Tech Spec

Classic Ford - - MK1 ESCORT -

Body 1972 Mk1 Es­cort 1100 base model shell, fully Group 4 con­verted with all strength­en­ing kits and seam weld­ing, all-steel bub­ble arches, fi­bre­glass bon­net, cor­ner bumpers, four-link boxes, twin filler caps, jack­ing points in sills.

Er­mine White Paint: Engine MJA Au­to­mo­tive En­gi­neer­ing 2.1-litre Pinto, light­ened and balanced through­out, big-valve port-matched cylin­der head, Mahle pistons, Kent race cam, twin We­ber 45 DCOE car­bu­ret­tors, tubu­lar ex­haust man­i­fold and big-bore steel sys­tem, Samco Sport hoses, Facet fuel pumps, Fil­ter King reg­u­la­tor, cus­tom al­loy ra­di­a­tor, Mo­cal breather sys­tem, home­cast al­loy rocker cover, big-wing baf­fled sump, boot-mounted al­loy fuel cell and battery Trans­mis­sion Type-9 five speed, straight cut gear­box, At­las rear axle with 3.6 fi­nal drive andTran-X LSD Sus­pen­sion Front:

Capri 2.8i front Bil­steins con­verted to 2.25-inch coil-overs, com­pres­sion struts, ad­justable top mounts, ad­justableTCAs, ad­justable anti-roll bar, track widened front and rear.

Leda shocks, low­er­ing kit, six-linked (Watt’s link­age) axle Rear: Brakes Wil­wood four pots front, 310 mm vented discs, Sap­phire Cos­worth rear cal­lipers con­ver­sion, bias pedal box, braided hoses Wheels And Tyres Com­po­mo­tive ML al­loys 8x15 inch, with Toyo R888R 205/50R15 tyres In­te­rior Stripped-out look, Co­bra Imola 2000 race seats, Luke har­nesses, Safety De­vices roll cage, six-dial dash with af­ter­mar­ket gauges and charge/oil pres­sure warn­ing lamps, be­spoke cen­tre con­sole/fuse box, al­loy gear­knob, in­ter­nal battery and fuel lines, al­loy foot plates, EPAS, elec­tric win­dows, deep-dish suede wheel, plumbed-in ex­tin­guisher Thanks Liz, Chris’s un­der­stand­ing wife for putting up with his car col­lect­ing, and Martin at MJA Au­to­mo­tive En­gi­neer­ing (01527 880081, www.mja-en­gi­neer­ing.

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