat i wanted. We wandered through the back measureing cats when after id told him bout the power of these saloon cars, he said that he had build two! ripper!. I asked him what the engines had done to them...

bottom end balanced blueprinted
10:1 comp
standard head, no porting, std valves
pacemaker race series extractors into 2.5inch out the side of car with 1 muffler
reground ea cam
modified chip
and a pod filter and cold air duct

he got 156kw at the wheels out of them

anyway back to the cat
he told me id gain 8kw with a cat with 2.5inch pipe thru it. im guessing with these mods not from standard

so right no on my back table is a vl commodore 2 1/4 cat been gutted previously now waiting for me to enlarge the flanges!

also a web address for u guys...

this is the best thing ive read for a while!

1976 351c td cortina
qwikcorty is offline  
post #4 of 11 (permalink) Old 05-18-03, 02:55 AM
EB XR8 Owner
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 144
Read Have the article?

Firstly, let me say hi. I'm an ED owner from Canberra and have been an active participant in another ford forum for about a year now. I was just looking over your forum and noticed this article on saloon racing. I was watching this racing for the first time on TV today and wanted to know where I could get some more info.

I've searched the net and can't really find much on this category. Kwikcorty, do you still have the magazine by any chance? If so, is it possible for you to scan it and send it to me? It would be great if you can. What issue of the magazine was it?

Your help would be greatly appreciated.

Great forum by the way!
ED195KW is offline  
post #5 of 11 (permalink) Old 05-18-03, 08:11 AM
400 kg ego
Troutman's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Melbourne
Posts: 6,188
Welcome ED195KW

The web site appears to be down at the moment but was working the last time this thread was brought up. Hopefully it's just a temporary glitch...

Jack Travis, E-Series Acting President

1989 Ford Fairmont Ghia turbo/GL replica (underway)
1994 Eunos 800M
1990 Ford Laser S
Troutman is offline  
post #6 of 11 (permalink) Old 05-18-03, 08:51 AM
methanol injected clevo
xr8_sprint's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Perth, WA
Age: 32
Posts: 1,185
hey guys, that saloon car in PSC mag is a close relative's of mine.

if anyone is interested in saloon car racing or has any questions please feel free to ask me.

specs for the cars are:

borg warner 28 spline diff with minispool and 3.45s
t50d 5 speed borg warner gearbox
stinger EMS
brass button clutch
pedders suspension
2 piston PBR calipers on 330mm rotors
they make about 200rwhp = 200ish kw
bridgestone RE540 semi-slicks

the class is quite regulated and reasonably affordable (as much as racing can be).

As far as i remember the head is basically stock, bar cam, tune and exhaust (and K&N pod filter).

Not to sure about compression, i'll be speaking to our team's engine builder to see exactly what happens to make these things make the same power as my 5 litre Sprint :p

1981 XD Ex-Interceptor - 393C, AFD 4Vs, Methanol Injection, Powerglide

1994 ED XR8 Sprint - 347W, 5-speed, 3.9s
xr8_sprint is offline  
post #7 of 11 (permalink) Old 05-18-03, 05:03 PM
96 EF Futura
SiX_iN_a_RoW's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: Now Residing in Brisbane
Age: 32
Posts: 2,494
I guess the main question with the cam and chip is, does it behave well on the street or is it a true race cam, shit idle?

Lets go find that Hotdog tree I planted

Lowered EF Futura
Black Steelies ( too cheap to buy proper mags )
SiX_iN_a_RoW is offline  
post #8 of 11 (permalink) Old 05-18-03, 07:49 PM
EB XR8 Owner
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 144
Where can I get more info?
ED195KW is offline  
post #9 of 11 (permalink) Old 05-18-03, 10:11 PM
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Melbourne
Posts: 1,819
Top info there Xr8_sprint!!!
I watched the race on sunday.. looks like a lot of fun.
I noticed that the cars seemed pretty evenly matched, any info what the V6 gets treated to?

200rwhp.. thats a nice figure for an N/A 3.9. WE WANT CAM SPECS!!! :)

Bass Crazy is offline  
post #10 of 11 (permalink) Old 05-19-03, 02:48 AM
formerly sikEA
old_mate's Avatar
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Sydney
Age: 31
Posts: 2,142
mmmmm whats the general consensus of what these things would run down the quarter??? What times did the sprint in manual form manage to achieve??

EL Fairmont
XY Fairmont

...mmm clevo...

Originally Posted by Sundeep
And Yagz, come back in six months faggot
old_mate is offline  
Sponsored Links

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Fordforums Community > The Pub
Gear in this thread - Powered by O'Reilly Auto Parts

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Bathurst Practice 2 Results mikezx6 Ford Racing Across the Globe 15 10-09-03 04:37 AM
Racing E-types To Promote Jaguar Select Edition Program RPO83 Ford Worldwide News 0 04-30-03 04:32 AM
Mazda Hosts World’s Largest Performance Driving School RPO83 Mazda Forum 1 04-22-03 01:46 AM
V8 Supercars Practice 1 & 2 JEM Ford Racing Across the Globe 1 04-26-02 10:54 PM
Bowe joins OzEmail Racing FPRXR-6 Ford Racing Across the Globe 14 12-13-01 11:50 PM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome