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Old 10-12-2003, 06:17   #1 (permalink)
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Exhaust for Series 3 TE50

People keep telling me to replace the extractors and system on my TE50 for considerable performance gains.

Can anyone tell me the type of extractors Tickford put on the Series 3 TE50's? It doesn't make sense to me that Ford spent so much money dragging extra kw's and torque from this windsor and finished it off by putting an ordinary extractor/exhaust combo? Any thoughts?
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Pretty sure (like 99%) that they are HM Headers. While they flow fairly well, a set of pacemakers or Herrods (Difillipo engineering) headers are supposed to be better (they have bigger primaries).
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Re: Exhaust for Series 3 TE50

this thread may be of interest

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Re: Exhaust for Series 3 TE50

Thanks Falkeen, that thread was interesting. I still find it hard to accept that Ford would spend mega bucks extracting the necessary horses from our beloved windsor, and bypass 20 extra kw by skimping on the exhaust???
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Re: Exhaust for Series 3 TE50

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Thanks Falkeen, that thread was interesting. I still find it hard to accept that Ford would spend mega bucks extracting the necessary horses from our beloved windsor, and bypass 20 extra kw by skimping on the exhaust???
yes it does seem odd doesnt it

i wouldnt be complaining but if you can get more that easy
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Thanks Falkeen, that thread was interesting. I still find it hard to accept that Ford would spend mega bucks extracting the necessary horses from our beloved windsor, and bypass 20 extra kw by skimping on the exhaust???
True, You could say the same for any car but there are other factors like fuel economy, noise, cost. These are all taken into account.
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sbutler has the best sound of any of the cars that were at both Sydney and Newcastle dyno days!
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Re: Exhaust for Series 3 TE50

Have a look at T3 power gains Ii will tell you everything you want to know.....
Also look at has anyone chiped a T3 and is it worth it ? Very interesting reading..
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