Ok made a post awhile back about considering putting a built Pinto motor (290 hp) in my 87 escort GT
but came across a guy who said that the 1.9...
87 escort, turn key race car, setup to run asphalt oval.
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has amazing cage and fires right up
Will do, thank you
Yesterday and earlier today it started and drove perfect.
Got to the track, car will turn over act like it will fire, then die. After that it will...
I figured i'd update everyone on the miss situation
installed the VAM, test drove it and it ran good
miss came back at the track
put in a...
1987 escort gt
What're the stock spring rates, height, and diameter?
Had the new VAM on today, NOT ADJUSTED, factory replacement for 87 escort GT
XR4TI ECM is put back in, there is no miss at 5000 rpm anymore, it...
took it to the shop last night and he said since it wasn't over heating then best guess is that it is NOT timing.
big possibility it could be the...
At the lower RPM up to 4500-5000, it's a tiny bit rough
i watched the video and it sounds like a gargling kind of
i just jumped through of a ton of forums (random cars)
and i think i MIGHT have it figured out...
-charging system is sucking...
just watched the video again out of the car and it sounds almost like its gargling under throttle but could be the camera, idk
i'm assuming it's...
started it at about 9:30 pm tonight, no arcing anywhere
We put the FACTORY ecm in it Saturday...
changed the plugs - nothing
changed the coil - nothing
plug wires are brand new - (1 week old)
battery connector was corroded a little and...
i'll add the o2 this week and change the plugs and coil pack and see if that does it, i sure hope it does.
i guess i worded that wrong, whenever it wants more fuel it's not getting it?
that's what i meant
i'll have to check that one out
also this is my first time running the xylene (with lubricant)
could it have ate the crap out of the fuel pump...
the plugs are quite black.
they're the e3 diamond fire plugs and they are black black black.
car doesn't have an o2 sensor but we've ran it...
Tried new fuel without the zylene and it didn't change it
as of this morning it does it at 4500 EXACT...
Run an 87 escort gt with an 88 head, hydraulic roller.
Car sounds like it has a miss or rev limiter, I race oval asphalt and I can't get over 5000...
Can't run DOHC at the track in the class i run.
the one I found used to run in an outlaw mini sprint and a Pro 4 dirt car
quite a bit of horse
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