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Re: Pistonheads
« Reply #15 on: 03 September 2019, 19:48:41 »



But how could you ever work on the engine after doing that? :o :o :o

Just take at least half the engine out to get at stuff
like you have to to change the plugs on a V6  ;D :D
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Re: Pistonheads
« Reply #16 on: 03 September 2019, 19:49:50 »



But how could you ever work on the engine after doing that? :o :o :o

Just take at least half the engine out to get at stuff
like you have to to change the plugs on a V6  ;D :D

How true is that last bit Dave :y
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Re: Pistonheads
« Reply #17 on: 03 September 2019, 19:52:28 »



But how could you ever work on the engine after doing that? :o :o :o

Just take at least half the engine out to get at stuff
like you have to to change the plugs on a V6  ;D :D

How true is that last bit Dave :y
DG will be along ,saying you don't need to remove anything and can reach the plugs to change em from the driver's seat  :P
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Re: Pistonheads
« Reply #18 on: 03 September 2019, 19:55:53 »



But how could you ever work on the engine after doing that? :o :o :o

Just take at least half the engine out to get at stuff
like you have to to change the plugs on a V6  ;D :D

How true is that last bit Dave :y
DG will be along ,saying you don't need to remove anything and can reach the plugs to change em from the driver's seat  :P
10 minute job.
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Re: Pistonheads
« Reply #19 on: 03 September 2019, 19:59:36 »



But how could you ever work on the engine after doing that? :o :o :o

Just take at least half the engine out to get at stuff
like you have to to change the plugs on a V6  ;D :D

How true is that last bit Dave :y
DG will be along ,saying you don't need to remove anything and can reach the plugs to change em from the driver's seat  :P
10 minute job.
on your diesel astra maybe ;D
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Re: Pistonheads
« Reply #20 on: 03 September 2019, 20:02:04 »



But how could you ever work on the engine after doing that? :o :o :o

Just take at least half the engine out to get at stuff
like you have to to change the plugs on a V6  ;D :D

How true is that last bit Dave :y
DG will be along ,saying you don't need to remove anything and can reach the plugs to change em from the driver's seat  :P
10 minute job.
on your diesel astra maybe ;D
Mine doesn't have spark plugs mate  ;D
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Re: Pistonheads
« Reply #21 on: 03 September 2019, 20:09:54 »



But how could you ever work on the engine after doing that? :o :o :o

Just take at least half the engine out to get at stuff
like you have to to change the plugs on a V6  ;D :D

How true is that last bit Dave :y
DG will be along ,saying you don't need to remove anything and can reach the plugs to change em from the driver's seat  :P
10 minute job.
on your diesel astra maybe ;D
Mine doesn't have spark plugs mate  ;D
that's why it only takes you 10 minutes  ::)
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Re: Pistonheads
« Reply #22 on: 03 September 2019, 20:38:00 »

LC engine is 3.6 strait 6 Lizzie ;)
LS2 is a V8

Thanks Dave :y :y

I should have known that as I had a Senny, and thinking about I do not think you could fit a V8 in that?? :D ;)
you can fit a V8 in carltons and sennys ,people have many times  :)
and as Omega is a similar size and layout, you can fit a V8 in an omega too
there was one at the Brackley meet with an LS1 in  8)

But how could you ever work on the engine after doing that? :o :o :o

It is bad enough with a V6!

I have a photo of a prototype Omega V8 that they almost introduced, but what a squeeze!! :o :o :D ;)
Bah, loads of room...

https://photos.app.goo.gl/D7Ne3EywMnSxcAVy5 8)
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Re: Pistonheads
« Reply #23 on: 03 September 2019, 20:47:16 »

LC engine is 3.6 strait 6 Lizzie ;)
LS2 is a V8

Thanks Dave :y :y

I should have known that as I had a Senny, and thinking about I do not think you could fit a V8 in that?? :D ;)
you can fit a V8 in carltons and sennys ,people have many times  :)
and as Omega is a similar size and layout, you can fit a V8 in an omega too
there was one at the Brackley meet with an LS1 in  8)

But how could you ever work on the engine after doing that? :o :o :o

It is bad enough with a V6!

I have a photo of a prototype Omega V8 that they almost introduced, but what a squeeze!! :o :o :D ;)
Bah, loads of room...

https://photos.app.goo.gl/D7Ne3EywMnSxcAVy5 8)

Yep, that picture says everything! ;D ;D ;D ;)
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Re: Pistonheads
« Reply #24 on: 03 September 2019, 20:59:15 »

There was a hole cut in the bonnet when a supercharger was added, although removing the sound panelling and zone fine tuning might just have done the job* of clearing the throttle body :y

* The hump and vent fitted to cover the hole actually helps get some of the heat shifted, so all good 8)
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Re: Pistonheads
« Reply #25 on: 04 September 2019, 01:41:25 »

There was a hole cut in the bonnet when a supercharger was added, although removing the sound panelling and zone fine tuning might just have done the job* of clearing the throttle body :y

* The hump and vent fitted to cover the hole actually helps get some of the heat shifted, so all good 8)

That engine bay is a beautiful work of art 8) :-* :y
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Re: Pistonheads
« Reply #26 on: 04 September 2019, 20:14:39 »

There was a hole cut in the bonnet when a supercharger was added, although removing the sound panelling and zone fine tuning might just have done the job* of clearing the throttle body :y

* The hump and vent fitted to cover the hole actually helps get some of the heat shifted, so all good 8)

That engine bay is a beautiful work of art 8) :-* :y

IIRC the seats needed cleaning, though. Well, they did after he let Gixer drive. ;D
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Re: Pistonheads
« Reply #27 on: 04 September 2019, 20:18:45 »

There was a hole cut in the bonnet when a supercharger was added, although removing the sound panelling and zone fine tuning might just have done the job* of clearing the throttle body :y

* The hump and vent fitted to cover the hole actually helps get some of the heat shifted, so all good 8)

That engine bay is a beautiful work of art 8) :-* :y

IIRC the seats needed cleaning, though. Well, they did after he let Gixer drive. ;D
I miss my little chats with Chris  :(
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Re: Pistonheads
« Reply #28 on: 04 September 2019, 20:42:17 »

There was a hole cut in the bonnet when a supercharger was added, although removing the sound panelling and zone fine tuning might just have done the job* of clearing the throttle body :y

* The hump and vent fitted to cover the hole actually helps get some of the heat shifted, so all good 8)

That engine bay is a beautiful work of art 8) :-* :y

IIRC the seats needed cleaning, though. Well, they did after he let Gixer drive. ;D
I miss my little chats with Chris  :(


I miss your "little chats" as well, they used to amuse me no end😊  and I would tune in most nights to see what was being.......discussed ;D
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Re: Pistonheads
« Reply #29 on: 05 September 2019, 17:22:12 »

there was one at the Brackley meet with an LS1 in  8)
And another about 3m away, albeit it with no steering currently.
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