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#1531156 Back in an escort!

Posted by Simonez on 26 July 2014 - 09:17 AM

Blast from the past!

Back in an escort! All be it an oldskool one!

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Just like my old one i had years ago!

Bit of a project! Needs a little tlc but is a great runner and interior is amazing! Engine is chipped and running a healthy 170bhp

More pics as i get them! And when i rebuild it!

Cheers
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#1532265 My Mk6 by kris 2629

Posted by kris2629 on 29 November 2014 - 05:08 PM

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#1531489 brother got done like a kipper

Posted by sidrick on 20 August 2014 - 08:06 AM

pertensionally

 

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pertensionally

 

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#1534571 Turbo V8 Mk2 Cortina

Posted by protouring mk6 on 05 August 2016 - 06:31 PM

thanks,

car is now painted and polished 

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all the suspension parts are now painted and it is now in the process of going back together.


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#1533400 Hello John, gotta new motor?

Posted by Stu on 05 June 2015 - 06:33 AM

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#1533211 People leave this club/website because its pants

Posted by scottybo on 23 April 2015 - 08:00 AM

Someone invite stevemo back to show us his latest creation, I bet what ever forum he's now using is thriving :roll:


He was on talkford......then he painted his mondeo yellow and got ripped to pieces so he left

Then he appeared on fordoc. Because no one is allowed to voice their opinion on that forum unless its a nice one. But randomly stopped

Theeeeeeen he had his own forum called mondeoworld. But it had like 4 members including myself. He banned me because he knew i came from evo. And then the forum closed down so bugger knows where he is lol
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#1533103 really big news!!!

Posted by supersport on 25 March 2015 - 06:44 PM

atleast you know it works.


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#1532434 The only one on here?

Posted by shawdreamer on 15 December 2014 - 06:59 PM

I have a personal dislike of social media so i dont buy i to facebook and that at all.

 

It aint just you.

 

I have never liked the whole facebook/twitter shite and personally never even consider using them after looking into them once.

 

"social networking" that does nothing but encourage the exact opposite.... I cant be the only one that strikes as bizarrely hypocritical?

 

I prefer a forum based setup simply because it creates a environment for a more easy paced discussion where someone can consider and take their time wording their thoughts and limits the amount of foaming mouth retards that think they have to answer every comment as fast as possible regardless of what the response might be.

 

to ALL you facebook fanboys.......a small titbit of friendly advice.

 

get a girl

have sex

go the pub

tadaaaaaa..... now your really "socializing" :thumb:


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#1532376 Project Shelley

Posted by stuey650 on 09 December 2014 - 10:34 PM

ok ok!

 

So got a piece for the scuttle and got that welded in, although in true style heres the before pic but didn't take an after..

 

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Outer sills on, one side fitted well the other is about 15mm longer that it should be.

 

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Wing rails on:

 

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Strut top reinforcements on, again what a crap fit these are, had to cut them in multiple places to try and get them to shape to the inner wing.

 

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Underside finished and cleaned

 

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Some Zinc primer

 

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Final coat of rubberised paint stuff, can't remember the name, bloody expensive:

 

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Plan was to get the car back to a rolling shell before the birth of my first child, but the wee devil arrived 7 weeks early and dashed that plan.  I can now see why you hear of people starting projects and not getting back to them for about 20years!  Hoping this won't be one of them.

 

So since her birth I've got it back as a rolling shell, polybushes of course

 

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Front brake upgrade mock up.  Going for mk1/2 mondeo calipers with brackets knows as the GTR280 kit.  Hubs were machined done to accept the discs on the front of the hubs rather than bolt to rear as standard setup would be.

 

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And that's you all pretty much up to date. I'm in the process of refurbishing the front calipers now, they are stripped and painted, just need to put them back together.  I've also cut out the standard radiators mounts and doing some repairs where they were removed.  I need to put in a bigger radiator so one of the next steps is to get one that fits and make up some brackets for it.  Undecided if I'm going for a custom alloy job or a sierra option.

 

 

 

 

 


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#1532069 Hey guys my new car..

Posted by marshy on 26 October 2014 - 09:49 AM

What's up Evo? I know I haven't been round much lately, I've had a lot on my plate.. But just thought I'd update the world of Evo what's going on..
Firstly I no longer own an escort.. :(
The Rs has had a fair bit of cash out of me over the past few months.. And still kept throwing problems at me so after a feul pump failure while taking my son to a football course.. Enough was enough.
So the escorts gone.. It's replacement however is this...
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An o6 plate st3 84k 2 previous owners 12 mths mot.. I collect next week and can't wait!!
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#1532005 My Mk6 by kris 2629

Posted by kris2629 on 16 October 2014 - 06:29 PM

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#1531458 Wide arch 5 door project

Posted by lee grout on 16 August 2014 - 07:19 PM

Nothing major but we now have mirrors, lights and a grill  :D   Oh and a couple bits of plastic trim finished.

 

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#1531457 dalelc16's white escort

Posted by dalelc16 on 16 August 2014 - 05:52 PM

Our wedding day!!!!

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I will upload the photographers photos when I get them
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#1531430 my mrs has killed insurance for our gti escort , any one have a decent

Posted by sidrick on 12 August 2014 - 05:50 PM

Just log off the internet.
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#1534339 Hello

Posted by massivewangers on 12 April 2016 - 12:07 PM

Some of you might remember, some of you not. Used to post on here a bit, but seems very quiet these days.

 

Guess Escorts aren't very popular anymore. Rather worryingly, I still have three! A '94 Equipe, a '91 RS2000 stage rally car, and a '96 RS2000 F2 rally car.

 

I've also got a Clio 172 Cup and a Golf R which is my daily. Five cars is probably too many but you only live once...


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#1532670 Its time.........

Posted by tomsy on 12 January 2015 - 09:42 PM

Much rather look at some pics of the van than a bloody Volvo lol
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#1531920 Wide arch 5 door project

Posted by lee grout on 28 September 2014 - 06:09 PM

Dash surround is in, as is the steering wheel and ash tray. Unfortunately the wire connecting the air bag broke.....well what a few more years without one!  :rolleyes:

Looks better with a bumper on as well....just need to mod it now.

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#1531680 My gti

Posted by Paddy gti on 06 September 2014 - 03:17 PM

All fitted just need a black belt guard and fuel rail cover

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#1530228 Damp patch :vangry: HELP!

Posted by shawdreamer on 25 May 2014 - 12:50 AM

a Gti I did some work on dumped its matrix wad in both its footwells, on that occassion the drivers side was by far the most "squishy" underfoot.

 

you could have happily grown grass in there.......... which now gives me a a rather funny idea for a mod :))


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#1529522 Ford Escort Comeback

Posted by mikeypr1 on 16 April 2014 - 04:52 PM

whats ironic is that regardless of were someones from (Runcorn,London or Bangledesh)...... they invariably all say the same things about Birkenhead.
 
As for the "talking bull".
 
You disagreed with Scottys opinion about the Mk2.......... I didnt see him throw a pissy fit
 
yet when I disagree with your opinion........
 
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Haha I like it
Each to there own I suppose....

Thing is your right about birkenhead the north end are well into there cavaliers chav Central up there they even had benefit street wanting to film there :thumb:
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