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    1979 escort sport replica

    1979 Ford Escort mk2 1600 Sport
    full nut and bolt restoration in 2011




    With what is believed to be an original 43500 miles on the clock and having only had 4 previously recorded owners from new,
    This car is finished off in Ford Signal Orange 79. The underside has been fully stoneguarded and is also finished in the same Signal Orange.
    Ford parts where possible for this rebuild so that the car is as near to the Escort Sport Spec as close as possible and to also get the detail work of the car as correct as an original sport would have been.


    Exterior
    Original Ford Quarter Bumpers c/w correct Front Overriders.
    Original Ford black Carello Spotlamps c/w original Ford brackets.
    Front fibreglass bib spoiler.
    Remote Drivers Door Mirror and original standard passenger door mirror.
    Rear Lamp units, Number plate lamps and Fog lamp all original Altissimo.
    Rear bumper overriders.
    Ford genuine RS boot spoiler.
    4 x Mexico deep dish steel wheels fitted with 4 x Nankang Toursport 185/60x13 tyres.
    Spare is a standard sport wheel with a new Pirelli P4 155x13 tyre.
    16 x New Chrome wheel nuts.
    Engine bay is lovely with original stamped strut top and all the spot welds all showing down both strut towers, under the wing rails all original and not the usual seam sealed mess



    Engine
    Fully rebuilt 1600 711M crossflow bored out to +0.90 (1700cc).
    BCF2 fast road cam.
    Steel rocker posts.
    Big wing sump.
    New Oil Pump.
    New Water Pump.
    New Alternator.
    Genuine Motorcraft Electronic Distributor.
    Stage 3 cylinder head (40.5mm Inlet and 34mm Exhaust Valves).
    New complete Sportex Exhaust system including a 4 to 2 to 1 Manifold.
    New Borg & Beck 3 piece clutch.


    Interior
    The Interior on this car is full 1600 Sport Spec


    Ford Owners handbook, Escort operating guide and Escort Accessories guide.


    Wont be ready for a couple weeks need to get it serviced and mot’d


    £14995 ovno happy to take a px I know everyone doesn’t have that sort of money lying around

    pics to follow

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    Re: 1979 escort sport replica

    Cracking Looking car ..

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    Re: 1979 escort sport replica

    Lovely Looking motor

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    Re: 1979 escort sport replica

    A credit to Tony who built it
    "hakuna matata"

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    Re: 1979 escort sport replica

    very nice

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    Re: 1979 escort sport replica

    Long shot, do you still have this for sale?

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    Re: 1979 escort sport replica

    I still have it but I’ve put it into storage for winter

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