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1969 Ford Escort mk1 RS 2000 conversion, race-ready. For Sale

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Price POA
Ad Type For Sale
Category FIA Race Cars
Make Ford
Model Escort
  Escort Mk1 RS2000
Year 1969
Country Greece
Region International
Telephone +30 6945 159602
Status Trade
Date 12-Sep-2020
Ref C774649

Year: 1969

Make: Ford

Model: Escort Mk1 RS2000 conversion

Homologation: Group 2

Chassis number: GBATJA32462

Engine type: Pinto 2.0lt

Engine number: CR 59144

Registration: Greek, FIVA and HTP passport

Subject car is a 1969 Ford Escort Mk1 that was upgraded to Group 2 standards by L.A. Motorsport - Aggelakis Service, Greece's foremost rally preparation specialist in the following manner:

The body was sandblasted and converted to Group 2 specifications which included installing a new roll cage by Safety Devices.

The 1993 cc Ford Pinto engine was totally overhauled using numerous new parts including Mahle pistons. The big valve cylinder head of 44.5 inlet valve and 38 exhaust valve along with the 2 Weber 44 IDF down draft carburetors and the racing manifold yield an estimated 160bhp.

A straight-cut 4sp Quaife (250bhp-limited) of 2.20 / 1.54 / 1.21 / 1.1 ratios was totally overhauled and installed along with a new clutch.

Rear axle
An Atlas rear axle bearing a 75% Z.F. Motorsport differential with a 4.6 to 1 crown, ring and pinion ratio was fitted to a new prop shaft axle.

The rear axle permitted disc brakes all around:
Front: 4 pot calipers with vented discs by AP Lockheed
Rear: 2 pot calipers by AP Racing

Front: Bilstein 260/60 inserts on 190lb coil springs bolted on roller bearing mounts.
Rear: Bilstein 220/110 inserts on 146lb single leaf springs.

¾ rack and pinion with no power assistance.

Rallye Sport Wheels (5.5” x 13") all around

Seats and seat belts by OMP
Steering wheel by Sparco

New lightweight wiring loom
Gauges by VDO

50 lt alloy fuel tank with C/W filler neck / hose /stand

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