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Old 09-10-2010, 12:16 PM   #26
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You mean ACL bearings at twice the price?
Oh shut up you your just jealous you dont have **** cosworth on your car!
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Old 09-10-2010, 12:20 PM   #27
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Whats up guys! i havent posted in so long but i really havent done much in the last few years due to work and my job in question with cut backs like everywhere else. but things are going back to normal over here so im working on my build again. its been a dream for so long but its finally coming together!!!!!! dont have alot of pics and the car is far from done.


build thread coming once the car is done.

Love the car! The Goodspeed peeps build good ****! The only thing that pisses me off, everytime I look at it is the intercooler pipes, why mine didnt get them after a year of being there is beyond me. And if you looking for 500whp, you need head work, remember power is made in the heads of the car not the shortblock. The Shortblock only lets you run power safley, go with the Cossie its only 500 more and I saw one who blew at 20k that was running just shy of 600whp up here in Washington and guess what its going back to Cosworth to be redone for free, who can beat that customer service.

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Old 09-10-2010, 12:21 PM   #28
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Oh shut up you your just jealous you dont have **** cosworth on your car!
No, not at all. Don't get me wrong, cosworth is awesome and produces excellent products. I was just being a smart ass.

But it is true that ACL manufactures Cosworth bearings. Unfortunately, since ACL Australia went under and ACL USA hasn't fully caught up with demand yet, it seems that the more expensive Cosworth branded units are all that car available (if you want ACL's).
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Old 09-10-2010, 04:22 PM   #29
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No, not at all. Don't get me wrong, cosworth is awesome and produces excellent products. I was just being a smart ass.

But it is true that ACL manufactures Cosworth bearings. Unfortunately, since ACL Australia went under and ACL USA hasn't fully caught up with demand yet, it seems that the more expensive Cosworth branded units are all that car available (if you want ACL's).
ACL is all caught up and you can get them pretty much anywhere again, also when ACL was out, cosworth also ran out untill ACL was caught up
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Old 09-10-2010, 04:34 PM   #30
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ACL is all caught up and you can get them pretty much anywhere again, also when ACL was out, cosworth also ran out untill ACL was caught up

Good to know for my next motor build.
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Old 09-10-2010, 04:49 PM   #31
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Good to know for my next motor build.
but you have a warranty on the one you have
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Old 09-10-2010, 05:39 PM   #32
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but you have a warranty on the one you have

Except for cracked ringlands remember?
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Old 09-10-2010, 06:04 PM   #33
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I remember that EVERYTHING was covered except any kind of failure.
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Old 09-10-2010, 06:45 PM   #34
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Old 09-10-2010, 06:54 PM   #35
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I remember that EVERYTHING was covered except any kind of failure.
Funny because it's true.








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Old 09-10-2010, 10:40 PM   #36
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Nice ride.. I saw it the shop when I dropped mine off.
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Old 09-10-2010, 11:30 PM   #37
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You mean ACL bearings at twice the price?
As far as I have ever been told, the Cosworth bearings are indeed made by ACL although they are to a different specification.
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Old 09-11-2010, 04:43 AM   #38
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Your mom is to a different specification...
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Old 09-11-2010, 10:48 AM   #39
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kyle you are a retard.
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Old 09-11-2010, 12:31 PM   #40
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Your mom is to a different specification...
Yes my mom is indeed a different specification than a Cosworth spec ACL engine bearing for a Subaru flat four engine.

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kyle you are a retard.
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Old 09-11-2010, 06:19 PM   #41
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the car is going to be a dd still and i live about 3 hrs away from phx so the goal is for a nice reliable street/track car! i dont have e85 around here so pump gas is the only option. the cosworth is what im wanting to get just because i havent heard of anyone say anything bad about them. But asu you have a good idea.... i might just get some head work done since it torn down anyways right? how much of a power gain would i actually see on pump gas?
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Old 09-11-2010, 06:54 PM   #42
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so the goal is for a nice reliable street/track car!
as long as you don't want it for super cheap too!
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Old 09-11-2010, 07:08 PM   #43
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as long as you don't want it for super cheap too!
look at the car!!! nothing on it is cheap, i just dont have the money like a lot of people that build track cars. everything you see is the best stuff for the money i make. the way i look at it is do it right the first time! thats what im trying to do here.
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Old 09-13-2010, 01:29 PM   #44
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Damm I noticed that you already upgraded your turbo, should of waited all our turbos will be obsolete in about 6 weeks.
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Old 09-13-2010, 01:41 PM   #45
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Damm I noticed that you already upgraded your turbo, should of waited all our turbos will be obsolete in about 6 weeks.
Let me guess, you work at Honeywell and know about some new Garrett turbo lineup? You insider information having you.
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Old 09-13-2010, 02:20 PM   #46
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Let me guess, you work at Honeywell and know about some new Garrett turbo lineup? You insider information having you.

Garrett has turned to crap lately. Their quality is declining at an alarming rate. There is thread after thread about newer Garrett turbos will all sorts of issues.

I think my next kit will be a Borg-Warner turbo and they seem to be gaining traction and seem to have some good offerings. I'll need to do some more research though.
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Garrett has turned to crap lately. Their quality is declining at an alarming rate. There is thread after thread about newer Garrett turbos will all sorts of issues.

I think my next kit will be a Borg-Warner turbo and they seem to be gaining traction and seem to have some good offerings. I'll need to do some more research though.
All I remember seeing was some guy in the general discussion talking about how he works for Honeywell and that they are outsourcing to Mexico and China, and how that has affected quality control.

Mind sharing some of the issues that have been happening? I'm behind the times and want to catch up.
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Old 09-13-2010, 02:59 PM   #48
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Let me guess, you work at Honeywell and know about some new Garrett turbo lineup? You insider information having you.
Let me see, I run a Borg, Borg on November 2nd is releasing there new line of Turbos that most likley VVT for Subaru. No insider info here just facts.

PS I would never put Garrett crap in my car
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Let me see, I run a Borg, Borg on November 2nd is releasing there new line of Turbos that most likley VVT for Subaru. No insider info here just facts.

PS I would never put Garrett crap in my car
I just assumed you probably work for Honeywell because they are in this area. Oops. I didn't know Borg Warner was releasing a variable geometry turbo that is universal t3/t4 flange or will it have a subaru type housing and flange?
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Old 09-13-2010, 05:14 PM   #50
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Im not 100% sure but there is strong speculation that stock locations turbos will be released for subys. And most defiantly it will have a t3/t4 flange compatible turbo. If intrested contact Geoff at Full Race on or around the 2nd of November Im sure he could explain the offerings, from my understanding Full Race will carry these only.

And sorry I took it the wrong way, and I live in Washington not AZ im in the Army so the SWIC is home, Im just not there.
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