vct question - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 01-23-05, 01:16 AM Thread Starter
Registered User
Join Date: Dec 2004
Age: 30
Posts: 62
Question vct question

my dad is thinkin of buyin a au2-3 fairmont ghia, and i have a few q's abt the car;
1 how does the vct feel against a el ghia.
2 how does the actual vct work, i.e. is there a mechanism that changes gears on the cam?????
3 any probs with the engine, like e-series have there head gasket.
4 any other pointers to look out for with these cars.
thanks for help.
elford is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 01-23-05, 03:05 PM
Dev 5 Mutant
loxxr6's Avatar
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Sydney
Posts: 1,383
Re: vct question

The AU's use a different head gasket and they aren't normally as prone to blowing them like the E series models.

The ride should be better in the AU due to the IRS. The Ford system is meant to be top notch.

Proud TQE Operator
1999 Black Manual AU XR6HP
Unichip equipped by Autotech Engineering, Granville
Cam install by Crescent Motorsport, Liverpool


loxxr6 is offline  
Sponsored Links

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > The Garage - Tech Forums > Engine Specific Tech > Inline 6 Tech
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
AUIII XR6 vs AUIII XR6 VCT ? Wampus Australian Falcons 80 12-28-04 10:47 PM
VCT to hp conversion XR6 VCT UTE Inline 6 Tech 69 10-16-04 11:14 PM
VCT performamce XR6 VCT UTE Inline 6 Tech 23 11-01-03 01:18 AM
Jim Mock kits - VCT & non VCT differences??? blueoval Inline 6 Tech 5 10-22-03 06:05 AM
BA vs AU VCT flappist The Pub 0 04-28-03 10:11 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