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weapon
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« on: March 06, 2007, 10:50:38 PM »

If I got a c40se engine, how hard would be be to exchange the c30se engine?

Would it require new wiring?

How hard is it to order parts for the c40se engine?
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« Reply #1 on: March 06, 2007, 11:14:59 PM »

If I got a c40se engine, how hard would be be to exchange the c30se engine?

straight drop in

Would it require new wiring?

nope but a reprogrammed ECU for the engine and gearbox (if auto) plus AFm are a must

How hard is it to order parts for the c40se engine?

Hard - head gasket £250
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« Reply #2 on: March 07, 2007, 02:56:34 PM »

How much extra power and torque does it have over the c30 se?

Check this

http://www.manta-400.de/start/frame_start.htm
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« Reply #3 on: March 07, 2007, 03:28:30 PM »

How much extra power and torque does it have over the c30 se?

Now thats a question

I think 100 bhp and 100 Ft/lb but I'm guessing
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« Reply #4 on: March 07, 2007, 03:32:04 PM »

How much extra power and torque does it have over the c30 se?

Now thats a question

I think 100 bhp and 100 Ft/lb but I'm guessing

IIRC, the 4.0 had/has 280(ish) gee-gees so that's up 75 -76 BHP or thereabouts.
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« Reply #5 on: March 07, 2007, 04:03:52 PM »

How much extra power and torque does it have over the c30 se?

Check this

http://www.manta-400.de/start/frame_start.htm

Eine außergewöhnlich gut dokumentierte Umwandlung

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« Reply #6 on: March 07, 2007, 07:30:39 PM »

How much extra power and torque does it have over the c30 se?

Check this

http://www.manta-400.de/start/frame_start.htm

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« Reply #7 on: March 07, 2007, 08:42:41 PM »

How much does a c30se head gasket cost?
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« Reply #8 on: March 07, 2007, 08:49:41 PM »

How much does a c30se head gasket cost?

I got one for £49 a few years ago, but from the main dealer they are a bit more (abot £80+ i think).
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« Reply #9 on: March 07, 2007, 09:37:16 PM »

How much does a c30se head gasket cost?

I got one for £49 a few years ago, but from the main dealer they are a bit more (abot £80+ i think).

I got qouted 95 from a main daler but i might get a discount.  Wink

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« Reply #10 on: March 07, 2007, 09:45:33 PM »

4.0L parts are very hard to get hold of. Most a rarer than LC parts. German ebay is the best place to look
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« Reply #11 on: March 07, 2007, 09:59:32 PM »

How much does a c30se head gasket cost?

I got one for £49 a few years ago, but from the main dealer they are a bit more (abot £80+ i think).

One on ebay at the moment £60.00
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« Reply #12 on: March 07, 2007, 10:35:19 PM »

How much does a c30se head gasket cost?

I got one for £49 a few years ago, but from the main dealer they are a bit more (abot £80+ i think).

One on ebay at the moment £60.00

You can get a complete head set for about that from ultra parts www.ultrapartsltd.co.uk
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« Reply #13 on: March 07, 2007, 10:52:27 PM »

Yes it is about 280 bhp and understand it is a pretty quick way to find the week points in transmissions!
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« Reply #14 on: March 07, 2007, 11:35:02 PM »

Yes it is about 280 bhp and understand it is a pretty quick way to find the week points in transmissions!

Yep eats autos hence a revised shift map and "slipage" settings

eats manuals esp third gears
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« Reply #15 on: March 07, 2007, 11:39:38 PM »

So probably best avoided unless you have a serious pot of money to throw at it!
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« Reply #16 on: March 08, 2007, 12:03:25 AM »

So probably best avoided unless you have a serious pot of money to throw at it!

or have a spare getrag 265  Grin
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