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Post by shedtune » Wed Jul 24, 2019 1:06 pm

So a mate is getting rid of his MK2 Granada project..a 2.8 ghia x ...he also has a scorpio with decent 24v cosworth engine his plan was to put it in the grandad...
You can see what I'm thinking...scorpio engine into the Scimitar get the mk2 working and sell on as a running project..
What do you guys think? Any major problems putting the scorpio engine in the Se6a?


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Post by scimjim » Wed Jul 24, 2019 1:07 pm

The 24v cologne has been done a few times - it’s really wide though, so the alternator causes headaches.


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Post by Coupe Racing » Wed Jul 24, 2019 1:26 pm

Didn't someone say never again


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Post by peter freeman » Wed Jul 24, 2019 2:35 pm

2.9 in the MBs - mine has the Scorpio engine



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Post by AJL Electronics » Wed Jul 24, 2019 2:54 pm

peter freeman wrote:
Wed Jul 24, 2019 2:35 pm
2.9 in the MBs - mine has the Scorpio engine
The standard 12 valve is a direct fit, it's the 24 valve Cosworth that will leave you tearing out your hair, as well as lumps of fibeglass.


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Post by Will Anderson » Wed Jul 24, 2019 3:14 pm

If you want to see how it is done in a MB, here's an example.
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Or for the standard 2.9 here's another example.
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Post by shedtune » Wed Jul 24, 2019 8:17 pm

Im going to look at them over the weekend
Anyone else intrested in some of the bits etc?..


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