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shaneom123

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« on: 19:19, Sun 21 November 2010 »
hi this is not about a renault but i have just brought a 1.4 mk escort rs cosworth look alike but it realy is gutless i was wondering if anyone knew what a 1.6 with a webber carb would go like ?

thanks anything will help here :)

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« Reply #1 on: 19:34, Sun 21 November 2010 »
Quote from: "shaneom123"
hi this is not about a renault but i have just brought a 1.4 mk escort rs cosworth look alike but it realy is gutless i was wondering if anyone knew what a 1.6 with a webber carb would go like ?

thanks anything will help here :)

Still prob make feck all difference matey, if you want more poke best thing to do is prob do an engine conversion some thing like a 1.8 zetec s lump, or 1.6 rs turbo conversion

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« Reply #2 on: 19:49, Sun 21 November 2010 »
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Quote from: "shaneom123"
hi this is not about a renault but i have just brought a 1.4 mk escort rs cosworth look alike but it realy is gutless i was wondering if anyone knew what a 1.6 with a webber carb would go like ?

thanks anything will help here :)

Still prob make feck all difference matey, if you want more poke best thing to do is prob do an engine conversion some thing like a 1.8 zetec s lump, or 1.6 rs turbo conversion


noooo lol they were the words i were hopeing not to here rs turbo lump it is the lol thanks

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« Reply #3 on: 09:47, Mon 22 November 2010 »
Yeah drop RS running gear in there mate

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« Reply #4 on: 16:36, Mon 22 November 2010 »
I'd say either a 1.8 or 2 liter zetec are the best options. If you look out for something like a crashed mondeo automatic you'll know the engine hasn't been banging off the rev limiter all the time.
Then when that gets slow rebuild it as a zetec turbo. Pretty easy to get over 200bhp from one  8)