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  1. For sale is a brand new, Genuine Ford rear lamp for the Ford escort MK1 & Capri MK1. It is for the passenger side on UK R.H.D. car (NEAR SIDE). Brand new in the box. £250.00 posted to UK address only, can send pictures to you if you let me know your e-mail. Collection if required is North Wales. Cheers.
  2. For sale a brand new genuine Ford Capri MK1 1300GT, 1600GT, 2000GT leather gear lever knob. Still in Ford bag, brand new unmarked condition. £135.00 posted to UK address only. Any questions or pictures please ask. Collection if you want to collect is North Wales. Cheers.
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    1500 pre crossflow wont build oil pressure

    Ford used a complicated series of coloured paint dab's & dot's to denote if the main bearing parent bores had been machined over size, these paint marks after about 40,000 miles of driving got washed off with the hot oil. As Ford did this to reduce the amount of reject blocks, I always measure both the crank journal & the parent bore, the same can also happen on a con rod, where the big end is re-sized, so again you could end up with an U.S/O.S bearing shell, i.e. 10thou U.S crank journal 15thou O.S journal bore. I would also want in this engine case to make sure that the gear on the pump is actually engaging with the skew gear on the cam, and have you tried priming the pump with Vasaline, to draw oil up and into it.
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    Distrobutor identification

    I would of thought a 72BB number on a Dizzi would have been a MOTORCRAFT item and not AUTOLITE, pretty sure Autolite pre dated Motorcraft. Both the Autolite & Motorcraft, suffered rapid wear of the shaft bushes, making timing variation at various speeds, and was a bugger to set up with a strobe due to the wear. Bosch distributors where a lot more wear resistant, but the red cap is a giveaway under the bonnet. If you get in touch with H & H Distributors, they will either repair/re-calibrate your distributor, to the correct specs or supply you with an item of your choice, I have used them several times, and there products are very-very good. Regards. Al.
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    mk1 escort top mounts

    Hi Ray, Just noticed this "wanted" post, I may well have those here, have you a picture of what one looks like (I know the general shape etc-etc, just it helps me looking). 5/8th bore !!??, is that about 15.5mm ????. Cheers. Alec.
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    Rebuilding a Mk2 Instrument Voltage Regulator

    Hi, Most automotive instrument regulators would be made with a transistor, Zener diode and a resistor, these 3 components would be quite easy to mount inside the original metal can type regulator, I have not seen a circuit where there is just a transistor connected to the rear of the gauges. A proper regulator would give a pulsed output rather than a fixed output, otherwise the fuel gauge would vary as you drove around a corner, so the output current has a "Lag" feature to it, so your dash gauges remain steady, and the reading updates as the pulses value changes. I would imagine someone must remanufacture these regulators to a good standard somewhere.
  7. For sale, my last Brand New rear lamp for Escort MK1/Capri MK1. It is brand new old stock and is for the rear L.H. side or UK passenger side Near Side. It is unmarked and has "FoMoCo 3024" "England" embossed in the plastic lens. Chrome is mint with no pits/spots, so ideal for show car use. Had 14 pairs in total, and am now down to the last one single item, although I do have the lens and the chrome surround available without the diecast aluminium body. Postage is free to UK destination, signed for & tracked, or collection from North wales. £260.00 all in packed/posted. If you need more pic's please ask.
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    Wanted Mk2 Escort Fiddly Trim Bits

    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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    1600 xflow throttle linkage setup mk1

    Not sure what it is off, but it looks as though it was originally for an auto box car, pretty sure that the throttle cable should pass through the lower hole in the black bracket, the kickdown cable would then be in the top hole of the black bracket ??!! What car is it on, I have a few GT brackets for the Escort MK2 Ghia & 1600 Sport (same bracket and rod).
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    Mk2 outer weather strips

    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.
  12. I have for sale a set of 16 (sixteen), Genuine Ford UNF wheel nuts for the Capri MK1 Rostyle type wheels, will also fit Escort MK1 if still has it's UNF studs on. Very-very nice order, (well brand new they will be). North Wales, £135.00 plus post.
  13. For sale a brand new Genuine Ford outer door skin for the Escort MK2 2 Door. This is for the off side door, (Drivers Side). Pretty dirty from storage, but is as good as new under the dirt. £275.00, collection only, I will not post at all. Collection from North Wales.
  14. I have for sale a brand new Genuine Ford/Carello 547 flat front headlamp used on certain models of 1300/1600 Sport & Mexico models. Brand new and mint, I paid £360.00 for this one on EBay, have since bought a full pair, so looking to move this on. Collection as I would not post as it is glass. Any questions please ask. NORTH WALES.
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    NOS pinto water pump motorcraft - SOLD

    Hi, ok, no prob. Cheers.