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Hi Ish,

Thanks for the info. Very impressive.

Just checked out your homepage and saw the Cossie top left and the Redline reference. Is this the same Cossie that raced the Mondeo Cosworth and the Fireblade (at least i think it was a Fireblade) in one issue??

Many thanks

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Well done Martin, the old dog still going then, hehe.

For anyone out there who dont know him, hes a Cossie tuning super star, I dare you to take him on.

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Mad Mad cars, both the Escort and Mondeo.

But mostly I think you just need a big pair of goolies in your wrinkle sak.
0-100's for us was around 10 secs I think, cant really remember.

Puts it in perspective:)
 

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Holds 'em back

Its that sodding great big table on the back end Paul which restricts 'em for top end.

Have a chat with Warren tomorrow and he'll fill you in on Cossie this and thats. If your interested that is.

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mr2 dave

yes the modeo cossie belonged to martin as well and he did go up against a bike for revs mag i think along with his escort.

the mondeo had virtually the same spec engine as the escort. the mondeo has now gone into retirment!!!

the engine out of it was sold to a m8 of martins who put into a 3 door cossie(which then took the 3 door cossie top speed record). the guy has now put the engine into his escort.

as for top speed i'm not sure what's limits it. i'll have a word with martin and see what his opinion is.

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Ish....

Youre right, it was Revs, i dug up the issue. The Escort Cossie pulled 0-60mph in 3.38sec and 0-100 in 7.59 topping out at 183.1, mainly due to running out of runway according to the article.

I remembered it due the the Fireblade riders comments when he got cained and he then got taken for a spin in the Escort, i quote

' When Martin dumps the clutch you feel your stomach and other internal organs move backwards and touch your spine. Youre also very aware of how much the skin on your face weighs because it tries to turn on your head' !!!

Mental.....

Best wishes

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paul i asked martin about top speed and he said he reckons he could get a better top speed if he had a longer distance than the straight @ brunters.

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