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#976921 - 11th Jan 2008 10:59pm Scoop : Ford Escort Mexico mk6
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Just thought i'd whack a quick post up to let u all know what im up to these days,long time no post

Got this car in september off my little brother and brought it up to scotland where im still based













List of changes are as follows
Unvented laguna splitter
Added front fogs
Aero wipers (as found on new cars)
Drilled airbox
Ghia chrome interior handles
Mondie 16" Si wheels
Esccos Brakes on the front with braided lines
EScort Si wingback seats
Fiesta mk6 gearknob (sporty version of kris06s one)
Leccy sunroof
Alpine headunit and changer
alpine type s front components
infinity rear 5x7 coaxials
red cold cathodes in front footwells and boot
Gti spats
twin rear fog lights

as standard it has CL/EW (fronts)/white dials/sports steering wheel/coded bumpers and spoiler.

May have missed loads of things
After a few months of tinkering it now looks pretty much like this (wheels are the same wheel but different )reconned fronts with low pros on and high profile on the back until they run out)

So,as it stands










my reconned front wheels with falken 205/45s and cossie brakes



opinions welcomed

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#976922 - 11th Jan 2008 11:02pm Re: Scoop : Ford Escort Mexico mk6 [Re: scoop]
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at the end of the day it's still a 'Scort.

Only messing. aint you moved on to bigger and better things yet.

nice and tidy now. looks better thank the rust bucket it was.
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#976923 - 11th Jan 2008 11:05pm Re: Scoop : Ford Escort Mexico mk6 [Re: Cali_16v]
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good improvement matey ! like wot u done ! happy
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#976924 - 11th Jan 2008 11:06pm Re: Scoop : Ford Escort Mexico mk6 [Re: jonah]
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Lookin good fella smile

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#976925 - 12th Jan 2008 1:52am Re: Scoop : Ford Escort Mexico mk6 [Re: MattLFC]
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ah, another s h i t t e r then mate smile , how you doin ayuway buddy, long time no hear, hey you might like to know that in your absence you have been replace by a nice chappy called matty C lol !


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#976926 - 12th Jan 2008 11:53am Re: Scoop : Ford Escort Mexico mk6 [Re: Sanchez]
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Looks nice fella wink

Are you a daddy yet then ? (Scoop)
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#976927 - 12th Jan 2008 3:35pm Re: Scoop : Ford Escort Mexico mk6 [Re: Cali_16v]
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Originally Posted By: Dazzz
at the end of the day it's still a 'Scort.

Only messing. aint you moved on to bigger and better things yet.

nice and tidy now. looks better thank the rust bucket it was.


who's this? cali? aye mate aint moved on due to financial reasons, cant justify paying off expensive finance on a bigger and better thing,so escorts do fine (this one cost 300 quid from my brother,and ive spent next to nothing on the bits)

andy,yeah matty c joined the site and was a mod before i left,im doing good,u?

Mark yeah im a dad,Harrison John is 11 weeks old on monday
this is him of xmas day



nice to see the site still going strong, ill pop in from time to time and update this page when i get bits for the car

(half smoked rear lights in progress,Gti skirts and 2.0 engine planned)
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#976928 - 12th Jan 2008 3:47pm Re: Scoop : Ford Escort Mexico mk6 [Re: scoop]
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Loc: Birkenhead
Yer mate it's Cali,

I seem to rememeber another engine change you where going to do or did, was it a success???

Hate to admit it but own a ford myself, focus TDCi 100bhp on an 2004 plate.
Also soon to be running another cali, i know i know acting like stuymac now.

Cute little fella you got there matey.
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#976929 - 12th Jan 2008 6:06pm Re: Scoop : Ford Escort Mexico mk6 [Re: Cali_16v]
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aye mate i swapped a 1.8 115 zetec into my old 1.6 Si, posted the results on here, ECU change created 2 months of hassle but got it sorted eventually using a mondeo ECU which doesnt have the immobiliser built in. Loved that car,had to get rid tho as it was only a 3 door,since then ive had a maroon escort estate,which died after 3 weeks,to be fixed only to die again (crank pulley flew off at 50MPH) and now i have the mexico,which i like,even if it is a bit dented (plan to fix...honest)

also,note,my avatar is a photoshop but i want to get those bits done (pre 1973 plates and smoked rear lights)


Edited by scoop2004 (12th Jan 2008 6:06pm)
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#976930 - 12th Jan 2008 10:28pm Re: Scoop : Ford Escort Mexico mk6 [Re: scoop]
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Registered: 31st May 2006
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Loc: moreton
looks good scoop, u gonna drop a 2ltr in this 1
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#976931 - 12th Jan 2008 10:31pm Re: Scoop : Ford Escort Mexico mk6 [Re: krisGTi]
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You do know those numberplate are illegal don't you craig ???

Remember Jim getting pulled for having them on his Audi A4.
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#976932 - 12th Jan 2008 10:35pm Re: Scoop : Ford Escort Mexico mk6 [Re: krisGTi]
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aye kris im really tempted,gonna wait til ryan's done his and ill have a drive,if it feels worth it ill bang one in too,

yea daz i know theyre illegal,im willing to run the risk,just gotta wait til i can spare the doh. Didnt gadget run black plates for years before getting caught? as soon as i get caught theyll be off.
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#976933 - 12th Jan 2008 10:39pm Re: Scoop : Ford Escort Mexico mk6 [Re: scoop]
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whats in it now mate
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#976934 - 12th Jan 2008 10:45pm Re: Scoop : Ford Escort Mexico mk6 [Re: krisGTi]
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1.6,i hate it lol, 1.8s i can live with.
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#976935 - 12th Jan 2008 10:46pm Re: Scoop : Ford Escort Mexico mk6 [Re: scoop]
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Yer mate Jim was a special constable so he just used that excuse until he met a copper who wouldn't let it go.
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