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Old 05-09-2008, 16:52   #1 (permalink)
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any tips for quickening a tickford vct

i wanna make my ghia 6 vct go alot faster, chiptorque,head work, cam, air induction and exhaust? am i on right track? is turbo gonna cost me heaps? and do i need to do something for the bottom end?
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Re: any tips for quickening a tickford vct

how many kms on motor?
the bottom end of those motors are fairly strong.
decompres it, port n polish th head, n strap a hairdryer on th side:D
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Re: any tips for quickening a tickford vct

Chips head work and the like may end up costing you the same as a good turbo setup. If you are serious about making the VCT go "a lot faster" then turbo is the way to go. The most you will get out of the AU motors is about 250kw N/A and that is a seriously worked motor with aftermarket ECU. think upwards of $5k.

For serious power I'd recommend turbo. A mate recently told me about this place Snort Performance Australia- Turbo Systems who make bolt on kits including all bits necessary to turbo your I6 falcon starting at $3k for 250rwkw which is a hell of a lot of bang for your buck. They sell their kits on ebay too. I'm not affiliated with them in any way, I'm just passing on information incase anyone wants to have a go at me.

The best improvement for acceleration for your dollar is changing your diff ratio. Your VCT should have 3.45 so if you fit 3.9 or 4.11 gears you will see about 1sec improvement 0-100kmh for about $1k (IRS is more labour intensive)
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