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Discussion in 'VR - VS' started by Jecs, Jan 25, 2008.

  1. EYY

    EYY Well-Known Member

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    Stalked your thread a bit, mine's so similar to yours in this pic haha. So cool to see the progression over a few years, certainly gives other stato drivers something to aspire to!
     
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  2. Jecs

    Jecs PAVTEK Race Engines Staff Member

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    hope you all havent forgot about me

    time to get **** rolling with the new system. spoke to the new guy whose going to build the system, he sounds pumped to do it. i really liked the fact hes not just shitting up a system, hes saying he wants to cut the 4 bolt Difillipo flanges off and do a slip pipe for more clearance and he has the hooker aero chambers in stock.



    my Flowmaster Pro Series Shorty came in from the states today. shes a little banging unit, 3" in/out.

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    looking forward to getting these on



    so my current system will be up forsale soon if anyone is interested... links here:

    http://forums.justcommodores.com.au...le/251827-fs-shygmhs-exhaust.html#post2806571


















    also got some time to see whose extractors sit lower, my Difillipos or my mates custom built 1 7/8" with 3" collectors.


    sad to say mine sat lower on the same angle as the motor..


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  3. Deuce

    Deuce Super Stock

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    I've thought about replacing my tail muffler. Let us know how that Flowmaster goes (I'm guessing your putting it at the end?)
    Yours should be a good example of how mine will sound once the bigger extractors go on, with current Hooker and that tail pipe.
    (I'll let you know if I travel to Geelong anytime)
     
  4. Jecs

    Jecs PAVTEK Race Engines Staff Member

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    i did alot of reading over on aussiev8 forums, and theres alot of tough cars over there and a large majority are running Hooker or Flowmaster Mufflers and speak very highly of them. and watching that video of the shorty really sold me.

    but yeh ill be running that Flowmaster at the end, i think itll take a bit of edge off the hookers note but still give it a deep aggressive note. but once its all done ill post a video!

    hell yeh come down
     
  5. Not_An_Abba_Fan

    Not_An_Abba_Fan Exhaust Guru

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    It's all personal taste really. I'm not sure if I like the Hooker note, I'm yet to hear one in person though, sound quality on a computer leaves a bit to be desired.

    I like the DiFillipo extractors though. They look good.
     
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    dobesz 355ssute

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    Interested to see how it sounds, about to do new zaust for my one as its a mish mash of bits and pieces
     
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    What are configuration are you going for with the new zorst Jecs? Size/mufflers etc.
     
  8. Jecs

    Jecs PAVTEK Race Engines Staff Member

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    It's been awhile, a few things have changed. Got the bonnet finished - No more rev cowl.

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    The biggest was 6 Pot 355mm big brake upgrade.

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    Those brakes are poooooorn.....
     
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    Been a long time mate, still lookin horn
     
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    commodore665 expat Saffa

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    Hey Jecs , long time no hear , looks good mate
     
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    As always, car is looking AWESOME!
     
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    I need new pants, those brakes look amazing.

    Is that the FG 6 pot conversion kit? I've been seeing them around a bit lately.
     
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    Thats how I got onto them, I found a few of the Ford boys were using them and highly recommending them - digging deeper I found alot of drifter using them also.

    Initially I was going to be buying Wilwoods from Castlemaine Rod Shop - But I stepped away once I got on to the blokes from PSR

    They were really good to talk too (from start to finish they were always there in a helpful way) When it came to fitting everything, it all went on without any hassles whatsoever, didn't have to use extra shims, it just all slotted together like it was from factory.

    As for braking - you can really feel them bite - its pulls up the barge like no tomorrow.

    http://www.performancesuspension.co...-6-pot-355mm-fixed-rotor-front-brake-kit.html
     
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    Wombles Cars cost too much.

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    Had to stroll into this thread in the shower....
    At least I dont need porn hub now.
     

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