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Old 05-10-2002, 17:52   #1 (permalink)
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mad Gutless Au,help!

Hey people first post on what looks to be a pretty dam good site(pity took me so long to find it)
Ok here is the deal i have a AU2 ute 6 banger auto and it is as gutless as.Got blown away by a au wagon from the lights yesterday and the ute was empty!I had a xh ute before the au,ford reacon the au is putting out 10 kilowatts more,crap!

So anyone know the best way of getting more power out of these motors?Looked at a unichip and they said 2kw at the back wheels.So im thinking maybe bigger cam or head work.Anyideas?

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Old 05-10-2002, 18:50   #2 (permalink)
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Old 05-11-2002, 01:22   #4 (permalink)
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I think you will find that the xh ute is about 1480kg while the au is about 1635kg. I also did drive a xh and have driven an auII on lpg. You can really tell the difference between the 2.
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Extractors, 2.5" sports exhaust and high flow cat would be a start to help it breath better. Air cleaner element, T-series intake. Cam and chip also help increase the power alot. Manual gearbox would also make a big difference.
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