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1972 Ford Escort Mexico


SOLD 1972 Ford Escort Mexico

The vendor has kindly supplied the following information

Historic 1972 rally prepared, Ford Escort Mexico with MSA log book, MEXICO V5.


  • Full seam welded turreted.
  • Fitted bolt in safety devices cage, with door bars.
  • SA Belt GT130 seats in date
  • SA Belt harnesses in date
  • Adjustable pedal box, plumbed in fire eater system
  • Alloy petrol tank, electric fuel pump, filter king and battery tray in boot.
  • Fiberglass bonnet and boot, perspex windows, works type spotlight brackets.


  • 1660CC crossflow, forged pistons, steel rods, big valve head, lightened and balanced, piper rocker conversion.
  • Machine work by Paul Gardiner
  • New twin webers, set up on rolling road.
  • 2 1/4 inch manifold and exhaust system.


  • 4 speed rocket, fitted with quaife straight cut gear kit.


  • English casing axle fitted with quaife, limited slip diff, 3 piece half shafts, 1 piece prop shaft and 9 inch drums.
  • Bilstein suspension, single leaf rear springs, world cup cross member, quick rack. Alloy sump guard. 
  • Car was built for 2017 historic championship, over a 5 year period, never used to bereavement.

All the paperwork for the build was lost, including the rolling road printout.

Would benefit from last spanner check and tracking check.

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  • Lot Number: 82
  • Year: 1972
  • Make: Ford
  • Model: Escort
  • Registration: HDJ451K
  • Engine Size: 1598
  • Estimate: £29,500 - £32,500