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by canam
Fri 26 Oct 2012, 08:46
Forum: General/Lounge
Topic: XR8 vs Granada Diff
Replies: 3
Views: 797

XR8 vs Granada Diff

Hi Guys, Haven't been active on the forum for a while....been to busy with my Sierra XR8! My father passed away last year and I also need to give the old CanAm some love... Ive been wondering about this whole XR8 and Granada diff thing.... What was so special about the XR8 diff compared to that of a...
by canam
Thu 26 Jul 2012, 13:35
Forum: AfricanMusclecars.com related
Topic: Sierra XR8 Auth
Replies: 2
Views: 2630

Re: Sierra XR8 Auth

Hi,

The engine number stamping RY.... would indicate that its an original XR8 motor. The chassis number on my car is an EY number, while my engine number is RY00036.

This is from info I have heard, and from other XR8's I have seen.

Regards

Justin
by canam
Tue 29 May 2012, 10:36
Forum: Technical
Topic: Ford Sierra XR8 diff ratio change to 2,92
Replies: 9
Views: 1791

Re: Ford Sierra XR8 diff ratio change to 2,92

Hi Guys, Sorry blonde moment.....John was asking for a 2,92 from a Granada OR XR8. As Alvin stated there is no 2,92 in an XR8, but only in a Granda Perana, and thats why you would need the Perana diff..... :oops: I just need to know if I can fit a Granada Perana centre portion into my XR8's diff hou...
by canam
Tue 29 May 2012, 10:28
Forum: Technical
Topic: Ford Sierra XR8 diff ratio change to 2,92
Replies: 9
Views: 1791

Re: Ford Sierra XR8 diff ratio change to 2,92

Thanks guys,

John, I went to the posting you were referring to. Alvin mentions that the Sierra XR8 uses a 3.5 diff ratio, so you would need a granada diff. What does this mean? Can I replace my centre portion with that from a Granada Perana?

Thanks

Justin
by canam
Mon 28 May 2012, 16:30
Forum: Technical
Topic: Ford Sierra XR8 diff ratio change to 2,92
Replies: 9
Views: 1791

Re: Ford Sierra XR8 diff ratio change to 2,92

Point taken.... In 5th gear, revs are quite steep, and obviously fuel usage would correlate to this. Im not worried about fuel usage at all, but by comparison Our CanAm has longer gears and a lower diff ratio, wilder cam than the Sierra, and 5th gear on a highway drive would be really nice, so can i...
by canam
Mon 28 May 2012, 15:56
Forum: Technical
Topic: Ford Sierra XR8 diff ratio change to 2,92
Replies: 9
Views: 1791

Ford Sierra XR8 diff ratio change to 2,92

Hi All, I know that there has been discussions of this before..... I have an XR8 an want to change the original 3.5:1 diff ratio to longer 2,92:1 diff ratio from a Granada Perana. The motor has been stroked to a 347 and with the torque of the motor, I really think the car will benifit from the longe...
by canam
Tue 07 Feb 2012, 09:33
Forum: Events
Topic: Lovers Rock Car Show 05/02/2012
Replies: 28
Views: 2402

Re: Lovers Rock Car Show 05/02/2012

Hi, Yes the CanAm has been personalised, and looks like less of a CanAm than a lot of replica's out there, but at least its a car that is driven, and not afraid to be driven for originality sakes. I know of genuine CanAm with less than 10,000 km's on that is so original that I think even the origina...
by canam
Mon 06 Feb 2012, 12:29
Forum: Events
Topic: Lovers Rock Car Show 05/02/2012
Replies: 28
Views: 2402

Re: Lovers Rock Car Show 05/02/2012

Hi,

The Can-Am you photographed is my car and is definately and original numbers matching car. Few changes made along the way, but the important stuff is all still there...

Justin
by canam
Tue 24 Jan 2012, 15:37
Forum: Cars wanted
Topic: chevy can am
Replies: 55
Views: 8490

Re: chevy can am

Hi Guys, Anton, this register you are referring to... Does this consist of CanAm's still around that still retain their original DZ302 block, or does this include original body's that may have different motors in?? My car has the original 302 block, heads, intake, Muncie 4 speed, BW 2.92 diff etc. H...
by canam
Fri 20 Jan 2012, 14:06
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: 302w Holley Mechanical Fuel Pump for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 399

302w Holley Mechanical Fuel Pump for sale

Hi All, I have a brand new chrome Holley Mechanical Fuel Pump for a 289/302/351w. I wanted a 110gph fuel pump, but I got sent a 80gph version, and therefore haven't used it at all. The part number on Holley's website is 12-833. Im am wanting for R1,000 for it. My cellphone number is 0724477246 shoul...