escort74

escort74's 1974 Ford Escort Mk1 - Project Alan Mann

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Got this tank in return for doing a machining job for a mate

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Fabricated a cradle to hold the tank

and welded it in

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fitted the filler bowl

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Firewall templates

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door cards done too

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Fitted the wildwood 4pots

and capri 2.8i vented discs

also added some keeper springs

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Quickshift installed

hydraulic handbrake and linelock arrived

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Bought some seats

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How I intend on mounting them

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Quick release hub and OMP wheel installed

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Machined up some threaded tophat inserts to weld into seat mounts

 

cut some RHS and 3mm plate to attach to the shell

 

and then

 

welding time again :pirate:

 

 

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Taken the car to work to do some welding

 

seat mounts in

 

eye bolt mounts for harnesses in

 

 

 

 

 

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handbrake mount in

line lock mount in

made a surround for the gearlever

battery tray fabricated and welded in

seats in , back on the trailer to go home

 

 

 

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onto the trailer again

next stop is the roll cage shop

 

 

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Start of the cage

 

 

 

 

 

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Rear Diagonals , harness bar and Roofbar in

 

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Paperwork sorted and Logbook has arrived

Had to trim the dash and refibreglass it as it fouled on the cage

Made a strut brace at work

and my battery clamps arrived

 

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Lightweight alloy flywheel fitted

uprated exedy clutch and pressure plate

strengthened and fitted clutch release arm and bearing

almost ready to put back in

 

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