Owner: Rob Jenkins

Mk1 Ford Escort
Production: 1967 – 1975

ENGINE Peter Mann built 2.1 Pinto, 202 block pinto, EFi pinto cylinder head, 12:1 compression ratio – head skimmed, ported, polished and gas flowed, twin 48 Weber Carbs, Wossner 93mm forged pistons, Cosworth rods, balanced and lightened crank, Newman P5 race Cam, Newman double valve springs, Newman cam followers, REC colisbro jaguar valve guides, Grp1 38.1mm inlet valves, Grp2 45.5mm exhaust valves, High pressure oil pump, Brise race starter motor, Burton Power quad baffled alloy sump, 13 row Mocal oil cooler, Mocal oil expansion tank, Grp4 Fabrications alloy breather elbow, 2¼ inch front to back Tony Law exhaust system, alloy bell housing, AP Racing track sprint Clutch, light weight flywheel

POWER Standard figures: 56bhp & 67lb.ft – Modified figures: 219bhp & 191lb.ft

TRANSMISSION Type 9 sequential box 6 speed, new rear axle bearings, single piece heavy duty prop shaft

SUSPENSION Gaz Gold front adjustable suspension dampers (400lb springs), Gaz Coilover rear suspension dampers (160lb springs), Grp4 Fabrications – 4 link kit/Watts link/Alloy eccentric top mounts/ high speed steering rack – 2.4 ratio, fully poly bushed suspension, Ricks Engineering Compression strut kit/floating anti roll bar and drop links/adjustable TCA’s

BRAKES Willwood 4 pots callipers to front, Willwood racing vented discs, Cosworth callipers & discs to rear including hydraulic hand brake, braided brake lines, Grp4 Fabrications biased pedal box with New master cylinders, AP Racing DOT 5.1 brake fluid, custom handbrake modification to account for watts linkage axle mods, Burton remote brake servo

WHEELS & TYRES 4 x JBW 4 spoke deep dish alloys

EXTERIOR Full bare metal respray in 2012 and external respray in 2018 painted Lemans Green with steel bubble arches and new panels that include front and slam panels, radiator cross member & inner wing tops. Strut braces front and rear, turreted rear suspension, Mexico Type 49 strengthening, Grp4 Fab mk1 escort grille, fibre glass bonnet & boot

INTERIOR OMP seats & harnesses, bolt in roll cage, OMP Alcantara steering wheel, Grp 4 Fabrications centre panel, Quaife nylon gear knob, carbon fibre effect door cards, battery isolation kill switch, 1kg foam fire extinguisher, RaceTech rev/speedo/volt meter/oil pressure/ oil temp & water temp gauges, race battery located in boot in new battery tray, 1.5kw high performance competition heater exchange, laminated front windscreen, polycarbonate rear windows with naca ducts