Rza HalfDork
Dec. 11, 2009 9:23 a.m.

Not mine:

1996 V6 swapped Escort - $1800 (shawano)

ok i have had this car up for sale before, but its finally up for good, want to get rid of ASAP

the car is a 1996 Ford Escort, 2 door hatch, forest green in color

V6 swap (KLDE, probe GT motor) mx-3 motor mounts, engine harness, chipped ecu, cross member, control arms

KLZE knife edged intake manifold

65mm Throttle body

Dual feed fuel set-up with aeromotive adjustable fuel pressure regulator

Headers

2.5 inch mandrel mend Exhaust with corksport muffler

Intake

lowered on drop zone coilovers

15" Rota rims (front tires are good, rears need to be replaced, but still driveable)

autometer tach

sun pro temp gauge

mx-3 front seats

rear strut bar

short throw shfiter

bronzoil bushing

Fidanza flywheel

6-puck clutch

The bad:

No power steering

No A/C

No Air Bags

No ABS

little rust on wheel well, and some starting on the edge of the hood

i just put a new motor in it about 1000 miles ago, motor has 120xxx miles on it and runs strong

im selling becasue i want something different, i want 1800 bucks cash and am FIRM on that price, but also will trade for a 93-97 Ford Probe GT manual (depedning on conditions, miles and what not)

any other question give josh a call at 262-951-1209, text or call

please no emails, look to sell ASAP

Dec. 11, 2009 9:29 a.m.

good lord, this is awesome!!

cghstang Reader
Dec. 11, 2009 9:33 a.m.

Paging 93celicaGT2 ...

93celicaGT2 SuperDork
Dec. 11, 2009 10:04 a.m.

It's a good deal... i saw it on clubprotege a few days ago, offered him the MX6 as trade. I don't really have the cash for it right now, and it's not really as clean as i'd want.

I can finish mine the way i want it for cheaper than buying that one, and starting with a GT, means i have more baller status, right?

The wiring job scared me a little.

This WOULD make a NICE challenge car, though.

Carson Dork
Dec. 11, 2009 11:28 a.m.

Ben, sell me your (girlfriend's) EGT and get the completed one!

93celicaGT2 SuperDork
Dec. 11, 2009 11:34 a.m.
Carson wrote: Ben, sell me your (girlfriend's) EGT and get the completed one!

I think you should get the swapped one and throw a more rally-cross friendly suspension on it.

I don't think we could even undercut his price a whole lot with ours. That car is a crazy deal, just not really what i'm looking for.

I'll bounce it off of her again, but she wasn't real excited by that car. She likes the EGT, and i suppose i should update my signature, this thing isn't HS anymore.

Carson Dork
Dec. 11, 2009 11:54 a.m.

I considered it, but it's a bit of a hike from here to there to get it. Especially when I can get stock but clean, rust-free examples in much more nearby non-winter states .

willy19592 Reader
Dec. 11, 2009 11:59 a.m.

about 75 miles from me..

na,, I aint got the room, Im packed with Miatas ;)

93celicaGT2 SuperDork
Dec. 11, 2009 12:02 p.m.
Carson wrote: I considered it, but it's a bit of a hike from here to there to get it. Especially when I can get stock but clean, rust-free examples in much more nearby non-winter states .

It's an Escort. Who cares about rust? That's the beauty of these things. They're never going to look good, so just make it fast.

If you want to get it, you're more than welcome to crash here both ways.

Carson Dork
Dec. 11, 2009 12:15 p.m.

That's true. Thanks for the offer, I probably won't take you up on it though. If it was a different time of year and I had vacation left, I'd be all over it.

Dec. 11, 2009 12:20 p.m.

OK for the Geographicaly challenged where is it?

Carson Dork
Dec. 11, 2009 12:22 p.m.

Wisconsin. Brrrrrrrr

93celicaGT2 SuperDork
Dec. 11, 2009 12:43 p.m.
Carson wrote: That's true. Thanks for the offer, I probably won't take you up on it though. If it was a different time of year and I had vacation left, I'd be all over it.

I'd be willing to deliver it.... I want to see firsthand what my girlfriend is going to be trying to drive.

willy19592 Reader
Dec. 11, 2009 2:31 p.m.

In reply to Adrian_Thompson:

Up by Greenbay Wi

willy19592 Reader
Dec. 11, 2009 2:41 p.m.

we get to take our cars on this track a few times a year with Fox valley club http://www.usainternationalraceway.com/

Spectated a drift event there once, and was given some rides ;)

Id bet this little escort has seen the track there

93celicaGT2 SuperDork
Dec. 11, 2009 7:50 p.m.

I don't think it has... the guy that has it seems to be more interested in how "slammed" it is and how "dope" it sounds.

The guy that built it may have had it up there, though... He's churned out 2 or 3 of these monsters.

http://videos.streetfire.net/video/2nd-Gen-Ford-Escort-w-25L_4176.htm

OH GOD THE SOUND!!!

93celicaGT2 SuperDork
Dec. 14, 2009 9:10 a.m.

By the way.... Price has dropped to $1300.

I suggest that one of you buy it.

Carson Dork
Dec. 14, 2009 9:20 a.m.

Not me, I just picked up a BG Protege LX yesterday!

93celicaGT2 SuperDork
Dec. 14, 2009 10:09 a.m.
Carson wrote: Not me, I just picked up a BG Protege LX yesterday!

Nice! Post up how you like it!

93celicaGT2 SuperDork
Jan. 15, 2010 8:54 a.m.

Bump.

http://www.clubprotege.com/forum/showthread.php?t=43885

I bet anyone could walk away with it for $1000 cash, leaving you some serious budget to do some real damage at the Challenge.

I've been trying to come up with the money, but don't think i'm going to make it.

Spend the remaining $1010 on suspension, tires, and spray, and you're looking at a top 10 finish.

RossD Dork
Jan. 15, 2010 9:47 a.m.

If someone is actually serious its half hour away from my work, so I could go look at it and take a bunch of pictures. Just dont waste my time.

nocones Reader
Jan. 15, 2010 9:55 a.m.

Oh noes.. That motor so needs to live in the back of my Metro..

RossD Dork
Jan. 15, 2010 12:27 p.m.

In reply to nocones:

Yes, yes it does. Oh and by "Metro" you mean "360" right?

Jan. 15, 2010 12:33 p.m.

thank god its too far away....

RossD Dork
Jan. 15, 2010 12:44 p.m.

For those thinking about driving from far away to pick this up, there is a nice big frozen lake in Shawno to try your hand at ice racing.

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