car looks great and when you get it running,it rides smooth as silk my man!!!!
ImpulseRocket89 wrote:I'm not the biggest fan of Hyundai, but my experience is limited to all of the problems my ex had with her 2004 elantra and a friends Tiburon.
In any case, i bet the price was right, and for a few hundred bucks and a weekend worth of work you will have a good driver. Hope you are prepared to deal with corroded bolts. I think that was my biggest pet peeve with every Hyundai I have ever touched... 2-3 year old bolts would snap from corrosion.
You know me... I am always up for a good CL find! Looks like a nice one. The XL350 was never one of my favorite cars however, if the price it right...
I can be swayed.
nfpgasmask wrote: I think it looks like a robot penis, but then again, I have a sick mind.
ImpulseRocket89 wrote:That is essentially what that engine is. Having owned a 3000GT VR-4, my first thought looking at that engine is, its a 6G72! It's just a mirror image, right down to the stupid intake manifold-that covers the back head and makes changing plugs a nightmare- thing going on. That would be a 6G74, backwards. Good engines.
To be more specific and fair, it is modeled after the engine (which is a 6G72 backwards) found in the 3rd gen Eclipse V6, which found its way in 2.7L form to the Tiburon, and now 3.5L form in that car.
JP36 wrote:wow 3.5L that thing should climb mountains like nothing!..
funny, down here when someone talks about a +2000cc car everybody its like wow thats a big engine!, and V6 are less than desirable, everyone looks for 1.6l motors or smaller. I think thats why diesel are so popular here.
looks like a real nice project! I really like hyundai cars the are making big improvements everyear
2002trooper4me wrote:I think you need a bigger garage...
ImpulseRocket89 wrote:By the cost to do the heads and the other parts you ordered, it looks like it will only cost you about $700 to get that car going again. Barring any unforeseen repairs and parts you may have to pay for, that's not a bad deal at all.
2002trooper4me wrote:So if I bring the beer and steaks...
When can I come down to get you to help me change my timing belt and water pump?
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