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RE: my Escorts 2015/02/18 22:01:52 (permalink)
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Looking better than ever. Have you changed the ride height?
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RE: my Escorts 2015/02/18 23:33:27 (permalink)
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nah i havent. just sits alot better than the simmons 
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RE: my Escorts 2015/03/04 12:54:24 (permalink)
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few more photos.  took the blue esky out for a run a few weekends ago. pulls really well.  shocks are below average though. wish i didnt sell all my gaz stuff just before i got this car. ah well better start saving again!
 


 

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RE: my Escorts 2015/03/04 13:35:25 (permalink)
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Jeez I love that engine bay on your green car. Its just spot on!
Excellent pair of cars you've got in your garage.
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RE: my Escorts 2015/03/04 22:21:41 (permalink)
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thanks mate. sounds mint too :)
 
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RE: my Escorts 2015/04/16 15:13:18 (permalink)
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Seriously just loving being able to drive this thing at the moment. after all of the **** that went down just to get it on the road ( engine swaps, getting seized by police, having the tuner damage the car) its now only feeling like its worth it.
 
it really needs better suspension as thats its down fall. i haven't touched the suspension since owning the car.   But at the moment it doesn't really bother me too much.... maby over winter ill do something.
 
i hated the 16" wheels and i actually enjoy looking at the car now. im even thinking of getting 13"s for a bit of fun.
 
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RE: my Escorts 2015/04/16 16:05:37 (permalink)
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Looking good mate!....... oh and where is my invite to these drives????/
 
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RE: my Escorts 2015/04/16 18:46:09 (permalink)
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Good stuff. That's why we go through it all. To enjoy it at the end! Some silver 13" minilites would look the bomb and lower the car a bit :D
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RE: my Escorts 2015/04/17 08:45:24 (permalink)
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haha davor they are always last minute. ill probably be moving closer to your area soon so may be easier.
 
 I really like the south london look haydn. i will have to give it a go i rekon 
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RE: my Escorts 2015/12/09 13:38:38 (permalink)
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Time for an update.

Not too much going on. Currently have the diff out of the 2 door doing a ratio change.

The 4 door really needed some love in the suspension department. It came with pedders crap. The steering was alot heavier than any other escort I had owned and there was a knock under load when you hit a bump.
With the steering being as heavy as it was it really didn't give good feedback thru corners. I replaced strut tops and control arms trying to chase the knock aswell.
Basically no difference. I tried a different complete strut that I borrowed and it all went away.

So I sourced some new 2lt legs and got some bilstein inserts. Along with roller tops it should make the car alot nicer to be in. Fitted them last night but haven't had a chance to drive it yet.

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RE: my Escorts 2015/12/10 00:06:48 (permalink)
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That will change the handling a bit! Nice one
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RE: my Escorts 2016/02/05 23:41:35 (permalink)
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Ready for a big skid
Have you tried it over the 400m yet?
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RE: my Escorts 2016/02/06 12:04:59 (permalink)
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haha yeah i rooked out on that photo.   
 
nah i havent. i want to though. 
 
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RE: my Escorts 2016/02/06 12:20:05 (permalink)
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It even looks fast standing still Huge thread, your cars are great, keep up the good work... Drew... 

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