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 Post subject: Re: ford escort mk1 project
Posted: Tue Nov 08, 2011 3:45 pm 
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Sounds like a cool project mate. 8-) I could be wrong but didnt they do a 1800 rally spec factory version? I have a vague memory of it being a twin cam 1.8ltr (Maybe Lotus?), It may have been in the UK but have a memory of them bringing out a number of them here. If they did it might give you a few more options in LEGAL, engine size and performance.

 

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Posted: Sun Nov 13, 2011 12:07 am 
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The RS 1800 Mexico. Beautiful cars. The 1800 was a BDA motor and revved it's nuts off!
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I owned a Mk 1 and 4 Mk II Eskies and your sure to have a lot of fun playing around with it. Set the suspension up first and then upgrade the motor. With good suspension they are a ton of fun to throw into a twisty mountain rd. I'm thinking of building another one very soon.
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Posted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 2:54 pm 
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Hey guys I'm new to this forum and I'm from south africa.if you're looking to change your engine your best bet would be a 4age 20v blacktop,it offers plenty of power from the factory and I can help indicate to you what you need to do for this build because I just finished my mk1 escort 4age 20v project.when I mean this motor is powerful guys in south africa have been getting 14.8 seconds on a 1/4 mile from an unopened motor,the motors as follows(cold air intake,63mm exhaust with a 4-1 manifold,85mm ram tubes(trumpets)and a after market ecu.
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