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Old 06-27-2003, 17:35   #1 (permalink)
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confused do u think its worth it?

i found this escort for sale here in new zealand
http://www.trademe.co.nz/Cars-Boats-...on-4544824.htm
he claims that it pulls 11.8s down the 1/4 strip is this realistic?
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Old 06-27-2003, 18:06   #2 (permalink)
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hmmm, I don't know out of such a small motor. If it was a 302W or a 351C then I'd believe.
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mmm anything is posable
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Old 06-27-2003, 19:53   #4 (permalink)
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I think he is way off with is 1/4 time ,especially with the single down draught,at most could only put out 120 hp atw.you need 200 atw + to do that time.
Not a chance of 11.8
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lol thats what im thinking
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Old 06-27-2003, 20:44   #6 (permalink)
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i think the power figures sound a bit optimistic, however, if he has done all he said he has, then the car should still be pretty quiick. it is also a nice looker, so at that price, i would be tempted to check it out.
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looks the goods to me, its gunna be quik with the work put into it, looks like its been stripped bare
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Re: do u think its worth it?

never says it was a single barrel I thought the cortina gt were twin barrel webbers. It is possible. They are a really light car but it's not going to happen on those tyres.
If he has 190hp at the wheels then that is a possible time.
My mate had an escort a long time ago with a side draft webber and a lot of work on the 2lt OHC pinto motor and that thing pulled solid 12's
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