ESKIN8R

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    ESKIN8R's Mk2 1981 Escort Panelvan

    Left to do; • Install air filter, need couple screws • Fit dipstick • Alter wiring loom to suite • Install starter - needs a repair • Install choke cable - on order
  2. Well I got me another van Plans are bright yellow, chrome bumpers, Mexico front lip, fishnets, 13x6 superlites and a 2lt Pinto + 5 speed type 9.
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    ESKIN8R's Mk2 1981 Escort Panelvan

    Slowing coming together New thermo housing, stant rad cap, RS2000 alternator bracket, later had to remove and throw cortina one on, RS2000 type won't work with lucas acr style, bracket fowls alternator. Blue themeDays work, helps having basically everything on hand after planing swap for 8 years....
  4. @cletusHey mate, any reason these would run into issues when certing a car for an engine conversion?
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    ESKIN8R's Mk2 1981 Escort Panelvan

    Its a miracle! Only took about 8 years to get the engine in the hole....
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    ESKIN8R's Mk2 1981 Escort Panelvan

    Ok the shop is finally ready to take van to carry out a few bits of welding and getting engine sitting in the bay, will update when I get it back, progress!
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    Northland boys, meet?

    As a group are we interested in visiting https://www.chainsawmuseum.co.nz/ and/or http://www.packardandpioneer.co.nz/
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    ESKIN8R's Mk2 1981 Escort Panelvan

    Yeap the very same head
  9. Paint came out pretty good, nice and bright Comments/ suggestions Fire Away!
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    ESKIN8R's Mk2 1981 Escort Panelvan

    bye bye sewing machine engine
  11. Well had this for ages, drove for several years then rust got the better of it. But time has come for restoration
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    ESKIN8R's 1980 Escort mk2 1600 Sport

    Reproduction c pillar trims and mirror cover, look bloody good
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    ESKIN8R's Mk2 1981 Escort Panelvan

    Unhooked things Cut things Hit things with hammer Just sitting in there for a look, good width
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    ESKIN8R's Mk2 1981 Escort Panelvan

    Yes I'm finally getting my ass into gear....
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    ESKIN8R's 1980 Escort mk2 1600 Sport

    Finally got a boot spoiler sorted, after buying the second original that was not good enough decided to try the reproduction out of Australia, after hearing mixed reports on the quality I was relieved to find they are in fact bloody awesome!
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    Northland boys, meet?

    I'm heading to the Waipu car show this weekend if anyone's keen? /theres always jimmy jacks for ribs
  17. https://www.dmb.uk.com/prod/227/escort-mk2-1600-sport These guys have a great product, Silver are the correct stripes for your car too, same as mine.
  18. Ford badge https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Mk2-Escort-grill-badge-original-blue-oval-type-RS-2000-Mexio-Sport-Ghia-BP-60/162602534459?fits=Model%3AEscort|Plat_Gen%3AMK+II&hash=item25dbddc63b:g:TG4AAOSwA3dYfqO7 Escort Badge https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/ESCORT-Boot-Lid-Badge-New-for-FORD-RS2000-MKII-MK2-MK-2-Bootlid-Trunk-RS-2000/222769277451?epid=825661860&hash=item33de156a0b:g:FuMAAOSw42dZBJXu I have a spare 1.6 badge if you need. Door cards http://www.aldridge.co.uk/ Recommend this book if you are trying for original restoration https://www.fishpond.co.nz/Books/Factory-original-Sporting-Mk2-Escorts-Dan-Williamson-Simon-Clay-Illustrated-by/9781906133290 And i'm based in Whangarei, owned mine for 12 coming up 13 years.
  19. Have a look at my build thread, plan is to be on the road this year, shout out if you need any bits or want to know where to get them.
  20. Race you to get car on road first hah