Project Zedspeed. VQ powered MK1 Escort

Thread in 'Project Cars and Builds Threads' started by driftescort, Oct 24, 2011.

  1. driftescort

    driftescort Active Member

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    Trial fitted the engine and box today:

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  2. driftescort

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    Lots of pics update:

    First fit of the shell:

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    Bit more fitted up, going to need a bonnet scoop!

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    Then the shell came off for more of the frame to be fabricated:

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  3. Dex

    Dex kut!

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    this is fucking awesome
     
  4. driftescort

    driftescort Active Member

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    Cheers man!
     
  5. xan_lee

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    You will need to put some long headers in there , like these:

     
  6. Flump

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    Fuck, i want this car so bad i just died a little inside.......
     
  7. J05MA5

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    Great project, I love it! :thumbs:
     
  8. eurodave

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    looks. . . retrosexy?
     
  9. dan4415

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    Awesome project, nice to see someone doing something different to the YB or Duratec.

    Is the guy doing the spaceframe Whitspeed?

    EPIC noise, i need this in my life!
     
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    Serious fab work man keep it up
     
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    Awesome, love it.
     
  12. nichols

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    Love these sort of projects. Epic stuff
     
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    Thats some crazy good fabrication going on there engine looks massive though .
     
  14. driftescort

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    Thanks for all the positive comments guys!

    Plenty of parts to be bought and progress to be made in the near future!
     
  15. happyharrysco1

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    what a cracking project bud! my first car was a mk1 mex and boy do i wish i still had it, i look forward to following your progress!
     
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    driftescort Active Member

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    Car is now on Speedhunters, thanks to Paddy McGrath!

    BUILDS>> 350Z POWERED MKI ESCORT - Speedhunters

    Few mistakes made in the wright up, car is obviously actually in Ireland and it seems Paddy thought it was my car whereas I am just helping out, it is actually my Dad who is building the car! But nothing too important!
     
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    Thats up there with Phils S15 for epicness, simply incredible project. Let me know if you ever want to sell it ;)
     
  18. driftescort

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    Few more camera phone pics as we forgot the digital camera.

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  19. Karan

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    Jeez that's gonna be strong!
     
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    nice cage, better safe than sorry lol
     

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