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ok 91 - 95 scorts only lx that is.
buy find steel or borow a mass air flow sensor from a 91-96 ford contour.
off the 2.0l motor. remove the actual sensor form its houseing and instal the
the sensor ftom the stock mass airflow sensor. youll mostlikely kneed a special tool to frmove the 2 screws for the sensors. u can find them at autozone or whereever. next instal the 2.0l mass airflow sensor with the stock escort sensor in it. ohh yeah youll kneed a cone filter for this mod. the houseing wont bolt up to your stock airbox. but a conefilter ataches to the houseing realy nice. its an awsome mod and was realy noticable once i started the car and took it for a spin. have fun
 

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Yeah, no offense, but I won´t believe/trust it until I see it in person, or hear it from a reliable source, (again, no offense, I just don´t know you). ;-)
 

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So is the 10 hp your talking about include the power gained from a aftermarket cone filter, or just the differnt air flow meter?
If this mod increases the dia of the air flow meter than the PCM will think less air is entering the motor, so it run lean at normal driving, but since WOT is programed to run rich, you might make a better mixture @ WOT only.
Any time you mess with the A/F mixture you should at least use a A/F meter.
Runing lean could end your motors life as you know it :-o
If you really want to increase the air making it in to the motor, you will need a bigger airflow meter (that you have) Bigger throttle body, bigger intake mani, bigger runners in head, and bigger valves.

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riiiiight, do you even know what 10hp feels like? a better tip, if you have an early model year 2nd gen escort lx, go get the maf housing fomr a later year 1.9, swap that housing and enjoy 30% more air flow that your ECM WILL know what to do with. it is a noticable improvement. (see sleeperscort´s website for details)

if you have a 2nd gen GT, get the vane air flow meter from an rx7, code on the VAF should be "B." might need to calibrate it, but its a nice addition.
 

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03-04-2003 at 19:56, PonyExpress wrote:
riiiiight, do you even know what 10hp feels like? a better tip, if you have an early model year 2nd gen escort lx, go get the maf housing fomr a later year 1.9, swap that housing and enjoy 30% more air flow that your ECM WILL know what to do with. it is a noticable improvement. (see sleeperscort´s website for details)

if you have a 2nd gen GT, get the vane air flow meter from an rx7, code on the VAF should be "B." might need to calibrate it, but its a nice addition.
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I´d rather just spend the money to rebuild and turbo my engine and blow all your "10 minutes for 10 hp" mods out the window :-] ;-)
 

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lol wouldn´t we all ;-) i wish my car was paid off...
i should look into that early lx MAF housing mod (mine´s ´93, early enough?)
 

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ok first of im as reliable as you can get. who do u think created the 3.8L throtle body mod. Ive owned 7 escorts 4 i have registerd and driven. also i have 4 friends with escorts who have seen my mods and done them to thereown cars. this mod was abouit a 10hp increase from my origonal conefilter setup. the mass air flow meter reads more air entering the engine. but what u think the computer does is wrong. the computer is setup to use data from the sensor to calculate who much fule is dumped into each cylender. so the actual air to fule rate stays the same theres just more of each . i mween realy have u looked at the 1.9l mass airflow houseing its 1 inch in diamiter its like the escort is sucking air threw a straw. get the sensor mod done. try it out and i u dont like the added power youll get then return the sensor.
 

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and as far as sleeperscorts mod the only difrence is you have to rig a conefilter on or use the stock airbox. where the contours houseing, wich is exactly the same inner diamiter as the later model escorts mass airflow houseings, will bolt up to a cone filter and look beter. and not to mention coast exactly the same to do.

Whatr u think i didnt know the later model escorts have a biger houseing i own a 96 stupid. i was postying a better mod i found for my old 91 lx
 

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05-04-2003 at 17:56, wolfe wrote:
the mass air flow meter reads more air entering the engine. but what u think the computer does is wrong. the computer is setup to use data from the sensor to calculate who much fule is dumped into each cylender.
try it out and i u dont like the added power youll get then return the sensor.
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What I think the computer does is wrong? That´s odd..cause that´s what I always thought the ECU did. Plus I don´t have a 1.9 so I can´t exactly do this mod to my 1.9 :)
 

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Why would anyone think the engine would go lean. The signal from the O2 sensor should be sufficient to tell the computer that more fuel is needed, should a lean condition arise. After the first few times you rev her up, then the computer should have already adapted to the new fuel requirements vs any difference in airflow sensor reading.

I love all the haters responding to this.. especially the ones w/ mazda engines under their hoods. I´d like to see them throw a 1" restrictor plate into their intake and tell us it didn´t take away 30hp. :-(
 

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Hell, I´ll be honest... with my whole K&N fipk cone filter/RX-7 "b style" VAF, and all the adjustment, I don´t feel a shit of difference in the car. I´m not gonna lie about how I added 20hp and my car feels like a lambo... it feels the same. I´m not sensitive enough to that stuff, but in reality it´s probably a little bit better.

I do honestly notice more pull at high rpms though.
 

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05-04-2003 at 19:05, Beaverboy wrote:
Why would anyone think the engine would go lean. The signal from the O2 sensor should be sufficient to tell the computer that more fuel is needed, should a lean condition arise. After the first few times you rev her up, then the computer should have already adapted to the new fuel requirements vs any difference in airflow sensor reading.

I love all the haters responding to this.. especially the ones w/ mazda engines under their hoods. I´d like to see them throw a 1" restrictor plate into their intake and tell us it didn´t take away 30hp. :-(
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I sense a little bit of jealousy over some of us having a 1.8 under our hoods.

Old O2 sensors may or may not be working properly. any change in the air intake and/or fuel delivery could cause problems that first time you start her back up.
 

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I don´t feel a shit of difference in the car.
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That pull at high rpms.. that´s called power.

Horsepower = (Torque)(RPM)/5252
 

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i know what u mean..i added a few jegs stickers and i dont notice the power increase at alll.... lol a (no i did not/have not placed/thought about placing ANY jegs stickers of any sort on my scort. just wanna clear that up.)
 

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That pull at high rpms.. that´s called power.

Horsepower = (Torque)(RPM)/5252
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Using that formula: HP = (114)(4500)/5252
HP = 97.67 @ 4500 rpm

Horsepower isn´t what wins street races though...it´s just wattage, 1 HP=746 watts. Torque is where it´s at. This is why Z28s and Mustang GTs will show us their taillights every time. ;-)

Using the reverse of that formula: torque = (127)(5252)/6500
Torque = 102.616 lb ft @ 6500 rpm

So that´s why you feel the pull at the high rpms in the Escort GT... 127 hp and 102.6 lb ft torque. (theoretically & at the flywheel)
I love having 7000 rpms to use :-]
 

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doesn´t the egt have 114 torque? at least, according to MSN autos... and the LX has 108! no wonder i can whoop the C/D/EX´s, mwahaha
 
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