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Old 23-09-2012, 03:48 PM   #1
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anyone know whats involved in fitting a focus st170 dura-tec engine into mk6 escort rs4x4?? i would like to run it on bike carbs, any info welcome, thanks
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anyone know whats involved in fitting a focus st170 dura-tec engine into mk6 escort rs4x4?? i would like to run it on bike carbs, any info welcome, thanks
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Jump on www.rs2000-16v.com

Great site with loads of info on there. You can keep the rs2000 lump and use bike bodies.
Its been done loads with good results
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Jump on www.rs2000-16v.com

Great site with loads of info on there. You can keep the rs2000 lump and use bike bodies.
Its been done loads with good results
thanks mark, not long had this rs, suffering from idle problems, done all normal things, my idea was to fit the bike carbs to my rs engine, to get it running better, but im looking at upgrading the bhp at a later date and thought the easiest way would be to fit the focus 170 with perhaps a pair of better cams etc. forgot to say it's 4x4.

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Check the wiring to the coil packs as they ALL deteriorate and cause all sorts of running probs.
move the wires whilst its running and listen for a change. Quite often causes the car to run on 2 cyclinders. I'd consider replacing it either way as it will cause problems sooner or later.
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Check the wiring to the coil packs as they ALL deteriorate and cause all sorts of running probs.
move the wires whilst its running and listen for a change. Quite often causes the car to run on 2 cyclinders. I'd consider replacing it either way as it will cause problems sooner or later.
where can i buy new wiring for the coil packs? had a quick look but haven't found any yet, found coil packs but not loom wiring.
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where can i buy new wiring for the coil packs? had a quick look but haven't found any yet, found coil packs but not loom wiring.



You have to make it, There is a guide on the rs2000 site.
Its really easy and will cost less than £10
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Thanks mark, I will order the parts tomorrow,
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