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engine swaps and other performance upgrades, plus "factory" and Costello V8s

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mgb260
Jim Nichols
Sequim,WA
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Main British Car:
1973 MGB roadster 260 Ford V8

Re: 4.6 GT V8 Modified for road & track
Posted by: mgb260
Date: August 05, 2016 12:26PM

Mark, WOW!


v8bloke
Mark Rawlins

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Re: 4.6 GT V8 Modified for road & track
Posted by: v8bloke
Date: August 05, 2016 04:34PM

Here is the clip of the smoking problem from late last year.

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You can hear that the engine isn't running right.



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BAD-DOG
KR Davis
Denton, TX
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07/09/2013 05:55PM

Main British Car:
1975 MGB Ford 302

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Re: 4.6 GT V8 Modified for road & track
Posted by: BAD-DOG
Date: August 07, 2016 02:04PM

What a beautiful piece of equipment !!! I absolutely love that intake!

Can't wait for some more track video complete with more of those four wheel drifts like you were making in the first video !!!


v8bloke
Mark Rawlins

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Re: 4.6 GT V8 Modified for road & track
Posted by: v8bloke
Date: February 20, 2018 05:19PM

Hi all, I haven't been on here for a while. For those that are interested, after a long long time of having running problems the mg is now sorted. 380bhp with 400 lb ft torque.
Here is the latest walk round showing new front valance/splitter and refreshed paint.
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Looking forward to getting back on track this year.

Cheers

Mark


MGBV8
Carl Floyd
Kingsport, TN
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10/23/2007 11:32PM

Main British Car:
1979 MGB, Buick 215

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Re: 4.6 GT V8 Modified for road & track
Posted by: MGBV8
Date: February 22, 2018 11:47AM

I'm sure you are! We are looking forward to more track video. :)


v8bloke
Mark Rawlins

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Re: 4.6 GT V8 Modified for road & track
Posted by: v8bloke
Date: September 12, 2019 09:24AM

Latest clip from local trackday. Car going really well.
The smoking problem turned out to be small hole in inlet runner through to pushrod hole.

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Another one from last November at Silverstone grand prix circuit. Track was very slippery.

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Cheers

mark


benjaminbcooke
Benjamin Cooke

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Re: 4.6 GT V8 Modified for road & track
Posted by: benjaminbcooke
Date: October 18, 2019 07:28AM

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v8bloke
Mark Rawlins

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Re: 4.6 GT V8 Modified for road & track
Posted by: v8bloke
Date: October 21, 2019 12:58PM

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