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  1. Boydster
    10-05-2015 10:16 PM - permalink
    Boydster
    Hi Steve,

    I have your build saved and found that you've built your Mk IV much like I'm going to build mine. Enjoyed the thread...

    I have a question on your engine choice. I have been planning on the X-head 427 crate, and see you chose the higher hp Z-head.

    If you had to do it again, would you still have chosen the same engine? Is it too over powered? Do you think the X-head would be more streetable? I realize it's 50-75 more hp and the torque is about the same, its just that I've heard 450hp is about the most you can really use in a streetable FF Roadster. I guess with the Z-heads, the custom exhaust headers are required, too.

    Anyways, thanks for taking me along in your build. That's a beautiful machine. I hope to be starting mine in less than a year...

    Boyd, Glen Burnie, MD

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  • About sejust2009
    Location (City / State)
    Fletcher, Ohio
    Car Make / Model
    FFR Roadster Mk 4
    FFR Number
    8243
    Year
    2015
    Car Color (paint code)
    Chrysler Copper/Mango Tango PLB Stripes Chrysler Tuxedo Black UH
    Engine
    Ford Racing 427W Z Head 536 HP 545 lb/ft torque
    Engine Induction
    Carb QuickFuel SS750 DP
    Transmission
    Tremec TKO 600
    Rear End
    IRS 3.27
    Tires
    Kumho Ecsta 315-35 R17 Rear 245-45 R17 Front
    Steering
    Power, Hydroboost
    Brakes
    Power, Hydroboost
    Options
    Leather covered dash
    Leather covered removable transmission tunnel cover
    Hidden stereo with Bluetooth
    LED lighting in trunk, footboxes, behind door handles
    Start Build Date
    1/31/2014
    Build Finish Date
    5/03/2015
    Car Picture
    [URL=http://s1101.photobucket.com/user/sjustice2011/media/Mk4/E5CC4504-1D42-4D54-944A-A8A32CFB20D2.jpg.html][IMG]http://i1101.photobucket.com/albums/g427/sjustice2011/Mk4/E5CC4504-1D42-4D54-944A-A8A32CFB20D2.jpg[/IMG][/URL]
    State
    Ohio
    Build Web Site / Pictures
    http://
    Car Picture (2nd kit)
    http://
  • Signature
    Build thread: https://www.ffcars.com/forums/17-fact...243-build.html
    Graduation!: https://www.ffcars.com/forums/17-fact...ml#post4704017
    Registered and licensed 4/9/2015
    Paint! 1/31/15 (PLB "Copper/Mango Tango", UH "Tuxedo Black" stripes)
    Dyno Run http://youtu.be/PVPjBXAGQ2k
    First Start 9/28/14 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G0GlV2bvBSQ Go cart http://youtu.be/K7xUAui_5-Q
    Mk4 Roadster. FRPP 427W Z heads. Carb, PS/PB Hydroboost TKO 600 IRS 3.27. 9" and 10.5" Halibrands. Hidden stereo. Leather dash
    Let the fun begin! 2/2/14
    Picked up Kit 1/31/14 FFR #8243
    MK4 kit ordered 12/05/2013

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06-27-2018
02:06 AM - sejust2009 quoted mjpesky in post Thoughts from a newbie in London.
First off, let me say, I am ...
06-21-2017
11:33 PM - cwrandolph quoted sejust2009 in post Status Report for LCS 2017
I will be joining you guys agai...
02-20-2017
02:36 AM - sejust2009 quoted Zman in post Supplied Shifter / Knob
frankb The removal of ...
02-10-2017
02:12 AM - jeepurz quoted sejust2009 in post Panel powder coat cost per sq ft?
Where is your coater? There's a...
11-07-2016
07:02 PM - Taz Rules quoted sejust2009 in post Possible Roadster calendar for forum members
Sent mine to you yesterday S...
07-20-2016
01:00 PM - Dan Babb quoted sejust2009 in post Sealing up the E-brake cover.
I still need to do that on mine...
06-10-2016
03:18 AM - sejust2009 quoted missin44 in post Wish list options for MK4 build...thoughts?
1. 5.0L Coyote This is a gre...
05-25-2016
05:09 PM - sejust2009 quoted Squidog in post Door Hinge rear nuts
square nuts....... Bingo!...
05-23-2016
02:13 AM - dallas_ quoted sejust2009 in post What was the most difficult part of your build?
Color choice Ha! So true. I...
05-22-2016
11:21 PM - JKleiner quoted sejust2009 in post What was the most difficult part of your build?
Color choice Steve I reme...

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