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  Puma Race Engines - Ford CVH Engine Tuning Guide
Most CVH tuning is based on the 1600 engine although similar principles apply to the 1300 and 1400.
Ford changed the design in 1986 to try and make it a bit more idiot proof but in my experience there is nothing capable of doing quite as much damage to an engine as a really determined idiot.
Ford had a serious marketing problem with the XR3i which they insisted on being the performance car in the range despite the Fiesta being lighter and a better match for the other hot hatches like the Golf and Astra.
www.pumaracing.co.uk /CVH.htm   (5450 words)

  Ford CVH engine
The CVH (Compound Valve angle Hemispherical combustion chamber) engine was introduced by Ford in 1980 in the third generation Ford Escort.
The engine was originally conceived in 1974 and is unique in terms of its valves mounted at a compound angle, which allows for a hemispherical combustion chamber shape without using a more expensive twin camshaft arrangement.
The CVH-PTE is a revised version of the Ford CVH engine which was introduced on the Ford Escort in 1995.
www.xasa.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/f/fo/ford_cvh_engine.html   (264 words)

 Ford CVH engine - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
It was later used in the Ford Sierra as well as the second generation Ford Fiesta and from 1983 it was used in the Ford Orion.
Engines were built in the Dearborn Engine Plant for the North American market, and in Ford's then-new engine plant in Bridgend in Wales for the European market.
The last CVH engine was the 2.0 L introduced in the 1997 Escort.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Ford_CVH_engine   (674 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: CVH
The 1.3 L CVH was introduced in the 1980 European Escort and in the Orion and Fiesta from 1983 to 1986.
CVH and its allies understood that for the accountability session to succeed they had to demonstrate that there is a base of people who are concerned about WEP and workfare and who will pressure the candidates on these issues.
CVH has decided to be very particular as to when to use email to protect against overly saturating their base and allies with email, understanding that email is only effective if people read it.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/CVH   (771 words)

 Science Fair Projects - Ford CVH engine
The engine was produced in many different capacities from 1.1 to 1.9 litres, the smaller versions being exclusively for the European market.
The 1.6 L CVH was used in the 1981 North American Ford Escort.
The last CVH engine was the 2.0 L introduced in the 1998 Escort.
www.all-science-fair-projects.com /science_fair_projects_encyclopedia/Ford_CVH_engine   (768 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Rebuilding and Tuning Ford's CVH Engine: Books: Peter Wallage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
The Ford CVH engine (Compound Valve angle, Hemispherical combustion chamber) has been used in many well known Ford models, including Fiestas 1.4, 1.6, XR2I, RS Turbo, Escorts 1.4, 1.6, RS1600i, XR3, XR3i, RS Turbo and Orions 11.3,1.6 and 1600i.
The CVH engine provided Ford with reliable power for all Escorts and Fiestas at 1.3 litre cylinder capacity and above from 1981 onwards.
If you also consider that the CVH is becoming very popular in rear engine mounted kit cars, one should regard this publication as excellent home-garage bookshelf material.
www.amazon.co.uk /Rebuilding-Tuning-Fords-CVH-Engine/dp/1859600069   (762 words)

 Ford Sierra, 1.8 CVH engine 5 speed manual car
The Ford Sierra hatchback was launched in late 1982 as a modern replacement for ageing Cortina cars.
The CVH engine offers better drivability than the older SOHC (Also known as Pinto) engines, they pull better from low down and rev a little better.
One problem that does often present itself on the CVH Sierra is leaking valve oil seals, evidence of this is a smoking exhaust (Blue, smelly oil smoke) on startup, especially if the car has been left for a while.
www.moderncars.co.uk /ford_sierra.html   (894 words)

 Ford CVH-moottori - AutoWiki
CVH tarkoittaa tiettyä 4-sylinteristä Ford Motor Companyn vuosien 1981 ja 1991 välillä valmistamaa moottoria.
The 1,3 L CVH esiteltiin vuoden 1980 Euroopan Ford Escortissa, se oli myös käytössä Ford Orionissa ja Ford Fiestassa vuodesta 1983 vuoteen 1986.
CVH moottori suurennettiin 1.9 litraiseksi Pohjois-Amerikan vuoden 1986 Escortiin.
www.autowiki.fi /index.php?title=Ford_CVH-moottori&redirect=no   (566 words)

 Ford Pinto engine - ClassicFords   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
In Ford sales literature it was referred to as the EAO or OHC engine, it is also sometimes called the Metric engine since it was designed using the metric system.
The 16-valve version of the Ford DOHC unit is still used on the Ford Transit.
This engine has also been known as the Lima engine, after the Lima Engine plant in Lima, Ohio, where it was first manufactured (it was also later manufactured in Brazil).
wiki.classicfords.net /index.php/Ford_Pinto_engine   (1008 words)

