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Well, not much to show, but here is the first night of outr progress (Dylan, Bob, and myself):

Check back tomarrow for more pictures all day!

Here is the car in one piece(well close). Notece the hood on to pf te car and the missing intake.
 

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Engine being dissasembled- Upper and lower intakes removed as well as some of the other little stuff like the throttle body.
 

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I think bob forgot what he was doing.....great.....just what my car needs!

EDIT: maybe he just realized its not VULCAN POWAH, but DURATEC BLING!
 

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LAst...Bumper cover removed as well as front wheels, all the rock ans splash shields removed for easier acess to all the crap under the car and the 100000000 wiring harnesseds i have to disconnect and brake the clips on!
 

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Umm, probably a stupid question but...
What are you guys doing? (yes i see that youre taking it apart
) but what is the ultimate goal here?

Oh yeah, i like the coffee can used as a parts bin... much better then my "i put it on the ground near that rock over there" way of doing it.
 
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Originally posted by qaz-@Mar 13 2004, 07:43 AM
Umm, probably a stupid question but...
What are you guys doing?
I'm not one of the people doing this, so don't quote me.. hehe.. But I'd say that they're going to put on an SVT top end...
 
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who ever organized all this

spent waaayyyyyyy too much time.. I'm sure you could of finished the whole car and taken it on the road in the time it took to organize those..


and in my above reply I'm talking about the 2.5 SVT (Duratec)
 

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OMG I SOOO wish I was there to help. That looks like so much fun! So our ultimate goal is to put the SVT heads on the 3.0 block?

-Dan
 

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I wanted to go to Dan but i really did not feel like pulling to all nighters for driving there and back. I was originally planning on going.

He is doing SVT heads and big bore butterflys in the intake.

so he is going to higher compression heads and SVT cams which open earlier, close later and stay open longer.

This thing should gain significantly more HP just from doing this let alone when he gets the computer tuned for it.
 

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Its been done. A bunch of the SVT Contour guys have done it, as well as a few of the cougar types. WATCH YOUR COMPRESSION RATIO! The SVT Contour combustion chambers are smaller. Personally, I want to go PnP on the whole top end and try just the SVT or a custom set of cams. The 3.0 heads will flow better then the 2.5's will. Something to look into once me and my buddies get our financial backing togather and get our shop opened.
 

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Now all you need to figure out is how to get the stick in there. Great job, way to go where nobody has yet! Keep 'em coming!
 

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I believe they are swapping SVT contour heads onto the duratec.

Ill be there later tonite so ill let you all know for sure.

-Damon
 
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Yep, we're swapping 2.5 SVT heads and cams onto Brad's SHO Killer.


Dylan is getting the big bore butterflies tonight, that should be interesting!

As far as Brad's heads, he's put a lot of research into this. These heads should flow close to the 3.0, due to the fact that he swapped the larger 3.0 exhaust valves into the SVT heads. The SVT intakes are slightly smaller, but IMO that will add to low end torque. Plus, the intake runners on the heads are extrude honed. Nice stuff, but now I need to buy a Tec.
 

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HERE WE GO! Day two Pictures (more to come later tongiht about 1am)

Heres a pictue of the accesories removed as well as the surge tank and other stuff.
 

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Pic of some stuff from my car piled onto my hood which is upside down on top of my car that is jacked up in the air....lol
 

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Heres a pic of the valvetrain and side of the engine with the timing chain cover and valve covers removed WHILE THE ENGINE IS STILL IN THE CAR!!!!! Check out that $hit! Bob is the man!(Refer to earlier pic of bob confused.)
 

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Pic of one head removed exposing the pistons. The green stuff is some of the fluid that powers the FLUX CAPACITOR we are installing as well.
 

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