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    Escort mk2 group 2

    hi all were do i start i got the car in the 90s it was a grade 2 rally car with 1.7 cross flow on 45s which was fun to driver i then moved onto a 2.1pinto which is were it when wrong i was doing the (boy racer thing ) out of a side turning when i dropped a inlet valve engine cut out so i sat there turning the engine over pumping the pedal saying to my self start next thing there was smoke come from the front grill i run around to the front opened the lid not a good thing to do bang it was big time on fire under the bonnet i was so lucky because were it stoped was a lady out in her garden watering her flower so i used the hose to put it out i got a mate to tow it home to my mum and dads were it sat for about 10years then i got my own home trailer it home were i started to play will mean took it PART ! the start of this year started to look at it and was thinking what do i do so here goes YB / T5 gearbox /atlas axle 5 link and go for some big brakes and 15in wheels
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    Re: Escort mk2 group 2

    Looks like a good project Jimmy, get a load more pictures up, and Keep the pictures and updates coming


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    Re: Escort mk2 group 2

    Now that sits well..........So, sound like a sad story that's going to end up with a happy ending.

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    Re: Escort mk2 group 2

    i will when i can work out this upload thing
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    Re: Escort mk2 group 2

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    Re: Escort mk2 group 2







    engine bay
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    Re: Escort mk2 group 2









    some more
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    Re: Escort mk2 group 2

    made a start on the rear
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    Re: Escort mk2 group 2

    it will be spring soon
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    Re: Escort mk2 group 2

    started in the engine bay today
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    Re: Escort mk2 group 2

    started to make my exhaust tunnel
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    Re: Escort mk2 group 2

    done a bit more today
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    Re: Escort mk2 group 2

    Quote Originally Posted by jimmy2006 View Post
    done a bit more today
    thats good, but a bit of a waste of a post if you dont tell or show us what!

    anyway keep it it

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    Re: Escort mk2 group 2

    i have mounted the pedal box moved the steering over and working out what to do with bulkhead
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    Re: Escort mk2 group 2

    done bit this month
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    Re: Escort mk2 group 2

    That looks so at home keep it going

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    Re: Escort mk2 group 2

    done a bit more its hard to find time to work on the car



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    Re: Escort mk2 group 2

    whats gone wrong with the uploader the pictres are to big ?????
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    Re: Escort mk2 group 2

    any one got any pictures of the engine bay of a zakspeed mk2 group 2 and inside the car??? cheers
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    Re: Escort mk2 group 2

    Bloody hell thats coming along mate well done jimbo
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    Re: Escort mk2 group 2

    cheers mate i come and see you soon
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    Re: Escort mk2 group 2

    ooooer i like, thats propeer tucked away under there,. take it ur gunna have a life line under the lid from now on

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    Re: Escort mk2 group 2

    pick up some new doors from ricky yesterday they come off pigs thunder saloon car

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    Re: Escort mk2 group 2

    ordered some arches from gartrac so i can fit some 15" wheels
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    Re: Escort mk2 group 2

    im guessing the doors are fibre glass??? looking sweet tho fella

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    Re: Escort mk2 group 2

    yes mate the doors are fibre glass and i will get a fibre glass boot lid too
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    Re: Escort mk2 group 2

    made a start but it is to cold
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    Good quality Arches from Gartrac.............what are you doing with the space you've left next to the Brake Pots Jim ?

    Do like the Bulk Head fabrication work.

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    Re: Escort mk2 group 2

    hi mate i would like some 16x9" for the rear on 245/35/16 cars on 13" at the mo
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    Re: Escort mk2 group 2

    hoogi i like the wheels you used from image
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    Re: Escort mk2 group 2

    started fitting the watts linkage today and cut out the rear tubs
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    Re: Escort mk2 group 2

    So, just some minor mods..................

    Looking great Jimmy

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    Re: Escort mk2 group 2

    cheers steve getting there
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    Re: Escort mk2 group 2

    i have had the tape in my hand all day looking at it and measured this and that and the ride height im going to use the 4 link was wrong so i have cut it all out and i will start again because i will not stop until its right and im going to inboard shock absorbers with lower CG
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    Re: Escort mk2 group 2

    Sound a bit trick Jimmy.................all the metal looks real solid there.

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    Re: Escort mk2 group 2

    Quote Originally Posted by Hoogi View Post
    Sound a bit trick Jimmy.................all the metal looks real solid there.
    the shell is not bad i have been looking at broadspeed/zakspeed because i would like the car to go around a circuit so im trying to get it to sit lower down on the tarmac but handle has well
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    Re: Escort mk2 group 2

    i've done one of the boxs
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    Re: Escort mk2 group 2

    i will need to modify the floor because the axle is to close to the floor
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