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    Power to the Van

    Ohhh yes, the time has finally come for power to the van

    well, as some of you know... this is my beloved van
    she's called Sam

    awww this is her, powering her way to Trax, chugging along, awww diesel power, cant beat it unfortunatly ha ha

    well...
    last week, i decided enough was enough, and got my plans it motion... so, i took deliver of my new part for the van treat her a little





    Ooooh look... a red top magically arrived
    he he, i know what some of you are thinking... "A van with an XE engine... blar blar blar, so what, i know of one with a LET in it, and XE is poor power"
    well... yes... compared to a 200+ brake LET a standard XE is poor power, but, been speaking with a friend, whos willing to help me out with alot of it, and willing to chip in some money to make my van... as far as i know, a one off van, and put it on carbs
    as i want it to be unique and also want the reliabilty of an XE but the power of a LET... okay, it would be less power than a standard LET, but still, will be hoping for around 200bhp


    but... for now, it is getting stripped down, rebuilt, and will be put in early (fingers crossed) next year, ready for PVS

    if anyone would like to throw their input into the equation please do, any help would be great, any comments fantastic... and anyone see's soemthing wrong with what im saying... PM me so i dont look stupid ha ha
    kiddin, thanks in advance
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    nice project u got going there mate

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    Very nice mate. Good luck with the project.
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    van power ftw.
    im know as scruff,u may remember me for a different forum :P
    (need to get my name changed,ahem ahem admin)

    can wait to see this in motion.
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    nice van mate, i like what you've done with the outside,


    it'l be nuts when its finished
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    Nice choice, ok its not Turbo power but the XE is one of the best engines ever produced imo. Still has plenty tuning potential and will be far more reliable than a C20LET.

    not thought about going down the throttle body route?

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    Quote Originally Posted by DaveDempsey View Post
    Nice choice, ok its not Turbo power but the XE is one of the best engines ever produced imo. Still has plenty tuning potential and will be far more reliable than a C20LET.

    not thought about going down the throttle body route?
    Mmm, no i hadnt actually, i was just so in love with putting it on twin 45 webbers ,
    whats the pro's n cons of carbs,
    and pros and cons of throttle bodies?
    Smooth, Low Riding Van, Decked On its Ring Piece
    Cos' Low, Is Cool

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    Quote Originally Posted by A51M View Post
    nice van mate, i like what you've done with the outside,


    it'l be nuts when its finished

    thank you buddy makes the work all worth while when i see people that appreciate it
    Smooth, Low Riding Van, Decked On its Ring Piece
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    Quote Originally Posted by gazvan_86 View Post
    van power ftw.
    im know as scruff,u may remember me for a different forum :P
    (need to get my name changed,ahem ahem admin)

    can wait to see this in motion.
    yeah scruff off AON?
    was it you i spoke to at PVS?
    Smooth, Low Riding Van, Decked On its Ring Piece
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    I saw your van at trax and I think it looked the dogs danglies. Now it'll go like the wind too. I bet you can't wait to get it going can you? Superb work watching this with interest
    Its a jam thing

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