1978 Ford Fiesta

Started on March 27 by kustomkarl

Ride Rating

11

Body: • 1978 Ford Fiesta • Rust free California car • Stripped to a bare shell, rotisserie cleaned and prepped • 1.5" DOM 8 point rollcage with A and B pillar bracing • Ford Rallye Sport Group 2 fender flares/splitter • Ford Rallye Sport Roof spoiler (NOS) • Ford Rallye Sport hatch spoiler (NOS) • European "skinny" bumpers • NOS mirrors, door handles, window gaskets, trim, lights, grille • Hella E code headlights • Painted Ford Azure Blue (2003 Mustang Mach 1) • Weight: 1780 lbs Engine: • 2.0 Ford Duratec (2008 Focus) • Cosworth camshafts • Cosworth roller barrel throttle ITB with 100mm velocity stacks • Hand built air box • MBE 9A4 ECU with launch control • Hand built 1.75" 304 Stainless Steel 4-2-1 header • Custom Fluidyne radiator, oil cooler with thermostat • Hand built engine mounts • Custom alternator, converted to non ECU controlled • Power: 200hp Transmission: • Ford IB5+ (2008 Fiesta ST150, imported from England) • Titan Superlight weight flywheel • Helix paddle clutch • Quaife torque biasing differential • Intermediate shaft mount modified to retain original axles • Converted to hydraulic clutch pedal Suspension: Front: • Fully adjustable hand built tubular 4130 arms with QA1 rodends and spherical bearings • Double Adjustable QA1 coil over struts • Fully adjustable hand built caster/camber plates • Renton titanium coil springs • Mk2 XR2 steering rack Rear: • Aluminum trailing arms and panhard rod with QA1 aluminum rodends • Hand built upper links to eliminate shock torque link • QA1 aluminum coil over shocks • Renton titanium coil springs • Hand built adjustable tubular sway bar Brakes: • 10.25 vented rotors F and R • Wilwood Powerlite 4 piston calipers • Hydraulic handbrake • Stock pedal converted to dual master cylinder with Tilton bias bar • Stainless steel hard lines with braided flex lines Wheels/tires: • Ford Rallye Sport 7.5 x 13 ET-19 • Street: 195/45-13 Continental Contisport Contact • Autocross: 225/45-13 Hoosier A6 • Track: 22x9.0-13 Goodyear D4191 (slicks) Interior: • Ford Rallye Sport 3 spoke steering wheel • Ford Rallye Sport Clubman seats • AIM MXL Pista digital dash with lap timer • OMP 5 point harnesses

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Mar 27, 2012 1:22 p.m.
xflowgolf:
wow!

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