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    Re: My (Mushroom) Escort Panelvan

    Yeah he's dreaming. I saw this on carsales about 3 months ago
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    Re: My (Mushroom) Escort Panelvan

    Hi Patrick,
    That's awesome news!
    I'm so glad it has made it down to him safely in one piece, though I never thought I would hear about my car again so you caught me off guard haha.
    Thanks for the...
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    Re: My (Mushroom) Escort Panelvan

    If anyone is interested, (still cant believe I am doing this), here is the link to the ebay listing for my car
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    Re: 76 ford escort resto

    Hey webby, where abouts in newcastle you at? Im in newcastle also and have a '76 escort van. not many around here on the roads daily thats for sure
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    seirra 5 speed conversion details NEEDED

    Hi Guys,

    So I Finally managed to get a 5 speed for my van and was looking to put it in this summer. My question to everyone on this forum then is what are the specifics for completing this...
  6. Re: New user! Mk2 Eski Panel Van diff questions + pics

    Thanks for the info mate. So what about the issue of the 3.54 being too long for the kent engine? I think I read that earlier up? As I dont want to strain it if I can help haha.
    My main goal is...
  7. Re: New user! Mk2 Eski Panel Van diff questions + pics

    Thank for the info guys, much appreciated. One last question, if by having the 3:77.1 in it will drop it by 400, would replacing the current ratio with a 3.54 make any further differences? If its...
  8. Re: New user! Mk2 Eski Panel Van diff questions + pics

    I know this is an old topic but I am in need of an answer regarding panelvans also. I have a 1.6 '76 model which i am fairly confident has the original 3.77 diff in it (we changed the oil in it, it...
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    ra40 celica pedal box

    not ford related, though i was wondering if anyone on here may be able to help my friend out. he has a 1979 RA40 toyota celica auto which he has bought a 5 speed manual gearbox for. only problem is...
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    Re: Sierra 5 speed conversion for mk 2 escort

    I heard that too about the handbrake yeah, and i figured a quick shift would be the best alternative rather then filling the car with drill holes haha.
    My uncle has a 5 speed in his cortina and i...
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    Re: Sierra 5 speed conversion for mk 2 escort

    Wow that's heaps. I thought it would only have made it drop a little, like 2-300 rpm.
    If I was to get one it would be the type 9 yeah, I'm not a fan of converting it to fit a celiac box in. I read...
  12. Thread: past vans

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    Re: ~~~~~~~~

    I got in touch with whom I thought was the owner of the RS van, and he knows of it, though wasnt him per say. I have only met the owner like twice or so, thats why i am not 100% on the name. though I...
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    Re: Sierra 5 speed conversion for mk 2 escort

    Thanks for the advice whooligan,
    I was hoping that I wouldnt have to change the shifter hole because that would mean removing my centre console which i didntnt want to do haha.
    The main reason I...
  14. Re: thought to put up a gallery of my van as i'm slowly restoring it

    thanks mate, the one i bought is a XA spill tray. ill have to look into it i guess
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    Sierra 5 speed conversion for mk 2 escort

    hi guys,

    I am just wondering if anyone has any info or has done, a 5 speed conversion on a manual tunnel 1.6 litre mk 2 escort before?

    If I was to go ahead with it would I have to cut my...
  16. Re: thought to put up a gallery of my van as i'm slowly restoring it

    awesome van mate, loving the work you have done!

    quick question, I also bought a falcon spill tray, though i dont know how to get it onto the car. how did you go about it?

    cheers
  17. Thread: past vans

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    Re: past vans

    ANd Finally my van, which is no where near as customised as all these above vans. Shes stock standard and quite a nice looker.
    Heres the link to it, it may interest some people on this forum:
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  18. Thread: past vans

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    Re: past vans

    First Off, I can confirm That the RS2000 Van (unless there is another one in New South Wales) Is still around.
    A guy in my car club has a red bubbled window rs2000 van which he is getting back onto...
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    Re: My (Mushroom) Escort Panelvan

    Hi Griezy, Thanks mate. I have tried to keep it stock as possible haha.
    Im onto it now with the other page
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    Re: My (Mushroom) Escort Panelvan

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    Re: My (Mushroom) Escort Panelvan

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    My (Mushroom) Escort Panelvan

    So I figured that, being on this forum for long enough I may as well start a thread on my 1976 Mushroom Beige Escort Panelvan.

    I bought the car mid last year with the intentions of doing it up. it...
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