Motorsport-Tools Millington Escort Mk2 finished!

Finally the Escort Mk2 project is finished, well not quite, still a few things to do before its ready for a rally but it drives and we have taken it for a blast down the road a few times and yes its very fast.

Here we have some photos from the Classic Ford shoot we did last month. The January edition, now out in the shops has a 4 page feature on the Escort + a free 2016 Motorsport-Tools.com calendar.

IMG_3938

IMG_3934

IMG_3615

2.5L Millington Diamond engine, 300BHP and loads of torque!

IMG_3648

The engine we have fitted is a series-1 Millington Diamond, these are based on the Coswortth YB engines. It has a modified Cosworth 16v twin cam head bolted on to Millington's own aluminium block

IMG_3684

The dry sump pumps takes drive directly off the timing belt. The coil pack is mounted on to the rear of the pump. All plumbing is done with Motamec hose and fittings. -12 and -10 hoses are used for the dry sump system.

IMG_3756

Gearbox is the Quaife 60G 6-speed sequential gearbox

IMG_3719 IMG_3712 IMG_3702

The boot houses the alloy fuel tank, AH Fabrications dry sump tank and Bosch fuel injection pumps, filters etc.

IMG_3741

IMG_3754

The cockpit is kept as simple as possible. The custom made wiring loom connects up to the stepper motor Motamec gauges, we have used the analogue dial gauges for the traditional look and they are easier to read than digital. Other features include RIX power steering, vertical hydraulic handbrake, bias pedal box with hydraulic clutch, heated screen...

IMG_3788

Seats are the Motamec evo-one FIA seats and 6 point harness.

IMG_4032

Here we have a Safety Devices multi point weld in cage, the rear suspension is 6 linked and turreted, big tunnels, firewalled etc.

IMG_3910

Front suspension is made up of AVO 3 way adjustable dampers, Fully adjustable RIX Engineering WRC type uprights and the front brakes are AP Racing 4 pot CP5219, the largest brakes that will fit under 13" wheels. The discs are WRC type with J-Hook groves.

IMG_3961

And here is some sideways action down our lane...

Leave a Reply

Sorry, you must be logged in to post a comment.