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Owner: Superturnier
MyoldFord: 1965 Ford Taunus 20M Turnier
Displacement: 2 L
Fuel type: gasoline
Transmission: manual
Curb weight: 2315 lbs
Coefficient of drag: 0.38
Frontal area: 0 sq.ft.
Description: European Ford, made in köln, Germany.
(The name "Turnier" stands for station wagon.)
2.0L cologne V6 engine with carburettor and breaker points.
6 Volt battery
No power steering or brake booster. No assistants whatsoever. Ideal for engine off coasting!

This is the car model where the Cologne V6 was introduced the first time. Bigger versions of this engine were also used later on ford Bronco, Aerostar, and Ranger etc.
Build Thread:
Current Mods: -A/F -ratio meter. (2008)
-Zemco fuel computer. (works with 6 volts!)(2008)
-Back axle Gear ratio changed.(2009)
-Partial hidden grill block.(2010) (Had to be removed on hot summer days.) It is possible that the over heating problems were caused by too much ignition advance, we'll see this summer.
-Engine under tray made of metal.(2010)
-Idle circuit solenoid valve. Can be closed during cruising.
-removed the rear mudflaps (may 2011)
-Old generator replaced with a 6Volt DIY alternator. (2013)Now charging also during idle.
-Pertronix ignitor (2013)

Planned Mods: -Lowering the suspension.
-Maybe try retarding the valve timing.
Official Fuel Economy Ratings
EPA city 24 mpg(US)
EPA highway 24 mpg(US)
EPA combined 24 mpg(US)

Actual Fuel Economy Performance
Lifetime 25.04 mpg(US)
Last 3 tanks 31.14 mpg(US)
90 days 27.59 mpg(US)
View Fuel Log
Last updated: Oct 24, 2014

(Created: 2009-06-18 10:17:35 / Modified: 2015-01-08 02:26:51)

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