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Author: Subject: mk2 escort rx8 running gear
Billy bob roberts

posted on 2/9/18 at 03:00 PM Reply With Quote
mk2 escort rx8 running gear

hi guys newbie here I have a 1978 mk2 escort 1600 sport with a 1600 crossflow 4 speed box and a bourg warner rear axle. I was planning on getting the engine rebuild and tuned then bolt on a mazda rx8 gearbox which I already have the adapter plate for, but it's going to cost a grand and a half at least to get the engine running good and still not have a great deal of power and not be able to handle much with the rear axle. so then I thought what about more than just the gear box what if I got a donnar mazda rx8 and used all the running gear from that? plenty of power pick them up cheap as chips
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posted on 2/9/18 at 03:09 PM Reply With Quote
Read this thread, pretty long, but stick it out. It may or may not persuade you either way.

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