Auction House – 1979 Ford Escort Mk2 RS2000 Custom

A fabulous example of the rare RS2000 Custom. From five-years ownership and 43,512 miles!

The original RS shell had a bare metal respray in 2010 and is now finished in Signal Yellow. With the engine/gearbox removed, the engine bay and underside of the bonnet had a bare metal respray in 2022. Powered by a 2.1-litre Ford Pinto offering 160bhp, with twin 40mm side-draught carbs, big valve head, Kent high-lift cams, revised throttle linkage and cables, new engine mounts, Vernier pulley, big wing sump, large capacity radiator, and a Tony Law manifold and exhaust system, Type 9, 5-speed gearbox, overhauled 2022. Hydraulic Helix 4-paddle clutch, inspected 2022, Bailey 1-piece propshaft Gaz Gold coil-over ride height adjustable, castor and camber adjustment with damper adjustment, new rubber mounts fitted 2022. Full Aldridge interior, black Beta cloth Recaro fishnet seats, headlining and carpets. Ford P21 radio. Refurbed clock. Comprehensive history file dating back to early owners. Fresh MOT valid until May 2024 issued with ‘no advisories’

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