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#81 Mach 5

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Posted 05 May 2018 - 08:32 AM

it could be but then again it could not be... hehe!! was a pain  to get it heregood music right thereill tell you this... it doesn't fit in the engine bay. ugg

Edited by Mach 5, 05 May 2018 - 08:33 AM.

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#82 Mach 5

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Posted 05 May 2018 - 09:00 PM

small update.. acquired a 9k tach plate :)

pistons are for the 1uz build for my truck- not using them... they didn't make them correctly. I wanted a low profile crown. I cant wait to use the full 9k in the tach though

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Posted 05 May 2018 - 10:04 PM

3 rotor?

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Posted 05 May 2018 - 10:27 PM

Its not a wankel. I love those though
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Posted 06 May 2018 - 09:43 AM

Where did you find the 9 K plate?

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Posted 06 May 2018 - 10:16 AM

Its definitely a Barra motor lol

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Posted 06 May 2018 - 09:04 PM

I actually found it on facebook. some cool dude in Croatia had it for sale. been looking for one for a while. I am going to use this coupled with the standalone and a digital speedo to mate to the cd009 trans.. should be interesting

hhmm cd009.. why would I stick that behind a barra...? not sure how that would work having a 6k rev limit.. or maybe :o still have a few years to go on this project but ill post a dyno sheet when its done.. hehe :)
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Posted 06 May 2018 - 09:37 PM

I still want to try mid engine with a Northstar .  You said yours won't fit the engine bay. Where are you going to put it?? :D
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Posted 06 May 2018 - 10:01 PM

ahh man Northstars.. we go way back. lol. lucky me always got to work on those luckily most of them died or don't come to dealers any more.. Carroll Shelby loved that engine. soo smooth just horrid to work on. You want to make a starquest a mid engine? I don't think the northstars weight too bad. just bulky

as for fitment

nothing a cutoff wheel, grinder, tube bender and a welder cant solve ;) 31.5 inches just wont clear and I like my A/C

Edited by Mach 5, 06 May 2018 - 10:02 PM.

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Posted 10 May 2018 - 11:02 AM

I bet that cost good chunk of change to ship? I bought a Fiat 750 and had it shipped from Cro shipping was twice the price of the car lol
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Posted 14 May 2018 - 03:53 PM

wasn't too bad. id say reasonable.

thats awesome! dont see to many of tem here. tons of them in Italy such a cool car!
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http://www.starquest...ic=151885&st=40
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Posted 14 May 2018 - 08:16 PM

My parents are Croats and my old man had one back in the 70s so l bought one to surprise him for his 65th b day.Man he almost cried l kept it at my mother in laws house.He had no idea what was coming.lol

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Posted 16 November 2018 - 10:56 AM

Finally got an update! Car is being cut up! Hopefully soon I will have pix. In roughly 2 months I will be fabbing up the engine and trans mounts as well as the turbo and intake manifolds using my donor chassis. Stay Tuned!!

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Posted 16 November 2018 - 06:29 PM

Awesome man! Looking forward to following this.

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Posted 03 October 2019 - 01:51 PM

small update.. still waiting for the body work to be completed bu custom fenders makes for a long process... anyways... some pix of the parts that came for the Barra engine from HPJUNKIE

Billet Oil Pump
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Edited by Mach 5, 03 October 2019 - 01:56 PM.

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Posted 14 October 2019 - 08:53 PM

Awesome. Some buddies and I are thinkin about getting a bunch of these motors shipped to the states too! They go to Australia for work twice a year and enough of us are interested so we might pull the trigger. (I would be using it on a non starion project but it definetly crossed my mind)

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Posted 19 October 2019 - 01:54 PM

I've been seeing a lot about the Barra lately.  Seems pretty stout!
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Posted 24 January 2020 - 04:13 PM

Any updates to this? I'd like to hear that Barra fire up!
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Posted 04 April 2020 - 07:20 PM

Im still waiting for my car to come back home un fortunately. my body guy has some family issues that arose. and everything is delayed. still acquiring parts to build the engine. I will be mocking up the engine hopefully in upcoming weeks as soon as I finish another project that's ahead of this one. I do have a couple more pix I can post and will post at some point. also we may do something with the doors. that's been kicking around but not sure if it will be a go yet or not.

stay tuned!
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http://www.starquest...ic=151885&st=40
-1989 Pontiac Grand Prix Turbo SE- 3.1 gtx3582r getrag284 Tilton twin disc
-1991 Toyota Hilux Pickup 1uz itb cp pistons kelford cams TripleR head porting/ long tubes
-1986 AE86 20v.. 171hp@ 8200rpm

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Posted 05 April 2020 - 01:15 AM

I cant remember how to post pix on here.. heres a link

https://imgur.com/JbvTzK4

Edited by Mach 5, 05 April 2020 - 01:21 AM.

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http://www.starquest...ic=151885&st=40
-1989 Pontiac Grand Prix Turbo SE- 3.1 gtx3582r getrag284 Tilton twin disc
-1991 Toyota Hilux Pickup 1uz itb cp pistons kelford cams TripleR head porting/ long tubes
-1986 AE86 20v.. 171hp@ 8200rpm




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