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#130167 - 25th May 2004 2:13am cossie engine in a fiesta
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how hard would it be to put a cossie engine in my fiesta, i have seen it in the mags but wondering if any one knows of the problems it might cause or things i will have to do. i know it runs the opposit way.

also which cossie would be best a siera or escort

just carnt think of any other way to upgrade a fiesta with out changing it

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#130168 - 25th May 2004 2:41am Re: cossie engine in a fiesta
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Do yourself a favour, Buy a Cozzie.......

To put a cosworth engine in a fiesta the whole bodyshell has to be cut in half, reinforced and strengthened and a prop tunnel welded in. The whole suspension and drivetrain has to be custom built to suit and then you can start putting the Cosworth engine in. Also you would have to seriously up-grade your brakes......

Good idea, just seriously expensive and would take approx 3 months solid work from a skilled engineer/technician.......

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#130169 - 25th May 2004 12:15pm Re: cossie engine in a fiesta
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how about putting an RS Turbo engine into your fiesta instead? same size as the one youve already got.....just faster...and with a turbo. you'd still need to upgrade the brakes and probably the suspension, but it'd cost less than it would to put a cossie engine in there. There are a few RS Turbo Ka's around and they push out about 180bhp, so i cant see any reason why you couldnt do the same to your fiesta <img border="0" alt="[does this help]" title="" src="graemlins/cwemotions041.gif" />
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#130170 - 25th May 2004 1:40pm Re: cossie engine in a fiesta
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I've heard the fiesta RS turbo is a handfull anyway,- loads of torque steer etc etc. So cosworth power would be WAAAAY too much wink
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#130171 - 25th May 2004 2:44pm Re: cossie engine in a fiesta
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just imagine it u put ur foot down an there wud be no grip just smoke from the tyers!!! lmbo
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#130172 - 25th May 2004 2:57pm Re: cossie engine in a fiesta
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ok then thats out the window

lmao

cheers guys
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#130173 - 25th May 2004 4:29pm Re: cossie engine in a fiesta
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wot bout makin it 4WD???? loadsa grip then?
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#130174 - 25th May 2004 5:05pm Re: cossie engine in a fiesta
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yeah, thats a good idea. have a look here: http://www.djm-motorsport.co.uk/4wd.htm theyve done loadsa 4wd conversions so they should have a fair bit of experience. the only drawback i can imagine is the cost of getting it done
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#130175 - 25th May 2004 5:13pm Re: cossie engine in a fiesta
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Sierra cosworths are like £6k,- and Impreza Classics even cheaper, I don't think you'd get a 4x4 conversion and an engine transplant within that cost bracket.
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#130176 - 25th May 2004 5:20pm Re: cossie engine in a fiesta
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how about this, i know pumaspeed and pumabuild put the 1.7 puma engine into the MK5 fiesta, surely they could put one in yours too! www.pumaspeed.co.uk or www.pumabuild.co.uk
it'd still make for a fast car and theres no need for a 4wd conversion <img border="0" alt="[smokin]" title="" src="graemlins/cwemotions036.gif" />
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#130177 - 25th May 2004 5:42pm Re: cossie engine in a fiesta
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Yeah that would make more sense, as the puma is basically a fiesta.
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#130178 - 25th May 2004 6:25pm Re: cossie engine in a fiesta
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but hes got a 1.8 si already so wots the point in that!!
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#130179 - 25th May 2004 6:29pm Re: cossie engine in a fiesta
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just make your fiesta RWD jay tease

or get N.O.S <img border="0" alt="[are u mad]" title="" src="graemlins/cwemotions050.gif" />

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#130180 - 25th May 2004 6:38pm Re: cossie engine in a fiesta
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yer laughing gas seems like a damn fine idea. a 50 shot should be fantastic.
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#130181 - 25th May 2004 6:50pm Re: cossie engine in a fiesta
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Not all engines take well to NOS,- no idea about the fiesta engine though.

RE: the puma engine, not sure what power the 1.8 fiesta outputs compared to the 1.7 puma,- more CC dosn't always mean more power wink
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