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post #1 of 39 (permalink) Old 04-16-02, 05:18 PM
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Just wanted to know what performance modifications has everyone done???????????????

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post #2 of 39 (permalink) Old 04-17-02, 07:48 AM
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Bored out to about 4.1L
SVO Lowered suspension
16" rims with 215's front 225's back
post #3 of 39 (permalink) Old 04-17-02, 08:17 AM
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What I've done;
-Clear indicators
-S pak snowflake rims

When I got the car it had;
-Exhaust tip
-Sports steering wheel
-S pak striping
-Ghia boot garnish
-Respray in Champagne/Gold sort of colour

Under the bonnet mods;
-windscreen washer bottle half full to reduce weight

Further mods to come;
-Steam clean of the engine bay stickers!

As you can read she is a beast :)

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post #4 of 39 (permalink) Old 04-17-02, 08:58 AM
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Kenaz, I'm surprised you didn't mention the ED hubcaps this time?

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post #5 of 39 (permalink) Old 04-17-02, 09:57 AM
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G'day all,

EF cooling fans.
16" alloys
lowered suspension
Revised door seal rubbers from EF on 'gutters'.
Tow bar.
aircon r134a (don't do it, stick with MP52).
DBA cross drilled on front.
graphite head gasket.
tinted windows.


Plans for future:
Sub, and DSP.
Steering wheel.
post #6 of 39 (permalink) Old 04-17-02, 10:30 AM
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My beast

Kenwood 12" sub and Deck, alpine rears and jaycar front splits
2.5" mercury exhaust system with high flow muffler
Toyota Soarer rear spoiler
Spack Dash
Fairmont Trip Computer
Fairmont Interior Lighting
EB towbar (to carry lots more fuel)
Tickford badging (rice mod)
1997 EL fairmont rims
Goodyear 205 tyres (yuck)

Thats about it for the moment!!

post #7 of 39 (permalink) Old 04-17-02, 01:26 PM
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Re: My beast

i know this is OT, but which ef seals did you fit mit? i was looking at the weather strip up the windscreen and along the roofline, but it looks like it wont fit aroudn the windscreen (EA is slightly different). anu clues would be great, i wanna kill wind noise.


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post #8 of 39 (permalink) Old 04-17-02, 03:43 PM
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Head Gasket

what is a graphite head gasket.
does this prevent the head gasket from ever blowing or just not as much.

ohh and also how much did it cost.
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post #9 of 39 (permalink) Old 04-17-02, 03:51 PM
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Re: Head Gasket

*k&n air filter
*16" mags
*lowered w/swaybars
*side skirts
*rear spoiler
*tinted windows
etc etc etc

but selling to make way for an EF which i'm going to do up.
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post #10 of 39 (permalink) Old 04-17-02, 09:44 PM
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2.5 zorst
pod filter

Future mods:
cam or blower
T5 conv.
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