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    Originally posted by FLI355 View Post
    v6 turbo development suspended. Wont be on the table for the foreseeable future. I think this is a good move as a lot of fans were upset about it. Personally I was ok with it, it sounded pretty good and at least other teams were staying V8. Lot of money no doubt potentially wasted.
    Im sure the series fund dev work for 888, they have a good stranglehold on that.
    Originally posted by Faux Forg
    I agree with Rdyno

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      Originally posted by FLI355 View Post
      v6 turbo development suspended. Wont be on the table for the foreseeable future. I think this is a good move as a lot of fans were upset about it. Personally I was ok with it, it sounded pretty good and at least other teams were staying V8. Lot of money no doubt potentially wasted.
      The whispers i have heard is that the V6 turbo had big reliability issues, Blocks splitting, turbo failing etc, Apparently it was so bad that they wouldn't be able to complete a Bathurst 1000. not the look Holden would of wanted.

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        Originally posted by Beardie View Post
        The whispers i have heard is that the V6 turbo had big reliability issues, Blocks splitting, turbo failing etc, Apparently it was so bad that they wouldn't be able to complete a Bathurst 1000. not the look Holden would of wanted.
        Sounds like they need a Rdyno moo built for them
        you cant spell advertisements without semen between the tits

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          Should have just bought GTR engines from Nissan, ready to go and easy 600hp


          /i
          Originally posted by brasher
          TJ is 99% African American.

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            Arenít they GM racing engines they run in caddyís?
            Originally posted by Faux Forg
            I agree with Rdyno

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              Originally posted by Milkman Don View Post
              Arenít they GM racing engines they run in caddyís?
              Yep itís a Cadillac GT3 engine thatís been used by them in Pirelli World Challenge for a couple of years now. But hasnít been used in any endurance racing anywhere close to a Bathurst race length.

              I can see Holden leaving Supercars soon enough. With poor sales there canít be the cash going out to motorsport like in the past when they sold stuff that people wanted.
              Sutherland Shires #1 Escort? is that like being the 4th best prostitute in Kazahkstan?

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                I'm currently working at the highest performing Holden/HSV dealer in Australia for the last few years and it's a ghost town down in Holden with only Astra & Colorado selling - the ZB drives great but there has been very little in the way or purchases or visits to see the ZB

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                  The other servers are down but http://motorsport-eu.cf:8080 is working for me for Tassie so far.

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                    Originally posted by -Matt- View Post
                    I'm currently working at the highest performing Holden/HSV dealer in Australia for the last few years and it's a ghost town down in Holden with only Astra & Colorado selling - the ZB drives great but there has been very little in the way or purchases or visits to see the ZB
                    They should have just killed the name and stopped lying to themselves.
                    Originally posted by brasher
                    TJ is 99% African American.

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                      Originally posted by FLI355 View Post
                      v6 turbo development suspended. Wont be on the table for the foreseeable future. I think this is a good move as a lot of fans were upset about it. Personally I was ok with it, it sounded pretty good and at least other teams were staying V8. Lot of money no doubt potentially wasted.
                      Was interested at looking at some Supercar racing when I heard turbos were coming back... Not really interested now.

                      Can't see why they don't just give the teams E85 and restrictors that will allow enough airflow for 600lb/ft of torque and leave the engine decision up to them. Would be a shitload more interesting to have an engineering battle as well as driver and strategy.

                      Oh, and turbo's because of this...

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                        Because of the massive dollars involved - which team has a spare .... 6 figures to develop a random engine?

                        Most of them buy from external sources as is atm, they don't build in house.
                        Originally posted by brasher
                        TJ is 99% African American.

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                          Originally posted by TJ View Post
                          Because of the massive dollars involved - which team has a spare .... 6 figures to develop a random engine?

                          Most of them buy from external sources as is atm, they don't build in house.
                          The point is that they wouldn't develop a random engine. They'd take one from the multitude of other endurance racing classes and adapt it to suit.

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                            Originally posted by sirhsv View Post
                            Yep itís a Cadillac GT3 engine thatís been used by them in Pirelli World Challenge for a couple of years now. But hasnít been used in any endurance racing anywhere close to a Bathurst race length.

                            I can see Holden leaving Supercars soon enough. With poor sales there canít be the cash going out to motorsport like in the past when they sold stuff that people wanted.
                            Cadillac won Sebring 24-hours with the same engine - covered a lot more than 1000kms.

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                              Originally posted by Greasystick View Post
                              The point is that they wouldn't develop a random engine. They'd take one from the multitude of other endurance racing classes and adapt it to suit.

                              Motorsport teams do not work like that tho, "adapt to suit" is a nice grey area for teams to develop in and spend as much money as they have.

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                                Originally posted by BGTV8 View Post
                                Cadillac won Sebring 24-hours with the same engine - covered a lot more than 1000kms.
                                Different engine. The Cadillac Dpi uses a V8.
                                Sutherland Shires #1 Escort? is that like being the 4th best prostitute in Kazahkstan?

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