Welcome to the Econobox Café! There are a couple of goals for this blog.
The first is to chronicle our adventures with our own econobox, a 1993 Ford Festiva that has been modified for handling and performance.
The second is to present some favorite drives, some of which we've already done and others we hope to do sometime in the future.
The third is to present other econoboxes from the late 80's and early 90's both stock and modified.
We hope you enjoy your visit!
... well sort of. Jay's is one of seven Shoguns built by Nick Titus and Chuck Beck in the late 80's. They took the drive train from a Ford Taurus SHO 3.0l V6 complete with its 5 speed manual transmission and mounted it in the back of the Festiva. This, of course, was after removing the stock 1.3l four cylinder engine from up front and replacing it with a larger radiator and fuel cell. And because Jay lives in a hilly area he added nitrous! Enjoy.....
Here are a couple of the other SHOguns...
To the best of my knowledge #7 was never completed.