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Old 22nd May 2007, 21:20   #46
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Originally Posted by V-16 View Post
Jitu's car was featured in Top Gear, which issue? How come i did'nt read of it?
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/modifi...-top-gear.html (Ford_Rocam's city & Zklasse's zen featured in top gear)
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Old 22nd May 2007, 21:42   #47
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Originally Posted by Ford Rocam View Post
@MCL whats up with your signature?
A honda bike that keeps breaking down everytime I ride her. And a few other instances . See v1p3r's complimenting signature .

H22 is an overkill indeed. Hence the question mark. But I am sure someone will come up with it soon once he is bored with his B16 with boost. Lol.

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Old 23rd May 2007, 12:51   #48
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Thanks for the info FordRocam, looking forward to your furthur updates..
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Old 15th January 2008, 02:09   #49
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Hi Jitu,
Any updates on hows the car running now especially would like to know about the reliability part. Do you upgrade it with any more mods ?
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Old 30th January 2008, 10:06   #50
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hey. i just read your review. awesome review i must say. any updates on your car? you havent updated in a long time. have you dynoed it? it would be interesting to see how much it gives out compared to vipers car.

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Old 31st January 2008, 19:41   #51
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How about letting us know the mods that you have done on your car over the months over and above the stock B16A as well as the power diff each mod made. Also have you done any kind of testing after the mods with a G-Tech as I would be very keen on knowing the 0-100 kms and 1/4 mile timing.

Would also love to see your updated engine bay pics. You are aware that I am also going to be modding the B16A motor and would love to know what all can be done and what gains each mod makes.

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hey viper ,you are making your statement in the right thread.2 mods of the same kind,aint it.
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Old 31st January 2008, 19:58   #53
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ive heard alot about your ikon.. would love to know what mods she was running...
As for your city...have to say already an awesome job done and now your creating a monster...
i guess we will just have to wait till the speed run to see you unleash that power..so its top secret until then eh...
29 days to go
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Old 31st January 2008, 23:56   #54
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oh man i justc ame across this thread...i'd read the topgear article before i knew this existed...i must say thats a fantastic jo, must be so rewarding to drive, especially after the effort thats put in...congrats and enjoy your machine!

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Old 18th February 2009, 11:26   #55
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hi jitu! listen, please update your gallery, and also update this thread with information and pictures and let us know what has finally gone into to the car till date!
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Old 18th April 2010, 22:39   #56
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Congratulations on a fantastic car 'Ford Rocam' ... Absolutely Fabulous
The review was one of the most helpful things I've read in regard to what i'm trying to do.

I too want an engine swap but was a little worried about the stability and rigidity of the car. I have about 7 lakhs to spend but at the same time wanted something that would bolt on to the chassis.

So my mind is between the D16 block or the B16A or B16B like you had suggested. I don't intend to take the car past 180hp and i was going to completely strip the car setting up a full on roll cage.

Could you please advise me as to which block would be a suitable fit & what would i have to look into for a matching transmission set up?

Also who could help me as a mechanic and a tuner?

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This is an old thread - you should take a look at the following updated thread:

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/modifi...c-320-whp.html (1st ever Dyno Graph of my Turbocharged Hybrid OHC (320+ WHP!))

all the best
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Old 18th April 2013, 21:59   #58
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Default Re: My B16 City Review - behind the scene

Originally Posted by Ford Rocam View Post
Ok i will have to reveal some more statistics which i didnt wanted to.

Cost of OHC 1.3L Yr 2001 = 3L Power you get 90 Bhp

Cost of OHC Vtec 1.5L Yr 2001 = between 4.25- 4.5L power you get 106 Bhp

Landed Cost of Engine + labour + Miscellaneous components =2L (actual cost to me +- 10K)

Cost of OHC 1.3L Yr 2001 with JDM B16A = 3L + 2L = 5L
Minus cost of 1.3L engine with gearbox which i sold off for 45K = 5L-45K = 4,55000/=

So Net cost to me for
OHC Vtec with B16A = 4,55,000/= with factory gauranted power of 170 Bhp.

now you compare indian Spec Vtec engine the cost & mine car cost with B16 the price difference will be hardly anything between +- 15K, but i have got a solid foundation to start with.

So what ever mods you do on both like suspension/brakes/clutch/turbo etc will be common to both but the output result will be totally different between 1.5Vtec & B16 Dohc vtec.

Hey Rocam ,

I am looking for someone who will help me in getting a B16 in a OHC done complete with everything , can you suggest me someone who can help or does that kind of work in mumbai
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