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Post by CNHSS1 » Wed Oct 09, 2019 5:11 pm

Want to add power too...450hp :twisted:


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Post by BigBobPilot » Wed Oct 09, 2019 5:19 pm

CNHSS1 wrote:
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Want to add power too...450hp :twisted:
And there was me, "only" aiming for 400bhp from my new build CA18DET...

Looking good BTW


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Post by efi_sprintgte » Wed Oct 09, 2019 5:57 pm

I know a lot of the Skyline drift lads end up fitting 350Z gearboxes (is it CD09?) apparently handle 600 bhp drifting ok. I know you were looking at doing Cossie T5.


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Post by Benc » Wed Oct 09, 2019 7:08 pm

CNHSS1 wrote:
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Want to add power too...450hp :twisted:
Are you building the engine yourself?



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Post by philhoward » Wed Oct 09, 2019 7:10 pm

Benc wrote:
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CNHSS1 wrote:
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Want to add power too...450hp :twisted:
Are you building the engine yourself?
A very clever man did though - with plenty on future proofing so Craig “only” has to add more boost..and fuel!


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Post by MikeyBikey » Wed Oct 09, 2019 7:45 pm

450. So how do you get that delivered to the floor without backend trying to overtake the front. :?:


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Post by BigBobPilot » Wed Oct 09, 2019 7:58 pm

MikeyBikey wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 7:45 pm
450. So how do you get that delivered to the floor without backend trying to overtake the front. :?:
Decent tyres & optimized suspension


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Post by CNHSS1 » Wed Oct 09, 2019 11:09 pm

BigBobPilot wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 5:19 pm
CNHSS1 wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 5:11 pm
Want to add power too...450hp :twisted:
And there was me, "only" aiming for 400bhp from my new build CA18DET...

Looking good BTW
Yeah but to be fair, your engine works and is in the car, so your wy way ahead...


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Post by CNHSS1 » Wed Oct 09, 2019 11:10 pm

philhoward wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 7:10 pm
Benc wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 7:08 pm
CNHSS1 wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 5:11 pm
Want to add power too...450hp :twisted:
Are you building the engine yourself?
A very clever man did though - with plenty on future proofing so Craig “only” has to add more boost..and fuel!
To be fair, may need a turbo upgrade, current one should make 450 but be pushing the efficiency

And yes, Stew Bramham is the clever chap that built the engine when he built the car for the road, very clever guy 8)


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Post by CNHSS1 » Wed Oct 09, 2019 11:13 pm

BigBobPilot wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 7:58 pm
MikeyBikey wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 7:45 pm
450. So how do you get that delivered to the floor without backend trying to overtake the front. :?:
Decent tyres & optimized suspension
You forgot immense driving talent too... :mrgreen:


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Post by CNHSS1 » Wed Oct 09, 2019 11:13 pm

And modesty....


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Post by CNHSS1 » Wed Oct 09, 2019 11:21 pm

efi_sprintgte wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 5:57 pm
I know a lot of the Skyline drift lads end up fitting 350Z gearboxes (is it CD09?) apparently handle 600 bhp drifting ok. I know you were looking at doing Cossie T5.
CD009 350/370Z box is a modernised version of the 300ZX box i bought for the rebuild of Batmobile. Trouble is they are huge! wont even go in an ss tunnel, so means major chassis surgery and instantly makes the car sports libre. Bloody heavy too, heavier than the RB25 boxes. Other issue is that its a very similar design to the s12/13/14 boxes, same selector design, albeit bigger.

T5 fits the tunnel, has good choice of ratios (cossie or tvr plus all the US variants) and good choice of aftermarket gear sets ( straight cut and dog engagement). Not sure its the answer, but we shall see

In an ideal world id go full race box such as quaife 69g or Elite IL300 but you are looking at £7-£8k


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Post by BigBobPilot » Thu Oct 10, 2019 10:15 am

CNHSS1 wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 11:13 pm
BigBobPilot wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 7:58 pm
MikeyBikey wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 7:45 pm
450. So how do you get that delivered to the floor without backend trying to overtake the front. :?:
Decent tyres & optimized suspension
You forgot immense driving talent too... :mrgreen:
Ah, I see. So you're not planning to drive it yourself then!


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Post by CNHSS1 » Thu Oct 10, 2019 4:36 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol:


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Post by MikeyBikey » Thu Oct 10, 2019 10:03 pm

CNHSS1 wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 11:13 pm
BigBobPilot wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 7:58 pm
MikeyBikey wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 7:45 pm
450. So how do you get that delivered to the floor without backend trying to overtake the front. :?:
Decent tyres & optimized suspension
You forgot immense driving talent too... :mrgreen:
Ahh i understand now. When's it coming out ?



edit . Ben I've just seen your post and I hadn't even read that far. Great minds and all that


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