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Old 07-16-2008, 09:28 PM   #31
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great write up!


i plan on doing this with in the next week or two.

like jetrinka said...cosworth, F2, and massive make the kit, are they all the same to install??
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Old 07-16-2008, 09:31 PM   #32
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The F2 I ordered looks exactly the same as the Cosworth without the name. Exact same design. Fit perfectly as well. In fact now that I look at them they are all the same design. Just some prettier than the others.
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Old 07-17-2008, 01:54 AM   #33
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for the cheaper people that know what they are doing, you can do what i did, tap the hole that the other kits plug up with the piece of metal, and screw a bolt in with threadlocker on it.

no issues at all, but its VERY easy to screw up.
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Old 07-30-2008, 07:00 PM   #34
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good write up
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Old 08-14-2008, 05:43 PM   #35
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Question, Do you have to fill with 6 quarts after deleting the balance shafts, or can you just fill with the standard 4.5 quarts? I've searched around and can't tell if this "cheap" mod will make every oil change afterwards 50% more expensive. I'm dying to do this mod, but not if it will increase the maintenance costs by that much.

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Instead of 4.5 its usually around 5.5 so another quart will do ya. So that ends up being another 3-7 bucks extra depending on what oil you like to put in.
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i but 5qts in and it puts it in the middle opperating range witch is fine with me.
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i always end up with an extra half quart of oil anyway, when i only put in 4.5. i'd be perfectly happy just using it all, and it wouldn't cost any more than it already did.
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i wish i had a st.
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mine takes 5.5qt now to be totally full, but i've said that already
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