Ryan Labombard's EcoBoosted 1987 Merkur XR4Ti Restomod
Ryan LaBombard of Killingworth, Connecticut, shares his story about his resto-modded 1987 Merkur XR4Ti powered by a 2.0L EcoBoost crate engine:
“My name is Ryan LaBombard, and I live in Killingworth, Connecticut. I just wanted to share the story behind my 1987 Merkur XR4Ti restomod. I bought the car six years ago. It was completely stock. I was frankly disappointed by the factory 2.3-liter four-cylinder engine and the T-9 transmission, so I didn't really drive the car very much.
“Four years ago, I bought a 2.0L EcoBoost crate engine (M-6007-20T) and the Controls Pack (M-6017-20T) from what was then Ford Racing and got to work on installing it in my Merkur … “