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Old 07-16-2004, 08:38   #1 (permalink)
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5.6L block in my series 3 xr8???

guys i have a AU III xr8 and im wondering what would i need to do to get a 5.6L block out of the T3 TS50, can it be done??? how do i go about it?? how much do they cost?? im not interested in a stroker kit because it isnt ford factory...please help i have been wondering for ages...
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Re: 5.6L block in my series 3 xr8???

If you can find one a the wreckers it'll fit in, thay are the same block as the one you've got, There are some guys on the forum that have strokers in there cars & had great results, there some good stroker kits out there.
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Re: 5.6L block in my series 3 xr8???

As sbutler said, that 5.6 is a stroked Windsor(I think it should be 347). Good luck finding one tho....
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Re: 5.6L block in my series 3 xr8???

Just build your own stroker, they T3's use the same blocks as the 5L just with different internals.
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Re: 5.6L block in my series 3 xr8???

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guys i have a AU III xr8 and im wondering what would i need to do to get a 5.6L block out of the T3 TS50, can it be done??? how do i go about it?? how much do they cost?? im not interested in a stroker kit because it isnt ford factory...please help i have been wondering for ages...
Like Gambit said, just build your own stroker its the same block as your XR8.
Use a stud girdle on your block as the old windsors are pretty weak.
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guys i have a AU III xr8 and im wondering what would i need to do to get a 5.6L block out of the T3 TS50, can it be done??? how do i go about it?? how much do they cost?? im not interested in a stroker kit because it isnt ford factory...please help i have been wondering for ages...
I have seen 2 of these over the past 6 months at the Ford Wreckers at Narellan in NSW. One was in a TS50 and the other a Pursuit Ute (both had some SERIOUS accident damage!!!). The guy was asking $8000 with gearbox (would not seperate them) - and they sold very quickly......
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Re: 5.6L block in my series 3 xr8???

yeah as said before, the 5.6blobk is the same as the 5 only stroked, so you may as well go a stroker kit. But if you want to keep it factory ford gear, just scour the wreckers.
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Re: 5.6L block in my series 3 xr8???

I'd go for a stroker kit or even better the Herrod 5.7, much better than the factory IMO and you can maintain your original block.
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Re: 5.6L block in my series 3 xr8???

Ask Brett Aka. SVO 347.... hes done the whole lot to his
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Re: 5.6L block in my series 3 xr8???

As others have said, just stroke your current 5ltr. There's plenty of good stroker kits available. Go to aufalcon.com and in the video section there's a clip of how the 5.6 was put together, very interesting clip. Here's a link, http://aufalcon.com/AUVideos.htm, scroll down the page and click on "Making of the 5.6L V8 engine."
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