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Old 12-17-2004, 05:44   #1 (permalink)
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from driving an AU and a BA, the AU feels like a better handling car. and lighter too, anyone got a xr6 VCT or xr8, with a blown motor, and chucked in XR6 turbo drivetrain? any huge problems (apart from BA drivetrain COST) with this idea, or one day (if they ever get cheap enough) the F6 drivetrain?
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Getting the electronics to work from the BA motor (eg drive by wire) would be expensive as well.
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In the end it would be cheaper to just turbo the AU engine similar to what Mal (HOTDBZ) did. He got more than enough performance from that.
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grunter has a blown au XR8 check out his website at http://www.grunter.com.au

I believe he has run a 12.77 pass with it!
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grunter has a blown au XR8 check out his website at http://www.grunter.com.au

I believe he has run a 12.77 pass with it!
Had, the word is had. The XR8 has been retired and all the good gear is now in his latest beast...stay tuned for some REALLY fast times.
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