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  1. RWL81P

    RS1800 CHARITY

    So i'm sure many of you have followed this build on youtube. but the russell lord mk2 escort is now for sale, and money going to a fantastic cause. russell hand built this car to a stunning standard and build from silver and gold. im not clever enough to work out how to post the link to ebay but check it out for yourselves. item number 233036900374
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    Mk1 Fiesta - What are they like?

    square look better, thats the main thing i didnt like about my xr2. although the dreaded pepperpants wheels had gone and replaced with 14' rs 7 spokes
  3. nice looking fiesta! them xr2 steelies always looked better than shitty pepperpots, like the earlier skinny bumpers too. sits perfect and nothing shout look at me, although a harris xf under the bonnet would finish it off.
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    Wanted Mk2 Escort Fiddly Trim Bits

    i'd be interested in them if you can find some yes. they dont have to be mint. i think one of mine is broke from storing in the shed, i will have to dig them out n have a look.
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    The Overriding Factor

    got to love that supersport!
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    Wanted Mk2 Escort Fiddly Trim Bits

    i think that being a ford press or advertising car would have had the low back scheel buckets in. could kick myself but i was offered a pair years back for 200 quid. although i do prefer my scheel roll tops! so next time somebodys at a show ripping a car apart saying its a copy, just remember there is different trim specs for different years. so if anybodys dechroming i still want some chrome window gutter trims full length, i painted mine black. also any good front and rear screen inserts in chrome. i threw mine away and put the solid rs2000 rubbers in.
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    Wanted Mk2 Escort Fiddly Trim Bits

    definitly looks black on there, also the rs1800 has black bits. if you look at the 75-76 rally cars they all had chrome! maybe it was only the first year? mines a march 76 car and had all the chrome. this is an original ford pic and is correct to the trim spec that mine was.
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    Wanted Mk2 Escort Fiddly Trim Bits

    thats how a genuine mex came from the factory. not sure about the last ones but they were only made for 3 years. 75-78. mine came exactly like that and when was young and daft i replaced all that chrome with black! thats what everybody did back then. now im collecting all the chrome again. so if anybody has any chrome gutter trims at a sensible price then id be interested in them.
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    My orange mk2 Mexico...rebuild.

    the wheels are the wrong size and the engine makes the wrong noise. but this is still one of my fave mk2 escorts of all time, i remember the feature when it was white on 4 spoke revos with a pinto. then when it re appeared. wow. this car was and still is the benchmark of mk2 builds! just shows how far ahead of its time it was when it was built. im glad you brought her back Darren, must of been a killer to do all that hard graft and then sell her! still have the mags with both the features and the one with Marks yellow mex, which is also on my list of top mk2s.
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    The Overriding Factor

    that would be, supersport small bumper type, later big bumper with and without plastic trim?
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    Wanted Mk2 Escort Fiddly Trim Bits

    now thats how a mk2 mex should look, only thing missing there is the F.O.R.D boot script that the early car should be wearing. mine was the same, no clock, no radio, no center console or glovebox, but did have aeriel and a pair of shelves under the dash. without the plastic ends!
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    Wanted Mk2 Escort Fiddly Trim Bits

    actually ive ive just read your messages again. no the mexico badges are indeed chrome and not black. the rs2000 badges were black! dont suppose you have chrome 16 badges? the rs 2000s had black handles, roof gutters and window rubbers, black mirrors and bumpers. the mexico had black bumpers, all the other trim parts inc handles and badges were chrome. genuine mexicos are rare over here too as they only made about 1500. cant remember the exact figure off the top of my head.
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    Wanted Mk2 Escort Fiddly Trim Bits

    yeah ive got mex in bits that ive slowly been doing up, was complete when i bought it. but bodged and welded up badly so bare shelled now, think the only original part left will be the rear quarters and window pillars.
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    Wanted Mk2 Escort Fiddly Trim Bits

    no theyre both the same. i dont know if the plastic ones are gen ford but i have seen plenty for sale. if you do decide to sell them i may be interested.
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    Wanted Mk2 Escort Fiddly Trim Bits

    are they the metal ones or plastic? i see the rs tax is being introduced as rs mexico badges and not mk2 capri. lol