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    Ford Anglia 100E http://bit.ly/FordAnglia100IgnitionBundle Ford Pinto Engines http://bit.ly/FordPintoIgnitionBundle Ford Cologne V6 Engines http://bit.ly/FordCologneV6IgnitionBundle Ford Crossflow Engines http://bit.ly/FordCrossflowIgnitionBundle Ford Essex V6 Engines http://bit.ly/FordEssexV6IgnitionBundle Ford Zephyr & Zodiac 6 Cylinder Engines http://bit.ly/FordZephyr6IgnitionBundle (image shown below if Ford Cologne V6 Distributor, with Viper coil and Blue 8MM Performance HT Leads)
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    You also need to keep on top of Ebay, a new pair came up last Wednesday, listed as MK3 Cortina, but with the part number coming up with 75AB, I had a closer look and they where Escort MK2 2 door, so I bought them for the £18.00 BUY IT NOW they were listed at, someone was listing a used pair on EBay at the same time for £65.00, I was in the right place at the right time for once.
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    MK2 Mexico being brought up to a show in North Wales (RS Owners club show or something) in 2016 on a service station on the M5. Car had come from PORT ISAAC, where the series Doc Martin is filmed. Is a 1976 car, one owner, and I forgot the dealers name it came from, it is in the rear window. Car had less than 4000 miles on it, but was not interested in parting with it, inside was as nice as my new modern car, if not better. As can be seen on this one, 1.6 badge on wings in silver, silver door handles, silver boot lock, silver gutter moulding, the wiper arms were silver as well, the only thing not silver was the door mirrors, they are both black. Boot lid had "ESCORT" in silver on L.H.S, and MEXICO on R.H.S. Would love to have seen it running, would have been as tight as a drum. Inside was strange though, no clock, no radio, no glove box, but it had a roof aerial.
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    I'm now fairly confident that the back wheels, more so the passenger side were both binding. I've now replaced the drivers side with a new disc and that runs much more freely now. Passengers side has been stripped down with disc removed, but stopped at that point yesterday as both my kids turned up for Mums Sunday lunch. This side was binding much more heavily, to the point that the wheel wouldn't spin freely. I'll get back on it some time this week hopefully. All in all though, I think the RR session was good in the fact that it allowed for my carbs to get balanced and mixture adjusted. Additionally though, what was also good about it was that it identified my trans loss/bind issue that I wasn't initially aware of. Admittedly, I was going through the process of finding the correct discs for the rear which I was looking to change due to a squeeking noise. The flywheel figure of 153bhp, assuming it's accurate was also more than I was expecting. I was thinking of a figure around 140bhp with the choice of cam I went for. I think when I get it back together and take it for a run, it will not have the binding issue. Fingers crossed, I might even notice a bit more go in it when driving. That would be a bonus. Again though, thanks to all of you with your feedback and help when I've asked the odd question etc while building this engine. I was looking at building a 2.2 over this winter, but the way this engine responds and felt while driving it from the RR, I'm wondering whether it's going to be worth it for the needs of what I use the car for.
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    hi folks, the update, i got the second right one for colr6 just tonight, for rallypack2000 i got them aswell, i will put the stuff together tomorrow, and get it posted, colr6 will have it this week, rallypack2000 will take a bit longer, he just lives to far away, cheers marcel
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    Never noticed Ray, that someone must have caught you thanking Col for the gearbox work and then blew it up into a big picture behind your car?.......
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    Treated all th rusty seems fitted the doors now bolting the wings of then get it on a ramp weld a few bits up underneath
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    Cheers Dale, managed to get an original one off fleabay only last night for £64 complete with clock /radio and mounts 👍 And to to keep in with Ray got a nos clutch cable in a Ford bag !
