Merkur content on Grassroots Motorsports

Merkur News

Merkur Articles

Merkur Forum Topics

Merkur XR4Ti control arms

FS/FT 2001 Suzuki Esteem 5 speed

My shed needs emptied Merkur MGB more...

NASA-SE: Spring Brake, Apr 10-11, NCCAR

FS Margay W/Yellow Box Stock $700 obo

2003-2010 Grassroots Motorsports Back Issues

FS: Ultrashield race suit SFI 3-2a/5 XXXL

Wanted: Ford T9 trans

Nismo Racing seat

I just bought something with two spoilers and now I need help (XR4Ti)

My Garage - unmark as sold?

XR: The legend continues

Unconventional XR powerplants: a learn me

FS: Mike Wilson 4 W/ Briggs World Formula

Learn me: 460 Machine driveshaft adapter (Merkur content)

Logitech MOMO Racing Force Feedback Wheel & Pedals

Learn me: 5.0HO in a Merkur (Or: Death of a 2.3)

Dangerous information! (Or, Pesky European Fords)

2 race suits starting at $1.00

2 full face helmet Sa2005 $15 M2000 $20

FS: Honda/Acura parts, Rad house, Misc kart parts

FS: Mike Wilson 4 W/ BSP Clone

XR4Ti Shop Manual Anyone?

Off-label use of brake fluid

Birel Ar4 125cc Sr Rotax Max Tag kart

FS: Birel AR4 Kart W/ Clone $450

If I had $12K.... (Merkur)


Birel M31 PRD tag kart W/ enclosed trailer

Trailer Hitch & cargo net/cargo cover

fs: Complete Birel Kart Package with spares

Quick IRS audit question

2008 Biesse Kart $1200

Targa Newfoundland

Cheap seat sliders

FS:Mychron 3 W/Accessories & Alfano Tach

FS: MISC karts parts feel free to make offers

Future car culture?

WTB: Merkur Xr4ti manual swap parts&VLSD

Cheapest form of Racing! Race kart Biesse W/ Clone

FS/FT: 2013 KIA Forte SX

Finding the right wheel fitment

FS:Complete HF Clone Engine & Vega Helmet

Happy Holidays Free stuff

FS: 3 coyote karts 5 Briggs engines

Kart Parts, Rims, Seats, and Bodywork

Kart Parts, Rims, Seats, engines, helmet and Bodywork

Birel R32 Race kart, Parts, ect...

All Models All Makes Car Show!

FS: One man Kartlift stand

FS: 2005 Margay 1.4 race kart

FS:Margay, Birel, Clone, and L0206 karts

FS: Mychron 4 Tach

FS:Vertical Upright Kart Stand

FS: Goodyear Ultra Grip WINTER/SNOW Tires


FS: Kart Parts/Engines: Kt100 WKA Sr. Pipe with Starter, KPV complete,

FT/FS: 2006 Mazda 5 (5 speed Manual) Get your The Millenium Falcon!

Mine: SVO/XR4TI cyl head

2012 Victory Kart W/ Briggs and Stratton 206

Nissan Frontier V.S. Toyota Tacoma

Kart Garage clean up

FS:4cycle White Chassis,kart stand, extra bodywork

1987 Merkur Xr4ti, mine, $450

Anyone in DFW/Texas want to put together a challenge car?

Merkur V8 swap

NMNA - Merkur à Trois

Merkur Readers' Rides

Nov 25, 2009

JmfnB: Merkur XR4Ti - 2002.00/2003.00 Challenge car

Nov 25, 2009

Formerly known as "Miss Piggy", currently being renamed "Lard of the Flies" because of the amazing crap found all over her when we pulled her back out of the barn ...

Aug 01, 2015

Raze: 1986 Merkur XR4Ti

Aug 01, 2015

1986 Merkur XR4Ti

230WHP / 292TRQ @ 22psi

Upgrades to date (Engine):

  • Holset HY35w ~20-30psi (depending on our mood)
  • 3" Exhaust w/testpipe or cat & Magnaflow
  • 28"x6"x3" Intercooler w/2.5" ...

  • Jul 23, 2009

    Foreign Car Parts: Merkur XR4Ti

    Jul 23, 2009

    White 1985 Merkur XR4Ti

    Jul 16, 2009

    Foreign Car Parts: Merkur XR4Ti

    Jul 16, 2009

    Red Merkur XR4Ti Currently undergoing Ford 5.0 swap

    Sep 15, 2009

    turbojunker: 1986 Merkur XR4Ti

    Sep 15, 2009

    Just spend all my money buying it. One day I can afford to fix it.

