Last edited: Jul 30, The offset control arm bushings were for increased caster, not wear. Test drove a I think Zx2 with the updated bumper looked good! JPG File size: Overall, it's a fine combination of performance, practicality, comfort, and economy.
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The Humble Zoom: Ford Escort ZX2 Data File | Articles | Grassroots Motorsports
The ZX2 was never a notable race car—there was just the occasional autocrosser and some club racers back in the day—but the handful of teams who have gone LeMons racing with one have demonstrated the ability of high-mileage Zetec engines to handle hours upon hours of high-rev abuse. With small two-doors becoming fewer and further between, simple coupe scarcity adds a bit of cheap-wheels uniqueness to the Escort ZX2. Suspension The easiest suspension upgrade is just a junkyard away. If your timing belt is showing signs of walking or shredding, replace the pulley with the later one—available only through Ford. Things to Know: Engine and Drivetrain The Zetec engine can make lots of power, either naturally or under boost. I found a broken stud bolt on the stock header that probably was contributing to some of the extra noise due to a leak? Hard launches at the autocross—especially on slicks—will hurt the stock differential, so consider an aftermarket limited-slip.
The Humble Zoom: Ford Escort ZX2 Data File
The manual transmission has closer ratios—the same as those on the previous-generation Escort GT. In reply to iceracer : Maybe you could fire me an email, I'd love a brain dump. User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car. Massive oil leak and the need for a 4 door led me to get rid of it. Anyone looking to sell a stock ish zx2 SR?