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Just now, Ronnie rs1600 said:

This is home to my next project, MK1 escort rs1600 bda repro for the next??? Years.

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I will of course post any progress. What you see here will be stripped back to the chassis and bulkhead. 

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Mega Man Cave.Ye its going to make this project a bit easier than previous builds. Still getting tooled up/moving in etc Ronnie 

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Item in question... Have you got classic ford this month?.. Most of the  MK1 escorts in it have the rectangle headlights!  I took that as a good sign..lol

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16 minutes ago, Nick Heer said:

rectangle means class :mrgreen:

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Ye l had a good laugh at that that one. I noted also when I Googled pics mk1 escort gt / MEX  there were a few  with the indicators-sidelights versions. That must have been a push at the Australian market!? 

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2 minutes ago, Nick Heer said:

Lucas square fogs do the business for me  :mrgreen:

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Ye thats nice! Now just picture some more glass between the headlight and bumper 

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2 hours ago, Nick Heer said:

rectangle means class :mrgreen:

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the purple does it for me :mrgreen:

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4 minutes ago, Nick Heer said:

only glass going there is a pint glass balancing on the bumper :beer:

you took the only flat spot to balance the glass on away, when you put van rear bumpers on the front Nick

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2 hours ago, Ronnie rs1600 said:

Ye l had a good laugh at that that one. I noted also when I Googled pics mk1 escort gt / MEX  there were a few  with the indicators-sidelights versions. That must have been a push at the Australian market!? 

not aussie, as far as I'm aware, they were put on for the works rally cars

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53 minutes ago, Ray said:

not aussie, as far as I'm aware, they were put on for the works rally cars

Correct. No Aussie car ever had sidelight indicators.

57 minutes ago, Nick Heer said:

purple too common :thumbsup:

Depends on your perspective. There is only one original purple Twincam left in the world.

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9 hours ago, Ray said:

not aussie, as far as I'm aware, they were put on for the works rally car

8 hours ago, Rally Pack 2000 said:

Correct. No Aussie car ever had sidelight indicators.

Depends on your perspective. There is only one original purple Twincam left in the world.

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Common or last one standing...that looks pure class!!

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All good stuff lads...knowledge. To be honest I don't know if I read it, was told it or even made it up lol...i was of the understanding the Aussies insisted on top spec  motors. Even if its not true it's an easy won to believe.. Lol,   Aussies in that..

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5 minutes ago, Nick Heer said:

thats a 1300E in disguise love the front fogs :mrgreen:

looks nice :thumbsup:.. No doubt about that 

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2 minutes ago, Ronnie rs1600 said:
9 minutes ago, Nick Heer said:

thats a 1300E in disguise love the front fogs :mrgreen:

looks nice :thumbsup:.. No doubt about that 

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but i was to choose a colour it would be this :mrgreen:

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46 minutes ago, Nick Heer said:

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but i was to choose a colour it would be this :mrgreen:

All good stuff lads...knowledge. To be honest I don't know if I read it, was told it or even made it up lol...i was of the understanding the Aussies insisted on top spec  motors. Even if its not true it's an easy won to believe.. Lol,   Aussies in that.. Are you psychic mate?  Lol..thats the colour or roughly the colour maybe a little lighter that I'm going for, with black stripes of sorts I've not decided!  

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