NateE30
NateE30 New Reader
May 3, 2015 5:17 p.m.

I picked another fiesta this weekend in hopes of getting mine back on the road. But after thinking about I have way too many projects and could really use some cash to finish a couple. Both are 1980 fiestas. One is a complete car, has rust in the rear wheel arches. Motor burns oil but runs. The other I stripped the interior. Has a roll cage, custom steering wheel and Honda Civic seats. The engine in this one has a knock in the bottom end I haven't investigated to find. Also has a xr2 head with hi lift springs and bike carbs and custom header. A big cam and HD clutch also. The later car has lots of work in it. Big brakes up front and stock fronts in the rear. My hopes were to take two and make one cause I haven't been able to get a title for the white one and the body is better on the other. A few spares are included like a trans and a cv. Make a offer I need them gone. Thanks

pinchvalve MegaDork
May 3, 2015 8:26 p.m.

You had to be in Montana...

May 3, 2015 9:33 p.m.

Keep the Fiestas and sell the BMW.

NateE30
NateE30 New Reader
May 3, 2015 10:54 p.m.

pinchvalve PA isn't that far. I could almost UPS them to you. Sine, Ive just about done all I could do with my fiesta, and it's still slower than a honda.

NateE30
NateE30 New Reader
May 5, 2015 9:53 a.m.

Nobody looking for a CHEAP autoX car?

fiesta54 Reader
May 6, 2015 10:36 p.m.

Holy E36 M3 that sounds like my old Fiesta. Pics! If it's mine I may be interested in rekindling that relationship

NateE30
NateE30 New Reader
May 7, 2015 7:09 p.m.

I doubt it's yours I pulled this one out of farmer's junk pile. I'll try to get some pics up, I haven't figured out how.

NateE30
NateE30 New Reader
May 7, 2015 8:26 p.m.

Heres a link to my album of building the fiesta. https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.101340663390465.1073741825.100005435941537&type=1&l=94598865d7 Here's the newest ones I have:

fiesta54 Reader
May 10, 2015 11:34 p.m.

Not mine but very cool! Brought back some memories

May 11, 2015 10:22 a.m.

that caged one is a BPT swap from greatness.

NateE30
NateE30 New Reader
May 11, 2015 10:40 a.m.

BPT swap? sorry for my ignorance

TR3only Reader
May 11, 2015 4:17 p.m.

BPT....a turbo Mazda engine.

According to Retro Ford magazine and the internet, you can swap a Zetec engine into a Fiesta and if you prefer, you can swap a Escort 5 speed into a "stock" 1980 Fiesta....with a bit of fabrication.

NateE30
NateE30 New Reader
May 11, 2015 8:25 p.m.

Yea looked into that swap. But already had too much money tied up in this one. This thing does need more power right now. It's a tire fryer, needs better suspension and tires

NateE30
NateE30 New Reader
Aug. 17, 2015 6:51 p.m.

Someone make a offer, at this point they'd be a steal.

fiesta54 Reader
Aug. 18, 2015 5:34 p.m.

This would be so cool if it was close

NateE30
NateE30 New Reader
Aug. 18, 2015 6:42 p.m.

Well I'v decided to part them out, It's all got to go. Just make a offer.

fiesta54 Reader
Aug. 18, 2015 10:44 p.m.

As much as I want to I think getting them to VA would be pretty cost prohibitive

NateE30
NateE30 New Reader
Aug. 19, 2015 8:08 a.m.

You'd be surprised I shipped a transmission from my E30 to Texas for $70. And the price I'm willing to take on this parts it'd be worth it.

fiesta54 Reader
Aug. 19, 2015 5:39 p.m.

Man I must not be looking in the right places, everywhere I found is quoting over a grand

tdrrally Reader
Aug. 20, 2015 11:17 a.m.

i love it, but don't need any more projects

NateE30
NateE30 New Reader
Aug. 20, 2015 6:46 p.m.

Same here.

NateE30
NateE30 New Reader
Aug. 23, 2015 2:16 p.m.

I've gotten several parts sold off already, The big item I have left is the euro XR2 head. It's got $450 in valve train, fresh guides and seals, ready to bolt on. I've got $1400+ in the head I'd start at a negotiable $700 for it.

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