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Old 11-08-2001, 06:05   #1 (permalink)
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heres my ESCORT COSWORTH

hello all
im new to this forum and gonna attempt too post a pic off my ESCORT COSWORTH :)
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Old 11-08-2001, 17:08   #2 (permalink)
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Hi F1F3R and welcome to the forum.Wow nice car, just love it. I can't help drooling over these Escort's. Is it still factory or have you modified it with chip ,exhaust etc.
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Old 11-08-2001, 23:00   #3 (permalink)
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Drool..........

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That is a purty car. I wish we had 'em here in the States.

So, um....whatcha got under the hood? (or is it called the bonnet over there?)
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Old 11-09-2001, 05:50   #4 (permalink)
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hi,
.. thnx for comments, ( bonnet here :) )
yea its been modified a little
standard bhp 227 but ive fitted
270 bhp chip ,
turbo boost & fuel upgrade
-31 actuator
full stainless exhaust
kn induction air cone filter
blow off valve (dump valve)

resulting in following performance ::
0 - 60 mph or same 0 - 100 kph in 4.2 seconds.

fitted these 18 inch alloys still too lower car with firmer suspension. wait untill summer as dont use this car in winter.


the following few pictures will show the
alloys (this pic shows the standard 16 inch alloys and the new18's )
interior
d/v
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Old 11-09-2001, 05:54   #6 (permalink)
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engine and blow off valve (dump valve)
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Old 11-10-2001, 00:34   #7 (permalink)
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Mate that is awesome. I had a friend that tested a modified Cosworth Escort out against a Ferrari 308 gt and this escort blew it away up to 110 kph in a number of runs but it was the ferrari all the way after 110.This escort could haul off the mark and I see your 0-100 is very rapid as well at 4.2 sec.Does the blow off valve help much to keep power up out of the gearchanges. Leather is beaut as well.
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Old 11-10-2001, 02:49   #8 (permalink)
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hi bbf,
the escort cosworth T25 has an integral dump valve on the turbo ,which basically keeps the turbo spinning between gearchanges, so not much turbo lag.

I have relocated mine, dosent make much if any perfomance increase .. just great sound :) wooosshhh...tssssshhh :)

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Old 11-10-2001, 13:47   #9 (permalink)
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hi bbf,
the escort cosworth T25 has an integral dump valve on the turbo ,which basically keeps the turbo spinning between gearchanges, so not much turbo lag.

I have relocated mine, dosent make much if any perfomance increase .. just great sound :) wooosshhh...tssssshhh :)

fifer.
Ok.The valve also looks good in the engine bay.I hear a number of WRX Subaru's with the blow off valves around here.
This is off topic but are you a member of a club or know of other Cosworth owners that might be interested in the forum and sharing pic's info etc as it would be great to see and hear more about these cars.
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Old 11-11-2001, 11:35   #10 (permalink)
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yea bbf , i always go to www.rsownersclub.co.uk
loads off cossie members there.
ill post up this site for people too look at .

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