Ford Escort GT

Started on May 23 by cghstang_chris

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RallyX Beater purchased via the GRM $2008 Classifieds ( ).

Came with Tokico Blues, Eibach lowering springs, no rear sway bar, & rusty everything.

I've added MX-3 seats, Schroth Rallye4 Harness, & Miata daisies with old azenis for the street.

Check out the link to more photos to see the classic escort strut mount rust.

8/20 Update: Now with louder (stock) exhaust thanks to partially blown out gasket just past
the catalytic converter. Finished first in PF class at two day rallycross this weekend.

09/03 Update: Timing belt snapped tonight. Hopefully will be back on the road next week for the OVR Divisional Rallycross next weekend.

09/26 Update: Crank pulley keyway has major wear (aka Miata crank snout issue). Car is currently sitting in parents barn as I ponder whether to fix or scrap the car.

10/05 Update: The current plan is to do the locktite fix on the crank and run the car in M2 next season.Started gutting the interior this weekend. Who knows, maybe I could make it to the challenge too if the stars align.

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May 31, 2008 11:41 a.m.
Javelin (Forum Supporter):
Gotta love a beater Escort!
Jun 18, 2008 5:08 p.m.
Now with MX-3 seats! They sit a good 3" lower so no more rubbing my noggin on the headliner.
Jul 24, 2008 1:46 p.m.
Cool action shot. I like the spoiler too. Very racey.
Mar 16, 2009 12:25 p.m.
Swank Force One:
Thanks for the parts! ;)

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