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Ford Escort Mk1 Mexico (Sebring Red)

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A Father and son project , brought to us as a rolling shell this Mk1 Mexico is suffering the usual Escort corrosion and Mot style repairs. The intention is to restore it to a standard original condition including removal of the Webasto sunroof.                    

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Mk 2 RS 2000 Restoration

This Mk2 RS200 has been bought to us to give it a full ground up rebuild, sporting various mods the RS will be returned to standard and refinished in Diamond white . The plan is to strip the RS down to a bare shell and send for blasting, replace all the incorrect parts, and refreshwith as many […]

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Ford Escort Mexico Mk1 Engine bay Refresh and Mechanical Upgrades

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  This clean mexico has been brought to us to refresh the engine bay, upgrade the engine, suspension some new headlining and sticker set.  

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Mk1 Escort Mexico Current Project

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Rescued from the back of a barn after 15 years; with a fair amount of corrosion combined with some damage to the rear quarter means this Mk1 is in desperate need of a long list of new panels, arriving already stripped to a bare shell by the owner and media blasted. Along side the restoration some […]

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Escort mk2 group 4

Richard contacted us after becoming unhappy with the paintwork of his recently fabricated Grp 4 spec Mk2; the shell was fabricated, prepared and painted before being returned to Richard for the refit but by the time Richard had almost completed the build the paintwork had started to blister and lift in a few places. On […]

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MK2 Escort Mexico Cosworth NAYB

Our latest restoration project is this MK2 Escort Mexico already fitted with a normally aspirated Cosworth YB Engine, although a reasonably tidy looking Mexico looks can be deceiving. Like most good Mk2 Escorts, years of patching, repaints and various mods has left this Mexico in need of a full strip down and some TLC. Fitted with a […]

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Mk 3 Escort Series 1 RS Turbo -Now completed

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Currently in for restoration, watch this space for regular updates. The Turbo was delivered to us with the engine and interior already removed. It was fully stripped and then shipped to the blasting company. Back from blasting and the extent of the corrosion is extensive. The corrosion has worked its way into almost every panel […]

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Escort Mk2 RS2000 X-pack

Unfortunatly the build photos for this RS2000 were lost and we only have these shots supplied by Classic Ford magazine . Having allready restored Robert’s RS3100 he entrusted us with this rare original RS2000 X-pack, first impressions  of the car was that it had had a lot  paintwork over the years , full detrimmed and stripped to […]

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Yellow MK1 Escort RS2000

This was bought as an unfinished project with 90 percent of it stripped, the engine in the boot and with all the right RS parts and numbers. Ziebarted from an early point in its life the shell appeared to be in a fairly reasonable condition. Once the ziebart was removed the  extent of corrosion could be seen. A reasonable shell but […]

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Orange Escort MK4 RS Turbo

A  clean and original series 2 RS Turbo, it was originaly bought with the intention of a quick repaint and use it as my daily driver, but before long the repaint turned into much more. With the exception of a stainless exhaust and an earlier spec front bumper the RS was totaly original and un-modified. […]

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MK1 Escort Cosworth 4×4

Having already built a V8 X-Pack Capri for Tony, he entrusted us with his latest project, a Mk1 Escort fitted with a Sierra floorpan and inner wings, powered by a Cosworth 4×4  engine and running gear. Although the car was running and road legal when bought, it was far from the finished ideal that Tony […]

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