Classic Ford magazine's 2.1 Ford Pinto engine build on HT Racing's dyno
Here's Classic Ford magazine's Project 2.1 Pinto being set-up and run-in on
the HT Racing Dyno by
HT's Aaron Tucker and Vulcan Engineering's Steve Curson. The engine went on
to make a corrected 161.7 bhp. For the full build-up, see the August,
September and Summer 2009 issues of Classic Ford.
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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.
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2.2 Ford SOHC pinto Engine with open pipes - Mk1/Mk2 RS2000 Escort/Cortina Kitcar
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2.2ltr ford sohc 'pinto' engine
offset ground crank, diesel rods, cologne v6 cast alloy pistons, teflon
buttons, Burton power rings, stainless steel one-piece inlet & ex., valves
(44.5 & 38mm respectively - wasted stems and inlet seat further narrowed).
Epoxy resin used to improve shape of inlet port - 'Apple port' as per David
Vizzard book specs.
2x Twin 45mm Dellorto DHLAs with (If I remember correctly) 38mm Chokes.
Infact, the specs I followed are available in Des Hammill's book 'How To
Power Tune Ford SOHC 'PINTO' Engines. He gives several examples of motors
including 2-3 set-ups for Pinto engines including 2100cc which is the one I
used. It got the results you see above.
Cylinder Head work has been elaborate and very time consuming (Valve guides
have been ground flush with the roof on both inlet and Exhaust ports).
Exhaust ports enlarged throughout. -
Both in. & ex. throts have neen 'throated' and then blended in upstream
with the rest of the port.
Heavy duty bearings all around including camshaft.
Standard ford factory camshaft & springs used during this video.
Standard points type distributor etc etc..
Mechanical Compression approx 10.8:1 (I used 100octane shell V-power
petrol for my runs).
Standard flywheel had all the available mass machined off to give the
lightest possible unit whilst retaining the most of the strength. It has
five steel dowel + 6x ARP bolts fastening it to the crank.
Crank was machined at halesowen engines (Don't think they do it anymore as
old man retired) then heat treated at laystall crankshafts in Wolverhampton
(different trading name now I think) and also polished at laystall
Diesel rods have seen some machining to get them to fit the crankshaft
(Rods are thicker and longer + a little hevier when standard).
Rods fitted with ARP YB cosworth rod bolts (No nuts).
I spent the best part of 7 years building this engine.
It has been a financial disaster and I would not do it again.
Saying that however, the value of building and running the engine
successfully will most likely reveal itself as the years go by.
I'm pleased you like the video and wish you great results with your
(Dedicated to my uncle).
2005-2013 Stourbridge (UK)
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After a few hours in the workshop..
The expansion chambers are "home made" by hydroforming. The original Exhaust is milled away and the engine
block is filled whit plastic.
This engine will get electronic fuel injection and will not be used in a
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Ford Ranger 2.3 2300 - EFI Delete - Carb mod - 8 Plug head
The first ever carbed 8 plug 2300 head I've ever seen. Thanks to my buddy
Zach for making this possible. The intake was all a guess as far as runner
length and plenum size. I knew I was going for torque and MPG...so we
tried to make the runners as long as we could...the rest is just what
fit:). The carb is the Motocraft...Autolite 2100 (best carb ever made).
Better than EFI if you ask me. Ford had it on lock down with patents
untill EFI came out. So simple you could rebuild in the dark. Distributor
is a billet procomp pro. Neep Hp plug wires. NGK plugs, 96' ranger
headers, no cats just stock muffler, complete EFI removal. Ebay digital
gauges, I used a cheap no name ebay fuel pump. The carb was used off a
1965 Mustang and rebuilt
with a $16 kit. Thanks again Zach for the aluminum and fabbing skills:) I
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