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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

Best of Mk1 Ford Escort Rallying

This is a great video showing a variety of Mk1 Escorts being driven on the limit. The audio is amazing and so is the action.   Click the image below to play video     Source : https://youtu.be/PcyuphisQFM

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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…

Video | Historic Rally Footage

Love the audio on this one – plenty of awesome Mk1’s in this field. Could listen to those twin webers all day.   Return to Mk1 Escort Home – Or Mk1 Escort Videos

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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…

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Mk1 Escort Rebuild – Retropower Gordon Murray Episode 16

It’s now September 2019 – The car is coming together, the Escort has gone through an IVA test to get it registered. The paint gets a 40 hour buff and ceramic coat and then the Mk1 Escort gets a blast on the rolling road at Northhampton Motorsport and we see the process used to tune…

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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 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 13

In this episode we get a catch up on progress with the Mk1 Escort prior to it going in for exhaust fabrication. Here’s Episode 13:     Source : https://youtu.be/zYwKzy1oZP4

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Mk1 Escort Rebuild – Retropower Gordon Murray Episode 6

In this episode the Retropower guys take a look at the progress on the bodywork. Most of the outer panels are on and complete. The custom dash metalwork is in place and some extra cross braces and seat mounts have been welded in to give a bespoke driving position requested by Gordon. The pedals have…