289 Ford V8 setup

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Re: 289 Ford V8 setup

Post by BIGSIX » Wed 01 Dec 2010, 14:18

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!!!
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Re: 289 Ford V8 setup

Post by jacodebeer » Wed 01 Dec 2010, 15:01

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:
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Re: 289 Ford V8 setup

Post by 427TNT » Wed 01 Dec 2010, 20:16

Jaco,it will be nice to hear the end result.Keep us posted.
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Re: 289 Ford V8 setup

Post by jacodebeer » Thu 02 Dec 2010, 07:42

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

Post by FOX MAD » Thu 02 Dec 2010, 12:15

looks supa cool :mrgreen:
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Re: 289 Ford V8 setup

Post by jacodebeer » Thu 26 May 2011, 10:14

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 ;)
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Re: 289 Ford V8 setup

Post by BIGSIX » Thu 26 May 2011, 12:16

Looking good!
Old Ford's don't Die, they just go Faster!
Hi, my name is Johan and I am a V-addict!

'97 Suzuki TL1000S - V2(SOLD)
'76 Ford Cortina XLE Bigsix 3.0 - V6
'90 Ford Sapphire 3.0 GLX - V6
'97 Mazda MX6 2.5i - V6
'96 Ford Courier D\C 350 16v - V8

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Re: 289 Ford V8 setup

Post by jacodebeer » Thu 23 Jun 2011, 08:16

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

Post by jacodebeer » Mon 14 Nov 2011, 08:25

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

Post by jacodebeer » Mon 14 Nov 2011, 08:27

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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