T4 - not the usual upgrades.

Discussion in 'Modified Shizzle' started by zedders, Oct 3, 2015.

  1. Merlin Cat

    Merlin Cat Moderator

    I've got a German friend who could do searches in German for you if you explained what you are looking for. That may help?
  2. No need, decision's made. :)
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  3. rickyrooo1

    rickyrooo1 Hanging round like a bad smell

    I saw the thread title and thought another person had seen the future.
  4. Going to be an interesting thread, but please rename it. I thought we were talking about builders vans and almost ignored it!!
  5. Are you going to flow the heads?
  6. Baysearcher

    Baysearcher [secret moderator]

  7. rickyrooo1

    rickyrooo1 Hanging round like a bad smell

    Lol wakey wakey
  8. Yep, not sure why I typed conrods, was quite drunk, so might explain it;)
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  9. I have no idea what you're talking about, T4's are VW air cooled engines of the 1970's variety as any fule no. :)
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  10. T2's are still cute and amusing to me, the cost of running one over a more modern vehicle is not so great and if you factor in depreciation ...

    I wouldn't be surpirsed if the rise in value of Bolly paid for all the petrol you ever put in her and most of if not all the parts you bought. :D
  11. mines cost about 10k tops over the last 20 years. Not including fuel of course. £500 a year and its likely id get most of that back.
  12. rickyrooo1

    rickyrooo1 Hanging round like a bad smell

    I agree, I doubt bolly cost me a penny and I'm sure I'm already down on the T5 with the 2,500 vat I had but it's right for us at this point in time. Funny story, I came away this weekend with no tools and had to use a kitchen knife to undo a screw lol happy days.
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  13. Are you going to use a Porsche cooling kit from Paul to keep those big cylinders cool?
  14. what about a HUGE signature after every post describing engine components ?

    on a serious note .......what this forum misses are decent Mech posts .a decent engine build thread with lots of pics could fill the hole
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  15. I'm dipping out and Rob is building it for me. Originally this was because I didn't have time, but when push comes to shove he knows what he's doing and I don't. This one is too much for me despite the simplicity of the idea. It's all machining. :)
  16. No I'm going to drive slowly. :(
  17. Right, of course you are.;)
  18. I wouldn't be using a stock cam if I were you...
  19. I know you wouldn't. :)
    I'm not trying to squeeze the max out of it, I just want a 2l style engine with a few more beans. It will be interesting if nothing else. I can always change the cam at a later date...
  20. sANDYbAY

    sANDYbAY On benefits-won't sponsor!

    You're wasting your time making it go faster as you'll still need to drive at 55mph so I can keep up when we go camping again. :)

    When are we going camping again?

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