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Gordon Murray Mk1 Escort

Mk1 Escort Rebuild – Retropower Gordon Murray Episode 4

If you haven’t seen the previous videos on this impressive Mk1 Escort restomod, please check them out first. 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:   Source :  https://youtu.be/XlRyNsCpM8c

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Mk1 Escort Rebuild – Retropower Gordon Murray Episode 12

In this episode of the restomod of Gordon Murray’s Mk1 Ford Escort by Lancs based Retropower,we get a look at the rolling shell complete with engine and gearbox in place. Here’s Episode 12:     Source : https://youtu.be/Fp16NCEez5M

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Mk1 Escort Rebuild – Retropower Gordon Murray Episode 5

In this episode the Retropower guys visit the cosworth factory and take a stroll through history with the progressive display of cossie engines on display starting with the first Anglia 105e in 1964 through to the F1 DFV engines. They also get up close in the dyno bays where all the classic cosworth engines have…

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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 moved to suit Gordon’s preferred driving…

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Mk1 Escort Rebuild – Retropower Gordon Murray Episode 14

In this episode we get a catch up on progress with the Mk1 Escort in April 2019. We get a walk through BTB exhausts, who manufactured the exhaust system for the Mk1.  Then the Retropower guys run through how the new dry sump tank was designed and manufactured from scratch and we see the tank…

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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

Video | RS2000 Tarmac Rally Compilation HD

Fantastic fottage of a well turned out Mk1 at the Famalicao Tarmac Rally – Check out 26 seconds in…   Return to Mk1 Escort Home – Or Mk1 Escort Videos

Video – Cosworth Powered Mk1 Review

Jamie takes this beautiful Mk1 for a spin around the lanes on a soggy west country January day.  Loads of custom work has gone into this car with it’s early sierra cosworth head and custom intake. Back to Mk1 Escort Home or Mk1 Escort Videos

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Mk1 Escort Rebuild – Retropower Gordon Murray Episode 2

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 look into the re-engineering of the suspension…

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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 the 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 grit wet & dry, through…