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Escort 1600 Rally Car For Sale

£23,950 GBP


Owned & rallied by the same man for last 32 years. Driver finally decided to hang up his helmet hence sale of car. The car has always been maintained /prepared by Rallyworld in Essex with invoices to support this. Car had a refresh in 2022/23 costing over £12k.
The body shell is in good condition with original floors, transmission tunnels, good “A” pillars & chassis etc. Fully seam welded, Gp4 round turrets, anti tramp bars, fitted with Safety Devices full roll cage with additional roll cage diagonal door bars etc. Lightweight bonnet, boot, doors, poly carb windows etc. External paintwork is good in Ford Olympic blue, paint inside car/boot is tired and would benefit for refresh.
Engine was re freshed in 2023. 1600cc Ford Crossflow Rally engine (stripped and checked 2023). Accralite forged Piston, Lightened and balanced flywheel, crank and con rods. Kent KC234 cam. BVH, Steel rocker gear/posts. High pressure/high capacity oil pump and separate oil cooler. Lumenition Electronic ignition. Aluminium Catch tank (new 2023). Twin 40 DCOE carburettors and K & N Air Filters (refurbished 2023)
Aluminium high capacity radiator with silicone hoses and electric fan. 4-2-1 competition exhaust manifold and twin box exhaust system. New BDA gear reduction competition starter motor fitted October 2023.
Quaife 4 speed straight cut close ratio gear box with Quaife quickshift lever. Competition clutch (refurbed 2023). Single piece propshaft. English axle strengthened and braced with 4.7 cwp and Tranx plated LSD. Quaife 2 piece Group 4 Atlas half shatfs
Front – Wilwood Supalite 4 pot aluminium brake callipers with vented and cross drilled discs with Gp4 Alloy hubs.
Rear – disc brake conversion: XR3i callipers with vented discs. Alloy Hydraulic fly off handrake.
Bias pedal box – all brake lines are braided and run inside car.
Front – 2.25” coil over struts with rose jointed on car adjustable bottom arms and on car adjustable rose jointed compression struts. Roller bearing top mounts. Strut Brace
Rear – Group 4 turrets with coil over rear dampers & single leaf decambered springs and rose jointed link bars.
WXCM, Quick steering rack.
Cobra Suzuka Pro Fit FIA competition seats with Aluminium Side mounts. TWR Racing HANS 6 point harnesses FIA approved. Steering wheel – OMP Corsica suede competition steering wheel. Lifeline 4.0 litre Zero 2000 Fire Marshal plumbed in mechanical fire extinguisher with nozzles in engine bay and boot (serviced 2023)
2 x Hand held 2.25 ltr AFFF extinguisher (serviced 2023)
Smiths 10k Tacho, Smiths Mechanical Oil Pressure Gauge, Water temperature and Voltage gauges. New motorsport wiring loom fitted in 2022. Brant International 2 Professional Trip meter (new 2023) Stilo WRC Intercom.
Minilite 7 x 13 inch alloys. 12 gallon Aluminium shaped fuel tank mounted in boot. Elec Facet Silver Top fuel pump. battery mounted behind co-drivers seat with Anderson plug for charging/jump starting. All fuel, battery and brake lines run inside car. Group 4 chassis mounted Alloy sump guard. 4 x Cibie Oscers, spare minilite wheels with new tyres (6 x wets on wheels & 6 x slicks.
Rare to see an Escort in this price point nowdays.

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by Jason Lepley
Published: 6 April 2024 (2 weeks ago)
£23,950 GBP
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20 Feb 2014
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