    Mar 12, 2011

    m4ff3w: 1988 Merkur XR4ti

    Mar 12, 2011

    Picked up a clean and rust free 88 XR4ti. The guy was wanting $1000 because it had a bad "exhaust leak" I couldn't feel a leak anywhere, ...

    Jun 10, 2018

    cliffxr: 1986 Merkur XR4Ti

    Jun 10, 2018

    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, ...

    May 26, 2011

    Foreign Car Parts: 1985 Merkur XR4Ti

    May 26, 2011

    My white 1985 XR4Ti

    Aug 29, 2009

    mfvmx: 1986 Merkur XR4Ti

    Aug 29, 2009

    White Merkur

    Sep 17, 2009

    Wreck Racing: 1987 Merkur XR4Ti

    Sep 17, 2009

    24 Hours of LeMons car (under construction)

    Nov 08, 2009

    canzus: 1987 Merkur XR4Ti

    Nov 08, 2009

    2.3L Turbo, all stock

    Jan 27, 2010

    87_xr: 1987 Merkur XR4Ti

    Jan 27, 2010

    My project car. Hoping to build for track/autocross

    Jul 18, 2011

    mvt: 1985 Merkur XR4Ti

    Jul 18, 2011

    D-Street Prepared SCCA Time Trials

    Jun 09, 2010

    flXR4: 1988 Merkur XR4Ti

    Jun 09, 2010

    Black, full Cosworth suspension, 5spd

    Aug 30, 2011

    darkbuddha: 1989 Merkur XR4RS

    Aug 30, 2011

    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 ...

    Sep 16, 2011

    tincetti: 1988 Merkur XR4Ti

    Sep 16, 2011

    $800 CL orphan, originally purchased as a $2010 Challenge project. Turned out to be too nice to gut for racing.

    Nov 17, 2010

    LordTurbonia: 1987 Merkur XR4Ti

    Nov 17, 2010

    Project XRay: My pending 3-door Sierra XR8 clone. Looks like the ass of an ass beast.

    Mar 15, 2011

    crisd: 1989 Merkur XR4ti

    Mar 15, 2011

    with Ford V8

    Jul 12, 2012

    OEMTim: 1987 Merkur XR4Ti

    Jul 12, 2012

    1987 Merkur XR4Ti Iceland Green

    May 14, 2012

    Nathankershaw: 1987 Merkur XR4Ti

    May 14, 2012

    It is without a heart at the moment as the 2.3 has just been sold and will be replace by a 302 SBF V8. Plenty of character, a little rust ...

    Sep 23, 2013

    rcr65: 1987 Merkur XR4Ti

    Sep 23, 2013

    The Anti-E30

    Jan 29, 2014

    thyjesster: 1986 Merkur XR4Ti

    Jan 29, 2014

    Interior stripped Custom chassis 2.3L turbo Full race built (350hp) Full custom cage Aluminum D.O.T approved seat Simpson 5-point harness Variable boost regulator (max 40) Custom removable dash *Credits for ...

    Jun 02, 2014

    Advan046: 1987 Merkur XR4Ti

    Jun 02, 2014

    Great car that was a pure beater. Appliance White with a manual crank sunroof and funky seating position. Wonderful ice racing champion and at the autocross it drew cheers for ...

    Jul 23, 2018

    GPz11: 1987 Merkur XR4Ti

    Jul 23, 2018

    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 ...

    Jul 08, 2017

    Mr_Merkur: 1989 Merkur XR4Ti

    Jul 08, 2017

    Like many another turbo Ford, this one spends a lot of time in the garage and/or on jack stands. She used to be a daily driver but lately I've gotten ...

    Apr 25, 2018

    Henry09: 1988 Merkur xr4ti

    Apr 25, 2018

    I just Finish stripping the car down. So now the road to became a rally car begin.

    Jun 21, 2019

    TXratti: 1989 None Merkur XR4Ti

    Jun 21, 2019

    Autocross/ HDPE car with various upgrades. 2.3L turbo Cosworth 2WD intercooler, Saab 900 radiator, LA3 ECU (soon to be standalone), Manual boost controller, Koni Yellow coilover converted front struts with ...

    Presented by

    Hagerty Quote Widget
    Grassroots Motorsports Magazine

    Subscribe Today

    Also get your instant access to the digital edition of Grassroots Motorsports Magazine!

    Learn More