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TT kits being re-made?

Started by Dave, September 03, 2007, 12:49:05 PM

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Dave

September 03, 2007, 12:49:05 PM Last Edit: September 04, 2007, 11:03:28 AM by Dave
O.k I hear on the grapevine that Specialized engines are getting TT or have bought the rights to the 2.9 TT & 2.8 TT kits.

These are complete kits as TT did them selves from the orginal drawings.
Brand new castings & turbo's. Yeah all new, with probably a complete engine rebuild I would think!

Great news for us TT owners  

Geoff has mentioned something about it in the past but that's all I know.
Now I am hearing from others it's actually happening.

Anyone know anymore or got a link or something?
Dave

fluff

WHy not call Specialised Ian is a nice guy
always happy to help
01375 378606


Beastmaster

Yeah,he was going to build me a Stage 3 24v, for £4000,or at least his monkeys were,....swerve...

Dave


No not 24V but the old 12V kits.

For the Capri market. (Where the money is)
Dave

Owain

can't complain at ians engines, got one of em in mine

victim

I was taught if you don't have anything nice to say.. don't say anything.

I'll leave it at that.

xr4isparescentre


Dave


O.K

I have now spoken to both of the main people involved in this.

Yes full TT kits are going to be re-marketed yet again but by specialised engines.
TT make them, specialised engines sell, fit & supply spares if need be.

There will be a single 2.8 kit

a twin turbo 2.9 kit

& a 24V twin turbo kit.

Great news for TT owners & 24v owners too.

These kits won't be out till early next year when you should start seeing adverts.

Both parties at the moment say it's going to happen
Dave

TwinTurbo

Cool...

If I was not strapped for folding after moving house then I would be putting myself in the queue...

Should see a big resurgance in fast XR's now

TT

TwinTurbo

They would do well with the DOHC kit, minimal work for 50bhp...


Only problem for all kits is finding folke with cars worth spending ££££ on.

TT

Dave


Well it's the Capri where the money is at the moment.

It's these owners that have got TT interested  

They all seem to be well off  

I am not going to say what kinda price we are talking as you would think I was pulling your leg.  

Dave

capri v8 driver

i wish they also did a turbo kit for the capri whit a v8, but it's good to see that they are gone make kits for the 12v and the 24v also.

greetz paul.
capri v8 driver.
greetz Paul.

Capri V8 Driver.

Mikey J

I'll be interested to see how comprehensive the 24v kit is and if it's bolt on or an engine build as well.

capri v8 driver

i am curious about that as well. i know that the (bolt on) twin turbo kit for the 24v sold by eibergh took alot off modification's for a just bold on kit.

greetz paul.
capri v8 driver.
greetz Paul.

Capri V8 Driver.

Mikey J

Quote from: Dave
Well it's the Capri where the money is at the moment.

It's these owners that have got TT interested  




Funny that, I did a RV8 TT conversion on a capri not so long back, bit of a squeeze for the turbo's but they fitted in the end:)

cosworth.24v

so as this thread is really old will the tt kits be here soon then ???

littlegems4x4

April 02, 2008, 19:44:33 PM #16 Last Edit: April 02, 2008, 19:45:38 PM by littlegems4x4
Yes mate they are for sale already, look here;  

http://www.turbotechnics.com/docs/news/capri.htm]http://www.turbotechnics.com/docs/news/capri.htm

Only 2.8 though

cosworth.24v

April 02, 2008, 20:07:25 PM #17 Last Edit: April 02, 2008, 20:08:19 PM by cosworth.24v
anyone know if a 2.9 is on the cards? if they own the rights to do it why havnt they ? surely its not too much hassle , they have already built one before  maybe they need some pre orders to encourage them a bit  

Dave

April 03, 2008, 00:11:53 AM #18 Last Edit: April 03, 2008, 00:12:52 AM by Dave
Anyone who is interested in a 2.9 kit & has the money needs to let them know.
Just the same as the 2.8 kits.

Once a certain number of people confirm a order then kits will be made.

TT have had some 24V TT bit's & bobs in stock for years but people have assumed they didn't do conversions any more but that actually depends who you talk to
Dave

JohnLawley

how hard is ti to fit a capri 2.8 kit to an Xr4i?

bigro007

Quote from: capri v8 driver on September 14, 2007, 07:46:51 AM
i wish they also did a turbo kit for the capri whit a v8, but it's good to see that they are gone make kits for the 12v and the 24v also.

greetz paul.
capri v8 driver.

hi paul
just look at gale bank for a twin turbo set up for your v8 or better yet look at john kaase new p38 lightning alloy head regular stock block and a mild cam you get over 500 horse and torque is around there too look at tv show gearz you will see it there
bigro007