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by John V
Wed Dec 05, 2018 3:50 pm
Forum: Classifieds - XR4Ti
Topic: FS: scorp brake adapters, fg cossie vents, misc
Replies: 9
Views: 1870

Re: FS: scorp brake adapters, fg cossie vents, misc

DIBS on the vents...Paypal burning a hole in my pocket...Oh boy oh boy..I just happen to have a hood for these..
by John V
Wed Oct 17, 2018 9:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Intro Forum
Topic: Canadian in love with Group A racing.
Replies: 5
Views: 2443

Re: Canadian in love with Group A racing.

Hej another Calgary Xratty...There's a real nice one in town but he hasn't entered any events yet (I hear he got a promotion at his work so he on the road being brilliant constantly.) Matt Watson is his name....With about 300 phone calls and one visit down here in The Unexplored Southern Area he did...
by John V
Tue May 22, 2018 11:11 pm
Forum: Classifieds - XR4Ti
Topic: looking to buy a 5spd 1988 and 1989 XR4Ti
Replies: 4
Views: 1475

Re: looking to buy a 5spd 1988 and 1989 XR4Ti

Why 88-89? Just the lower wing? I have a very solid 100% professionally rebuilt engine, every hose new, good dash pretty good seats...85 or 86..(don't know i have 4-5 and have had 40+ so I never give any thought to the year..floor and floor again and mechanical condition and MILES... Near Sea_Tac Ai...
by John V
Mon May 21, 2018 7:43 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: lower control arms - sway bar
Replies: 43
Views: 7698

Re: lower control arms - sway bar

Man you guys like to work... :cheers
by John V
Sat Jan 06, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Clutches
Replies: 5
Views: 1659

Re: Clutches

Spec didn't change the spring--the diaphragm..sop rellay no increased clamping force..400 ft/lbs Hmmmm I'd use Kennedy Engineering Stage 4 228mm pressure plate and a 4 or 6 puck sinter puck thing.. It'd call for a different bolt circle and some sort of stand-offs to get the height right..6 bolys on ...
by John V
Fri Sep 01, 2017 4:23 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: looking for sierra rs parts
Replies: 4
Views: 1722

Re: looking for sierra rs parts

Yeah I have 3 YB engines fully rebuilt, ready to drop in.
How many do you want?
by John V
Sun May 07, 2017 5:33 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Bolting block to an engine stand
Replies: 5
Views: 2109

Re: Bolting block to an engine stand

Long term a couple plates of steel and a length of tube and you can do what I did and assemble the entire engine including the flywheel an clutch pressure plate in the stand..

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Zap zap. easy...
by John V
Fri Nov 04, 2016 5:06 pm
Forum: Project, Photo & Video Phorum
Topic: Folvo Racing Build
Replies: 60
Views: 22985

Re: Folvo Racing Build

I like the lima's durability.... plus keeping it mostly ford. But the challenge of it too I guess. I nuts but hey that's what building projects are all about. Linz Hi, I'm the JVAB guy that guys mentioned earlier..Rarely pop in here...too much poncy bling type stuff these days. I have been doing HU...
by John V
Sun Jul 10, 2016 11:47 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Modifying a Mustang Clutch cable
Replies: 7
Views: 2671

Re: Modifying a Mustang Clutch cable

In XS 7 wrote:
John V wrote:What year Mustang cable?
X2 I just get the short one and it's like 4" to long, I don't know if I moved the motor or the transmission when I put the new stiffer Chuck's.motor mounts.
I saw on Rockotter the Xratty cable is 62.75"
by John V
Sun Jul 10, 2016 7:53 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Modifying a Mustang Clutch cable
Replies: 7
Views: 2671

Re: Modifying a Mustang Clutch cable

What year Mustang cable?
by John V
Mon Jun 27, 2016 9:20 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: T9 Parts?
Replies: 11
Views: 3087

Re: T9 Parts?

Thanks guys, I'm still looking, BAT is out and cannot get more, I emailed TeamBlitz but haven't gotten a reply. Rapido Group sounds confident they can get me what I need, just trying to find out which model T9 I have. Burton Power definitely has options, but they seem really expensive, hoping I don...
by John V
Mon Jun 27, 2016 3:16 pm
Forum: Project, Photo & Video Phorum
Topic: Stage car build- It's really happening this time
Replies: 7
Views: 5066

Re: Stage car build- It's really happening this time

You might want to charge up the phone, get a pad and pencil and call the guy that has supplied all the active Xratty rally cars for the last 20 years..Or--for fawks sake go up to NC and buy Matt Smiths car aka Mothra http://www.rallyanarchy.com/phorum/read.php?7,110540 1985 Merkur XR4TI Rally car - ...
by John V
Mon Jun 27, 2016 3:09 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: T9 Parts?
Replies: 11
Views: 3087

Re: T9 Parts?

Burtonpower in Essex in the UK:
http://www.burtonpower.com/
by John V
Wed May 18, 2016 7:46 pm
Forum: Project, Photo & Video Phorum
Topic: "Ray's AKA demonfire's XR4Ti build up"
Replies: 585
Views: 157209

Re: "Ray's AKA demonfire's XR4Ti build up"

No, ordered from bilstein with compression/ rebound rates changed based on the cars weight, spring rates, etc. the JVAB ones are a great alternative but a bit softer than this car's purpose (not valved for springs this heavy / track use only / etc) Just a note: The JVABs are valved and made to leng...
by John V
Wed May 18, 2016 6:58 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Supra Diff Install with pictures
Replies: 10
Views: 3313

Re: Supra Diff Install with pictures

1st post, Good work, i am from Australia and am putting a supra diff in my track car cosworth, is there someone on here that can make the drive shaft adapters or does anyone want to sell a pair. Thanks G'day, Fred..reckon you might try the guy who makes these kits.. Right ornery bastid according to...