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  1. 8 points
    Well brought this baby today. Ford Ranger FX4
  2. 7 points
    Seems OT based on last page of posts but picked up my new rims this arvo... Work Emotion Kiwami 19x9.5 +25 F, 19x10.5 +22 R
  3. 7 points
    So bit bored decided I could write a thread on the build of my POS I bought this car in 2012 when I was 16 as my first car and its just got out of control since haha. I'll do a list of current specs plus pevious build specs. and probably copy most of the build from other forums.. Current pb is a [email protected] manual Specs 1996 Ef Xr6 Motor -Stock ef bottom end with ~300000km no rod bolts or new ring/bearing I popped one cap off to check bearings then put it back on because the motor had a blocked pickup and took 30secs to build oil pressure in the car I pulled it from haha -AU falcon head ported by me with pep-pro stainless valves seats all re cut by my mate at his machine shop. -Stock Au mls gasket with arp studs holding it down -Surecam custom hydraulic cam used the closest master profile he had to the specs I was looking for..basically about [email protected] 540"lift its pretty angry for a baby cam... -Crow valve springs with stock Au rockers and lifters Intake and fuel system -Tunnel vision intake manifold -Fg fly by wire throttle body -2200cc injectors -Fuel cell in the boot, 100 micron filter>1400hp holley dominator pump>10 micron filter> AN8 feed to and from rail> proflow fuel reg. Exhaust and turbo -Turbo manifold I built at home. steam pipe 6 into 1 collector divided into the t4 flange 40m pipe off each side of the collector merged into a 60mm gate -Turbosmart 60mm power gate (14psi spring) -2.5" screamer vented behind the front tire -Garret gt3788r .89 rear housing -4" dump straight off the turbo into the 4" exhaust with one big muffler before the diff. Engine management -Link G4+ Extreme ecu running sequential ign/inj. -Racepak iq3 dash -6x ls1 coils mounted on a bracket off the intake manifold bolts -Fuel/oil/coolant pressure sensors all fed to the ecu -Fuel/oil/coolant/air temp sensors all fed to the ecu -Ethrolle controled by the G4 with a BA pedal in the car and FG throttle body. -Boost controlled by the G4 with a 4 port solenoid -Launch control/2step with a switch, speed and time control so it doesnt come on when shifting gears. Gearbox and diff -T56 converted from a ba turbo -Direct ceramic solid centre twin plate. (3100lb of clamp now) -Final drive built 3.5" chro moly tailshaft with strange billet yoke, 1350 series unis front and back. -ATM it has 3.45 borgwarner diff with a spool standard 28 spline axles. Getting a 9" built atm with 35spline axles 3.7 gears strange nodular iron carrier with a full spool. that's about it really the whole car is built by me from fab work,engine building to tuning so stuff only gets done when I can be I <3 Bananased doing it.. Will start with this and add some more in another post.
  4. 6 points
    XR8 pulls up beside me at the lights on the way home tonight he revs his engine it sounds like it has an aftermarket exhaust I look over, but drivers window has a heavy tint. I see the lights change to orange, then red. . . . . . I get that funny feeling of adrenaline coming on counting down 3 seconds from red to my green, I load the transmission under brakes the rear of my car squats down. . . . . . . I hear the XR8's revs rise GREEN, release brakes, kick accelerator to the floor in one quick, easy motion I launch, seems slow, I hear the rear tires clawing for grip the rear of the car getting slightly left of center the hiss of the 4 inch intake filling the cabin car changes to second as I cross the other side of the intersection, making a very satisfying bark from the standard exhaust have to back off to remain in the speed limit another huge hiss from the intake as excess boost is forced back to the pod filter look over to the other lane chopped him bra ! drive home with stupid grin
  5. 6 points
    The wife and I snuk off for a week holiday kiddy free ( cheers nanny ) loving it up the top in the penthouse with a good view and an amazing restaurant here
  6. 5 points