 Media.Ford.com: Ford RS - The Rallye Sport Heritage
The original RS-badged Ford - the Escort RS1600, was the first-ever Ford to use a 16-valve twin-overhead-camshaft engine, and the first to be assembled in the new Advanced Vehicle Operation factory at Aveley, in Essex.
Ford Capri RS2600 and RS3100 models were not only high-powered flagship versions of Ford's best-selling coupe range, but they also won scores of races, including the European Touring car Championships of 1971 and 1972.
In the 1980s the front-wheel-drive RS1600i was the first Escort to use a fuel-injected engine, and the first to use a five-speed gearbox, while the Escort RS Turbo was the first to use a turbocharged engine, and a viscous-coupling limited-slip differential.
media.ford.com /article_display.cfm?article_id=6285   (823 words)

 Ford EXP & Mercury LN7 Owners Club - Vehicle History and Technical Specifications
Comparing the EXP to the original Thunderbird, Ford Division General Manager Louis E. Latalf said: “We’re introducing another two-seater with the same flair, but the EXP will be a very affordable, very fuel efficient car matched to the lifestyles of the eighties.” (For comparison, the sporty new coupe weighted a 1000 lbs.
Under hood was the 97.6 cid (1.6 liter) CVH engine with standard four-speed overdrive manual transaxle.
Ford’s coupe was a notchback with a lift-up hatch, while the Mercury LN7 fielded a big “bubbleback” back window.
www.fordexp.com /sections/history.asp   (831 words)

 zetecinside.com - Tuning the Zetec
Fords marketing department presumably decreed that their top-of-the-line performance variant couldn't have an engine of older design than the cooker models, and so they dressed up a Zetec to look like the engine that replaced it.
The Duratec is an all alloy engine with chain-driven cams and the induction and exhaust on opposite sides of the head.
Ford part numbers for the replacement pulley bolts are F7111447, and the oil seals are F1067029.
www.zetecinside.com /xr2/zetectune.htm   (4483 words)

 Sylva Autokits
The CVH bolts directly to a Sierra 5 speed gearbox so there is no need for a special bell housing.
When fitting a CVH engine to an inline gearbox, the input shaft needs to be supported by a spigot bush in the end of the crankshaft.
The CVH does not have an engine mount on the near-side.
www.sylva.co.uk /technical/cvh.htm   (1167 words)

 Ford Pinto engine . Ford Mustang . List of Ford engines . Ford CVH engine . Ford Motor Company . 1970s . 1995   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
The 1971 Pinto and Capri used this engine with a single Weber 3236 DFAV carburetor and 8.2:1 compression.
Output in the Escort RS2000 was 82 kW 110 hp and 161 N·m 119 ft·lbf.
Ford was launched from a converted wagon factory, with $28,000 cash from 12 investors.
www.uk.fraquisanto.net /Ford_Pinto_engine   (668 words)

 Cars - Ford Escort
Introduced in 1981, the first American Escort was intended to share common components with the European Mk III (as with its sister, the Mercury Lynx), and was launched as a 2-door hatchback and as a 4-door station wagon, with the 4-door hatchback following a year later.
Ford, which owned a 25 percent stake in Mazda, already sold a version of the 323 in Asia and Australasia, called the Ford Laser
The 1991 Ford Escort was one of the first Ford automobiles to feature, on the 1.9 L engine, distributorless ignition (known as EDIS, Electronic Distributorless Ignition System).
listing-index.ebay.com /cars/Ford_Escort_(North_American).html   (827 words)

 Blueprinting (Dave Baker)
The engine that I build most of is the Ford 1600 CVH engine and most of these over the last 5 years have been for a race series which calls for engines to remain at standard Ford spec.
One of my engines which produced 86 bhp at the wheels went to another engine builder when the car owner sold the car to another driver who didn't know who had originally built the engine.
This "engine builder" knocked the power down to 78 bhp at the wheels on the same dyno by what I can only describe as completely fucking up the bores with a cheap flapwheel type glazebuster tool rather than using the correct honing equipment.
yarchive.net /car/blueprinting.html   (856 words)

 Ford Escort - Top Speed   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
Codenamed within Ford as Erika–86, and sometimes referred to as the "Mk IV" (although it was not officially the fourth generation), it was instantly recognizable as an updated version of the previous model, with a smooth Scorpio style nose and the "stroked" rear lamp clusters smoothed over.
As well as an all-new interior, a new 1.4 L derivative of the CVH engine was introduced, as well as numerous suspension tweaks to address the long standing criticisms of the Escort’s handling and ride quality, although these had limited success.
In 1989, the diesel engine was enlarged to 1.8 L, and the poorly‐performing 1.1 L version was finally dropped from the range.
www.topspeed.com /cars/ford-escort-ar14872-pa3.html   (401 words)

 Zetec History - fiestaturbo.com - Ford Fiesta RS Turbo, RS1800, XR2i & Si 16v
The Ford CVH engine has been around for 20 odd years in one incarnation or another, and even the most recent Turbocharged EFI unit in the FRST is knocking on 13.
For years the CVH engined cars ruled the roost as the tuneable hot hatch to have.
When Ford killed off the Escort and Fiesta RS Turbos in the early 1990s and the CVH engine deceased, it seemed that a golden era had come to an end.
www.fiestaturbo.com /articles/zetechistory   (626 words)

