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#962712 - 18th Jul 2006 2:24am babybirds mk6 escort
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Registered: 16th Jul 2006
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ok people this years project car all done by doc {my bf} himself {will get the git to regester in a sec lol}

ok when we got the car 5mnts ago





when we got the spoiler



and from a few weeks ago.........excuse the picture quality....was done in the work shop




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#962713 - 18th Jul 2006 2:25am Re: babybirds mk6 escort
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hehehe doooooooor popers laugh


slighly low at the frount haha.....and its only been lowerd 35mm



rite more piccys will come soooooon
ok list of wots been done and wot will be done very soon

rear bumper: street fighter
frount bumper: aggressor
wings and skirts: full cosworth wings and skirts
F50 bonnet
strut brace
bombz kit
single wiper conversion on frount and wiper removed on back
de-locked and de-handled {fully smoothed in}
smoothed tail gate
full mirror window tints

everything is fully smoothed in and lookin sexi except for frount bumper.....got to wait till after the mot {in next week} just incase theres any work to be done.
will be gettin brand spankin new sexi 17" alloys on thursday
got her booked in , in april time or her full leather re-trim
shes going silver just for the last few shows this year then over the winter shes going in for her full new one off reeeeeeeeeee-spray hehehe

and finnaly...ICE....well thats just a surprise for ya all tease

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#962714 - 18th Jul 2006 12:26pm Re: babybirds mk6 escort
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thats alot of 'sexi' tease

Looks nice, I welcome anyone to put a Cosworth kit on a Escort since its not an easy job to be done - It kinda scares most people off.

Have you considered using only the Cosworth lower spoiler? This is what I was going to do to an Escort I had.

Oh and it appears that someone has Uzi'd your bonnet tease
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#962715 - 18th Jul 2006 12:44pm Re: babybirds mk6 escort
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Originally posted by Dazza:
Oh and it appears that someone has Uzi'd your bonnet tease
raftl I believe so (second post, first pic)

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#962716 - 18th Jul 2006 2:25pm Re: babybirds mk6 escort
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Registered: 18th Nov 2004
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Another white 3 door,wahay!

Looks to be a very nice project. Wouldnt put bumpers and bonnets on an escort again myself (having been there done that) but what you've done is rather tasteful. That spoiler looks a bit steep (like an airbrake rather than a spoiler) and if u tilted it correctly it could look VERY good. U only have to look at mike C's car on www.escortevolution.co.uk to see how good an escort can look

Respect to ur fella for doing the cossie arches.........and all the bodywork himself.

What engine size and model is the base car?


Mike Cs car
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#962717 - 18th Jul 2006 4:19pm Re: babybirds mk6 escort
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i may make myself sound like a right turnip now but the spoiler the bf has is a twin blade and the one in the picture uve posed above is a single blade?? but we have tryed to angel the spoiler differntly but it kills the speed of the car.

bonnet is in the process of being cut differntly now {littrally in the process just gone down to the workshop and hes got grinder in hand :S} and i will get piccys of that up as soon as i can laugh

thanks for all the nice comments its good to see a site with the apreciation of modding and who can also know the differnces between there ass n there elbow!!!!

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#962718 - 18th Jul 2006 4:39pm Re: babybirds mk6 escort
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how have u been angling it differently. Making it steeper? the steeper it is the more drag is created. U need to bring the front of the spoiler up,even if its just a few degrees it will make it look better and go faster. At the minute that is just looking odd and seriously messing with the airflow,the angle of attack is far too steep so it wont be letting air thru it it'll just be bouncing air off it violently
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#962719 - 18th Jul 2006 5:54pm Re: babybirds mk6 escort
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Registered: 3rd Mar 2004
Posts: 2912
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Scoops got a good point, with the way it's angled in that first pic it will slow you down.

Love the cossie arches, I think they make the car.

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#962720 - 18th Jul 2006 6:20pm Re: babybirds mk6 escort
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Registered: 17th Dec 2003
Posts: 8019
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yer get rid of it, you only need some thing like that when your doing over 100mph and well, need i say more !
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#962721 - 18th Jul 2006 6:59pm Re: babybirds mk6 escort
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ah brings back the memories of owning an escort, intressting combination of arches and bumpers look forward to seeing it sprayed and in the flesh.
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#962722 - 18th Jul 2006 7:07pm Re: babybirds mk6 escort
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Registered: 18th Nov 2004
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i reckon a streetfighter spoiler wud suit that car down to the ground. Looking at the car as a whole i think that spoiler doesnt even suit it. The blue car above does pull that spoiler off,but not many can,and i doubt this one will.Streetfighter spoiler wud be the dogs
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#962723 - 18th Jul 2006 8:38pm Re: babybirds mk6 escort
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Registered: 16th Jul 2006
Posts: 17
Loc: herefordshire
can someone find me a pic of a streetfighter spoiler...im cookin tea for about 5people and im too lazy to look for one whilst cookin the tea hahahaha thankyou please xx

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#962724 - 18th Jul 2006 10:27pm Re: babybirds mk6 escort
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Registered: 11th May 2004
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Looks like a good project.

Like Dazza said its not easy to put a cossie kit on a escort but when done right which yours seems to be so far it looks the dogs.

Have you or are you going to use spacers to fill the wheel arches or are the alloys you are getting wide???

PS where are you from??
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#962725 - 21st Jul 2006 12:07am Re: babybirds mk6 escort
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Registered: 17th May 2004
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Loc: eastham
woooooooo bird tis looking so much better than at nationals. doc is doing well . tell im woman said well done xx
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#962726 - 21st Jul 2006 1:18pm Re: babybirds mk6 escort
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spoiler here


Just noticed why ur cossie kit looked wierd the other day. Its not sposed to be wide at the back of the door,its sposed to taper in gently. Couldnt put me finger on that for days, and now i know why another cossie kitted mk6 looks wierd. U gonna widen the door too?
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