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Ford Escort Mk2 Group 4 ‘Works Replica’

  • Price: POA
  • Factory Date: 1979
  • City: Harpenden
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Listed: mei 11, 2022 1:27 pm
  • Expires: 77 days, 6 hours
  • Ad id: 604804
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The bodyshell is an original 1979 Ford Mk2 Escort that has had all the necessary modifications that make up a Group 4 escort.
These include:
Seam welded throughout
4 Link boxes
Panhard tower
Safety Devices historic 6-point bolt in roll cage
ZF Gearbox tunnel (provision for type9)
Aluminium arches
Front splitter
Seat Rails
Strut tops
Rear shock towers
Rear tubs
Fuel tank Platform
12 gallon aluminium fuel tank
Oil tank platform
Radiator mount
‘Works’ boot spoiler
Aluminium ‘works’ sump guard
Bare metal repaint in correct 2K Ford Diamond white
Correct satin black interior

The engine was originally used a 1978 March formula 2 race car so safe to say that is an original Ford BD engine of the period. It was running different cams so therefore following a full rebuild these have been put back to period rally specification.

Fully Rebuilt Ford BDG 1987CC
Twin Weber 48 dco2/sp
11.8: 1 compression ratio
New Pistons and Rings
New main and big end shells
Rods Re bushed
Head skimmed
New Kent L1 and BD3 cams as per original ‘works’ specification
Honed cylinders
New Dry sump pan and plumbing
New ‘works’ type throttle linkage
New plug lead set
New dizzy cap
Tony Law exhaust manifold
Quick release 2 ¼” system
Original GOMM oil tank with all new plumbing
New oil cooler
Works AP Purolator filter with pressure take off
New 95amp Alternator
New Wasp High torque starter motor
New aluminium radiator with cooling fan.

Axle and Suspension and Steering:

Braced 5 link fully floating Atlas axle
4.9 ZF LSD
Panhard Rod
Link bars / Radius arms
Gravel multi leaf slipper springs
Bilstein Grp4 gravel rear shocks
Grp4 Bilstein Grp4 gravel long front shocks inserts
Correct McPherson front struts with adjustable large platforms drilled for Halda cable
Forest spec front springs
World cup front crossmember with lowered rack mounts and matched engine mounts
Front anti roll bar with double width kit
Historic correct non in situ rose joint adjustable front TCA’s
2.4 quick steering rack with gravel steering arms

Brakes and Clutch:

Front AP Racing CP2361 forest 4 pot calipers
Front AP Racing vented and grooved forest discs
Rear AP CP2577 calipers with handbrake
New Ferrodo pads all round
New cupro nickel brake pipes throughout with Goodridge flexis
Pedal box with all new Girling master cylinders
Brake bias dash adjuster
Fly off hydraulic handbrake
AP Lockheed reservoirs
Girling clutch slave cylinder
New 7 14” AP Racing Twin plate clutch
New clutch lever arm / release bearing


Completely original direct top dog leg ZF 5 speed gearbox from an original works escort
Original quick release type bellhousing
One-piece propshaft
New Gearbox mount
Gearbox sump skid
Correct gear tower and cover and lever

Wheels & Tyres:

Front 6J x 13” genuine Minilite wheels finished in Olympic blue
Rear 7J x 13” genuine Minilite wheels finished in Olympic blue
Tyres are DMACK DMG 1 representative of the original Dunlop tread pattern
Spare in boot


Complete new wiring loom using original pattern retaining all correct plugs etc
Quick release fuse board and relay panel as per the ‘works’ cars
Chronometric Stack rev counter
New old stock Lucas 60 60 ammeter with correct shunt as per original
Twin Facet fuel pumps with reserve
Works oil warning light
Cut off switch
All new Lucas switch panel as per original works cars
Original Cibie Super Oscar spotlights on quick release plugs
Original map light
Original CB radio with works antenna


Reverse engineered from original seat, ASS Scheel 302 racing seats as per works cars on correct runners, newly trimmed.
Still have the original works seat (separate negotiation)
2” Willans aircraft 5-point harness as works cars
Correct deep dish Springalex steering wheel
Dash panel as ‘works’ cars
Correct rear firewall tool roll and door pockets
Original Plastic Halda Twinmaster
New handheld Lifeline fire extinguishers
Original Stadium helmets
Smiths stopwatch
CB Radio
Original period Ford Forest jacket and bodywarmer
Original roadbooks and documents
Original Lombard RAC Rally competitors cap
Original race gloves
Bilstein jack
Vintage stirrup pump
Period water bottles
Period oil, brake fluid cans
Wheel brace
Navigators foot bar
Period bags
Too much detail to list inside!

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