Mk1 Escort Rebuild – Retropower Gordon Murray Episode 9

Gordon Murray Mk1 Escort

In this episode the Retropower guys complete the metalwork, strip the car back down to a shell, zinc spray ahead of the paint prep. We get a good look at the Escort on a rotisserie getting the seams sealed.

The inner wing has been modified to make space for a dry sump tank. Typically these go in the boot. Retropower have designed the cooler tank from scratch, we get to see the CAD drawings & some serious design skills.

The engine bay and bulkhead has been modified for custom loom with plug in connectors so the engine wiring loom can be unplugged from the bulkhead - no rubber grommets.


Here's Episode 9:



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