1987 Merkur XR4Ti

Started on Oct. 31 by GPz11

Ride Rating

7

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 with a tan interior, T5 trans

Update as of Jan 2016, 302 swap in progress.

Ported Edelbrock aluminum heads, ported Explorer intake, BBK headers, Comp cam etc etc

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Jul 18, 2016 12:48 p.m.
GPz11:
Hauled it out to Allentown, PA to attend a Sloppy Mechanics Micro / Megasquirt training class. Hung out the next day so Matt could do some tuning on my car. It's amazing watching some who knows what they are doing while tuning the car. It took him minutes what would have taken me weeks to do. Figured out it's got a ignition miss above 3.5K rpm but still made 266 to the wheels. He figures it'll make closer to 300 wheel HP once I get the ignition sorted out. It was a Craigslist distributor I have no idea the age of it.

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