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Old 28-04-09, 21:50   #1
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my red sl

hey bored so thought id write up a bit bout my car. dont have lots of pics atm but will get them up in next couple days!

ok so i bought the car from nsw as an n/a with rebuilt turbo motor, and gearbox etc. found out later box was an n/a box after it blew up. blew headgasket and fried pistons 4,3,2. car has been off the road for quite a while now. and now only needs a tune and rego and ill be crusing around again.

car made 282kws/380hp on 20psi.. had dyno sheet with car.
hoping for anywhere around 300+ on 15ish pound? with new tune.


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n/a bottom end atm due to blowing head gasket and melting couple pistons on previous motor
multi layer steel headgasket
standard cam and head.
Duz 360 plenum with xf throttle body.
450cc injectors on pfi fuel rail.
sard fuel reg
highmount t4 turbo with 38mm turbosmart ultra gate.
walboro fuel pump
Link ECU
full 3" exhausts with "hiflo" cat and one muffler

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5spd rb20 turbo box, soon to be replaced by full manual 4speed jatco. gettin built by JD Transmissions.
28 Spline turbo diff with mini spool.

Other bits and pieces:
Fuse box in glove box
battery in boot
adjustable panhard bar
vn v8 front rotors and callipers
atm some 18" koya racing gold and chrome wheels.
1" master clyinder and booster.
tidied up engine bay.
cooler now painted black and tucked up a bit more.

heres a few old pics. will get more tomoro




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Old 01-05-09, 17:24   #2
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looks nice dude, she will rip once you get the auto in there
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Old 02-05-09, 01:04   #3
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hopefully. engine bay is waaaaaaaaaaaay tidier now. was a mess when i picked it up. kinda lost interest for awhile but gettin a bit excited now that its nearlly done! will be super keen for cruising when done.
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Old 02-05-09, 02:48   #4
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thats sexy as! i love those rims.. that power is heaps decent too! 300kw on 15 pound will be awesome
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Old 02-05-09, 04:01   #5
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ah i meant 300+ hp. i wish 300kw on 15psi. ill be happy if it makes 300-350hp, more than enough to get me in trouble haha
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Old 02-05-09, 10:37   #6
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yeah dude, in my opinion, 350rwhp auto on the street is perfect.... 400+ is almost overkill....
But I like over kill so 500+ for me
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Old 02-05-09, 12:02   #7
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haha. at least when you get bored of beating cars you can race motos haha.
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Old 03-05-09, 08:55   #8
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yeah dude, in my opinion, 350rwhp auto on the street is perfect.... 400+ is almost overkill....
But I like over kill so 500+ for me
Bet the overkill will soon change your mind once you try it, I know i did

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haha. at least when you get bored of beating cars you can race motos haha.
race motors I thought the cool thing these days is to race DYNO's
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Old 03-05-09, 12:47   #9
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umm...moto's...motorcycles. hahaha
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Bet the overkill will soon change your mind once you try it, I know i did
Different if you have semi slicks I guess, but with 420hp on streets I used to just bake them, it was fun for a while...
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Old 05-05-09, 19:04   #11
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7FOUR7 how long til you car is finished?
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Different if you have semi slicks I guess, but with 420hp on streets I used to just bake them, it was fun for a while...

Did that with ET radials on the street cruise last year
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Old 05-05-09, 19:59   #13
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car may be for sale once completed... havnt made up my mind yet
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Old 06-05-09, 09:34   #14
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7FOUR7 how long til you car is finished?
it's almost finished at the fabricators getting the cooler pipes, water injection, exhaust and half inch fuel lines, after that it's off to be tuned then regoed, then I have to pick it up from newcastle A couple of months away i reccon
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Old 06-05-09, 10:12   #15
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hey nice car the rims just look fantastic
suits the car
g/l with the rest of the build
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Old 26-07-09, 21:20   #16
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have lost interest and motivation to finish car. so could possibly be up for sale. if anyones interested swing me a pm cause its still sitting here waiting for someone with time to finish it.
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