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MK1 Escort Mexico

 

Rally car.

 

Built from an original MK1 Escort Mexico , in its original type 49 shell. Has been used for tarmac rallying but would suit historic rallying , racing ,sprinting etc equally as well.

Shell.

Type 49 AVO shell , with all correct features , under wing turret braces , anti tramp bars , rear leaf spring skids, mexico steel wings , even the captive bolts still in the boot floor for original stone deflector . Other than that , the shell has light strengthening & gussets , Full SD roll cage , strut brace , The car has been a competition car for a number of years and while it is not a show car it is quite presentable and could be improved further should the new owner choose to. Rust wise , it is very good indeed , the car is still on its original floors etc (it is not a patch work quilt)

Engine.

Extremely quick & healthy 1600 x/f engine , traditional mexico 711M block , fully work cylinder head , steel rocker gear , accralite pistons , lightened & balanced , crank / flywheel , ARP bolts , kent 244 cam , vernier kit , mexico baffled big wing sump , hp/hc oil pump ,Alloy rocker cover , bosch elec ign , Twin 40 webers with twin throttle cable linkage and K&N Filters , 4 into 1 exhaust manifold.

Transmission.

Original Mexico hyd bell bousing with a close ratio 2000e 3 rail gear box , single piece propshaft , Paddle clutch , English axle with a 4.7 cwp , new TranX plate LSD and larger 2 piece halfshafts .

Brakes

Alloy 4 pot hi-spec front calipers & vented discs , Bias pedal box , hyd hand brake and disc braked rear axle , fully aeroquip throughout.

Suspension

Bilstein 2 1/4 adj. platform front struts with rose jointed top mounts , New TCA's , Twin cam anti roll bar with double width mountings , WCXM , high ratio steering rack , Bilstein upright dampers (later type shell) Ford anti tramp bars , CD6 rear springs , watts linkage .

Other items.

Mexico 6 dial dash with 8k tacho /140 speedo , Terratrip , Graytronic intercom , Sparco EVO seats , and suede steering wheel , plumbed in and hand held zero 2000 extinguisher ,

Alloy radiator and elec fan , Centre mounted fuel tank with twin facet pumps , gel battery , all new Alloy sump guard , lamp brackets , recent new Minlite wheels..

 

Great car , handy money , classic car insurance , fun to drive and own . Needs work but Superb investment !

 

 

 

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