The engine fitted to the RS1600i was a modified 1600 C.V.H. unit and based on the XR3 CVH engine.
During engine development the optimum ignition points over the entire speed, load and temperature ranges were plotted and then mapped onto the ignition computer ROM.
Ford retained a front wheel drive RS once the RS1600i was discontinued in the form of the Ford Escort RS Turbo Series I.
www.rs4x4.co.uk /rs1600i.htm   (815 words)

 Media.Ford.com: FORD BRIDGEND PRODUCES 13,000,000 ENGINES
In the late 1970s Bridgend plant was built to manufacture Ford's new CVH (Compound Valve angle Hemispherical combustion chamber) engine for Escort, Sierra and Fiesta.
By 1981, 2,100 CVH units a day were being sent to Bridgend's customer plants and a total of 6,000,000 were produced before CVH assembly was transferred to South Africa at the end of 1996.
The 1.6-litre version at the heartland of the Ford petrol engine range was enhanced with Twin Independent Variable Camshaft Timing (Ti-VCT) in 2005 for all-new Ford Focus.
media.ford.com /article_display.cfm?article_id=23482   (556 words)

 Ford Fiesta Mk1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
Ford Fiesta Bravo 1980 with 1600 Ford CVH engine from a Mk2 Fiesta Xr2.
Engine ran as standard up until and throughout the 2000 National Hillclimb Championship but received a Kent Cam for the post season Killarney MC Lyre Hillclimb
Throughout its life the Fiesta ran on Avo Uk adjustable shock absorbers, with Xr2 cross drilled discs and calipers at the front, brakes were standard at the rear.
www.rallyinsite.com /ford_fiesta_mk1.htm   (229 words)

 Talk:Ford CVH engine - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
The CVH was also produced in a North American version about the same time, for the Ford Escort, built in the Dearborn Engine Plant.
They shared a lot of basic engineering but the final development I believe was largely separate.
I think we should add some North American info to this page but at the moment I am working mostly off of memory so I am reluctant to edit immediately....
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Talk:Ford_CVH_engine   (112 words)

 Morgan Cars, Sales, Imports, Isis Imports Ltd.
In addition to the central tube between the engine and the three-speed gearbox, there were now Z-section side members, with the top flange turned outwards and the bottom flange turned inwards to support the wood floor.
Various Ford overhead valve engines replaced the side-valve unit in succeeding years, and today the 4/4 is powered either by the Ford CVH engine or the Fiat twin overhead camshaft engine, both of 1,600 cc.
In 1968, when Standard-Triumph went over to a six-cylinder engine which was too long to fit into the Morgan's engine bay, the Plus 8 was introduced, powered by the Rover V8 engine, to which has now been added the Vitesse version with the fuel-injected Rover V8.
www.sonic.net /~billfink/elegantsolution.html   (774 words)

 Performance Modified CVH Engine - Justin's Ford Fiesta XR2
Yes, the MPG went though the roof but the engine was no longer being starved of fuel.
What the engine did well was accelerate fast, but it was rubbish for overtaking as the power was not there without stirring the gear stick about too much.
XR3i is exactly the same CVH job so it went straight in and gained another 10bhp from having the injection system fitted, which simply bolted off the old engine and onto the one from the XR2.
www.greylizard.net /fordfiestaxr2modifiedcvhengine.php   (1046 words)

 History of Davrian
The Davrian marque was conceived by structural engineer Adrian Evans when he first saw a Hillman Imp in 1963, prior to its release for sale to the public.
However the design of the Mk7 and Mk8 cars allowed use of a variety of engine and gearbox combinations, including Renault engine and transaxle, Mini transverse, Ford CVH transverse, Ford Kent (rear or mid-engined).
However, the Imp-based suspension of the Davrians was replaced by a Ford-based suspension layout with a Corry-fabricated double wishbone assembly using Cortina MkIII uprights at the front and modified Sierra trailing arms at the rear.
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/NEW_DAV_REG/Davhist.htm   (884 words)

 SPEME | SPEME | Metallurgical Processing & Fabrication
A Ford Valencia engine has been used to study the fuel consumption and emission during engine warm-up.
A 1.4 l Ford CVH engine has been commissioned on a new test bed and the influence of external water and lubricant heaters investigated.
The impact of the passenger compartment heater on the warm-up has been investigated and shown to double the warm-up time and the emissions.
www.leeds.ac.uk /speme/research/gea-p18.htm   (120 words)

 Why is this category in here ??? - Ford Exp Discusson at Ford-Forums.com
It had a small 1.6 L CVH I4 engine rated at 70 hp (52 kW) and a standard 4-speed IB4 manual transaxle.
Finally, in March 1982, an 80 hp (59 kW) version of the CVH engine became available.
Then, in 1984, Ford added a turbocharged 1.6 L CVH engine, available for the Escort and EXP, featuring a high-lift camshaft and EEC-IV electronic controls.
www.ford-forums.com /ford-exp/6203-why-category-here-post17705.html   (238 words)

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