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1972 Mk1 Ford Capri 2.9 RS Recreation

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1972 MK1 FORD CAPRI 2.9 RS RECREATION

CHASSIS NUMBER  GAECNE525545   ENGINE  6090BABN

 

THIS LEFT HAND DRIVE MK1 CAPRI WAS BUILT AT THE FORD COLOGNE FACTORY IN GERMANY IN 1972 AND EXPORTED NEW TO THE USA. THIS STATEMENT IS VERIFIED BY THE MALLIBU CAPRI CLUB, CALIFORNIA.

 

IT SPENT SOME TIME AS A FAMILY ROAD CAR AND THEN CONVERTED INTO A NATIONAL RACE CAR. IT IS TOTALLY RUST FREE. IN 2011 THE CAR WAS IMPORTED INTO THE UK AND PURCHASED BY CAPRI AFICIONADO TERRY NICHOLLS.

 

IT NOW BECAME THE SUBJECT OF A 5 YEAR PAINSTAKING PROJECT TO RE CREATE A REPLICA/RECREATION OF THE WORKS CAR THAT FINISHED 11TH OVERALL AT THE 1972 LE MANS 24 HOUR RACE. THAT CAR, NUMBER 52 WAS DRIVEN BY GERMAN LEGEND DEITER GLEMSTER AND THE SPANISH DRIVER ALEX SOLER-ROIG.

 

THE BODYWORK, PAINTWORK AND LIVERY IS COMPLETED TO A VERY HIGH STANDARD. IT IS COSMETICALLY IDENTICAL IN EVERY WAY TO THE WORKS CAR. A SIGNIFICANT AMOUNT OF TIME HAS BEEN SPENT SOURCING NOW HARD TO FIND PERIOD ITEMS. THE DETAILS ARE ALL PRESENT AND CORRECT, SUCH AS BADGES, TRIM, CHROME AND DECALS.

 

MECHANICAL SPECIFICATION.

JON TOOVEY 2.9 V6 COLOGNE RACE ENGINE PRODUCING 255 BHP.

DOWNDRAFT WEBER CARBURETTOR. RACE CLUTCH MOUNTED VIA AN ALLOY BELL HOUSING TO A 4 SPEED CLOSE RATIO QUAIFE SYNCHROMESH GEARBOX. GARTRAC FIA ROLL CAGE. ALUMINUM DOOR CARDS. 52 INCH ATLAS AXLE WITH QUAIFE SEMI FLOATING HALF SHAFTS. NEW GARTRAC FITTED GERMAN ZF LIMITED SLIP DIFFERENTIAL. DISK BRAKES FRONT AND REAR. ADJUSTABLE RIDE HEIGHT COIL OVER SPAX FRONT SHOCK ABSORBER WITH ALLOY TOP MOUNTS. RACE CAPACITY RADIATOR. SOLID MOUNTED REAR LEAF SPRINGS WITH KONI SHOCK ABSORBERS, IF AT A LATER DATE WATTS LINKAGE WAS FITTED SPAX COIL OVER SHOCK ABSORBERS COME WITH THE CAR. 7 GALLON FOAM FILLED FUEL TANK.

 

LEXON PLEXIGLASS WINDOWS FITTED ALL ROUND. LAMINATED FRONT SCREEN. IMAGE REPLICA BBS WHEELS FITTED. SLICK TYRE'S. PERIOD FIA RECARO SEATS. PERIOD BRITAX HARNESS'S.

 

THIS FABULOUS CAR IS ON THE BUTTON AND VIRTUALLY READY TO RACE. UN RACED AT THIS TIME. FIA PAPERS COULD BE OBTAINED FOR INTERNATIONAL USE OR THE CAR CAN BE ROAD REGISTERED FOR ROAD RALLY'S OR JUST SHOW THE CAR. NOTHING LIKE THIS WORLDWIDE ....FACT. A PHOTOGRAPHIC ALBUM DOCUMENTS THE BUILD AND GOES WITH THE CAR.

 

CALL MIKE WALTERS ON +44 (0) 7970 736644 TO ARRANGE A VIEWING.

 

 

 

ADVERTISED ON BEHALF OF A CUSTOMER BASED ON DETAILS SUPPLIED BY THEM.




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Seller: RaceCarsDirect
  Mike Walters
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Company RaceCarsDirect
Country: United Kingdom
City: Race Cars Direct
Phone: +44 (0) 7970 736644
+44 (0) 7970 736644
Currency: GBP
Trade or Private: Private
Price: £POA
Added: 05/10/2017
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