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Old 09-19-2012, 01:56 PM   #31
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Too much work. Weren't the Merkurs based of the Sierra anyways? I'd like to buy something and not have to do a lot to it to have fun. I like to keep things simple.
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Old 09-19-2012, 02:49 PM   #32
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damn I meant sierra
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Old 09-19-2012, 03:37 PM   #33
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The Sierras are sick to but there is something about the Escorts I like better. Probably the shorter wheel base and its not so square.
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Old 09-19-2012, 07:48 PM   #34
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Old 09-19-2012, 07:50 PM   #35
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ive heard some crazy stories about those cars lol
I've heard stories of pure lunacy when some people shoehorn a RB26DETT(Skyline engine) between the fender wells!

For me,a Dodge Dart R/T or Rallye would work. I test drove one this past Saturday while my Abarth was getting an oil change. Surprisingly very quiet and one of the smoothest 6-spd manual transmission I have ever driven. Usually the 6-spds I've driven the gear ratios are spaced where if you're not careful,you could downshift into the wrong gear. That wasn't the case here,the shift action was near Honda quality. Granted the Multiair Turbo engine could use a little more grunt on the bottom end but still I was impressed. I can only imagine how the SRT version will turn out.
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Old 09-19-2012, 07:54 PM   #36
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Old 09-19-2012, 08:24 PM   #37
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If I had to choose a car... not a motorcycle



Or, I have a 1972 Opel GT that I'd love to get running again... and turbocharge. With the stock 1.9 liter. No one's done that before that I'm aware of.
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Old 09-19-2012, 08:34 PM   #38
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WRX, MS6 (if i could ever get use to the clutch), MS3, ZX4 ST, '13 ST..... oh and last but not least maybe a Saab Sonett III (V4)
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The sonnet looks a lot like my Opel! I've never heard of it before. Made during the same time frame too
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Old 09-19-2012, 09:14 PM   #40
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I have to stay with a ford so how about a 1988 thunderbird super coupe it came with a 2.3L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine Stock it put out 190 horsepower and 240 lbs. of torque.

That's the first time I could called it a Thunderbird It was no longer a Thunder chicken.
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