Classic Ford Escort Full Restoration

PJS can build new drift cars, Race Cars from scratch or just complete work for simple track preparation. All fabrications and welding is done onsite. We can produce and modify all intercooler pipes, exhaust systems to suit each individual car setup.

MK1 Ford Escort Restoration
We totally striped and rebuilt the MK1 Ford Escort from the ground up. We started by stripping the body and sand blasted the complete MK1 shell. A full rust program was then applied. all the individual parts were also snad blasted and repainted. The existing 4 speed box was changed to a 5 speed. All brakes were upgraded to 4 pot brakes with vented discs

The utmost care and commitment was given throughout this MK1 project. Whilst rebuilding an a Classic Ford Escort MK1, whether it be for an restoration of for race car preperation, a major rebuild or a heavily modified unit is needed, to provide the most impressive results in terms of strength, performance and reliability.

  • Total strip down
  • Nut and bolt re-build
  • Body shell sand blasted
  • 2 brand new original ford RS wings
  • All bolts and brackets nickel plated
  • Polly bushings all around
  • Brake upgrade to 4 pot callipers and braided hoses
  • Nickel plated brake pipes
  • Brake master cylinder re-built with new seals
  • Piped stainless steel exhaust and 4 branch
  • Engine re-built with polished and ported cylinder head
  • Piper blueprint 285 camshaft kit
  • Electronic ignition
  • 5 speed gearbox modification
  • All new weather strips and seals
  • Twin 45 Webber carburettors
  • Complete interior re-trim including roof cloths and carpet and dash
  • Retro look radio with usb, Bluetooth, handsfree aux port
  • Complete paint inside and out Approx 22 litres of paint
  • New 7inch genuine 4 spoke revolution wheels
  • Electric windscreen washer upgrade
  • Refurbished wiring loom
  • Complete new headlight kit
  • All chrome re-plated
  • Wax oiled all panels
  • Re-build back axle
  • One piece shortened shaft
  • Up-graded radiator - original looking
  • Suspension re-built


If you have a query regarding any form of vintage restoration, fabrication or welding please contact us - we regularly take on bespoke work for one off or batch production of custom parts such as Classic Ford, Classic BMW's and Volkswagen camber adjustment arms, hard pipe installations for turbo systems, rust repairs for MOTs, alloy wheel repairs, and general component repairs/modifications.

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