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Mk1 Escort Ignition Barrel Removal

There are a couple of Mk1 ignitions To start with this is for the later Mk1 type ignition barrel 70AB-3675-A2D Body Like the Mk2 ignition the barrel on this one is retained in the body by a spring, the only problem is that unlike the Mk2 there is no predrilled …

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Saarlouis

The main Ford assembly plant for Europe through the 1970’s and the assembly site for all the UK’s Mk2 RS and Ghia models, after the Escort production moved to the Focus and other models and still a working Fords production site.

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Aveley

In 1970 Ford converted this former parts stores in to “Advanced Vehicle Operations” or AVO for short. Responsible for taking body shells from Halewood and adding the bits to make Escorts in to RS’s. The plant fell out of fashion in the mid 70’s as the Mk2 Escort came along …

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Halewood

The UK home of the Escort and other models, Halewood started production in March 1963 and built Fords through to the last Escort in July 2000 before moving on to build Jaguars.

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Escort Headlining’s

Along with the seat pans, Lee Osborne on FaceBook is also making headlining’s for loads of Escorts! Made from moonstone material in dark grey or black. With some of the roof bars also avalible. Contact Lee on the link above for more details Mk2 Escort Mk2 Escort Van Mk3 and …

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