Buyer's Guides: Vintage Views: Merkur XR4Ti
A look back at the funky German import.
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Overview: Purchased dead stock with 59k miles and all original for $1200 in 2006. Found it languishing on a neighborhood street, knocked on the door and inquired, and drove it ...
1986 Merkur XR4Ti
230WHP / 292TRQ @ 22psi
Upgrades to date (Engine):
White 1985 Merkur XR4Ti
Red Merkur XR4Ti Currently undergoing Ford 5.0 swap
The car is an 86 XR4Ti. I've had it since 1990. It's been modified ever since. Recent mods include a Boss block (bored/stroked to a 331) with AFR 195 heads, ...
My white 1985 XR4Ti
D-Street Prepared SCCA Time Trials
$800 CL orphan, originally purchased as a $2010 Challenge project. Turned out to be too nice to gut for racing.
Ground up rebuild. Started with clean rust free shell and went from there. Cossie IC, 5031e turbo, Supra LSD, Koni Yellow's, Cossie grille and fender flares, Jag emerald fire green ...
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