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Postby Wild E. Coyote » Mon Jan 29, 2018 11:37 am

Cheers, James!

I was hoping something along those lines would happen :grin:
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Postby gingerdave » Mon Jan 29, 2018 12:34 pm

Have no interest in one myself but does the design of this not belong to Ford? and reproducing one would be illegal.If I’m talking crap please tell me.
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Postby Wild E. Coyote » Mon Jan 29, 2018 12:56 pm

Most probably the R&D for the part in question (if we can talk in such terms when the projected and never met production run was 1000 units) was outsourced. However, intelecutal property is something else and I was wondering the same
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Postby ElDude at Allison Automotive » Tue Jan 30, 2018 9:21 pm

red wrote:Source of the post and most people like it because it looks a bit better in the engine bay 8-)


I think thats the most accurate..lol :lol:

people forget the 1.7 had an optomised inlet system specially designed for that unit alone.. :wink:
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Postby gingerdave » Tue Jan 30, 2018 10:09 pm

IMO the power gains of a Racing Puma over a standard 1.7 are so small that within a week you would be craving for more.And that’s not taking into account virtually the same torque.
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Postby Wild E. Coyote » Wed Jan 31, 2018 9:04 am

ElDude at Allison Automotive wrote:Source of the post
red wrote:Source of the post and most people like it because it looks a bit better in the engine bay 8-)


I think thats the most accurate..lol :lol:

people forget the 1.7 had an optomised inlet system specially designed for that unit alone.. :wink:


Don't believe everything you read. Take a look at 1.6 plastic inlet (focus, fiesta) it is virtually the same, only made of plastic (cheaper and faster production). The optimisation of 1.7 inlet is primary in regards to the inlet sound (same as the Helmholtz resonator under the hood, that plastic box) and keeping the torque curve as flat as possible :wink:
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Postby shane1700puma » Wed Feb 07, 2018 6:53 pm

I'll definetly have one
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Postby RoadWarrior » Sat Feb 17, 2018 7:27 pm

I don't think they'll ever be remade. Trying to take on a multi-billion dollar company like Ford when you're a little garage / engineer company in comparrison is just asking for a major legal case and be absolutely hammered by fines.

There's plenty of other options out there, although a bit more expensive. Lightning Motor Sport do a stage 1 kit with camshafts and a LMS180 inlet system. Pushing you up to about 150-160BHP. Probably cost close to £1,500-£2,000 though, is it worth it on a 16-17(+) year old car?
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