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now i have a very imprtant question for all of you, is there a way to import the coswoth engine 4x4 and the drivetrain and put it in our escorts? if not then is there a way of imprting the 2wd cosworht engine?
 

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I think you have one of three choices...

1. save up, buy a RHD cosworth, import it, make it US DOT and emissions legal (not to mention the money you'd spend on the fuel and octane booster) and drive it in all it's glory in the states.

2. do it your way and spend ten times the cost of #1 to do the fabrication and to make the engine US DOT & emissions legal anyway.

3. Move to England and buy one, drive it from England to France, and then France to Germany and spend all your time on the autobahn at 3 am doing insane speeds with a hard on. :wink:
 

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Look cool but what turns me away if you want a TRUE Cosworth is:

Draken Enterprises Inc is pleased to offer a very limited run of Cossy Escort cars.
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All cars are left-hand drive. They are built using new Ford Motorsport shells.

The base model uses a Merkur XR4Ti as a "donor car" for the major components. Parts needed from the XR include: Engine Transmission; Drive Shaft (needs shortening), Front and Rear suspension; Steering Column; Pedal Assembly and Brake Booster; Wiper Motors; Heater; Basic Wiring Harness (with some modifications). At any time, any of these components can be upgraded to 4 x 4 or competition parts.
and it'd probably be just as expensive, becuase you still have to import it from Canada and make it US DOT and emissions legal. :x
 

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that depends on where you live...here all that is required to bring a car in from Canada is a safety inspection which they do at the border and a title and registration...then they do the same for it as if you had brought it from another state....:)
 

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and it'd probably be just as expensive, becuase you still have to import it from Canada and make it US DOT and emissions legal. :x
Actually, Canada has just as strong (if not stronger) emissions laws than California. As well Canada has stronger Bumper laws as they must survive a 5mph Bumper Bash without damage unlike the U.S. at 3mph.

The only thing that you will have to put out extra is for the Safety, Registration and Taxes.

A friend bought a Mitsubishi 3000GT Twin Turbo from a Miami auction. He paid $8000 US for the car and another $1500 for Shipping, Duties and Taxes to get it into Canada.

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Beaverboy said:
Actually, Canada has just as strong (if not stronger) emissions laws than California.
Are you sure? The Cali DOT are facists. :)

Oh, and curse you and your 5mph bumpers *shakes fist*

*grumbles*
We have had kids get a ticket if they replace the "crank case rebreather hose" on their engines with a those little filters.... Talk about Facists... :eek:

Oh, and those 5mph bumpers are the reason that we up in the Great White North, will not be getting the new Pontiac GTO.... :cry: :evil:

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.... and remember, if you can't afford to buy two Cossies, then you can't afford to run one! (and that's the advice for would-be purchasers in the UK). :?
 

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screw it im putting the sfi in there its too costly to do this, ill just mod the hell out of that 1, is there a place online that sells things for only that engine, like downpipe exaust, headers, cams, camgears, pulleys, exhaust, u know all the good stuff.
 

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evolver said:
screw it im putting the sfi in there its too costly to do this, ill just mod the hell out of that 1, is there a place online that sells things for only that engine, like downpipe exaust, headers, cams, camgears, pulleys, exhaust, u know all the good stuff.
Parts for the Cossie? Thay wont fit your motor. Did you think that a rare high performance motor from another part of the world would be cheap?

What year and model Escort do you have?
 

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evolver said:
screw it im putting the sfi in there its too costly to do this, ill just mod the hell out of that 1, is there a place online that sells things for only that engine, like downpipe exaust, headers, cams, camgears, pulleys, exhaust, u know all the good stuff.
If you have an Escort with the 1.6L, 1.9L, 1.9L SEFI, or the 2.0L SPI then go to http://www.escortfocus.com/index.html . They have all the tuning and performance parts for you.

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yeah i know im from texas but dosent anyone know their inspection station that well tht they can get a "Emissions legal" windows sticker or plate sticker for their ride?
 
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