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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 1 3000GT CAPRI Restoration

Our lastest epic project is this rare facelift  Mk1 3000GT, built in the halewood plant in 1973 and fitted with the otional rallye pack, vinyl roof and cloth/vinyl seats. It arrived partially stripped with the vinyl removed and first impressions are that it has had a very dubious repaint and is full of filler. . With […]

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Ford Capri Mk1 2000Gtxlr Pre facelift

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Capri 280 Brooklands restoration

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Our most recent project is this low mileage Capri 280 Brooklands, purchased by its current owner in  1989 and garaged since 1998 with only 31000 on the clock this Brooklands is in fantastic condition with almost no major corrosion. With no damage and very little corrosion to deal with the plan is to strip the car […]

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Mk 1 Escort YB Cosworth turbo

Bought as just a bare shell with an axle and front crossmember this mk1 has been dry stored for the last 30 years. In excellent condition it will under go a total rebuild sporting candy red paintwork, Rs2000 decals, a Cosworth YB turbo engine, brake and suspension upgrades and stripped out interior. The underside has […]

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280 Brooklands total restoration

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This Capri 280 Brooklands has been pre stripped by the owner and shipped to us for a ground up restoration, extensively corroded and with some bady repaired accident damage the Capri comes with a selection of genuine Ford panels for the rebuild.  

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Sierra Cosworth 3Door repairs and refresh

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My own personal project car; bought unfinished with many parts missing,it has been built up over a few years using parts from over 25 different cars. A lot of the parts either on the car or with the car turned out to be off a 4×4 or an XR, originally a Diamond white car at […]

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Ford Capri 2.8 Injection Restoration

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  Restored a few years ago and unhappy with some of the paintwork the Capri was brought to us to rectify the issues but it soon became apparent that the Capri was in need of a lot more work than originally expected. Rust creeping from the seams and joins means that a lot of the […]

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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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Ford Capri 3.0L S Engine bay refurb and engine rebuild

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Bought from a museum with under 30K on the clock this 3.0L S was bought to us to refresh the engine bay with a full strip down, paint the bay, powder coat and detail the parts. Totally original with all its original parts and  no corrosion in the bodywork .  

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Mk1 Super speed Capri Current Project

Starting out life as a 3000GXL this 74 Mk1 was shipped from the Ford factory to Super Speed conversions in Essex where it was converted into a V8, unfortunately the original customer who ordered the car failed to return to collect the Capri in 75 when it was completed. After sitting along side Super Speed […]

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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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Ford Escort Series 1 RS Turbo

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After watching the the restoraation of the previous Series 1 we restored Justin has entrusted us to restore his RS Turbo which is in desperate need of some serious TLC. Justin stripped most of the parts from the car before delivering it to us along with a selection of genuine Ford panels. With the remainder […]

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Ford Capri 2.8 injection Special

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After living in a garage for the last 14 years the owner has finally decided its now time to have the Capri restored back to its former glory. A one owner car with only 90 thousand on the clock it has’nt moved in fourteen years and not started in seven, the owner has managed to collect a selection […]

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Ford Capri 2.8 injection Restoration

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This 2.8 injection restoration  has come to us to us to be completed after the owner lost faith in the company that he originally commisioned to restore it, the Capri arrived already stripped, blasted and etch primed and as 20 year old Capri’s go its has the usual corrosion issues. Unfortunatly after being blasted and etch primed the shell […]

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Ford Sierra XR4x4

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Curently undergoing a concours restoration. This XR 4X4 has been shipped up from Cornwall. The owners brought to us after it had spent a year in a local garage in which time it had only had the wings cut off and doors changed. They want to give it the full treatment, starting with stripping and blasting the […]

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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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Ford Capri 280 Brooklands

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Pauls 280 Brooklands at first glance looks great but on closer inspection is starting to show signs of corrosion in the usual areas. Both sides of the scutttle panel are in need of some repairs And the usual arches, sill ends and lower rear corners all need some new steel adding. With the Brooklands dismantled […]

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MK1 Capri RS3100

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A rare barn find, this RS3100 had been partially stripped and the wings removed. After a few small repairs the shell was refinished in its original sebering red. With the shell finished and the decals fitted the car was refitted; being stored in the dry for so many years mean’t that the interior and exterior trim was […]

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