is it possible

is it possible

by rich30mex » Sat Sep 06, 2014 8:01 am

Morning people here's a quick question how hard do you think it would be to fit a v8 shall we say like this one

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Re: is it possible

by marianv » Sat Sep 06, 2014 9:34 am

wow that would be a killer .
honestly i dont know , lots of work.
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Re: is it possible

by KERR_SE9 » Sat Sep 06, 2014 3:53 pm

Anything can be achieved with the right amount of time and a lot of money, the Monaro would probs be cheaper, cool idea though
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Re: is it possible

by tosh1985 » Sat Sep 06, 2014 5:22 pm

still continplating the idea arnt ya dude lol
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Re: is it possible

by rich30mex » Sat Sep 06, 2014 5:54 pm

Would be different
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Re: is it possible

by tosh1985 » Sat Sep 06, 2014 8:19 pm

totally agree pal
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Re: is it possible

by STEVA » Sat Sep 06, 2014 10:07 pm

Theres a guy near me already running a V8 in his calibra

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Re: is it possible

by rich30mex » Sat Sep 06, 2014 10:54 pm

And why is there no build thread for it on here and if you say he's not a member your in trouble u should be promoting the club and dragging new blood in also make Andy's job as hard as possible make him earn his voluntary wages lol
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Re: is it possible

by Chavtastic » Sun Sep 07, 2014 2:53 pm

I'd go down the route of fitting a Lexus V8 (cheap and powerful) to a FWD gearbox (Toyota if I remember rightly) then using the shafts and front struts from the Toyota as well - in the rear of your car. You'd then have rear toe adjustment off the track rods ends which would let you control bump steer. That's the physical mating side of it.

But yeah I don't think the result would be brilliant for the work involved.
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Re: is it possible

by Tkeenan2107 » Tue Nov 18, 2014 10:57 pm

Brilliant idea, and no way economical for your bank balance and would never see a return BUT would be a total one off, very different and your own, no one else will have done it they way you have you just have to way up the long term build, budget, are you willing to wait it out for the final result, would be great to see
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Re: is it possible

by v6 steve » Tue Nov 18, 2014 11:03 pm

would the calibra shell take that power ?

i think a scobby or evo with a calibra body stuck over the power chain would be much more fun
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