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Drivetrain Update 4×4 Transfer Box

So finally found all of the new seals needed and the rebuild is complete! looks nice and clean now. Bolts and clips zinked, casings aqua blasted and painted ready for the rebuild Before and after shot, now just need a car to bolt it too!

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Mk2 Mexico Update

Just before Christmas I managed to pop down to see the recent work on my Mk2 Mexico and to drop off some more bits to be fitted. Engine and box now in, all the ancillaries in progress and front loom next up!

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Transfer Box Fun

Up next in the drivetrain refurb was the transfer box, which proved to be bit more of a pain compared to the gearbox! With no part numbers for most of the seals the search for FINIS numbers turned into a search for oil seal manufactures! So the good news once …

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Mk5 4×4 Update

One of the job’s on the Mk5 was to get the transmission checked over just in case I needed to find any replacements or spare parts. After a bit of a search I managed to find someone close to me who would strip the gearbox, diff and transfer box and …

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Curborough Test Day

With our entry accepted for the Mull Rally this year it was time to shake Dave’s Escort down to find any gremlins. PAN Motor Club run a test day at Curborough Sprint Course, which was the ideal setting to put some miles on the car before the long trip up …

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RS National Day 2021

The August bank holiday defied the norm with a dry day for the RS show at Donnington Race Circuit, with concourse, track time and trade stands…the perfect day! Not just a show for Focus RS’s the day had a real mix of cars from immaculate show cars and competition inspired …

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Mk5 Wiring Diagrams

Dropped on a nice find while picking up some NOS bits for the Mk5 4×4 build…Ford workshop wiring diagrams for all Mk5 and Mk6 Escorts!! with some added extras thrown in. Now that we are able to travel a bit more I popped up north to collect some bits purchased …

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Getting ready for Summer

With the sun trying to push the snow and frost out of the way its time to start thinking about some driving! To get ready for summer Ju dropped the car off at Dave and Scott at The FC…  for a 1000 mile service, spanner check, MOT & rolling road …

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Red or White…..

You know what its like, happy working away on you project then you spot something on the internet! Ooo that looks nice another Mk5b 4×4 The shell looked in a lot better condition to the white one I have started and had all the engine and running gear with it, …

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Not Mull #5

With no rally in 2017 and 2018 everyone was itching for 2019, with a packed entry everyone was raring to go! Following a bit of a moment on the previous years Manx rally on the  Isle of Man Dave turned up with a new car and a new colour! With …

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