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 Post subject: TATAY - Church's '04 XT
PostPosted: Sun Nov 04, 2018 6:17 pm 
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Vehicle: MY04 XT - Black

Posts: 9
Location: Sydney
As of 4/11/2018
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The Story:
During October 2018, a truck went into my lane and written off my 2005 H6 Liberty which I only owned for one whole month... So after discussion with the CEO of the family (my wife)... It was time for a turbo. Found this car on facebook and after have a good long chat, a test drive and a few hours of consideration, I put a deposit down and bought it :D

What does 'Tatay' mean?
In filipino it means dad, my liberty was abit of a grandpa wagon so I called it Lolo (grandpa). Since it looks more like a dad car and the fact I have a two year old, it is now a 'tatay' car :)

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Engine:
219XXX as of November 2018
EJ225
VF23 Turbo
Mamba Wastegate
KiDo Tune (Matt Mcleod) 18psi up to 5000rpm, tapered down to 15psi after 5000rpm with Flatfoot shifting. Estimated 180kw road tune
GFB Deceptor Pro BOV
Sti Intercooler
3" Turbo back exhaust (unknown brand)

Suspension:
Front Pedders coilovers
Rear BC racing coilovers
Front strut brace

Wheels:
Sexspec Chromies (from two owners ago)


Current plans (4/11/2018)
    18x8.5 Rota G forces to go onto the car
    Wheel alignment ASAP due to coilovers
    Replace rear bootlid garnish
    Take the car to the dyno to get a proper power figure


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 Post subject: Re: TATAY - Church's '04 XT
PostPosted: Sun Nov 04, 2018 8:52 pm 
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Vehicle: MY08 XT (SH)

Posts: 1283
Location: Brisbane
Nice pickup. :thumbs:

Good upgrade in power from a NA 6 cylinder.

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 Post subject: Re: TATAY - Church's '04 XT
PostPosted: Mon Nov 05, 2018 10:45 am 
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Vehicle: MY04 XT - Black

Posts: 9
Location: Sydney
Yowie wrote:
Nice pickup. :thumbs:

Good upgrade in power from a NA 6 cylinder.


Finally gave it a squirt. Yes definatly better power but missing that low end torque but i dont mind, less fuel used for everyday driving :)


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 Post subject: Re: TATAY - Church's '04 XT
PostPosted: Mon Nov 05, 2018 7:46 pm 
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Vehicle: Back in a Holden..

Posts: 381
Location: Gold Coast
Mabuhay!


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 Post subject: Re: TATAY - Church's '04 XT
PostPosted: Mon Nov 05, 2018 8:32 pm 
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Vehicle: MY04 XT - Black

Posts: 9
Location: Sydney
AJAY79 wrote:
Mabuhay!


Kamusta :D

So yesterday did some work on the car. The rear garnish was missing, so as soon as I bought the car, I drove down to pick'n'payless in Blacktown and got me a rear garnish for $50.

First jack up your car.

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Took off some bolts and bolted in the new one.

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Twas a good 30 minute install. Now it looks complete!

Next update, I will probs get the 18x8.5 Rota G forces preped and painted ready for tyres.


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