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Old 22-03-2008, 03:41 PM   #1
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After several years of faithfull service, i wanted something new..

I was about to buy a fully prepped r32 skyline from japan, but made a last minute decision - everybody can buy a car, but not everbody can modify a car... so i opted for contiuning with the old ford... after all i have owned it for 12 years and am quite fond of it! ;-P

The easy way that most people choose, is not for me , everyone can buy a new car change oil and fill fuel , but not everybody can build a car that...and the latter kind of rise the stakes a bit

We will give it new just about everything basicly, as you will see in this thread.

Engine will be based on a heavily modified twin turbo charged FORD GT/Shelby GT500/koeniggsegg engine/ (they use ford mod motors - more info on that here : (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ford_Modular_engine) ), but with far more robust internals fitted, and a whole host of one off parts fabricated to specification by us wich is necessary to achieve the very high performance criteria set for the project.

Transmission is built in california by liberty.

This is going to be a hypercar humiliator, and you may quote me on that...


This is what she looked like when it had the 600rwhp Ford Cosworth YB engine just before we tore her down for her final evolution

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Today (2010), she looks like this :

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So , to the build, read trough this thread and you can watch her "rebirth as a real Zzzleper and a supercar slayer

New rear suspension off a mustang cobra R, wich obviously is going to have some major mods as well, duo to both the power levels we will be running and beacuse the original design of it has quite a few flaws..

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Old 22-03-2008, 03:41 PM   #2
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Old 22-03-2008, 03:43 PM   #3
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Old 22-03-2008, 03:44 PM   #4
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Old 22-03-2008, 03:46 PM   #6
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What a cool project

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Old 22-03-2008, 03:47 PM   #7
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Soon ready for prime and paint
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Old 22-03-2008, 03:51 PM   #8
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Good work it was mad before with the cossie in it did'nt you have around 600 bhp ? was'nt that enough ?

Whats your new figure going to be?

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Old 22-03-2008, 03:55 PM   #9
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Good work it was mad before with the cossie in it did'nt you have around 600 bhp ? was'nt that enough ?

Whats your new figure going to be?

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With the current small turbos we'll se about 1700hp. But the Engine itself can cope okay with about 2300hp.
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Old 22-03-2008, 03:56 PM   #10
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This looks like its going to be fuckin awesome !!!!!
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Old 22-03-2008, 03:59 PM   #11
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Looks fantastic! Love this car! Keep the updates coming!
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Old 22-03-2008, 04:02 PM   #12
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With the current small turbos we'll se about 1700hp. But the Engine itself can cope okay with about 2300hp.
Awesome be nice to see it at a few shows, i remember reading about your granada in one of our mags

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Old 22-03-2008, 04:25 PM   #14
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think i am inlove with the car already will be a beast of a car
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Old 22-03-2008, 04:44 PM   #15
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Old 22-03-2008, 04:48 PM   #16
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on the old installation, what is the cylinder/tank with the handle valve on the right with all the corrosive warnings?
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awesome car in its old spec, with the Ford/Koenigsegg V8 in it, and some turbos, its gonna be amazinginging

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on the old installation, what is the cylinder/tank with the handle valve on the right with all the corrosive warnings?
looks like an accusump to me
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Old 22-03-2008, 07:47 PM   #22
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That looks nucking futs!!
I love it ,keep up the good work .
When you looking for completion ?
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Jesus mate, thats INSANE!!!!!!! Good luck with the build, gonna be outrageous when done!!!
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fook me..this is plain Bonkers
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wow one of my fav cars and its going to be mental
my dad had one in the same colour when l was a kid not quite as fast tho lol
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oh my god thats awesome. some well out of the box thinking

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Truley bonkers,please tell me you will have it done for Gatebil
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Wow , what a warm welcome - again, long time since i was in here!

Glad you like our project! Hope to start testing in in end of mai start of june!

We'd shure like to bring the car come to some events in england, invite us!

We just have to make the car work first
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Seen this a lot on the Gatebil site, very cool car!
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Will be carbon plates here, and a fuel cell

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the Dummy engine test fitted withan inlet and the throttle body we are using

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4 plate carbon/carbon clutch

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turbos, dashlogger , engine and ignition management..

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Twin stainless 3.5" systems with V-band clamps at 4 positions on each system for easyer servicing.



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it is an accusump yes, to prevent engine oil starvation during hard cornering ,braking, and now with the new setup - during accelration as well.
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That transmission tunnel fabrication is truly fookin stunning!!

As regards the rest? Work of ART!!

I will was with interest!
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cheers, only heard of them not seen them, was wondering why it had so many hazardous stickers and a manual valve on it.
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cheers, only heard of them not seen them, was wondering why it had so many hazardous stickers and a manual valve on it.

just for fun ;P
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Awesome mate, Loved it when it was in PF mag all them years ago!!
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