Owner: Simeon Garcia

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Mk1 Ford Escort 1300XL
Production: 1975 – 1978

ENGINE 2.0 Zetec removed from an Focus ST170, VVT retained, adjustable exhaust cam vernier, DANST motorbike individual throttle bodies, ME221 engine management, full Simpson 2 1/2” steel exhaust, triple core ‘big header’ radiator

POWER Standard figures: 56bhp & 67lb.ft – Modified figures: 175bhp & 140lb.ft

TRANSMISSION 5-speed type 9 gearbox

SUSPENSION panhard and short-box 4 link kit, turreted rear suspension with height adjustable Bilstein shock absorbers to rear, group 4 narrow platform height adjustable struts, 300/70 Bilstein inserts, wide angle roller bearing top mounts, strut brace, twin cam anti-roll bar, heavy duty in-situ adjustable track control arms

BRAKES bias pedal box, M16 front calliper set up, standard Cosworth rear discs

WHEELS & TYRES 13” JBW ‘pepper pot’ steel wheels 7J front 8J rear, Nankang  AR-1 tyres all round

EXTERIOR standard unrestored exterior, underside stripped and resealed in 2018, LED headlight conversion

INTERIOR full weld in multipoint cage, Corsa VXR front seats, Dash2 pro digital dash, electric power steering