My XR4TI 4WD Thunder Saloon **UPDATE 11-7-2012**

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Re: My XR4TI 4WD Thunder Saloon **UPDATE 19-3-2012**

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Postal_DK wrote:I have wheels
So it appears. Nice ones, too.
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I like this.

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Love the wheels!
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Yeah, love the single-nut wheels. Wish they were more popular. I guess they'd have to figure out some sort of locking nut, but given the size of it, it could be quite robust.
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Nice build.

the motorsport valve cover is a ford racing part- never stock on a car. i have seen them go on ebay from $50-200 usd

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looks awesome, very similar to mine, except my engine is a little less expensive!
my car has already been shown on this thread, its a 4x4 thundersaloon xr4i but with a 2.8 turbo technics v6 instead of a yb (dont have the cash for my favourite engine!!!)
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and randomly i used to live in Denmark too! in Frederiks and Viborg.

anyway, keep up the good work, look forward to seeing this done, whats the colour scheme gonna be?
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something like this

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My holiday is started :-)

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Re: My XR4TI 4WD Thunder Saloon **UPDATE 11-7-2012**

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Why are you splitting into two pipes again? Looks very nice.
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because there is no room for a 4 "exhaust under the car :-)

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Postal_DK wrote:because there is no room for a 4 "exhaust under the car :-)
Awesome answer! Is it 4" to 3" or something smaller? Very nice job squeezing all that in there.
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Yeah, that answer = good :)

Looks like twin 2.5's? I really am liking this build. a lot.
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Thanks :D

Its 4" going in to 2*2.5"
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Nice Aeromotive pump too. I can't really see the picture very clearly, but is that sump a sealed unit bolted to the floor pan? Do you have a fuel cell in the rear hatch area?
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Nice!

The only thing that worries me about the setup is the 2.5" being a bottle neck to the beast of a downpipe.

Just taking the 2D area of the 4" pipe, you get 12.56 sq in. With a 2.5" pipe, you get 4.9 * 2 = 9.8 in sq.
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