ESKIN8R

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  1. Was wondering how this little beast was getting on, keep up the good work!
  2. 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
  3. 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?
  5. Its a miracle! Only took about 8 years to get the engine in the hole....
  6. 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!
  7. As a group are we interested in visiting https://www.chainsawmuseum.co.nz/ and/or http://www.packardandpioneer.co.nz/
  8. Reproduction c pillar trims and mirror cover, look bloody good
  9. Unhooked things Cut things Hit things with hammer Just sitting in there for a look, good width
  10. Yes I'm finally getting my ass into gear....
  11. 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!
  12. I'm heading to the Waipu car show this weekend if anyone's keen? /theres always jimmy jacks for ribs
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. Race you to get car on road first hah
  17. Tidied up the pedal box, new pedal rubbers and the grommet for the brake rod at the back.