    Lots going on all the time and some beautiful rides getting the golden touch lately hahaha anyway had Sam bring his FG XR6T 50th in for a heat exchanger removal and one of my Transmission cooler kits installed Then Had Rich’s F6 needing a set of pads and I’ve gone in a different direction this time to try a new product that Matty @ RACEBRAKES has recommended I try out and with a few hundred kms already on them I can say very confidently that they are a brilliant pad and may very vell be giving the Pmu’s a solid kick up the bum in the street pad category. Specs are 500*+ and super low dust with sim backs for zero squealing and dry installation The “ol death rumble” come to visit @Mrpunk‘s FG stock turbocharger at nearly bang on 100,000kms so we had decided for now a stock genuine Garrett rebuild was in order and Dion asked ever so nicely for a spekky engine bay detail and how could I say no to a good clean up ! Before After Gave @bloosted a had doing a Diff bush and front link pins on a Terri using the new Whiteline black series bush that are my pick lately for comfort and durability And finally @Roo32 has a new set of wheels and she’s looking really nice now with that suspension I installed a few weeks back all settled in
  7. 5 points
    heya all after running 585 at the wheels through my btr 4 speed I decided its time to get a more serious gearbox and actually get my setup working. this weekend ive just done a t56 conversion. fitted an xtrreme twin plate, malwood short shifter, malwood heavy duty ally master cylinder and clutch hose. I just gotta change my centre bearing as the donor had a different tailshaft centre bearing.I must say its a very straight forward conversion even in regards to modifying the auto harness for start and reverse lights. the car is due to be tuned in the next coming weeks. expecting around 700-800rwhp on 24-28psi. 2002 Ba XR6 Turbo 320rwkw @16psi (old tune) 437rwkw @22psi 1263nm of torque (current) T56 Conversion tune coming soon CrowCam Heavy Duty Valve Springs and Retainers Mahle Forged Pistons (20" Oversize) Scat Forged H beam Rods Billet Oil Pump gears ACL Race series bearings MLSR Head Gasket ARP Head Studs Precision 6766 1.00AR 6Boost Hightmount Manifold Bosch 1600ccc Injectors Plazmaman 044 Twin Surge Tank Plazmaman Fuel Rail Turbosmart 2000 Fuel Pressure regulator Plazmaman Plenum Custom intercooler piping Turbo Smart 50mm External Wastegate 6Boost High mount manifold Freshly setup head including new valve steam oil seals, valve guides etc Battery relocation to rear Plazmaman 1200hp tube and fin intercooler Plazmaman full intercooler piping Plazmaman cold air intake 52mm Heavy Duty Alloy Radiator Custom Dump pipe Xforce 3.5inch hiflow cat stainless Xforce 3.5inch cat back stainless Walbro intake fuel pump Sct x3 flash tuner Tremec T56 Xtreme race series twin plate Malwood ulimate short shifter Malwood heavy duty ally master cylinder Malwood braided clutch hose Whiteline 30mm adjustable sway bar with adjustable links Whiteline 22mm adjustable sway bar with adjustable links Xzy super sport coilovers Nolathane differential bushes 4.11 Diff Gears Fullspool diff center Protex street slotted and cross drilled front rotors Protex street slotted and cross drilled rear rotors Trw pads all round King wheel evolve 20x8.5 front 20x10 rear 225x35x20 front 275x35x20 rear 20% window tint Dewinged 8000k hid kit Alpine cda137ebt head unit Alpine mrf600 4 channel Alpine mrx m240 monoblock 2 x Rockford Fosgate T2D212 Soundstream 40 FARAD capacitor Sound stream ported box Stinger 0 gauge wiring Rockford fosgate T3169S Rockford fosgate T169
  8. 5 points
    Most of my photos of this build are on photo bucket so have added some to imgur for people that dont have the photobucket embed link fix. 10 second manual timeslips had quite abit of trouble with clutch slipping plus missing gears which can be seen in the slow shifts on the data log.
  9. 5 points
    Morning peeps. Ford Ranger Raptor. 2.0 twin turbo diesel. Produces a whopping 157 kw with 500 nm of torque. Price expected to be excess of 80k. Made in Thailand for peanuts. Who's gonna buy such a vehicle? Overly rich farmers? Over paid CEO's No. Job site foremen. No. Carpenters / Plumbers. Maybe the ones the tattoos and hipster beards and haircuts. Seen a few of them on site lately. We lose our car manufacturer's, and now there trying to sell us cars like this. $80,000+ country hick vehicles. WORLD GONE MAD.... Morning rant. Thanks for listening.
