UK Royal Marines change an Escort Engine in 30 seconds

Escort 42 Second Engine SwapYou thought only Canadian Armed Forces spent time practicing their quick change skills on quirky automotive projects like the Jiffy Jeep?  Check out this video of early 1980’s awesomeness (complete with mustaches)  of the UK Royal Marines swapping engines in an Ford Escort in thirty seconds flat.

30 seconds? That is 15 seconds in and 15 seconds out. -Quicker than the asthmatic 1.6L 4 cylinder engine can propel the Escort from 0-60 mph. Yes, we know it was done sans fluids, and the hood and other components have been modified to make the feat easier, but is still a blast to watch. A bunch more fun than watching the Escort try to accelerate from 0-60 twice.


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