Im debating wether this would be at all achieveable without removing the head. I severly doubt it. However im basicaly looking at finding out whats the best approach.
well headwork then
you sorta implied u didnt want to have the head off with the comment i quoted...
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j/k mate. I reckon you'd get low 15s, Rollin I know is at 14.505 ATM, he has a manual and 3.9 diff. Qwikcorty I think is in the 14's as well, again manual and 3.45 diff.
You'd probably have to use AU head, ported to the shithouse and possibly bigger springs/valves even in that :s Also I suggest you look into a higher compression. Possibly you could look at running fuel alcohol (ethanol) although that might be going a little TOO stupid for your taste
But yeah, I can't see 14s with that auto....
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the EL Faimont comes in around 1590kg so to match a EA-EB with a conversative 135rwkw (say cam,zorst etc) matched with only 1445kg curb weight, you would need roughly 149 rwkw to even negate the power to weight advantage of an early E series
In rollins 14.5 for example : 146rwkw and 1450kg so you'd be chasing 160rwkw not allowing for the 5 speed or the 3.9's to maximise the 1/4 mile run
You'd be needing some major head work and an aggresive cam, stall convertor ( of manual) to get close to those 160 odd rwkw
but ignition has run 14's in his auto v8 EL ghia, doesn't that give us auto boys some hope?
thats k&n, CAI, pacemakers, zorst and roller rockers on the 8, and with the Ghia 3.45 LSD, great time from the luxo with only 2k worth of mods but try that with only the i6 and i doubt you'd be getting 14's
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