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#6091 OFFLINE   Ross_K

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Posted 25 September 2008 - 12:29 PM

I presume that one's been rear-ended at some point, or did they just use 'it fits where it touches' as the tolerance for build quality?

The front bumper's much the same, so I'd say it was down to KWOLITY Italian engineering :o :o

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Posted 25 September 2008 - 02:57 PM

Local tat - not autoshite, just shit.
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Posted 25 September 2008 - 03:02 PM

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Posted 25 September 2008 - 03:21 PM

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[uel=http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/R-reg-MAZDA-323-ZXI-V6-24V-Sparkle-Green_W0QQitemZ110292110936QQcmdZViewItem?]Did somebody want a 323?[/url]
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Posted 25 September 2008 - 03:43 PM

Flipping Nora, I don't think I've ever seen an Escort MK3 dizzler, especially of that vintage :shock: . I've a little soft spot for these, as my parents had three 3drs in succession: a Y reg 1.1L (beige!), a B reg 1.3 base spec and a G reg 1.3 Bonus that I learnt to drive in.Nissan Prairies, I can remember when they were two a penny - I once had a ride in one and thought it was GR8 :oops: Mark.

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Posted 25 September 2008 - 03:45 PM

http://i6.ebayimg.com/01/i/001/0e/96/304...
1600 dizzle power - yawn

That is utterly brilliant, now a diesel like that I would have - slow, clattery and basic! Looks lovely in white too.

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Posted 25 September 2008 - 03:57 PM

http://i6.ebayimg.com/01/i/001/0e/96/304...
1600 dizzle power - yawn

That is utterly brilliant, now a diesel like that I would have - slow, clattery and basic! Looks lovely in white too.
I had no idea you could get a Ford denzel in Ghia spec during the 1980s, that Escort must be very rare. Although with age and wear a 1600 CVH petrol could be made to sound very diesel indeed.

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Posted 25 September 2008 - 03:59 PM

I bet that wasnt a diesel when it was new.

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Posted 25 September 2008 - 04:20 PM

Yup, 1600D Scrote only available from '84/A plate and never on a Ghia badge on the Mk3 or Mk4 from the factory . Still, GR8 4 SMOKIN ALONG, ENJOYING CRUSHED VELOUR

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Posted 25 September 2008 - 04:23 PM

Orr it's had the Ghia tat added. Looks pretty smart whatever. :)

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Posted 25 September 2008 - 04:29 PM

While we're nit-picking, the listing says 1597cc. The Ford 1.6D is 1608cc. Mister Bollocks wins his bet.

How about this, I wonder if it's the 3-speeder or whether it's lucky enough to be fitted with the CVT box.
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Posted 25 September 2008 - 04:46 PM

I've got a G reg 1.8 d Orion with 4 months MOT and a slipped cam belt for weigh in money if you want a basic diesel :D

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Posted 25 September 2008 - 04:46 PM

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I presume that one's been rear-ended at some point, or did they just use 'it fits where it touches' as the tolerance for build quality?

Yep, the fit and finish on mine was just as dire.

I'm 99% sure the rear lights are Series 1 BX, with an extra separate reflector below (which kept falling off on mine). European versions got first the VM turbo diesel lump and then later the Fiat SOFIM engine from the Turbo Daily (which is what mine had). US models all got a V8, naturally.

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Posted 25 September 2008 - 04:47 PM

While we're nit-picking, the listing says 1597cc. The Ford 1.6D is 1608cc. Mister Bollocks wins his bet.

How about this, I wonder if it's the 3-speeder or whether it's lucky enough to be fitted with the CVT box.
http://i10.ebayimg.com/07/i/001/0e/b7/59...

thats the spittin image of mine.anyone want it before I scrap it?

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Posted 25 September 2008 - 06:07 PM

Measure the valve clearances before you scrap it. If the valve clearances are OK the chances are the engine will be fine with a new belt. My Escort TD slipped its belt and got away with it, if anything it went better afterwards.

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Posted 25 September 2008 - 10:11 PM

Shitter of the week award has to go to this thing - the "La Forza".

Italian build quality, with a Ford V8 under the bonnet. :shock:

You win a gold star if you can tell what the tail lights came from...

http://cgi.ebay.com/... ... 0283187351

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looks like a fiat panda on steroids :shock:
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Posted 25 September 2008 - 10:34 PM

Shitter of the week award has to go to this thing - the "La Forza".

Italian build quality, with a Ford V8 under the bonnet. :shock:

You win a gold star if you can tell what the tail lights came from...

http://cgi.ebay.com/... ... 0283187351

http://www.406central.com/custom/imageho...

http://www.406central.com/custom/imageho...

looks like a fiat panda on steroids :shock:
Yeah. That's the mistake I made when I bought mine. I reckon it looks more like an Uno, but the small-Fiat-on-steroids look gave me a completely false impression of the size of the thing. In the flesh it makes a Range Rover look like a Daihatsu Terios - these things are fugging huge.

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Posted 26 September 2008 - 06:56 AM

Measure the valve clearances before you scrap it. If the valve clearances are OK the chances are the engine will be fine with a new belt. My Escort TD slipped its belt and got away with it, if anything it went better afterwards.

have done, but I think its bent a valve........and nobody around here ahs any spare heads............so we bought a Micra to replace it :shock:

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Posted 26 September 2008 - 11:16 AM

Hey loko at this brown sierra with 4-spd box and dangly mirraz!!

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Posted 26 September 2008 - 11:18 AM

33k one Pwner Alfa Sportswagon! What a beauty.

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Posted 26 September 2008 - 12:04 PM

Oooh Sportwagon is a beauty!That Sierra's on my doorstep. It's a very early one, nice local number, low spec - must resist!

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Posted 26 September 2008 - 12:25 PM

GET THEE BEHIND ME SATAN!

http://cgi.ebay.co.u... ... 0258098413

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Posted 26 September 2008 - 12:40 PM

NOT A SPOT OF RUST IN THE BONNET OR TAILGATE!

Um... weren't these panels plastic on the BX?

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Posted 26 September 2008 - 12:41 PM

Yep! :roll: Might be tongue-in-cheek :wink: Mark.

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Posted 26 September 2008 - 01:47 PM

Wow, that BX is yummy! I would love to own one - they seem to have just the right balance of wackiness and reliability.

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Nice overhang!

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Posted 26 September 2008 - 04:07 PM

GET THEE BEHIND ME SATAN!

http://cgi.ebay.co.u... ... 0258098413

http://i23.ebayimg.com/02/i/001/0f/44/67...

http://i17.ebayimg.com/07/i/001/0f/44/78...

Worship ye at the holy Lego dashboard of Citexcellence! A reg... do you know how tres rare these are now???? :shock:

mate of mine has one with less than 20.000 on it and it might be for sale. :lol:
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Posted 26 September 2008 - 06:50 PM

ORSUMZZ FOTOGRAFY SKILLZ
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Posted 26 September 2008 - 09:42 PM

What about this for a good photo? Its the only one on the ad (which is a 5000-word essay)

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Posted 26 September 2008 - 09:51 PM

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These boys love tins of gloss paint in nice shiny bright colours dont they.

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Posted 26 September 2008 - 09:54 PM

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hi this is my barn fine been in lock up 15 year no keys been lost over years the car is solid and i have had it running it is on tne datsun club about it mk3 skyline with nissan 6 silinder s20 engine one ov the best ever made and bring lot ov money in usa it has all electric wimdows that works have a look wany to now more and will be glad to can take out at any time selling in classic mag aswell thanks


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