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Offline Frank Fox

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73 2.0 turbo
« on: November 25, 2011, 10:39:30 PM »
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    I built a 2.0 engine and added the fuel injection and turbo from a 88 T-bird On the front of a C-4 built trans.
Not on the road yet, more wiring and parts sorting to do but have had it running. Not much room under hood. Retaining the AC unit, it gets hot in the central California in the summer. I drove the 73 pinto runabout over 200,000 miles while commuting to the bay area for 10+ years. Broke a few timing belts on the road, after about 30 minutes I was back on the road driving the Pinto , no bent valves. Love this car! Will try to post some pictures when I get a chance.
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Re: 73 2.0 turbo
« Reply #1 on: November 25, 2011, 10:58:29 PM »
Frank, Would love to see soem pictures of you Pinto & welcome again to the dark side!
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Re: 73 2.0 turbo
« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2011, 09:57:43 PM »
I'd like to see and hear more, I have a bunch of 2.0 parts, been thinking of injecting it.....
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Re: 73 2.0 turbo
« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2011, 03:19:22 AM »
Frank, would love to hear more about your '73 and all that you two have been through...
the only substitute for cubic inches is BOOST!!!

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« Reply #4 on: December 06, 2011, 08:50:04 AM »
welcome to the site Frank! i also would like to see pics. of the injection system.
very cool!!
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Re: 73 2.0 turbo
« Reply #5 on: December 07, 2011, 06:13:22 AM »
Welcome Frank. Did you fabricate your intake, or modify the 2.0 intake?