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Albany, Ohio
United States

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Aiken, South Carolina
United States


1999 Ford Escort ZX2


1990 Chevrolet Beretta GTZ


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About “Sporty”

1999 Ford Escort ZX2

My Dad bought this car when he wreck his truck in the snow about 5 years ago. We got his truck fixed and the car just sat around only drove a little bit until I could drive it, about two years later. Has about 60,000 miles on it.

About “Quadness”

Completely restored. I bought it for $1,000 with a knocking engine, it was mint then too. Only 83k miles on the car. I have put probably more than $10k into this car.


Specs for “Sporty”

28 mpg city
33 mpg highway
130 horsepower
Manual 5-speed
2.0-liter twin-cam 16-valve Zetec four-cylinder engine

Specs for “Quadness”

2.3 Quad 4 High Output DOHC 16Valve 180hp 160tq stock
5speed Getrag Trans
Between 2800-2850lbs


Factory Options for “Sporty”

dual airbags
side impact protection
cruise control
moon roof
Solar Tint windows
6 disc cd changer
Anti-lock brakes

Factory Options for “Quadness”

Power windows
Power Locks
Ground effects
ummmh and stuff?


Mods for “Sporty”

American Racing Wheels

Mods for “Quadness”

Here we go:
-'93 Trans (3.94 FDR)
-Brand new Remanufactured engine
-EP Stage 2 Limited Slip Differential
-Fidenza Flywheel
-Spec Stage 3 Clutch
-2.5" Mandrel bent exhaust with just a cat and resonator
-Sprint Springs
-KYB Shocks, struts, mounts boots etc
-New control arms
-Kazera Drilled/Slotted rotors
-Brembo brakes
-'92 Brake upgrade
-New engine mounts
-Tower strut bar from MRZ Performance
-91+ Complete interior upgrade
-Completely Kenwood system (800watt amp, 2 12's, Musickeg etc)
-'94+ Filler panels
-US Body 2" hood
-New '92+ Bright white paintjob
-Reverse indiglo gauges from Speethut
-Chopped shifter
-Meshed front bumper
-Clear parking lamps and sidemarkers
-10% Tint
-Flexlite Dual fan upgrade

To be installed imminently:
-Ported Eaton M62
-White Knuckles Custom M62 kit
-Ford Brown top injectors
-92+ Quad 4 Fuel rail
-8.5:1 Compression pistons
-Eagle Rods
-Walbro 255 Fuel pump
-Boost and Air/Fuel gauges by Speedhut
Hoping to run 12-15psi on old engine. The new engine is just to get the car on the road, I will be building the old knocking engine for boost.


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