Quantum Specification This is basically what I sent to my insurance company so it's a bit detailed.
Update: this spec is now out of date as I'm rebuilding the car with a new engine, see the main pages for details.
|Model||Quantum 2+2 Convertible|
|Colour||British Racing Green|
|Engine Capacity||1597 CC|
|Built:||1994-date (running from Sept 1998)|
|Estimated cost of Build||£10,000|
Quantum Sports Cars Quantum Works Enville Street Stourbridge West Midlands DY8 3TD
Standard Quantum 2+2 fibreglass body finished in green gelcoat Fibreglass Hard top Black double duck Soft top New XR2 tinted glass Modifications to headlights ,separate ZKW 4" main and dipped beam units fitted instead of XR2). Battery fitted in boot. New European Fiesta injection petrol tank. New Mazda 323 electric door mirrors.
1988 Escort RS Turbo 1597 CC CVH engine Completely stripped, rebuilt & modified as follows: Cylinder head gas flowed but still standard valve sizes. Head matched to inlet and exhaust ports. Piper 285T camshaft K & N Freeflow air filter Turbo wastegate replaced with -31 version, set to 15 PSI Engine management box chip changed to match wastegate. Standard Escort Turbo Clutch Uprated Samco turbo hoses fitted Polished alloy rocker cover and inlet pipe. Estimated power output 150-160 Bhp
Custom made from Jetex 2.5" bore steel tubing, the remains of my previous Jetex RS Turbo exhaust & 2 Jetex silencers
1988 Escort RS Turbo 5 speed with Limited slip differential
1988 Escort RS Turbo inner CV joints, 1984 Fiesta XR2 shafts & outer CV joints
|Front & Rear Suspension:||
Refurbished 1984 Fiesta XR2 Hubs New XR2 steering rack New front track control arms & tie rods New rear axle, trailing arms & panard rod All new bushes and ball joints. All rubber suspension bushes replaced with Powerflex polyurethane bushes. New Monroe gasmatic shock absorbers all round New Front springs Quantum custom spec. New Rear springs Quantum custom spec.
New EBC MK5 Escort XR3i slotted & ventilated discs, Mintex pads. New Escort RS Turbo spec brake calipers New standard spec XR2 rear brake drums, shoes & cylinders New XR2 brake servo & rear bios limiting valve. Copper/nickel brakes pipes.
Reconditioned Escort RS Turbo 15 x 7" Locking wheel nuts fitted. New Goodyear Eagle F1 195/45 R 15 Tyres
1984 Fiesta XR2 dashboard, some parts replaced with new. Additional oil pressure/temp, water temp and boost gauges fitted in panel in old radio opening. Mk4 Escort switches fitted instead of XR2 1988 Escort Cabrio half leather Recaro front seats. Rear seat and door panels will be trimmed to match fronts when finished. New Ford after market centre console, shorten by 1.5" to clear lower dash in Quantum New MK3 Fiesta electric windows and central locking fitted.
Pioneer tape/CD head unit (Model KEH-M9100) fitted in centre console. Pioneer 6 CD autochanger (Model CDX-M6) 2 x New 180 watt/channel amplifiers fitted behind rear seat. 4 x New Pioneer 180 Watt speakers
Alarm & Immobiliser details not mentioned incase it helps a thief. Lets just say it won't be easy to bypass.
All s/h parts used were fully reconditioned. All bearings, bushes, seals etc have been replaced. All non high tensile nuts, bolts and washers have been replaced with stainless steel. All new parts made are stainless steel or aluminum.
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