Another Canadian Merk

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Post by XR4BILL » Fri Jan 14, 2011 2:17 am

Sorry James, I guess I got you mixed up with Steve. When do you need this yoke?
This last week has been to cold to work on anything in Calgary. I will be hitting the road again very soon.

Bill.
Boport 2.1 cam. 3" downpipe/exhaust. MC2 coilovers/springs. Poly bushed. T3/T4, custom header. T5. Cossie 7.5" LSD. Intercooled. 1/2 Cage.
86 Xr4Ti.
03 Escape XLT 4x4.
09 Sport Trac Adrenalin
Lotus 7.

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Re: Another Canadian Merk

Post by NiggyMerk » Fri Oct 31, 2014 5:10 pm

Well I bought another one. Found this beast in Winnipeg about 2 months ago,
I ended up selling my daily 2005 Audi A4 wagon and my 1995 VW Cabrio VR6 to fund
this new project. The original plan was daily driver, but the body is too nice for salty roads.
I ended up getting a 2008 Chev Silverado for my daily.
Plans for this one are pretty tame compared to the last one.
Here are a few pics for now, I will update as I get stuff done.

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1987 Xr4ti (Rosso Red) - LA3, Big VAM, Cossie exhaust housing,
Cosworth 2wd IC, Turbo back 3" exhaust with Magnaflow muffler,
TC rear disc brakes

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Re: Another Canadian Merk

Post by gtprototype » Fri Oct 31, 2014 6:31 pm

Welcome back!
'88 Merkur XR4TI Viper Blue in Oct 2002 MM&FF RETIRED, STRIPPED AND JUNKED
'89 Scorpio Original 5 speed [First T-5 with 2.9v6]SOLD!
2.3 Racing Project -Stock xr4ti that runs

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Re: Another Canadian Merk

Post by Matt01 » Sat Nov 08, 2014 8:10 pm

when you guys say DG (brakes) what do you mean by that?


The white one is a twin of my car! wow it's nice to see another one!

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Re: Another Canadian Merk

Post by In XS 7 » Sat Nov 08, 2014 9:53 pm

Matt01 wrote:when you guys say DG (brakes) what do you mean by that?
"DG brakes" means "David Godfrey's breaks", David had been making a lot of parts, upgrades, adapters, conversions, etc, you name it, he is a great contribution to the Merkur community and his parts are a piece of art, thats why people always remark that the part they are selling or buying is a "DG" part, that is like a symbol of quality.
:cheers
Miguel.
89 XR4Ti Monique; Waking up a real "Night/Mare-Coor".
T5, NPR IC, PIMP ECU, Walbro 255, Dual piston BOV, Manual BC, 3" exhaust, One piece Aluminum drive-shaft, mc2 LSD, Boport 1.5 cam, Ported and polish head, big valves, 80# injectors, Bob's log, (soon HY35).

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Re: Another Canadian Merk

Post by Matt01 » Sat Nov 08, 2014 11:58 pm

oh thanks!

where did that rad come from?

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Re: Another Canadian Merk

Post by In XS 7 » Sun Nov 09, 2014 4:38 am

Matt01 wrote:oh thanks!

where did that rad come from?
Not sure but it looks like the shorty radiator from Merkurdepot, here is the link:

http://www.merkur.50megs.com/photo2_2.html
Miguel.
89 XR4Ti Monique; Waking up a real "Night/Mare-Coor".
T5, NPR IC, PIMP ECU, Walbro 255, Dual piston BOV, Manual BC, 3" exhaust, One piece Aluminum drive-shaft, mc2 LSD, Boport 1.5 cam, Ported and polish head, big valves, 80# injectors, Bob's log, (soon HY35).

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Re: Another Canadian Merk

Post by NiggyMerk » Sun Nov 09, 2014 9:40 am

It was a custom C and R radiator, that DG hooked me up with.
Quite abit thicker than the merkurdepot piece and definitely
overkill for the 2.3.
1987 Xr4ti (Rosso Red) - LA3, Big VAM, Cossie exhaust housing,
Cosworth 2wd IC, Turbo back 3" exhaust with Magnaflow muffler,
TC rear disc brakes

Nick

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Re: Another Canadian Merk

Post by In XS 7 » Sun Nov 09, 2014 1:07 pm

NiggyMerk wrote:It was a custom C and R radiator, that DG hooked me up with.
Quite abit thicker than the merkurdepot piece and definitely
overkill for the 2.3.
Very nice man, you are doing a great job, please keep us post.
:cheers
Miguel.
89 XR4Ti Monique; Waking up a real "Night/Mare-Coor".
T5, NPR IC, PIMP ECU, Walbro 255, Dual piston BOV, Manual BC, 3" exhaust, One piece Aluminum drive-shaft, mc2 LSD, Boport 1.5 cam, Ported and polish head, big valves, 80# injectors, Bob's log, (soon HY35).

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Re: Another Canadian Merk

Post by NiggyMerk » Thu Nov 27, 2014 1:44 pm

Got the old ugly cracked dash out, have a decent 88 version to put back in.
Then just need to remove and redo the headliner.

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Also picked up an LSD supra diff, as my current one has worn
spider gears.

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1987 Xr4ti (Rosso Red) - LA3, Big VAM, Cossie exhaust housing,
Cosworth 2wd IC, Turbo back 3" exhaust with Magnaflow muffler,
TC rear disc brakes

Nick

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Re: Another Canadian Merk

Post by Matt01 » Tue Dec 16, 2014 10:35 pm

how do you contact david godfrey these days? DGodfrey@DRS-TEM.com does not seem to work..

thanks

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Re: Another Canadian Merk

Post by NiggyMerk » Thu Dec 18, 2014 10:32 am

I had his phone number about 5 years ago.
I have since lost it.
Not sure how to get a hold of him now though.
1987 Xr4ti (Rosso Red) - LA3, Big VAM, Cossie exhaust housing,
Cosworth 2wd IC, Turbo back 3" exhaust with Magnaflow muffler,
TC rear disc brakes

Nick

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