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    18th May 2018, 10:48
    Floyd replied to a thread 2.6 stroker in Engine Mechanical
    Is this for road use?
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    8th May 2018, 11:11
    Floyd replied to a thread Ej257 - in Engine Mechanical
    In conclusion, I need pistons, ARP bolts, and a bigger twinscroll turbo. Better start saving!
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    4th May 2018, 13:53
    Floyd replied to a thread Ej257 - in Engine Mechanical
    The 2.5 used to run with a simple TD05. Went well for what it was TBH. I agree, it will run out of puff but then again, if it's at the 350ish BHP...
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    3rd May 2018, 15:18
    Floyd replied to a thread Ej257 - in Engine Mechanical
    The whole kit. I've been running the car on a VF37 for many years now.
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    3rd May 2018, 11:55
    Floyd replied to a thread Ej257 - in Engine Mechanical
    OK, so I could get some use out of this 'free' engine after all. Pistons = what is recommended? Or any 'forged' will do? Just OEM head gaskets...
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    3rd May 2018, 11:49
    Floyd replied to a thread Mattyb's hawk build take 2 in Projects
    How's it going?
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    2nd May 2018, 09:12
    Floyd replied to a thread Ej257 - in Engine Mechanical
    I have a PPG 5 speed box... Been there, broke that previously! Yes, yes, YES! I'd be happy spending a reasonable amount to get this, but even 450...
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    1st May 2018, 14:56
    Floyd replied to a thread Ej257 - in Engine Mechanical
    Track work/fun. No competition. More than 350bhp, would like the same torque. Dislike 4krpm spool (yes I know it'll be on track but I've been caught...
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    1st May 2018, 12:51
    Floyd replied to a thread Ej257 - in Engine Mechanical
    OK, can I use the 2.5 crank at all in the 2.0? Are the rods useful? Can you tell, I don't know what I'm doing?
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    1st May 2018, 08:26
    Floyd replied to a thread Ej257 - in Engine Mechanical
    I should have bought Bez's mota!
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    30th April 2018, 15:07
    Floyd replied to a thread Ej257 - in Engine Mechanical
    If you mean 'sorted', by meaning the overall car, then yes I'm fairly happy. Standard UK GC8 v5 running approx 350bhp, mostly track work for the last...
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    30th April 2018, 11:33
    Floyd started a thread Ej257 - in Engine Mechanical
    So, I have this EJ257, with UK standard heads attached, with possibly 1.6 mm head gaskets. Essentially a free engine to me and I ran it very briefly...
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