Escort RS2000 Escort Rally CarAdvert ID: 40784 SOLD
Historic MK1 Escort complete with new seats, harnesses and an MSA passport so is ready to rally from the day it is purchased, the car has undergone an extensive re commissioning which was carried out by the previous owner.
The car is a historic vehicle so is now tax and MOT exempt, below is a brief outline of the specification of the car. It is running a fresh 2L pinto with forged pistons and rods, lightened and balanced knife edged crank and lightened flywheel, breathing through Twin 45 Dellorto carbs to the ported Big valve head and rally cam. The car has just been Rolling road tuned by Motorscope of Northallerton, it has a 4 Speed sccr Quaife clubman gearbox on a quick release bell housing with hydraulic clutch.
Providing drive to the braced Atlas axle with ZF plated diff 4.6 cwp with uprated side gears and 2 piece semi floating shafts with group 4 studs. Suspension on the front is Bilstein wedged struts with new vented discs and calipers, New steering rack, T C antiroll bar on poly bushes the rear is on new slipper springs and Bilstein dampers.
All brake and fuel lines are braided with all new parts as with the engine breather set up, bias pedal box has AP cylinders fitted. The shell is steel bubble arched 5 linked with period short link boxes, 15″ round turreted tubs in the rear, complete new floor with big tunnels welded and seam sealed, new sills, front inner wings and front panel, absolutely no rust in this shell and all strengthening plates have been added and sealed, the floor and inner arches have been stone chip protected. The cage is a full FIA spec historic cage supplied and certified by Rallyweld along with all the group 4 parts, the arches are Gartrac.
Please be aware this is built as a rally car and therefore not a show winning car. It is straight, solid and drives great with plenty of torque. Build photos and an in-depth description can be sourced for any serious enquiry.
Please note the sale of this car is a bereavement sale as my father in law purchased the car before he passed away as a last hoorah but never had the pleasure of rallying it, if you have any questions I will do my best to answer them however some may take some time to respond to as I will need to source the answers.
23 May 2018
Carlisle , CA4 0AY
Phone: 07983 647276