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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 12-05-03, 12:27 AM Thread Starter
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i am going to put extractors and a 2 1/2 inch sports exhaust on my XF. are there any other cheap ways i can get more power? anything i can do to the carby.

also in autos when u sit on the brakes and push the accelerator to spin the wheels, does this **** up your brakes?
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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 12-05-03, 01:33 AM
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Re: Xf Power

replace the carby with a 350 holley & manifold to suit. then change you cam & have the heads ported.

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post #3 of 8 (permalink) Old 12-06-03, 09:59 PM
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good luck in an auto XF. My efi just won't lose traction.
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my 87 fairmont ghia is efi and 5 speed and i have trouble keeping it straight when i drop the clutch (factory 2.77 LSD). i have just put super lows and an EL XR8 rear axle (including 3.45 LSD) under it so i'll see how it goes tomorrow after the wheel alignment.


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post #5 of 8 (permalink) Old 12-20-03, 03:11 AM
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nah i didn't have much luck with me auto except on corners i could get it sideways
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post #6 of 8 (permalink) Old 12-21-03, 02:21 PM
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best mod i reckon you can do is a manual conversion! and it's really not that expensive, i got a 4 speed conversion done for $600 drive in and wheel spin away

My XF: 4.1 carby, genie extractors, 2 1/4 exhaust, 4 speed, lowered, tinted windows, body kit, spoiler, mags + other stuff

Currently missing a set of splits and my gear knob as some bastard stole them! Damn thieves!

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post #7 of 8 (permalink) Old 12-26-03, 02:47 AM Thread Starter
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So a manual conversion, 350 holly carby, cam, bore it out, head work and extractors and exhaust. also get rid of the fan and put 2 12 inch thermo fans in and an electric water pump. all this should give me a bit more power. its just having the money to do it all. might take me a few years.
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post #8 of 8 (permalink) Old 12-26-03, 03:02 AM
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on a budget, go the 500cfm holley, cam, exshaust

theyre a dime a dozen, so many cheap partys around
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