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AJRTDDI

Member Since 28 Nov 2013
Offline Last Active Jul 03 2014 08:40 AM
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Knocking Low Rpm. Worse Up Hills.

29 June 2014 - 06:55 AM

i have a knocking noise. Sounds very engine related.. Sounds top left of engine bay (by diesal filter)

My Cambelt snapped few months ago. I cant remember if i had this problem before or after it went.

i had few sightly bent valves.

The engine never stalled when cambelt went. (i pulled over and turned engine off and restarted then it snapped before restarting (200-250rpm)

It was a complete head rebuild. New seals, New valves ect.

There was 2 very tiny marks on piston, That i sanded smooth with 800 Grit sandpaper (Very fine marks). There was no movment in pistons and piston walls looked great for 140,000 Diesal miles.

I'v replaced Both bottom arms.

Could a Top mount make this noise??

maybe engine mounts??


Is St170 Inlet/exhuast Exchangeable With Blacktop

14 June 2014 - 09:40 PM

iv haulted on my Escort ST170 Turbo project due to lack of infomation.

I need advice on Inlet/Exhuast manifolds i can use for my ST170 engine.

I'm using a Front Starter mounted Gearbox.


Ford Escort Battery Tray Help.

29 May 2014 - 07:42 AM

Is it normal process to cut tho whole panel out and replace it. or just overlap the panel and use seam sealer to not allow water.

Cause if i cut the whole panel out. i can image it will be hard to seam weld it to a water tight level.


St170 Turbo Question's For My Mk4 Escort Project.

26 May 2014 - 12:47 PM

what inlet manifold and Turbo Exhuast manifold can i use for a ST170 on a RS Gearbox.


Do i need a new Gearbox (Rear mounted starter on gearbox) ?

Do i need to scrap the ST170 inlet Manifold because of the Runner control system (i have no unit to control it) ?

Best to delete the VVT now im going to turbo ?


St170 Mk4 Escort Alternator Options/belts. ?

26 May 2014 - 07:58 AM

im currently fitting a ST170 into my mk4 escort. What mounts/Belts/ Off the shelf kits did others use ?

Really need some advice on this. Can i use the cvh mount and alternator ?