Restoration Of My 1978 Ford Escort
Restoring a 1978 Mk2 escort began in march 2010 and finished in september
2011, The car was got whole but needed alot of welding, lots of parts were
changed for better ones, the brakes and suspension were replaced with
higher quality items along with a long list of others, All work was carried
out by muself including painting
Ford Escort mk1 rs1600 Cosworth BDA
Fully original restored Escort mk1 rs1600, no reshell. Imported from
Delivered from new 1972 Ford Switzerland original LHD Daytona Yellow car.
Following mods, Ralloy alloy radiator with elec fan, Bilstein F&R, AP
brakes, fully rebuild longstem big valve 1840 alloy all steel BDA on
45dcoe9 which can be seen in the other movie, Motorsport extra big wing
sump bd3's, Contour seats/headrests new Beta, LSD, Cibie diode, ss big bore
Exhaust, alloy bellhousing, Ford
5,5Jx13 rims, Halda, Springalex deep dish, Butlers map etc.
The End of my Mk1 Escort.
As I had nowhere to store a car off the road, I had to get rid of my Mk1
I'd rebuilt from a failed project 8 years earlier in 1982. I just gave it
to someone, keeping just the wheels and steering wheel, which I took off
in his garden when I left.
1971 Saloon car championship PT2
This is the "Osram saloon car championship" part of the "Iberia Trophy -
1971". The race took place on 11-09-1971, at the now gone circuit of
"Crystal Palace". Cars include Camero, Viva HB GT, Escort RS1600, Mini
Cooper's etc.. Big names such as the late "Gerry Marshall"... Enjoy the
time warp with "Murray Walker" on commentary (more) (less)