Ford Escort Mk2 1600 Sport Restoration Project. RHD Import from South Africa with all tax and duty paid. Nova declaration has been done. Rough looking car but a fairly solid shell thats not been welded from end to end previously. Good basis for a project. Will need UK registered but if you buy it we will assist at every step of the registration process.
Body - Export spec 1600 sport shell with extra strengthening at the front similar to our RS models. Car has its original inner wings, strut tops, sills, arches floors. Will need minor repairs on outer floors, front n/s chassis leg needs a repair. Boot wells will need attention. Evidence of a bump in nsr corner at some point that needs sorting properly. Good useable boot bonnet doors. Paintwork is right up there with some of the work ive seen......It is rough looking but underneath it there is a decent restoreable shell.
Interior - Bit minging inside. Probably best to get a Tetanus jag first before using or throw most of it in the bin and start again
Mechanics - All standard 1600 sport. Engine sounds decent. Starter is a bit lazy and will need replaced i think. 4 speed box. Clutch and brakes seem to work ok although we only drove it round the industrial estate for fear of being seen lol
Wheels - Chrome cyclone rims.
Yes this is a rough looking old spud but if you sent it to the blasters you will get a restoreable shell back. Generally if you send an unrestored Uk one thats been abused over the years and welded from end to end it will come back in six bags. There is a lot of talk about SA cars being all full of filler. Well yes it seems to be the preference that rather than knock a dent out they get the cement mixer out and fill it up. However underneath a lot of it theres still metal there. Also as they never used salt on the roads the rust doesnt spread like a cancer through the car. If you find a hole it generally does not get much bigger and you have something to work with.
Please feel free to come and see the car . Dont rub your hands over the paint though as you will probably cut yourself. We have a ramp so you can look underneath to check for any big african spiders and holes. Delivery can be arranged if required. Please ask for a quote
Any questions please ask or call 07879 557668.
Thanks for taking the tiome to read my ramblings.