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1974 Ford Escort Mk1 RS2000 - SOLD

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1974 RS2000 Race Car


Type 49 shell with V5 has been registered with the RS and AVO owners club. Chassis rails filled with Wax oil. Originally a rally car then raced BRSCC Ford Saloons Championship for many years and more recently BTCRCC.



Has just undergone full rebuild by SGS racing. Sierra Cyl Head heavily worked on with enlarged Inlet and Exhaust Ports. Engine fully lightened and balanced with Skimmed Flywheel. Kent RL32 Cam. Hi Torque Starter motor. Quick release Bell Housing. Vernier Pulley Wheel, Electronic Distributor. New Alternator / Battery, Race Coil. Race Timing Belt. Rebuilt Twin 45 Webbers, New Oil Cooler.


New Paddle Competition clutch. Hyd Clutch conversion. Quaife 4 Speed Straight Cut Heavy Pro Race Gearbox with Steel Rings, Quaife rose jointed gear lever. GRP1 Rally  Prop Shaft lightened and balanced. Quick release competition Bell Housing.

Salisbury Axle with A Tran X LSD Diff. 5 Linked, GRP4 Linking Mounts, Watts Linkage weld on kit plus radius arms, Yellow Poly Bushed.


Front 4 Pot Princess Callipers with new Seal Kits and Pads, Solid Vented Discs. Rear Cosworth rear Discs and Callipers, Aero Quip lines throughout. Brake Bias valve.

Suspension (Front)

Bilstein Front World Cup Struts with Bilstein Tarmac 300/70 inserts. Fully adjustable platforms with 400lb Springs, Alloy Roller Top Mounts with new bearings and Alloy caps. Poly bushed throughout.


Bilstein Yellow Tarmac Shocks


Full MSA Safety Devices Bolt in 6point System with additional strengthening.

Safety System

Hardly used belts and seats. Electronic Fire System. All Competition compliant. Detachable steering wheel.

Body Work etc

Alloy Battery Box. Alloy Fuel Tank. New Rubber Seals on windows etc. Lam front Screen. Electronic speedometer. White Gauges.


New Minilite Replicas with one race tyres.

The log book states the car is Escort RS 2000 and the VIN plates are also correct and original.

The car also has the original distinctive and valuable Reg No. 

Road Legal

Better than money in the bank and alot more fun!!! 

The car comes with a file of history.

Selling due to change of plans and work load. It would be impossible to build a car to this spec for the asking PRICE

Set up on Dyno prior to a brief practice and one meeting1974 RS2000 Race Car