Ford Escort MK1 GP4 Steel Pinto built by Bob Dowen Rally Services
Slideshow of MK1 Ford Escort GP4, left-hand drive prepared for MR. Hajo
Ratjen of Germany. We picked up the donor car from Gent in Belgium.
Stripped car to bare shell. Fabricated, welded to GP4 standard. It is
dry-sumped has Goodrich fittings, Vulcan 2.0 steel pinto engine. Safety
Device roll-cage. Historic spec. Every fitted is brand new with no expense
Enda Haran - MK2 escort - 2.0 Pinto
Test Session - Tynagh
2.0 Pinto Twin 50 Webers - Crane Roller Cam, 14.7mm lift, Flowbench Ported
Head. Raised + Filled Inlet Ports, 136mm Rods, 2.5" to 3" Ex System, Dry
Sump, 8200rpm limit, Genuine 196bhp, 150lb/ft - Built by Tom Murphy
Classic Ford magazine's 2.1 Ford Pinto engine build on HT Racing's dyno
Here's Classic Ford magazine's Project 2.1 Pinto being set-up and run-in on
the HT Racing Dyno by
HT's Aaron Tucker and Vulcan Engineering's Steve Curson. The engine went on
to make a corrected 161.7 bhp. For the full build-up, see the August,
September and Summer 2009 issues of Classic Ford.
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Zakspeed Replica Mk1 Escort
this is my Mk1 Zakspeed replica which is very nearly ready to go back on
the road - It's not a true rep as it's running a V8.
I took this footage last week. The plugs have oiled up hence the misfiring
but a quick clean will soon sort that out.