Classic Ford's 250 bhp 2-litre Zetec on the dyno
Here's Classic Ford Art Editor Rob's 2-litre Zetec being run up on Ric Wood
Racing's Dyno. The
engine runs a Silver Top bottom end and Black Top head, custom-grind Piper
cams, and Jenvey 45 mm throttle bodies. Once installed in the car, the
engine went on to make 251 bhp at 8775 rpm and 211 lb.ft of torque at 5895
rpm. Read the full feature on the build of this engine in the July 2013
issue of the magazine.
Fiesta MK2 XR2 Nurburgring Nordschleife 9mins 32secs
The quickest lap I recorded, but I did do a 9mins 24 secs which i was
really chuffed about It's a standard MK2 XR2 apart from avo coilys, semi
stripped out, performance mainfold and custom stainless Exhaust, K&N air filter, and YOKO A048 soft
Schoolboy error @ Knockhill!
Off about 1/4 of the way into the first proper racing lap, schoolboy error
or a slippy track??.. I'm going to claim the second 1 anyway! Car wouldn't
start as gravel had got into the timing belt, oh the joys! lol