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jeffescortlx’s 1996 Ford Escort

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I've wanted an ATV for a long time. So when I was offered a 1987 Yamaha Warrior for $300 I grabbed it. And with a price and age like that, it nee ... more

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  • Nov 12, 2013

How to lower boost with a internal waste gate.
When a normally aspirated engine is turbo'd, you usally want to start with the lowest boost pressure possible, most OE ... more

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  • Nov 12, 2013

The next step, Turbo Charged for $260, thanks to DSM reject parts, ebay and junk yards.
Started turbo project at the end of April 2006.
Up side down 1G DSM Mani used as ... more

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  • markscort9519
    What is a 1g DSM header; what kind/model of car did it come off of? Also, Where is the exaust leaving the turbo located at? In the pic it showed a "Oil Return"; it looked like a pipe coming out of the block, i'm not positive if my stock 1,9 has that. Please e-mail me and let me know please at
  • markscort9519
    What (block,head,intake)do you actually have cause the notes dont agree with the pics. I have an 1.9 everthing, just with an automatic 4-door,and apretty good wrdragon cold air intake and tailpipe. And I wanted to do as close as the same thing, but I need more info on things like your header, ext.
  • imbroke420
    hey man i got a 96 escort lx a few months ago in like january. its only got like 74000 mi. so im gonna keep it for a while. oh yeah i dont know anything at all about cars. what could i to to make it faster or more powerful... i put a fattie exhaust tip on it so it sounds sweet but i dont know what i could do to make it fast. would slapping a cold air intake on there mess with my mass air flow sensor or where would i put the sensor? are there any chips available? what can i do thats gonna cost a few hundred at most ... just remember i know very little about cars so yeah hit me back... if u could send an email to thanks
  • chromemonte2
    Whats Up, your "Stock Looking" Escort is Faster Than my 1.9 Turbo. 16.5 @ 85 LoL I AM Taking Your Advice and Putting SPI Heads on my 1.9 Block. That is The Coolest Thing, I Would on Never Thought It Would Work. I Want 2 Have It Done By May. Ill Fill You in If It Works Or Not. "Escorts 4 Ever" Nick Lorenzoni
  • Hiney
    Hey Jeff, is that a 4 Dr. Turbo Volvo on the time sheet?? Other wise i read VOVO haha... Jeremy
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