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Juans GT Peanut – Modified Mk1 Escort

31 October 2011 One Comment

Name: Juan Pretorius
Location: Gauteng

Model: Mk1 Ford Escort
Year: 1975
Engine Size: 1600

This car was a project car. We have built him up from scratch and it took us about 3 years to build it up like it is today. We have sprayed it ourselves and have done every thing else our self, it took 6 months to do the fibreglass, this is the story of my car.

Engine Mods:
We have taken a 1600 crossflow block and put in a datsun 2.0 xxx pistons in.
The head is gasflowed and the flyweel is skimmed.
36mm sidedraft Webers.
Cowley Branch
60mm Cowley Exhaust

The body is a ford escort mk1 GT it is white,  I have 225/50/13 wheels on with fire tiger tyres it has a 40 ml drop front and rear and green led park lights.

Front bucket seats rear, standard seats and a racing steering wheel with 6 green led lights under the dash.

All audio is Calibra I have two 1600w 12′ subs and a 5′ Calibra radio screen and also 230w 6×9 speakers 4000w mono block amp.

One Comment »

  • Jjeatspie said:

    Nice! love the original rims and cleaness of the car! Maybe you could put a ST170 engine in it :D


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