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Model code - -
Purchase date January 1994
Doors 2 Doors
Body type Coupe
Colour Black
Fuel type Petrol
Transmission Manual
Aspiration N/A (Normally Aspirated)
Engine size 2.0 Litres
Engine position Front Engined
Driven wheels Rear Wheel Drive (RWD)

Mods, Stats & Spec

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  • Awards, mag features and links

  • Engine & Transmission

    • C20XE engine conversion (from Cav GSi)
    • Twin Weber 45 carbs
    • Accralite 87mm race top forged pistons
    • ARP rod bolts
    • ARP head studs
    • Kent AST1603 cams
    • Kent vernier pulleys
    • MLS head gasket (Z20LET)
    • Techniclutch Calibra turbo clutch
    • Lightweight billet flywheel
    • ARP flywheel bolts
    • Magnecor KV85 HT leads
    • ITG foam air filter and custom back plate
    • Polished ally ram pipes
    • Weber Alpha 3D ignition
    • Samco red coolant hoses
    • Mikalor hose clamps
    • Twin Facet redtop fuel pumps
    • Filterking fuel regulator
    • Mocal 13 row oil cooler
    • Microdynamics rev limiter
    • Hockey puck engine 'rubbers'
    • Custom engine mount brackets
    • Powerflow 2.5" stainless system
    • Custom twin 3" upswept slashcut tailpipes
    • Ashley 4-2-1 tubular manifold
    • Lightweight crank pulley
    • Re-cored standard radiator
    • Spal 12" electric fan
    • 1.8 Manta gearbox with custom mount
    • 1.8 Manta CWP - 3.44:1
    • Engine torque damper/brace
    • Custom Solutions polished/engraved exhaust heat shield
    • Custom Solutions polished/engraved cam cover insert
    • Alternator moved to exhaust side with custom bracket/adjuster and polished heat shield
    • Lightweight alternator pulley
    • Custom metal covers for the radiator, oil and washer bottle caps
  • Suspension

    • Spax ultra low springs
    • Avo adjustable shocks
    • Poly-bushed throughout
    • Solid mounted front and rear cross-members
    • Panhard rod shortened and bracket lowered
    • Mk2 Golf rear ARB drop links w/custom brackets
    • VW Beetle PU steering coupler
    • Front bump stops shortened and replaced with PU
    • Stainless steel rope axle straps - prevent springs falling out on full droop
  • Interior

    • OMP 4 point roll cage with added door bars and harness bar
    • Leather reclining bucket seats
    • 4 point Sabelt harnesses
    • Billet ally gear knob with shortened lever
    • Rear seats removed and area carpeted
    • Autometer monster tacho
    • Custom centre console with gauges/switches
    • Battery relocated to 50cal ammo tin in the boot
    • Billet ally iron cross rear view mirror
    • Richbrook window winders, shortened to clear speaker pods (which aren't there anymore)
    • Sparco ally passenger foot rest
    • OMP pedals
    • OMEX sequential shift lights
    • Custom LED instrument binacle lighting
    • Door cards and rear quarters retrimmed in black vinyl
    • Nardi steering wheel
  • Exterior

    • Satin black rattle can respray
    • 2 Slot fibreglass nosecone
    • Twin headlamp conversion: recessed 1", no covers, rewired - 4 side lights/dip and main beam, LED sidelights
    • Flyeyes film on headlights
    • Indicators relocated to foglamps
    • Mantzel Elegance front bumper - modified: S15 lower lip, recessed lights, bonnet pins for quick release
    • Fiesta RS bonnet vents
    • California classic door mirrors
    • Focus side repeaters - LED bulbs
    • Single wiper conversion
    • Escort RS turbo arch extension - modified: stretched and reprofiled
    • S13 sideskirts - modified: lenghtened, edges made squarer
    • Mantzel Elegance rear bumper - modified: rear foglights removed,wheel arch edge extended down 2"
    • Custom round rear lights: LED lamps, twin tail and brake lights, one pair of brake lights double as rear fogs
    • Custom steel ducktail spoiler
    • Aero petrol filler
    • Exclusive infill panel (between rear lights)
    • Tinter rear quarter windows
    • Air duct in front wing
    • Scary guy logo painted on doors
    • Boot lock removed - solenoid, opened via keyfob
    • Volvo C70 hydraulic boot hinges on custom brackets
    • Washer jets moved from bonnet to scuttle panel
    • Heater air vents removed from scuttle panel
    • Engine bay inner wings smoothed with partial wire tuck
    • Metal spike shock top covers
    • Sparco bonnet pins
    • VW Polo heater unit used for engine clearance
  • Wheels & Brakes

    • Borbet T 9x16 ET15 - front
    • Kerscher Carmona 9x16 ET15 - rear
    • 215/40 16 tyres
    • 20mm spacers front and rear
    • Iron cross valve caps
    • Volvo 240 4 pot calipers with modified Hispec bracket
    • Greenstuff brake pads
    • Vectra V6 grooved/vented discs 286mm
    • Opel Monza master cylinder (23mm bore)
    • Remote brake fluid reservoirs with iron cross covers
    • Master cylinder brace
    • Brake servo removed (carb clearance)
    • Braided hoses throughout, replacing most copper lines
    • Linelock
    • Adjustable bias valve
  • Extras & factory options

    • Matching Stingray bike carried on custom roof rack
  • Planned future mods

    • Always fancied a flocked dash
    • Repair/replace headliner - alcantara/suede or something cool
    • Get the engine running better than it was last year and sort the nitrous system out....

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