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Old 02-14-2004, 02:38   #1 (permalink)
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V8 on P's in VIC?

whats the biggest motor i can get in a ef for my p's?
would i be able to drive a 5.0 V8? cause i found out i would be able to drive my dad's 4.6 v8 explorer but i've heard stuff like v8's are too high
does any one know any info on this?

oh and i live in VIC
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Old 02-14-2004, 03:01   #2 (permalink)
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Re: V8 on P's in VIC?

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would i be able to drive a 5.0 V8?
I drove mine on my P's
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Re: V8 on P's in VIC?

did ya get any hassles?
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Old 02-14-2004, 03:33   #4 (permalink)
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Re: V8 on P's in VIC?

nope and I did get pulled up acouple of times by the cops too, they never said anything.
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Re: V8 on P's in VIC?

ahh good cause i've been trying to steer away from v8's cause i thought i would get fined
now to find a ef xr8!
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Re: V8 on P's in VIC?

or an x-taxi and put the 8 engine in that!
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Re: V8 on P's in VIC?

5.0 is fine, its a power to weight issue and the 5.0l is WELL under the limit.
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Re: V8 on P's in VIC?

Nope, it's fine.

125kw per tonne, forgot the capacity ratio but it's well under.

It doesn't matter what the engine configuration is, just the power to weight ratio and capacity to weight ratio. Both are on the Vic Roads website.
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oh ok thanks for all the help guys
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Re: V8 on P's in VIC?

Insurance may be an issue unfortunately...
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