My car is only used as a track rat.
K N Ford Escort ZX2 cold air intakes are easy to install and add power acceleration while protecting the aamp escort vehicle's engine.
Factory Direct Price: 487,19, part Info, add to Cart 2002 Ford Escort ZX2.0L L4 Fuel Injection - All Models.Make your engine come to life by fitting it with a ZX2 racing chip today. Amsoil 5w -30 HalfDork I beat an S2000 down the 1/8 mile with one.It was a DD, track car, ice racer and occ.3mJAdhpdRkkztCKg7 Dork Dork In reply to FSP_ZX2 : I was wondering when you'd chime in on this thread.MegaDork Back in the late 90's, I considered getting one as a new car. .Some Ford Escort Zx2 performance chips, ECUs, and programmers are so effective at increasing power that it is recommended to also upgrade your valvetrain in order to safely handle your Ford Escort Zx2 engine's new output, although this change is usually reserved for more aggressive performance chips.Those wheels help identify the 1999 cars.There werent many takers for the coil-overs, so if you can find one of these kits on todays used market, itll still cost you four figures.Better still is the fifth gear set from the four-cylinder Mazda MX-6.We had previously seen that Zeta-family engine in the Ford Contour and Mercury Mystique cousins.For track I ran A Hoosiers on 7" rims. .The ZX2 was never a notable race carthere was just the occasional autocrosser and some club racers back in the daybut 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.
For 1998, Ford introduced the Escort ZX2, a coupe version with unique sheet metal and a 2-liter twin-cam engine.
MegaDork '98 models had escort ZX2 embossed in the rear bumper cover.
Honda guys mocked the Zetec as an imitation of their vtecwhich had just kicked.You can also disconnect the overly sensitive knock sensora green connector below the intake manifoldfor better performance.Shorty header and adjustable intake cam gear.UltimaDork The only suspension parts I replaced were both tie rod ends, one ball joint, it was iffy.You will receive complete instructions and all you will need is about 20 minutes to get these ZX2 performance chips installed.It was slow, but fun and basically indestructible.Easy to install performance, usually in 90 minutes or less.
The power tweaks added up to 143 ponies.
ZX2s have proved reliable and economicalthey even have a decent hypermiler following, too, thanks to a low.33 drag coefficient.
Q: Are power programmers universal, or made specifically for my vehicle?