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    I think most of the cars have the speed-limit set...

    I think most of the cars have the speed-limit set at around 240kph.
    A few I've looked at (reading the PCM with EFI-Live tuning software) were:
    VT-2 ...240.0kph
    VX-2 ...241.4
    '04CV8..241.4
    '06CV8...
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    Yes, This one's a bit better:...

    Yes,
    This one's a bit better:
    http://www.answers.com/topic/buick-v6-engine

    L67 transplant? That'd be good; fair bit of involved engineering though.

    Some decent info here too:...
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    By Ecotec "slick" are you meaning the Buick 3.8...

    By Ecotec "slick" are you meaning the Buick 3.8 V6?
    (Ecotec was just a GM marketing name).
    That engine is in a very low state of tune. But for a 1962 vintage all-iron ohv engine it's been through a...
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    If you have nothing better to do than instantly...

    If you have nothing better to do than instantly jump on people in a Miscellaneous part of the Forums. Get a life.
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    Read here: ...

    Read here:

    http://www.answers.com/topic/gm-ls-engine
  6. Thread: Farewell GTO

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    Northstar, Is a 4.6 dohc, all alloy V8 used in...

    Northstar,

    Is a 4.6 dohc, all alloy V8 used in Cadillacs. Introduced in the early 90's I think. It had a terrible gestation period (serious reliability problems) ...though it's a very good engine...
  7. Thread: bye bye GTO

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    Holdens, or the HSV GTS (UK) version, started...

    Holdens, or the HSV GTS (UK) version, started being imported in 1999 I believe.
    One or two were the VT-I version and the rest were LS1 powered I think.
    You can check with the guys on here:-
    ...
  8. Thread: bye bye GTO

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    The GTO, at least gave America a V8 rwd muscle...

    The GTO,

    at least gave America a V8 rwd muscle car. GM USA had lost it's way with virtually everything being fwd and V6 powered.
    The basic problem with it was that the design was very understated...
  9. Thread: VE Supercar

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    Doesn't look as good, as the old VT's and...

    Doesn't look as good,

    as the old VT's and VX's.

    Looks more like an Astra on steroids.
  10. Thread: BMW Pics

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    Any E30 M3, preferably Sport Evolution 3.

    Any E30 M3,

    preferably Sport Evolution 3.
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    Poll: The Duke is always going to be desirable, They...

    The Duke is always going to be desirable,

    They come with a guarantee to break-down regularly I'm told. At astronomical fixing prices too.
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    The Nissan Skyline GTR, First made quite a...

    The Nissan Skyline GTR,

    First made quite a name for itself when it was entered in motorsport in the late 80's.
    One being the Australian Touring Car Championship.
    Where once the initial brake...
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    That's known as a Katech C-5R ...

    That's known as a Katech C-5R

    http://www.katechengines.com/katech_inc/about_us_heritage.php

    Got big pockets? !!
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    Saleen Have been tuning Chevrolets for some...

    Saleen

    Have been tuning Chevrolets for some time. They were involved with this (found by entering "saleen" in Google.....

    http://www.chevroleteurope.com/wtcc/content/team/index.htm
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    Just off the top of my head so to...

    Just off the top of my head so to speak...........

    1] Japanese cars are consistently the worlds most reliable.
    2] They outsell most other makes.
    3] They gave us the Datsun 240Z, 260Z and 300ZX,...
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    In 1987 BMW put the E30 M3 into production with...

    In 1987 BMW put the E30 M3 into production with 200hp out of 2302cc. By 1989 the Evo II was validated with 220hp and emissions compliant.
    This is 96hp per litre.
    Honda make seriously good engines...
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    Agree with you Pimento, I owned three of these...

    Agree with you Pimento,

    I owned three of these in succesion (E30's). My first was an '84 323i 2-door, followed by an '85 325i 4d and then an '87 325i 2d fitted with a 2.7 engine.
    In all I did...
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    Hello to you all by the way, a little new to this...

    Hello to you all by the way, a little new to this particular Forum.

    The above post is quoted not to aim at anyone personally.
    I run an LS1-powered car. A 2002 VX series II (LHD) I have never...
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    Please be aware, This is a hub dyno and so...

    Please be aware,

    This is a hub dyno and so doesn't measure rear wheel hp.
    The highest transmission loss is in the wheels/tyres. Hence the low loss with the Audi RS4 of only 20% from measured hub...
  20. Poll: Production in-line sixes, Have proven to not...

    Production in-line sixes,

    Have proven to not only be seriously fuel efficient, but also make higher torque per litre and hence a higher B.M.E.P. than any other configuration.

    They also sound...
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