Tech Spec

Classic Ford - - MK1 FIESTA -

Body

1983 Mk1 Fi­esta Quartz, chrome skinny bumper swap, US Grille, num­ber­plate re­lo­cated, chrome Tex mir­rors. Paint: Cham­pagne Gold

En­gine

1700cc Cross­flow built by Ash­ton Mo­bile, light­ened and bal­anced, 83.5 mm Ac­cralite forged pis­tons, Kent 254 cam, steel rods and rocker posts, Tuftrided crank, Colin Ash­ton ma­chined and ported head and in­let, twin 45 We­bers, cus­tom made stain­less 4-2-1 man­i­fold and 2.25 inch ex­haust by RW De­vel­op­ments, Bestek elec­tronic ig­ni­tion, du­plex tim­ing chain and vernier pul­ley, alu­minium ra­di­a­tor, baf­fled Cortina sump, red sil­i­cone hoses, Mo­cal oil catch tank, Facet elec­tric fuel pump, Mal­passi fuel pres­sure reg­u­la­tor

Trans­mis­sion

Pad­dle clutch, four-speed gear­box with S1 RS Turbo LSD, Vi­brat­e­ch­nics and Out­law Mo­tor­sport en­gine mounts

Sus­pen­sion

GAZ coil-overs, Out­law Mo­tor­sport rear springs, Poly­bushed through­out, ad­justable Pan­hard rod, Howard Per­for­mance cus­tom-made front strut brace, Or­bital Mo­tor­sport rear strut brace

Brakes

Fi­esta XR2 cal­lipers, grooved discs, EBC Green­stuff pads

Wheels And Tyres

Com­po­mo­tive Turbo TH1370 wheels, Yoko­hama A539 (rear), Nankang NS-2R semi-slick (front) tyres

In­te­rior

Co­bra Clas­sic RS seats, trimmed by Co­bra in brown vinyl with black cord cen­tre pan­els, Springalex steer­ing wheel and boss, TIM rev counter, 52 mm oil pres­sure and volt­meter gauges, Es­cort chrome win­dow winders

Thanks

My girl­friend, Steph for putting up with the car and com­ing to so many car shows, my par­ents for let­ting me build the first en­gine on the con­ser­va­tory ta­ble, all my friends for their sup­port and for egging me on, and Ash­ton Mo­bile (www.ash­ton-mo­bile.co.uk) for build­ing such a good en­gine

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