escort74

escort74's 1974 Ford Escort Mk1 - Project Alan Mann

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Bracket and Brake Reservoirs Fitted 

Engine Back in

Syntec Historic Linkage arrived and Fitted

 

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Polycarb window in properly

made up some alloy window supports

and carbon wrapped them :thumbright:  

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upgraded the starter motor with a road runner item

ditched the old Nissan single pots for wildwood 2 pots

 

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harnesses  been fitted

Driveshaft been made up

breather tank and lines plumbed in

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gusseted the g/box crossmember

made a driveshaft loop

arranging some secondhand tyres and wheels for the track

 

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Wiring Time

with help from my trusty electrician "dad"

Also made up a temporary centre console for the essential gauges

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Weigh in time

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Loaded on the trailer ready for part 1 inspection for the cert

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The initial cert inspection went well , I have a list of 30 things to rectify.

I've got myself a fair few jobs to get through now , nothing major though so Im very happy :D

Last minute jobs before the first event

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Motorsport scrutineer has signed off the log book so we are good to go

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Had some rubbing issues at Puke so have spaced the rear calipers

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Back together

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Made up a new support for the handbrake as part of my rectification for the certification / MSNZ regs

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Getting a new brake pedal water cut so my pedal box can pass cert

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Got some bushes machined up to press into the pedal

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Should be cert worthy now

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Tunnel extension to stop the drive shaft touching the floor

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Merry Christmas " Project Alan Mann "

New Wheels and Tyres

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Dragged the four door out for a photo too

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got the 14" wheels blasted and painted

and some new semi slicks wrapped on them

 

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Hampton Downs Bound

 

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