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What sorta carb would be a good upgrade from the standard? also what sorta stuff would you guys be doing with the motor after I've done the usual oil change etc

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always been a fan of HQs...

you could try and find a triple carb manifold and carbs, these go good..

extractors and a 2.5" exhaust, electronic ign if it doesnt have it allready..

ive always thought of getting one to drop a 3.8 v6 into...

but the old straight 6's still go good for what they are, and do good skids :badgrin:

lose some height in the suspension though..

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it has extractors and a full exhaust not exactly sure what size but would be around 2 inch, what sort of electric ignition would be the go?

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Choice.

I think I have to own one of these at some point in time by law. Due to having grown up in them and one of the first cars I drove was a 'Q Belmont 'goon.

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You could not find a car that suits you more than this Jason.

You going to keep the DX?

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yeah mate the dx stays mainly cause its reliable as anything and I'd miss having a wagon for too many reasons

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Barbed wire: might want to turn the barbs inward or even just so if the cops have a moan you can say you considered safety, that and I think it's a requirement re: conversation with cert guy over a car that has them running down the sides.

Supercharger: stay away from the triple carbs if you go this route, use a Holly (400ish) (or a rotary nikki 4 barrel), and dont bother with the intercooling, just plumb it right up to the carb and into it, run 6-10psi tops, you'll notice it !

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Did you get hold of them springs from JB?

I can bring them to Napier this weekend if you haven't...

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yup kk have got the springs from jb, just havent got round to putting them in yet as the car is in napier and me in matamata lol will get there eventually, dont have any for the rear yet so no big hurry lol.

safety etc

not too worried as the grill is set far enough back that you'd be hard pushed for it to hurt anyone even if you run straight into someone but meh we'll see if I get hassled.

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whats the lemon juice and tin foil treatment???ive got some mark 5 cortina bumpers which could use the same treatment as they look like yours did before,lol

PS:liking the choice of colour(my cortina is the same colour :wink: )

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It's sad to see that beast go but I really like where you're going with the next one...

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YOU WHAT!?

What are you bringing to Nationals?

fingers crossed the beast parked next to it in the picture

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