  10. 5 points
    4 year old from the back seat: "Dad, after this traffic light can you activate the turbo speed?" Moments after the light goes green, in a voice like he was relaxing into a hot bath: "Ahhhhhhh.... That's better"
  11. 4 points
    For those that may be interested. I just pushed my 12 year old stock BFII XR6 turbo engine with 165,000kms on it to 520 kilowatts at the hubs here in Adelaide. Motor has Atomic head studs and valve springs (801s), Gen2 GTX, 45 hyper gate, Nizpro stage 2 and Nizpro 4 inch exhaust, 460 in tank and surge with pierburg pump (E85). Early testing showed 23 psi at 2700rpm so we had some work to do as we didn't want to pump to much into the mid on a stock engine. Timing and fuel are both safe, did it easy. Unsure where the G2 GTX will go but I think 550 @ the wheels wouldn't be a stretch for this turbo. My setup had more in it, but don't want to break the motor... Just yet! Cars holding up well, good old ZF is loving it. Hope to hit the strip soon and improve on my 11.0 pass.
  12. 4 points
    65" 4k HDR TV just turned up (bought as a refurb from Sony - <$2k for a $5k runout model) Beer, couch and movies are on the cards for tonight
  13. 4 points
    No need for A/C on secluded beaches #straya #wannabephotographerlyf
  14. 4 points
  15. 4 points
    No wonder you’re single how the heck are you suppose to get a girl into a king single bed hahaha tuff times are tuff in sexy land
  16. 4 points
    3yo from the back "go faster granddad" "we can't, traffic lights" "green, green, go, go"
  17. 4 points
    Am stuck cooking with gas bbq tonight. Beggars can't be choosers
  18. 4 points
    GTX 3582r gen 2 fitted to the G6E and tuned by Monsta Torque. Made 423rwkw's on 98. Supporting mods ID1000's, Herrod CAI, Venom Turbo back exhaust, valve springs, turbosmart actuator, PW stg 2 cooler and 460 fuel pump. Happy days.
  19. 4 points
  20. 3 points
    Has xr6 turbo, hates working on cars... hmmm
  21. 3 points
    Thought id show u guys my efforts today never trimmed a car before but wanted to get rid of that sh*tty beige roof lining and lay another color I'm dyslexic and cannot turn off simple functions in tapatalk
  22. 3 points
    Not today. Just a few things over the last couple of weekends but have been too lazy/late for a drinking appointment to post on time. Got my exhaust finished & it's all working micky [emoji108] Will pull it off in a couple weeks to check for any leaks and hit it with some exhaust paint to cover my sh*tty welding [emoji28] Fabricated some fully custom Mudflaps! And installed a 60w 'reversing light' Needless to say I hate both reversing & the dark. Sent from my fancy pansy touchy screeny phoney
  23. 3 points
    Tried loading the photos again that didn't show up earlier... that work for you @k31th?
  24. 3 points
    did some work for a cray fisherman he asked me if I liked crayfish I was like - "does a one legged duck swim in a circle?" Lobster lunch fresh garlic, chili flakes and butter, melted in the microwave and poured over the flesh cooked under the grill for about 10 minutes very simple, very delicious
  25. 3 points
    To be fair he randomly orders me flowers to my work quite often ... and always has lovely things written in the card... makes up for when he farts so bad in the bedroom at 3am I wake up feeling like I am chocking on the air. BAHHAHAAH I'm dyslexic and cannot turn off simple functions in tapatalk
  26. 3 points
    My local racetrack sells e85 for $1.49/L Wooohoooo!!!!!!!! I was doing a 90 odd km round trip for it before and now I don't have to. It's 10 cents cheaper at United but I'm pretty sure I'll make that up by not driving nearly 100km to get it
  27. 3 points
    Guides and tensioner. BUT if yours is ok just re-use them. They do get wear grooves. And easy to install while its all apart. I just used this GENUINE kit. You really dont need HD chain. Plenty of big power cars on factory gear. Check the top of the RHS guide. It can snap off. This is one that is intact. https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/GENUINE-FORD-4-0-BARRA-TIMING-CHAIN-SET-BA-BF-FG-FGX-FALCON-SX-SY-SZ-TERRITORY/292021574011?hash=item43fdd7997b:g:cvIAAOSw5cNYmRMB
  28. 3 points
    I just had to help a bloke/workshop in NSW who’s “apparently” got the runs on the board with the fastest GTS bomadore and some wizardry in-ter-chilling Technologys....... ( yes I’ve done that on purpose lol ) who would pick it up in a few hours as he’s a “Gun tuner” well this poor bloke now has an Eboost 2 on his FGX set to one point as his tuner thinks it would take to long to tune the falcon boost tables .... and apparently ID injectors aren’t suited to the falcon and will blow black smoke Yeh it’s not rocket science but it definitely isn’t simple like some think for the record that tuner spent nearly 4 days on that FGX and it’s still terrible as his listening skills go as well as his tuning skills unfortunately
  29. 3 points
    Gonna make a few changes to the Ute over the next few months. If anyone wants any of the parts below pm me and I'll work out when the parts are coming off the car and $$$. FG manifold, tb elbow with bov & overboost valve, battery tray, 6 boost factory position manifold, gtx3582, nizpro dump, process west surge tank with dual 470s + lines and reg with billet rail. Will be doing the intake side and fuel system first then the turbo side later on.
