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Old 12-08-2009, 21:28   #1
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Default escort mk2 rs2000 rebuild / cosworth

just wanted to show you what i have been doing the last 3months

i got my self a escort mk2 rs2000 1978 it was just a shell




after getting it home i had to work out what i was going to do with it

so it starts
roll cage, coilovers, large gearbox tunnel, large diff tunnel, 4linked, panhard,
atles, plus more so here are my pictures from the day i got the car to now...

hope you like and please be nice.











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Old 12-08-2009, 21:38   #2
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now onto the fun stuff

rollcage,diff tunnel, gearbox tunnel, 4liked and cosworth bulkhead mod
rear turrets



4link boxes and turrets had to be cut out and redone due to someone putting them in the wrong place








[IMG]http://i142.photobucket.com/albums/r106/fostersice/classic%20rs2000
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Old 12-08-2009, 21:40   #3
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luv it loads !!!!
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now onto fitting the rear coilovers and atles




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new wheels to fill the arches
18" 9.5j rear 8.5j fronts
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front coilovers, adjustable top mounts





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Old 12-08-2009, 21:49   #8
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now its time to test fit rear wheels to get the spec for spacers and to change from 4studs to 5studs






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Old 12-08-2009, 21:53   #9
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now fit front coilovers,vented bonnet and spacers













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Old 12-08-2009, 22:00   #10
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some more parts
rs500 intercooler
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Old 12-08-2009, 22:02   #11
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adjustable tca

adj compression kit
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cut out front to fit intercooler







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50mm spacer to fill the front wings





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everything fitted getting if ready for paint




needed to remover all the underbody spray so i can have boot paints


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now onto the transporter to go to the paint shop




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before painting i wanted to have door bars and dash bar fitted





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right sorry guys bats about to go on the laptop so will do some more tomorrow
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so now in the paint show let me magic start
colour is the new 2009 focus RS ultimate green
























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Old 12-08-2009, 22:36   #19
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brand new cosworth 4x4 engine only do 100hour of testing






stripped and cleaned and painted block and rocker



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plenum has been sent off to be mod'ed to get more air flow

sump has gone to the same place to be big winged and baffle plate
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Be nice you said? Are you mad, the car is amazing!

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Old 13-08-2009, 20:21   #22
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first ever build so taking longer then hoped.go the shell end of april this year and still a long way off.
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for a first ever build you are doin a fantastic job mate! well impressed, very nice motor. may i ask whereabouts the bodyshop is? im in colchester and that seems like a local code to me on there phone number? will be needing a decent paintshop over the winter for my S2
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wickford essex ask for jay and tell him paul sent you
2200 in and out plus doing some other bits for me
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for a first ever build you are doin a fantastic job mate! well impressed, very nice motor. may i ask whereabouts the bodyshop is? im in colchester and that seems like a local code to me on there phone number? will be needing a decent paintshop over the winter for my S2
how did u get club member as i am as well
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i want i want i want
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Nearly stopped breathing I was so excited scrolling down

Thats a fabulous car, a credit to you
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thanks guys
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i am moist and have wood , spectacular mate , all the right bits in the right places , spot on fella
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looking the muts nuts mate
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nice colour mate, couldn't of chose a b etter one myself lol
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many thanks guys
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Grinning like a little boy looking at those pics.. Awesome.
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very very nice!

well done on the creation of a master piece.......
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hello paul its me andy who you bought the car off. Mate what a car you have turned this into, I cant believe its the same car. im pleased you have got the car looking so good. keep us posted on how its going mate !
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hi guys some more pics

bailey turbo damper (found out i dont need it when using a 4x4 manifold but hay it will look good on there lol)


cosworth 2wd sump thats been big wing'd mod'd to fit mk2 Xmember (done by russel brown of DB CUSTOMS 07725902960 OR EBAY USER DEATHBOX666) a real work of art.


DB CUSTOMS sump baffle again a real work of art


mod'd oil pick up pipe done by DB CUSTOMS (4x4 pick up pipe made longer to go with the mod'd sump


pick up fitted


big wing sump fitted










carbon look door cards





sparco sprint v bucket seats


RS cosworth wheel centres


some more pics of the car











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Very Very nice mate, who did all the body work ??

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thats a cracking loooking motor mate, well done doing it on you grassy drive too
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that is automotive porn!
quality work mate!
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great work i must say, credit to you, looks great
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