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    Default Jack Roush Collection Race Prepped 2.3 T

    Since we have our own forum now I thought I would post this up for those that haven't seen it. It is in the Jack Roush collection in Michigan. I am going back in January. This is an old Merkur race car from back in the day. I remember watching these race. Just a neat piece of history I thought I would share. No particular reason. I just thought anyone who is a fan of the 2.3 T would enjoy a blast from the past.
    The original thread is in the online car show forum. Just search Jack Roush Collection and it's the one I started obviously. Probably 250+ pictures.











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    FEP Super Member gr79's Avatar
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    Was there 9/13/12, a memorable day for me in more ways than one.

    The first pic in your thread 2/6/12 shows that custom black traffic signal light that looks like a crane.
    It is above the 999 car and Model T. It is a prototype or something.
    My camera battery quit trying to take a shot of it.
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    pressing the like button on this thread
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    I thought I'd share my pictures from 3 dog garage here in Pa. https://plus.google.com/photos/10856...CL-wot_6v6-HZQ
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    3 Dog Garage might be Heaven when it comes to 4 eyed race cars!!!

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    All of it, VERY cool
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    Not much stock stuff left
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    Suspension, custom k- member, TQ arm/pan hard rod... Much more
    Restored and ready to race, made to go fast while cornering

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    great pics!

    What's up with the plumbing to the exhaust ports??

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    "Steam ports" which helped complete fill of the system and to vent any potential steam from around the exhaust port. According to Rick Byrnes: "The Roush engines also used cross flow cooling with separate entry and exit for the block and head. It was essentially a dry deck with metallic "O" rings for combustion seal."

    Rick used the same system on his Bonneville Merkur.

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