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Ford Escort mk2 rally car

1979 Ford Escort

Make: Ford
Model: Escort
Type: Sedan
Year: 1979
Mileage: 1
Color: White
Engine: 2000cc
Cylinders: 4
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Manual
Interior color: Black
Drive side: Left-hand drive
Vehicle Title: Clean
Item location: Venlo, Netherlands

Description for Ford Escort 1979

For sale:

Very nicely built and in excellent condition:

Ford Escort Mk2:

Engine, gearbox and cooling:

– 2000cc Ford OHC (Pinto)

– Engine is built by Montronic

– Heavy duty rally clutch

– TwinWebers with long inlet manifold

– Pipercross air filters

– Aluminum RS sump

– 4-2-1 exhaust system

– Aluminum oil catch tank

– Short shift T9 Gearbox

– Aluminum RS bellhouse

– Electric Hardi fuel pump with boot bracket and filters

– Grp4 fabrications large radiator

– Spal electric fan


– Full Group 4 reinforced body

– Sandblasted and epoxy painted body

– Body is according to the Ford Boreham works rally preparation guide

– Aluminum Gartrac tarmac wheel arches and front spoiler

– Gartrac reinforced heavy duty tarmac/gravel cross member with lowered steering rack

– Weld-on strut brace

– Modified gearbox tunnel

– 2 x Hella 2000 lights

– Deep dish Suede steering wheel

Rear Axle:

– 6-link Atlas axle

– 4.6 CWP

– Plated LSD

– Watts linkage

– Axle brace


– Vented brake discs front

– Mintex race brake pads

– Brake discs rear

– Goodridge steel brake lines

– Adjustable Wilwood bias pedal box

– Wilwood hydraulic handbrake

Suspension and handling:

– Bilstein coilover front shock absorbers

– Bilstein rear turreted coilover shock absorbers

– Anti-dive kit

– Alu concentric top mounts


– Wiechers bolt-in roll cage according regulations with certificate

– Sparco Corsa seats

– Sabelt 3” 4-point harnesses

– Group 4 fabrications aluminum foam-filled petrol tank

– FIA helmet padding

– Group 4 sump guard


– Spare RS wheels, spare rear lights and some small parts included.

– Car has a Knaf (FIA) Regularity Historic Car Pass document.

– The car is currently in the ‘British Airways’ colors. (Waldegard/Thorszelius, RAC winner 1977).

– Full documentation of restoration and build (2014) is available.

– Rust and accident free body.

– Only used in regularity events, no rally’s.

– Ideal basis for historic rallying.

– Car is located in the Netherlands.

Price: 39.000,-euro/ 33.500 GBP