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Old 10-30-2003, 22:37   #1 (permalink)
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After Market 290 Vs 285

ford Boss 290 engine after market
cold air induction
performance air filter
full exhaust system
power=360kw at the fly wheel

holden 285 engine after market
cold air induction with performance tuning
performance air filter
full exhaust system
power=315kw at the fly wheel

its no wonder what this boss can do, its making the opposition go crazy..

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Old 10-30-2003, 22:47   #2 (permalink)
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i hope your figures are accurate if they are i have a big smile on my face as i have the same mods
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Old 10-30-2003, 22:47   #3 (permalink)
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where did you get the figures from
they seem a little optamistic
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that looks quite promising if it is accurate
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its not hard to work out really!!!
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Old 10-31-2003, 00:59   #6 (permalink)
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Re: After Market 290 Vs 285

I would like to see the dyno sheets to prove that one.
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I think I would rather talk about what's at the rear's and I wouldn't count on the Gen III to be that far behind they do respond well to some mod's.
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360Kw with those mod's do seem a little high but if you can prove it i know what me and dad will be conning mum into for the XR8
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ford Boss 290 engine after market
cold air induction
performance air filter
full exhaust system
power=360kw at the fly wheel
There you go, mygt's found the new GTHO engine.
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Re: After Market 290 Vs 285

Being Optimistic I get....
290 + full exhaust(30ish) + cold air induction & performance air filter (15ish) = 335kw (flywheel).

Herrod claim 15-20rwkw from full exhaust (est.30kw flywheel) and from what I have read cold air induction & performance air filter may give you another 10rwkw (15 kw flywheel).

Maybe I have not worked this out correctly, please feel free to educate me further master..lol

To be honest, KW's are great but what many of us want is speed and unfortunately the 285 Clubbie has this regardless of what the figures say. Needless to say I would still have the GT for its overall performance, looks and well...its a FORD GT.

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