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Mk2 Escort Ultimate Wide Arched (Race Rally Tarmac Hill Climb Vauxhall XE Grp4)

Sale price: £25,000.00 make an offer

Car location: Godshill, United Kingdom
Seller's notes: Excellent condition road legal race car
Sale type: Fixed price listing

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Manufacturer: Ford
Model: Escort
Year: 1981
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Mk2 Escort Ultimate Wide Arched (Race Rally Tarmac Hill Climb Vauxhall XE Grp4) for sale

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Mk2 Escort Wide Arched 2. 0ltr 

 

Built from 1981 Mk2 2 door 3 owner 59k miles 1300L.

 

Body:

Bare metal paint job in Titanium Grey

Sill Jacking points

Significantly lightened

Gartrac Monte Carlo Aluminium wide arches

Bespoke front spoiler and Carbon Fibre detachable splitter

Carbon Fibre front under-tray & splitter

Composite bonnet. boot and roof scoop

Extensively lightened steel doors

Bronze tinted lexan windows with all new rubbers

Bespoke Carbon rear wing – chord lengths and angles of attack generated for car

Bespoke rear diffuser

Roll cage integrated Aluminium (removable) cross brace

Aluminium radiator hanger

 

Interior:

All original floors

Painted in exterior colour

Weld in FIA multipoint ‘through bulkhead' cage by JAM Motorsport

FIA weld in seat mounts & harness pickup points

Gartrac transmission tunnel

Raised exhaust tunnel

Bespoke flocked dash (relocated further back in car)

Carbon centre console and instrument panel

Adjustable power steering

RMD electronic gauges

Safety Devices S2000 electronic fire extinguisher system

Battery cutt-offs

Custom wiring loom

Floor mounted adjustable pedal box

Stainless all internal braided brake lines by West Wales Rally Spares

Stainless braided all internal fuel lines  

Sabelt & Sparco seats

Vertical hydraulic handbrake

Mid mounted FIA foam filled fuel cell with carbon fire wall container

High cranking boot mounted battery

Carbon fibre rear quarters and door cards

 

Engine:

Vauxhall XE 2. 0

QED Q42H cams

Turbosport Vernier cams

ARP con rod bolts

Rebuilt with all new water/oil pumps and tensioners

Turbosport ultimate lightweight flywheel

Manta Aluminium sump with modified pickup

Carbon plug cover

Lightweight racing alternator with SBD adjuster kit/Aluminium pulley

SBD cam cover breather modifications

MBE ECU

Weber DCOE 45 carbs freshly rebuilt and jetted

Distributerless ignition/coil pack

Aluminium Group 4 thick core radiator

Extra large oil cooler

2” Tony law manifold with custom side exit system

 

Suspension & Brakes:

Bilstein coilovers with 300/70 short tarmac inserts

500lb springs with helpers

Billet Aluminium adjustable top mounts

In-situ adjustable TCA's

Compression struts

Triangulated modified heavy duty cross member

Bespoke heavy duty drop linked front ARB

Billet Aluminium Group 4 hubs

Front billet Aluminium 4 pots with fresh 247mm vented and grooved discs

Rear cosworth callipers with solid discs

Gartrac de-cambered single leaf springs with 2” lowering blocks

Anti tramp bars and panhard rod

Bilstein adjustable shocks

 

Drivetrain:

Type 9 tran-x gearbox with quickshift (just been freshly built with all new internals by JP race)

SBD 7degree aluminium bellhousing

Brand new AP Racing paddle clutch

Raised heavy duty gearbox mount

SBD mechanical clutch arm

Bespoke one piece propshaft

Atlas full width axle built with new CWP by Fostek (plate LSD) geared for approx 120mph with current transmission/diff.

Aluminium high capacity diff cover & breather

Compomotive TH Turbo 13X10” rear and 13x9” front 3 piece split rims

KUMHO list1B 235/45/13 & 215/50/13 hard compound tyres

Set of cut slicks will also come with the car

 

I have owned and developed this car over the past 7 ½ years. it's a lovely car and has had thousands and countless man hours spent on it. The car weighs just 870kg (wet weight) and would make a fantastic sprint/hillclimb/circuit car.

 

£25. 00 (May p/x)

 

Car is road legal and currently taxed and MOT'd. Selling as I fancy a change. located in South of UK.

 

Serious inquiries only please. Happy to answer any questions. please call or message me on 07701054825.

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