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    My X-pack tracky Threads merged

    My tracky is back from painting, inside is covered in dust though, got to do the door shuts, black-ins, and put it back together, should be out next week with a bit of luck.









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    Re: Coming soon

    Got these loverly hub adapters made to sort out the Sierra wheel offset on the front.




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    Re: Coming soon

    Looks like every other 1.3L

    No m8, looking stunning, will you be fitting new plugs in this one ?

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    Re: Coming soon

    looks well nice what engine is going in it?

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    Re: Coming soon

    This:




    Has been in already, all work was done (except painting) when I found a porous block just before the old skool trackday, so now have a new block and also some bits turned up from Cosworth Racing today, so should put it back together this weekend.

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    Re: Coming soon

    looking good Mark look forward to seeing it in the flesh

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    Re: Coming soon

    ahhhhhhhhhhhhh i want one

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    Re: Coming soon

    I pop over to the states and everything starts to change When did this all come about? And is this 'THE' tracky I helped you change the wheels on the first time I went , if so, a lots changed, but looking real good Mark. Nice one

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    Re: Coming soon

    It looks better in the flesh, by about 100 times, even though the paint hasn't been flatted and polished the finish is mirror shiney. The front bumper and dummy vents in the wings will be black eventually, and it will get a rear bumper too. It needs some decals on it now, I'll have to sort through my "Hoard"

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    Re: Coming soon

    Mmmmmmm looks lovely will look better with the aforementioned black bitz done, does needs some series x decals though

    looking foward to a pass ride at brunters

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    Re: Coming soon

    Looks very nice indeed, You leaving the four linking/turrets?
    Would be intrested to know how it handles the Cossie power, I am in two minds wether to get it done or not? Not going to be rallied, just road and track

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    Re: Coming soon

    looking good mark

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    Re: Coming soon

    Looks very nice indeed, You leaving the four linking/turrets?
    Would be intrested to know how it handles the Cossie power, I am in two minds wether to get it done or not? Not going to be rallied, just road and track
    It's suppsoed to be a "Budget" track car, but I think the Anti-tramp bars and panhard rod will probably go in favour of a 6 linked back end sometime in the near future.

    Like this one :


    Mark reckons he's going to see how it goes as it is for a while though.

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    Re: Coming soon

    thats looks the nuts m8 another one out and about woo hoo

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    Re: Coming soon

    ahhhh stop putting photos of cossie angines and them fancy axles gets me thinking which bank to rob

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    Re: Coming soon

    Rob, have you turned into Marks unofficial spokesman Do you do this duty between making the cups of tea ?

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    Re: Coming soon

    Rob, have you turned into Marks unofficial spokesman Do you do this duty between making the cups of tea ?
    As my spokesman has the evening off

    A couple more pics, painted the door shuts etc, and started fitting it back up.





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    Re: Coming soon

    Right! back into the garage to work on my X.
    Nice looker, a lick of paint seems to make the arches look wider . That's a full length atlas, I think I will look for the narrow version to have a better chance of fitting rwd wheels missed out on a few now on ebay .
    Anyway nice one again.
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    Re: Coming soon

    That is looking really good Mark Cant wait to see it in the flesh

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    Re: Coming soon

    Top work m8.

    Keep posting them pics, or get your spokesman to do it.

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    Re: Coming soon

    looks tip top mate

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    Re: Coming soon

    I saw this today and i can say it looks far better in the "flesh"
    It looks the nuts
    Top work fella
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    Re: Coming soon

    will it be ready for north weald mark .14th july drift day m8

    i be in the brooklands m8

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    Re: Coming soon

    Rob, have you turned into Marks unofficial spokesman Do you do this duty between making the cups of tea ?
    Mark isn't on-line at his workshop, he has a phone - so I talk to him about his car and post any relevant updates here to keep the post alive. I try and avoid the Tea making at the workshop - as Tony puts it : "He's copping a deaf'un again"

    Dazzle, you ask in your signature what you will get when you add the Sierra to the Escort -I reckon the finished article will be a Signal Amber 5 door Sierra with a 4 speed box, 1.6 Pinto and steel 13" wheels.

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    Re: Coming soon

    So whats the latest then ?

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    So whats the latest then ?
    All the glass is in and the engine is being built today.


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    Dazzle, you ask in your signature what you will get when you add the Sierra to the Escort -I reckon the finished article will be a Signal Amber 5 door Sierra with a 4 speed box, 1.6 Pinto and steel 13" wheels.
    Rob, you reckon it'll be that good

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    Re: Coming soon

    hardest job must have been bolting that bloody bastard battery tray in!!!!

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    Re: Coming soon

    Can we have some more picture yet ?

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    Re: Coming soon

    yeah maybe tomorrow if I get time

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    Does look good mark

    Btw, Who made those little chappies? Were they made to spec n were they dear n how are the studs attached ?

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    Re: Coming soon

    Cheers Wyn,

    They were made to my spec for me by an engineer I use, I can get others done if you want to know more give me a ring

    They cost around 150, give or take depending on size (billet is a bit dear)
    The studs are pressed into the back like a normal hub flange, they have 60 degree seats in the other holes so they are just like bolting an alloy wheel up to your existing studs, they then sit below the new mounting surface, does that make sense?

    Can also make adapters so different stud pattern wheels can be used, eg 4x100 BMW etc.

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    Re: Coming soon

    Mark
    Out of interest what width wheels are you going to be using n what offset are they ?

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    Re: Coming soon

    my fronts are 7x16, rears are 8x16, they are Sierra Cosworth GPa RFX's, dunno what the offset figure is for Sierra

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    Re: Coming soon

    Hello mate the car looks amazing top job, will it be N/A cossie or Turbo? Either way looks the bollox are you gona bring it to the track day if so would be nice if both cars where next to each other for a photo shoot.

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    Re: Coming soon

    Just needs a battery/fire pull box in the wing

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    Hello mate the car looks amazing top job, will it be N/A cossie or Turbo? Either way looks the bollox are you gona bring it to the track day if so would be nice if both cars where next to each other for a photo shoot.
    Yeah should be at the track day Peter, as long as there are no more disasters, will be Cossie turbo m8.

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    Yes it could do with a Fire pull Battery switch box, is there still one under the bench for me

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    Re: Coming soon

    I'll make one today.

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    Re: Coming soon its running

    Fired up today, was over fueling, so changed the blue water temp sensor, that cured it, wierd how these things just feck up for no reason when sitting around for a couple of weeks.

    First drive should be tomorrow, then need to run it in beofr 14th August.
    getting excited now

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    Re: Coming soon its running



    So wheres the pics ?

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