  30. 3 points
    Looks like I'll be getting my pos sorted out by the middle of March. I don't wanna say much more yet but it should be better than stock.
  31. 3 points
    Well.... this is in our favourite area https://www.realestate.com.au/property-house-sa-springfield-127351506 I'm dyslexic and cannot turn off simple functions in tapatalk
  32. 3 points
    I am currently cooling off in front of the ac in the house. It is well worth spending the extra $75 to $100 per month on electricity to have the house at 25 degrees.
  33. 3 points
    You might want a voltage booster with an 8mm gap
  34. 3 points
    I pulled that 6R80 apart that I bought the other day to see what da heck is wrong with it. The torque converter ate itself then barfed metal chunks so it is throwaway for me. It chucked a good bit of metal into the trans as well but most of it is in the pan and filter. Apart from that the box is in average condition except for at least one bush that is pretty farked. The clutches and steels are in average/good nick still. I put it back together when I was done and I'll do more with it down the track. All in all a pretty good score for $50, a tank of fuel and 8 hours of driving! Here's some pictures cos why not?!
  35. 3 points
  36. 3 points
    @NA_TURBO kindly bought this 6R80 off gumtree for me earlier in the week and today I went for a 750km round trip to his place to pick it up. I also picked up some stage 1 Exedy frictions (AA battery for scale) from him while I was there. I'll do something with them one day
  37. 3 points
    Had a look for a new house the other day, can anyone pick why I like this one ....
  38. 3 points
    I'm going to try my absolute best to make this one fellas I'll find out next week if they give me the leave and hopefully the car stays in one piece
  39. 3 points
  40. 3 points
    That Dave guy looks a bit like the drummer from Nirvana
  41. 3 points
    Just getting home from seeing the Foo Fighters with the family, kids too. What a great show
  42. 3 points
    Replacement mirror got delivered today. End result: Now just need to figure out some pendant lighting I reckon.
  43. 3 points
    $159. What are they. 205/15.
  44. 2 points
    I only understand 10% of what gets discussed in this thread but reading it all gets me slightly aroused. Disturbing I know
  45. 2 points
    You chucking those bits in you've been collecting? You know what I hate more than working on cars? Paying someone to do it for me.
  46. 2 points
    Just wanted to say thanks for the info on the box done it in and out short shifter billet also was abit of a pain but got it in, new clutch went for a extreme heavy duty clutch replaced master cylinder also I'm dyslexic and cannot turn off simple functions in tapatalk
  47. 2 points
    Remember just a couple of months ago a dude on here got his car tuned by a shop with minimal experience with hp tuners and they did 40+ runs on a built motor with sub par results? It's not the lack of tuning experience that is the concern, it's the lack of platform experience. I personally wouldn't let someone tune my car with hp tuners if they've never used it before. Anywayzzzzz.... Happy farken Wednesday?!?!!?!? Phew that made me dizzy
  48. 2 points
    Im going to Melbourne in the morning to see them on Tuesday night with the family in tow. Farking pumped. Also has a striking resemblance to the drummer from queens of the stone age lol
  49. 2 points
    Yeah, wasn't worried when they decided to boycott Aus Day with the 100 Figured most who vote for the tunes are the same who push for the change. (Don't want to listen to either)
  50. 2 points
    Woo hoo Australia Day. Public holiday Lunch and Dinner BBQ's including beers. Three day weekend. 36 degrees predicted. Tank top, shorts and thongs all laid out on the bed ready for the day ahead.
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