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Re: 289 Ford V8 setup

Posted: Wed 01 Dec 2010, 14:18
by BIGSIX
Cam has been cut to KC244 spec which is a 290' cam, Dirk from Camshaft Dynamics told me that the camgrind Sybie Coetzee ran on some of his V6 monsters. So dis Wilder as die Wilduin!!!

Re: 289 Ford V8 setup

Posted: Wed 01 Dec 2010, 15:01
by jacodebeer
Coolness you must put pics on here when you gonna start with the swop step by step, please Johan! :D

Neresh I'll try to take a video with my phone and uplaod it! can't wait :mrgreen:

Re: 289 Ford V8 setup

Posted: Wed 01 Dec 2010, 20:16
by 427TNT
Jaco,it will be nice to hear the end result.Keep us posted.

Re: 289 Ford V8 setup

Posted: Thu 02 Dec 2010, 07:42
by jacodebeer
Unfortunately we didn't start the engine, there was a delay with the making of the branches, But oh well maybe this weekend... :(
Just two new pic I took yesterday
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the block and headers was painted in a machine metal color, looks good!
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Re: 289 Ford V8 setup

Posted: Thu 02 Dec 2010, 12:15
by FOX MAD
looks supa cool :mrgreen:

Re: 289 Ford V8 setup

Posted: Thu 26 May 2011, 10:14
by jacodebeer
Right we are back on track pushing to finish up in the next 2 weeks or so... :D
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The engine needs to move up and back a few centimeters to make way for the radiator ;)

Re: 289 Ford V8 setup

Posted: Thu 26 May 2011, 12:16
by BIGSIX
Looking good!

Re: 289 Ford V8 setup

Posted: Thu 23 Jun 2011, 08:16
by jacodebeer
A little update
Engine mountings done and fitted! BTW no cutting or hammering has been done to the engine bay what so ever :D
a few pics :mrgreen:

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engine is pretty well level ;)

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91' Ford Courier V8 modded resto

Posted: Mon 14 Nov 2011, 08:25
by jacodebeer
Ok here is an update I hope you guys like this!
I thought I would post via Photostand and not bucketso everyone can see
Some pics of the body being preped for respraying! :D
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The "bak" also had to be removed,
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all naked...
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new bumper trail fitting
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Pic of the old wheels on
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some rim porn... old vs. new
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a tad wider...
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Re: 289 Ford V8 setup

Posted: Mon 14 Nov 2011, 08:27
by jacodebeer
Ok back to the respray...
The color is known as hyundai red h1 or somthing
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halfway there :mrgreen:
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Respray complete and new frontbumper fitted, FYI it is the original bumper with a extra piece added at the buttom available at most car accessories shops, can't remember the name.
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Putting everything back together, all black trimmings was resprayed in gunmetal including the grill, same color as the engine block
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Bonnet scoop was added to help with cooling and the aircleaner not clearing as intended, its a toy... hilu... whatever you know!
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