At 48 I finally get to pursue a life long dream of racing, after my wife walked out of our 28 year relationship not to mention I now own the Harley of my dreams. After reading many of the posts here, and no telling how many other forums, I felt the members here had the knowledge I was looking for to advise me in my engine build. It's a 91 For Escort GT, 1. Rules state the engine should be "stock". I do, however want to stay "mostly" within the rules.
Ford Escort (Europe) - Wikipedia
January was a rather black month for tuning establishments connected with making Fords go faster, because at the Racing Car Show the Dagenham company introduced a range of its own tuning kits for Ford Escorts, which were obviously of a very high standard and listed at a competitive price. The kits, designed under a joint exercise between the Ford Performance Centre at Boreham and the Midland tuning shop of Broadspeed who race a tremendously successful team of Escort GTs for Ford, are now on the market. A couple of weeks ago I was able to try an Escort GT with a stage a conversion, and took the car over to Ireland for the Formula race meeting at Mondello Park. The car performed the task in a manner which belied its small cubic capacity and was even called into action as a tow vehicle for one of the racing cars. There are three performance packages offered by Ford for the Escort. There is also a carburetter air intake filter-cum-silencer unit, a set of gaskets and fitting instructions. For this conversion Ford claim the Escort GT thus fitted will give
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The Ford Escort is a small family car which was manufactured by Ford Europe from to The Ford Escort name was also applied to several different small cars produced in North America by Ford between and In , Ford revived the Escort name for a car based on the second-generation Ford Focus sold on the Chinese market. The first use of the Ford Escort name was for a reduced specification version of the Ford Squire , a s estate car version of the British Ford Anglia E. The car was presented in continental Europe as a product of Ford's European operation.
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