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    Final figures are back from RR today at Nutts Performance. Highly recommend these lads if you're close to S Wales. My main goal with this thread was to rebuild a dead pinto on a budget. Big BHP was not really my concern, as I was looking more for a street engine that suited my RPM range and the area I drive about in. In fairness, I'm very happy with the Torque output now and for going with the FR30 cam. Carbs needed balancing now that they had longer equal trumpets and the needle jet was dropped 1 notch due to it running rich on mid to high RPM. Other than that, the timing and cam was spot on with no gains to be found via advance or retard. 14° and 110° respectively. Picture below was on 2nd run after adjusting the carbs:
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    hi, the end caps are on there way, to colr6 and rallypack2000, i hope they can be copied, cheers marcel
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    Car is back in the workshop after a bit of sanding down lots of filler and some extremely awful previous repaires have shown up. Panels tack welded and filled over Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    hi folks, i looked for a few hours, i just found about 6 left ones, i did cleared some stuff and throw the big parcel shelfs away, i did keep the smaller ones, they only have the left caps on them, these sit in between the shelf and the side of the car, that;s why you won't loose them, i think you will loose the left one in england, i also think the left one is the mirror form of the right one. i will sent the ones i got to colr6, he can copie them, if it dosn't cost to much, and with the 6 he will get he could swap with some one hows got a right one, so you could make sets. i will ask here in holland if i can get right ones. sorry about trowing stuff away, cheers marcel
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    Story so far.. As per my last post (4 door 2 door differences). Im considering building a road car from one of the new Higgins Shells. I have had several Escorts Mk1's and Mk2's and although I loved them all they all rattled and banged away like any old car does. My plan is to build a sort of modern car on a brand new shell with tons of sound deadening, power stearing, modern fuel Injection and perfect road manners is what Im after, a car thats a pleasure to drive. I do have other classics at the moment so If I want a pure bred Ford I have access already. I have read lots about these new shells, seen a green Mexico as a built-up finished car from one. I have seen a shell in the flesh. Im no expert so will be enlisting a body shop to do all the prep and painting. Surely these are a better starting point than an old patched-up rusty shell? I not a welder so doing one myself is out of the question. I am a self confessed perfectionist so will pay for the right finish. What Im after is a road car, im really not into any of the Rally look, its got to be standard looking for me. I have bought at a very good price a 4 door Australian RS2000 its actually in very good shape. Bought at a good price as I say and has all the bits I need including Roll top seats, 5 speed RS front nose etc etc. Im not happy with breaking a perfectly good car but when I add up all the bits I need it works out consideably more than I paid for this car. Add to that the shell and bits I dont use will have a residual value as well. I have been building-up a Cosworth N/A for the project, Fitted the Throttle bodies yesterday so that now all ready to go. Soo.. what do you lot think? Any opinions however harsh welcome.
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    Lol, I don't know where it is. It came up in the site's twitter feed......along with a few militant feminists foaming at the mouth at male sexism.
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    Didn't realise it was a left hooker-BUT looking at the pics it needs minimal if any welding-paint looks good enough saves a few quid there-you'd only need to do a rhd conversion which is easier than repairing a shite shell.
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    Your lucky!! I have to get my name embroidered on my shirts to remember my name !!! I thought I was called 'next' for three years then St Micheal after that, thought the wife had changed for name by de poll for Christmas just to amuse the grandkids...lol
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    I'll be going onto manual choke so will not be required, you are welcome to use it no problem. If you win the trim parts you can send to me if any problem with sending to auss and I can forward with this grommet.
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    That quote should be a logo on every throttle pedal !...lol
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    Got Spotify on my headphones in work while I'm working on the flows of a winch hydraulic schematic. Got a mix of Northern Soul/Ska/Mod going on the playlist and this oldie from The Lambrettas came on. You have to do your project pics to this...
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    Surely if in a gay bar, it would put you right off having a pee - they defo the legs and rear of a female. Also hasten to add that if in a straight lav, not that helpful either, as difficult to pee straight while it's twitching......
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    I went to my fathers yesterday to help with welding up one of his Healey projects and came across some old posters I used to have up in the garage!! Interesting to see some of the prices on the rear also.. and the Asbestos sheets that were for sale from Burtons!![emoji51] Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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