Show Winning Ford Escort Mk2 1600 Ghia, Perfect and only Two Owners - SOLD!
SOLD - MORE URGENTLY REQUIRED
Unrepeatable and show winning Mk2 Ford Escort 1.6 Ghia with only two owners
Laminated windscreen, all-round tinted glass, childproof locks on rear
doors, bright grille surround, protective bumper inserts with overriders,
tobacco vinyl roof, bright Exhaust
trim, ghia badging, tachometer, trip recorder, chrome gearshift lever, cut
pile carpet, loop pile carpet on foot of doors, head restraints, real wood
fascia, remote control drivers door mirror, quartz clock, vanity mirror on
sun visor, glove box.
The exterior of this Mk2 Escort is impeccable in every respect. Finished
in Diamond White it has a deep, gloss shine which is amazing and an
absolute pleasure to polish. The colour code and description sticker is
still present in the spotless boot. The Tobacco vinyl roof is unmarked.
Supplying Ford Dealer, M & J Quick Ltd pressed aluminium number plates are
present. This Dealer branding even extends to the Tax disc holder and
window sticker for the true enthusiast. No marks, dings, blemishes or
imperfections can be found. It has no stone chips. All the trim is
perfect, window rubbers are black and all decals are correct and present
including the Ghia badges. The bronze tinted glass is mark free but a few
marks can just be seen on the front screen. Paperwork included in the
comprehensive history file reveals that the car was treated to Cadulac
corrosion application at a cost of £28.75 in addition to Zibart treatment
when new. The Zibart plug holes can be seen in all the doors and sills
explaining why when detailed in 2010 only two new outer wing panels were
fitted. This nut and bolt detailing extends to the under body allowing
onlookers to be amazed when mirrors are placed under this vehicle if the
new owner chooses to show the car in this way. A very slight colour
The interior of this Escort Ghia is outstanding and as new. The twin
reclining front seats are covered in the luxurious Crushed Velour/Verona
Chocolate Fabric with no damage. All the headlining is tight and clean,
all the gauges including the fascia mounted clock operate as does the two
speed heater fan. There is a minor mark on the passenger sunvisor. The
boot area including carpet, spare wheel and tools are as new. This car
really is a beautiful, unspoilt place to be and exactly how Ford intended.
ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
The 1599cc OHC with twin venturi carburettor and a 4-branch Exhaust manifold performs faultlessly producing
86bhp. Factory standard specification including a high lift camshaft and
larger valves make this car a modern classic. The only modification is
hardened valves so the car can run safely on unleaded fuel. It is a
testament to the thousands spent that the engine bay is a visual delight
with every component spotlessly clean just like the day it rolled off the
production line. Opening the bonnet on this car will produce a gasp to
fellow admirers that the new owner will enjoy time and time again. The
four speed close ratio gearbox is precise, light and a joy to use.
WHEELS, TYRES & BRAKES
This vehicle it fitted with the factory correct and immaculate 13" silver
painted sports road wheels with bright rim embellishers. Five brand new
Pirelli P3000 155/80 R13 tyres have been fitted. The dual line servo
assisted brakes operate faultlessly.
Purchased new by Mr Arthur D Burgoyne on the 1st October 1979 from Ford
Dealer, M & J Quick in Manchester he owned the car for over 30 years.
Entrusted by Mr Burgoyne to S.A Sullivan Engineers for all maintenance and
servicing for over 20 years, he promised the proprietor first refusal if
and when he sold the car. On acquisition the preserved Escort was detailed
to show level before being sold to the second custodian, Mr Darnell.
Available now due to the owners desire to downsize his collection and
purchase an immaculate Mk 1 Ford Escort Twin Cam this car presents its self
as probably one of the finest available for a lucky new keeper to cherish.
All the original Ford manuals are present including, Ford Car Owner
Handbook, Ford Escort Operating Guide, Ford Escort Accessory Book, and the
Vehicle Rustproofing Certificate. All keys are present on Ford key fob and
fit all doors, boot and ignition.
LOUD Escort MK2, Amazing Fiat X1/9, old VW Beetle - incl. fast Onboard Video Hillclimb Kalkara Malta
3rd Round of the "The Grimaldi Lines 2013 Hillclimb & Sprint Championship"
at Kalkara / Malta .
Well organized by the ICC http://www.islandcarclub.com
Official results: http://alturl.com/y47ns
Thanks to the ICC for the great support and kindness, especially by Keith
Didier Bugeja - fast Peugeot 106 GTI
VERY FAST Radical Onboard Footage - Jason Muscat
FIAT 500 Abarth - Onboard - Hillclimb Bergrennen - Mauro Portelli
Roswell Bugeja -- great Peugeot 205 GTI
Jeremy Cassar -- VW Golf GTI MK2 -- AWD
INSANE Ford Escort MK2 - Noel Galea
GREAT Chevron B43 Formula 3 - Hubert Camilleri
James Dunford - Radical incl. Onboard Footage
VW Beetle Hillclimb - Onboardfootage Amadeo Dingli
Keith Camilleri - Radical
Matthew Valetta -- Ford Fiesta
Jonathan Tonna -- Open Wheeler Formula
Mark Micallef -- Radical Prototype
David Buttieg -- Renault 5 GTE
Ivan Zammit - open wheeler Formula
Steve Baldachino -- Subary AWD
Justin Vikingu Mifsud -- Subaru AWD
To check out more cool videos and what we are upto go to our Facebook page.
Short video of Tyler Richardson's super clean Mk2 Ford Escort. Fully
rebuilt by Tyler and his father over a 4 year period.
Running a worked 1600 kent with side draught weber carbs, shaven engine
bay, custom graffitied interior and rolling on 15x8 BBS RS wheels.
Flume - Holdin on
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.
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In early 2012 we at Retro Ford Magazine began speaking seriously with the
organisers of RetroStock about getting ourselves, and our project car, over
to Ireland for their event. The two previous years had seen similar
attempts fall by the wayside, so we were determined not to let that happen
in 2012. In our eyes, from what we had previously seen about the show,
there was nothing out there like it and we wanted to see if it lived up to
the hype. A track day, a drift day and a show, exclusively for retro
machinery, all under one roof - we had to be there. This planning, in turn,
kick-started the re-comissioning of our long standing magazine project Mk2
Escort known as Goldmember. As the year rolled on, things gained momentum
and we managed to talk some other plucky Brits into crossing the water with
us, they were: well known 4-door skidder Michael Bradley, Gubsport's Joe
Gubb and Kevin Warn. We then teamed up with Togethia Media to follow us
along the way, capturing perfectly the atmosphere and feel of a very unique
event in this 48 minute production.
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Filmed - Mark Henderson, Tim Fare-Matthews and Peter Farrow
Edited - Tim F.Matthews
Producer - Pete Farrow
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