What is the sound of one piston slapping?
What is the sound of one piston slapping?

Yesterday I saw a Mk2 Escort at a show.

This one. An immaculate build, isn’t it? Not sure about the clearance for the air filters or the back of the engine though.

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Note the clear front cover so you can admire the cam belt and pulleys.

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Pulleys? What’s this? The only Escorts to have DOHC engines had BDAs. This isn’t a BDA. Let’s take a closer look.

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Opel? What blasphemy is this? A GM engine sitting proudly in a Ford car?

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