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Re: 24v turbo 4x4 MK3 escort
« Reply #90 on: June 25, 2014, 20:41:52 PM »
Yay  ;D they look fantastic Gerry and the matting works a treat mate, it made a noticeable difference for me. I don't think you'll be disappointed.

Mk2 cossie, Looks like no ones getting to track and road  :thd: too much work all round.

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Re: 24v turbo 4x4 MK3 escort
« Reply #91 on: June 25, 2014, 22:22:52 PM »
Cheers ade , yes I think it will help a lot to , tom said he will try and get those cams cos they will make a lot of differents !!!
 I CAN'T WAIT  :2tu:
I guess it sounds like your to busy with work mate so RR will have to wait a while then ??

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Re: 24v turbo 4x4 MK3 escort
« Reply #92 on: September 14, 2014, 20:15:58 PM »
Still no time for me  :rolleyes: booked solid till the end of the year.

Any news on yours yet  :wacko:

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Re: 24v turbo 4x4 MK3 escort
« Reply #93 on: September 14, 2014, 21:02:15 PM »
Hi mate that's good you got plenty of work on , still waiting on head gaskets going to another 2weeks  :( that's the way the cookie crumbles, be worth it when its done ! out of my hands mate ,

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Re: 24v turbo 4x4 MK3 escort
« Reply #94 on: January 24, 2015, 11:57:09 AM »
Any updates on the engine Gerry ? I tried to call you today but you couldn't talk I hope all is going well.

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Re: 24v turbo 4x4 MK3 escort
« Reply #95 on: January 26, 2015, 22:10:09 PM »
Hi Ade I pop up to have a look just before xmas , still waiting on ml head gaskets , but as we been waiting for so long for these Tommy said he was going to order copper ones , ive said I want car back on the road for easter . going to call him later this week to see whats been going on , just tried to load a couple of pics up but photobucket don't seem to be working !!!!!!! . apart from the long wait ive had it all looks nice sitting there on its stand .

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Re: 24v turbo 4x4 MK3 escort
« Reply #96 on: January 30, 2015, 20:32:19 PM »
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Hi Ade I pop up to have a look just before xmas , still waiting on ml head gaskets , but as we been waiting for so long for these Tommy said he was going to order copper ones , ive said I want car back on the road for easter . going to call him later this week to see whats been going on , just tried to load a couple of pics up but photobucket don't seem to be working !!!!!!! . apart from the long wait ive had it all looks nice sitting there on its stand .

Spoke to Tommy today and he has ordered the copper gaskets hopes to have them in the next couple of weeks , so hopefully should be getting my engine back soon  ;D cant wait .

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Re: 24v turbo 4x4 MK3 escort
« Reply #97 on: February 06, 2015, 18:35:50 PM »
Hi managed to get some picture up

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Re: 24v turbo 4x4 MK3 escort
« Reply #98 on: February 06, 2015, 19:43:31 PM »
Looking good  :thumbsup:

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Re: 24v turbo 4x4 MK3 escort
« Reply #99 on: February 06, 2015, 22:19:56 PM »
Yeah, looks tidy with the block painted up.

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Re: 24v turbo 4x4 MK3 escort
« Reply #100 on: February 07, 2015, 21:35:26 PM »
cheers guys , yes supprised what a coat of paint will do but its whats inside that matters .

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Re: 24v turbo 4x4 MK3 escort
« Reply #101 on: February 09, 2015, 13:03:19 PM »
Very nice Gerry  ;D

So it should all be back together for spring time then  :thumbsup:

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Re: 24v turbo 4x4 MK3 escort
« Reply #102 on: February 09, 2015, 21:44:35 PM »
I bloody hope so getting p off with it now . going to call them again 2moro .

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Re: 24v turbo 4x4 MK3 escort
« Reply #103 on: March 19, 2015, 20:26:08 PM »
Hi every one,  a small update still waiting on head gaskets  :'( but ive been told they will have them very soon in there work shop so can't wait , was told 3 weeks  that was a week ago !! so a heads up if any one is thinking of using mls or copper gaskets get them in good time as ive had a long wait ,

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Re: 24v turbo 4x4 MK3 escort
« Reply #104 on: April 10, 2015, 21:41:06 PM »
THE GASKETS ARE IN WONT BE LONG NOW  :2tu:

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Re: 24v turbo 4x4 MK3 escort
« Reply #105 on: April 11, 2015, 20:28:26 PM »
Great news mate , roll on the dyno time  :2tu: :2tu:

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Re: 24v turbo 4x4 MK3 escort
« Reply #106 on: April 12, 2015, 09:06:48 AM »
yep cant wait now hope it can make 350 with std plenum might have to change the injectors to bigger ones got 320cc in at mo ,  I will be pleased with that  ;D

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Re: 24v turbo 4x4 MK3 escort
« Reply #107 on: April 13, 2015, 22:35:19 PM »

Sounds exciting.  ;D

The injectors will be maxed out but can just do 350ish.

Just make sure it's at least a 255L pump & you may have to rise the fuel pressure a bit.
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Re: 24v turbo 4x4 MK3 escort
« Reply #108 on: April 14, 2015, 19:07:38 PM »
thanks dave for imfo the pump is a new bosch 044 , I've have adjustable fuel reg to . have to see what happerns on engine dyno when Tommy maps it .

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Re: 24v turbo 4x4 MK3 escort
« Reply #109 on: April 15, 2015, 23:09:01 PM »
Sounds like it will be ready in time for the summer then Gerry  :mellow:

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Re: 24v turbo 4x4 MK3 escort
« Reply #110 on: April 16, 2015, 17:42:01 PM »
Hi yes I do hope so its been so long now !!!!

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Re: 24v turbo 4x4 MK3 escort
« Reply #111 on: July 12, 2015, 21:49:23 PM »
Hi got engine back now made 359bhp and399 torque so really pleased  :2tu
Be back on road soon yeppppy

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Re: 24v turbo 4x4 MK3 escort
« Reply #112 on: July 13, 2015, 01:15:08 AM »
Great result , engine looks shiny too !!
Enjoy
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Re: 24v turbo 4x4 MK3 escort
« Reply #113 on: July 13, 2015, 12:50:25 PM »
Yes it does look nice and clean at mo made those figures with my injectors did think I might have to change them ( Delphi  320 ) @ 90% cycle and on the std plenum

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Re: 24v turbo 4x4 MK3 escort
« Reply #114 on: July 13, 2015, 13:15:16 PM »
Very nice Gerry  ;D

how long to fit it back in the car?

Or is it already in and running?  :o

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Re: 24v turbo 4x4 MK3 escort
« Reply #115 on: July 13, 2015, 21:28:26 PM »
hi paul hope to have it back on the road at end of the month  :thumbsup:    ill see if I can get a vid up on the  dyno

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Re: 24v turbo 4x4 MK3 escort
« Reply #116 on: July 13, 2015, 22:07:36 PM »
Are you going to FordFair with the car?
Would be nice to see it again,
(You still owe me a cuppa coffee :angel: )
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Re: 24v turbo 4x4 MK3 escort
« Reply #117 on: July 13, 2015, 22:12:39 PM »
Looks fab that motor ! is it a twin turbo setup ?
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Re: 24v turbo 4x4 MK3 escort
« Reply #118 on: July 13, 2015, 22:19:38 PM »
hi no as im away then just the way things paned out and I didn't think car would be on road it still might not be yet , yes ive not forgotten your coffee , looking forward to getting car back together tho .

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Re: 24v turbo 4x4 MK3 escort
« Reply #119 on: July 13, 2015, 22:21:38 PM »
hi no single turbo not room for two ,

 

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