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Escort RS1600 Historic LHD

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Escort RS1600 Historic LHD
Make: Ford
Model: Escort
Series: MK 1
Chassis No: GBATKT53307
Group: 4
Shell Builder: Grant Shand of Rally Xtreme.
Engine and Drive Train type:

Engine preparation: John Wilcox Competition Engines, UNIT 1, Jacknell Close, Hinckley, Leicester. ENGLAND

John Wilcox BDG, aluminium alloy, 1975cc, in line 4 cyl., 16 valve DOHC, dry sump, double Weber 48 DCOE carburetted, 261bhp at 9000 rpm Dyno tuned by Pete Jones of Jondel Race Engines. New forged pistons, cylinder liners, forged steel connecting rods, ARP bolts, valve springs, valve platforms, valve retainers, camshaft buckets, cylinder head studs, gaskets, seals, all Cosworth pulleys, high pressure oil pump.

Gearbox Model: ZF

Gearbox type: 5 speed Safari Ratios

Rear axle type: Ford Atlas, free-floating 5-inked reinforced built by Rix Engineering

Front: WRC Reiger 3 way fully adjustable with external gas canisters Bolted with Rix Engineering Special WRC Hub Assembly. Rix Engineerings most advance setup available for MK 1 Escorts – giving less tyre resistance and more grip. Damper Legs are Quick Release allowing easy damper changes. Rear: WRC Reiger fully adjustable with External Gas Canisters.

Settings: Gravel
Steering: Rack and Pinion with Power Steering Module Brakes:
Braided with brake bias switch. Front and rear Large AP racing vented discs with twin piston callipers
Wheels and Tyres:
Revolution Classic Gold Powder coated 6 x15 Pirelli Scorpio 185/70 R15 – GM6 Compound

Chassis / Body:
Roll Cage Specifications:
Main Tube: 1” 3⁄4 44.4mm O/D Thickness: 2.66mm
Brace/s Diameter: 1” 1⁄2 38mm O/D Thickness: 2.66mm
Material Specification: CDS BS3602

Body stripped down to bare metal, fully seam welded, widened Gbox tunnel with HRS welded roll cage with side bars fitted. Reinforced through to rear and front turrets. Additional gusseting to A Pillars and body. Fibre Glass bonnet and boot lid. Steel front and rear fenders. Weld-in FIA spec Seat mounts. Re-sprayed with Porsche Gaurds Red and Gold Leaf detailing.
Period look Front and rear Safari Roo Bars with tow hooks. LED safari wing lights and roof scoop for air into the cockpit. Oil Front protection mesh plate fitted. Heated Front Windscreen and Perspex side and rear screen. Rear-Quarter windows removable to access rear suspension top mounts.

Wiring Loom: Bremax Supplied and fitted by Max Mosam to WRC spec.

Flocked dash, with dial cluster – Rev Counter, Speedo-metre, oil, temp, double fuel gauges and fuse box. Stilo DG-10 intercom System. Two GPS Brantz Trip-meters. Door cards with additional storage nets. FIA Approved Sparco Pro 2000 seats and Sabelt 6 point Harness. Boot fitted with 2 spare wheel-well and bracing straps with nut gun tray.

S.P.A Design electric plumbed in system. 2 x 2kg Hand Held Extinguishers in driver and navigator foot wells. Seatbelt cutters. Large OK and SOS Board, Warning Triangles and FIA Approved First Aid Kit. External and internal Electrical Cut-out switches and Electrical discharge fire extinguisher.

Oil Supply:
Dry Sump with catch tank, braided Goodridge piping and high capacity oil pump. Big mocal oil cooler.

Fuel Tank:
Long Range Twin 100 Litre FIA Approved Bladder Tank. Supplied by Premier Fuel Systems in ally casing. – Valid to July 2022
4 x Facet Fuel pumps with braided fuel lines.

Initially commissioned to Historical Rally Sport and built to Historic Specifications.

Contact for more details
Tel. 07710564544
Int . 00447710564544
WhatsApp 07710564544

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Toomebridge, BT41 3TP

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