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#1 adam211088

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Posted 06 October 2008 - 06:33 PM

Hi people,
Im looking for some advice, i may be buying a 1.8 diesel, 1996 model ford escort encore
a few things i wanted to know was firstly what bhp and torque does it have, also whether it's any good and what common problems were.

any advice would be most helpful.

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#2 vinnyvangough

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Posted 06 October 2008 - 06:41 PM

Hi and welcome to the site.

The 1.8 derv lump is very good and strong.

I think its a 60bhp at 4500rpm unit with 110lbs/ft of tourque at 2500rpm

Not really any common problems that i know of.

Not sure if this info is 100% correct but know its not very far off.

Hope this helps

#3 adam211088

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Posted 06 October 2008 - 10:33 PM

thanks for the info i think i will buy it tomorrow, sort of an upgrade from what i currently drive which is a seat arosa.

#4 vinnyvangough

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Posted 07 October 2008 - 11:33 AM

Sounds good then mate. You'll have to get some info and pictures up of it then.

#5 Rikos

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Posted 08 October 2008 - 10:27 AM

Hello and welcome to the club

Hope the new car goes well for you.

#6 adam211088

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Posted 09 October 2008 - 10:40 PM

Thanks for the welcome, i hope its okay to i hear they are good cars.

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