Mk1 Escort Rebuild - Retropower Gordon Murray Episode 12

  In this episode we get a look at the rolling shell complete with engine and gearbox   Here's Episode 12:               Transcript : " until you actually build these things and try it you don't foresee always the potential stumbling blocks it's been […]

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Mk1 Escort Rebuild - Retropower Gordon Murray Episode 11

  In this episode we get a look at the painted shell and the Retropower guys visit Nitron factory to see how the custom struts are progressing.  Some serious work has gone into the paint process, from a 2 pack acrylic base they progressively knocked back the finish with 1500 […]

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Mk1 Escort Rebuild - Retropower Gordon Murray Episode 10

  In this episode we get a look at some detailed paint prep on the newly modified Mk1 Escort shell.   Here's Episode 10:               Transcript : " pretend about it send this out what about this paint right what would you do guess […]

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Ford Escort Mk1 Compilation

Mk1 Escort Video Compilation This little beauty just dropped on Youtube vie Mk1Kieran. A collection of well turned out Mk1 Escorts of all varieties generally misbehaving. The Blue Mexico at 4:50 caught my eye - stunning motor !   That said, I wouldn't mind having any of the cars featured […]

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Mk1 Escort Rebuild - Retropower Gordon Murray Episode 8

  In this episode the Retropower guys take a look at the car at the end of the dry build stage. Gordon gets a good look around the work that's been done, checks out the driving position, new suspension and under body mods.   Here's Episode 8:       […]

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Mk1 Escort Rebuild - Retropower Gordon Murray Episode 4

  In this episode the guys continue on the metalwork and Gordon Murray the legendary designer of the McLaren F1 drops in to check up on progress. Here's Episode 4:               Transcript : " that's better something like this that you can do absolutely […]

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Mk1 Escort Rebuild - Retropower Gordon Murray Episode 3

There's a fascinating set of videos on youtube that feature Leicestershire based restoration shop Retropower. With a full armoury of design, engineering, metalwork, paintshop and mechanical workshop, Retropower tackle a ground up resto of a Mk1 Escort for legendary car designer Gordon Murray. In this episode the guys make a […]

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Video - Severn Valley Historic Rallly

Plenty of MK1 action in this video. A great mix of marques flying around the Welsh Forests. Back to Mk1 Escort Home or Mk1 Escort Videos

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Mk1 Escort Rebuild - Retropower Gordon Murray Episode 1

There's a fascinating set of videos on youtube that feature Leicestershire based restoration shop Retropower. With a full armoury of design, engineering, metalwork, paintshop and mechanical workshop, Retropower tackle a ground up resto of a Mk1 Escort for legendary car designer Gordon Murray. If you're not sure who Gordon is,  […]

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Mk1 Escort Rebuild - Retropower Gordon Murray Episode 7

  In this episode the Retropower guys take a look at the progress on the metalwork and explain the dry build process. The Escort comes off the jig and onto a rotisserie so we get a good look at the work done on the underside. The instrument binnacle has been […]

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