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Old 11-15-2004, 07:14   #1 (permalink)
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Au XR6 VCT to an Au XR6 Turbo

Let's say a person i know, who "had" a BA xr6t minus the insurance meets a tree, sideways at 40km/h
lets say he was willing to sell his engine, trans and ECU for a very affordable price. would it be economically possible, price wise to put the BA XR6t engine in an AU

what kind of work would i be looking at? major electric and internal modifications?

I'm just trying to explore something that could be benificial.

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Old 11-15-2004, 16:45   #2 (permalink)
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Just dump the VCT its useless.
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Old 11-15-2004, 17:39   #3 (permalink)
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Just dump the VCT its useless.
Really? I'm betting my useless VCT would kick your cars ass!
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Really? I'm betting my useless VCT would kick your cars ass!


I'd like to think the legalities in transferring a turbo engine to a vehicle originally manufactured without one to be the biggest issue that you'll face as well.
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I'm actually with casper on this one. The VCT is a damn powerful engine. with a few minor modifications the VCT is very capable of achieving power figures well over 200fwkw. Only other thing the VCT requires to rip into life is a piggyback ECU. I think you'd be suprised MustangNicko of what it can do once the ecu problem is delt with.
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errr i said it on purpose because i knew you'd have a sook hahahaha
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errr i said it on purpose because i knew you'd have a sook hahahaha
I'm not sooking, I'm just enjoying the thought of watching your car....in my rear view mirror.

BTW, you do realise that all BA I6 engines are also VCT?
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nah you are sooking, you always get defencive, its funny to watch lol

nah... i had no idea they were vct... der der lol
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nah you are sooking, you always get defencive, its funny to watch lol

nah... i had no idea they were vct... der der lol
LOL, your always welcome to come to Heathcote this saturday.
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Why would i waste my time/money? My car is being sold. Plus running a 15second car doesnt do much for me. Ooo the thrill of a 15second car hehe
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