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nathans VY Calais - 'Calais 2.0'

Discussion in 'VY - VZ - WK - WL - V2' started by nathanVY, Dec 9, 2011.

  1. Dirbatua

    Dirbatua AWOL!

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    Nope don't have to do anything to the timing cover, there is 2 spacer plates for the oil pump and thats it, exact same installation as a single row but 30 seconds more putting spacers in, it literally isn't any easier or harder installing single vs double.

    and yea i know they break still, everything breaks but its stronger then a single at high rpm.

    I installed a rollermaster double row in mine, exact same brand you brought but double :p
     
  2. nathanVY

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    gg. skid contest see who's timing chain breaks first? :p
     
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    lol would be neither, tyres would pop first, but if your supplying the tyres then lets go :p
     
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    Trayner Fresh prince of Pakky

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    Man all most had a heart attack , read that really fast and read it as No more of the vy sadly lol
     
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    Lol, not yet. Turned it on today, still runs.
     
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    Summit order arrived the other week, good **** ready to go in. Over the next few months the motor will be coming out for a cam swap, new surge tank going in with the DW350il replacing the 044.

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    Trayner Fresh prince of Pakky

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    I swear i've posted it like 8 times since I bought the cam in 2014 lol.

    222/227 .602"/.598" 113+3
     
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    Bit of an update, last few weeks I've dropped the motor out, installed the whiteline front sway bar and started the cam install.

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    Also started prepping the bigger brakes for paint

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    Found this chunk of alloy sitting near the lifter bucket of the drivers side head... which raised some alarm bells.

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    But soon found the culprit, probably been under that baffle for ages and came loose recently. Replace that valve cover and happy days, rest of the motor looks perfect. This was from me over tightening a bolt when bolting on the coil covers.

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    Stock cam out

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    Removed stock timing gear

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    Now to wait for my next shipment of parts from the US, lifters and a few other bits coming in that then the motor can be re-assembled.
     
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    What power are you aiming for with the new cam, you were at roughly 350 ish with the old one for memory?
     
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    400000000000000000rwkw.. roughly
     
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    nathanVY such boost

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    New fitting sorted and welded onto sump, passes leak test :thumbsup:

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    VALVE TRAIN ORGANISER

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    Girdle to improve the silly one bolt factory design

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    Cleaned heads and block

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    New lifters

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    Almost ready for heads to go back on.

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    New beanie :)

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    Saw this heading and then the following picture, and immediate thought was this is your idea of clean! Hahah. The following picture is VERY clean! Even just that level of gunk being removed would be an improvement imo.

    Mad update, keen to have it back together? Or loving that suby life too much?


    On that, very randomly. Ive always heard from mates who have/had Subaru's that their parts are either very expensive or hard to find, have you found this to be true?
     
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    HAHA, nope. Shiny clean before it all goes back together. Keen to drive something with actual torque again, the subi is great but nothing beats v8 torque.

    Subi parts are piss easy, they're everywhere - for the liberty's at least.
     
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    Machining the heads or just gonna wing it?
     
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    Heads were MLS finished last time, just a clean should be all that's needed this time.
     
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    Boy does this need an update... but I don't have the time. Many things have happened, engine is back on the car - it'll be back better than ever soon enough :)
     
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    Engines back in? And no pictures or update? It's a crime Nathan.

    But yea, life gets away from you on occasion
     

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