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Red mk2 Escort RS2000 replica registration YUA373S was stolen from the driveway of a property in East Grinstead, West Sussex on the night of 16th February 2019.
The car is an RS2000 replica, fitted with full fibreglass X Pack bodykit. It has a rubber RS boot spoiler, Perspex rear & side windows plus Aerodynamic door mirrors.
The engine is a Vulcan prepared 1700 lightened & balanced crossflow with Piper cam, duplex valve springs, gas flowed head & twin 40 Webers with K&N filters. The car has a high pressure oil pump, electric fuel pump & Pertonics electronic ignition. The exhaust is a Janspeed 4-2-1 manifold mated to a Peter Lloyd system. The car also has an alloy radiator & Kenlowe fan fitted.
The car has a 4 speed type 2 gearbox & has a 4:1 english axle.
Suspension wise the car has Bilsteins with 170lb 1” lowering springs & roller bearing top mounts, RS2000 steering arms, polybushed TCAs & double width bushes & a double width anti dive kit.
On the rear the car has Spax adjustable, 1” lowering blocks & 116lb single leaf springs.
The car has a 2.75 turn quick rack & group 4 steering knuckle joint, vented & drilled front discs with Mintex 1144 pads & standard 8” brakes on the rear.
The shell has been stitch welded, has strengthened front inner wing supports, has been gusseted & the rear spring hangers skidded. The front floor sections have been strengthened & the battery & washer bottle have both been relocated to the boot.
The wheels are Compomotive 13” 3 piece split rims with Kumho Ecsta V7000 tyres (215 55 R13 on the front & 235 45 R13 on the rear).
The interior has been stripped of rear seat, trim, carpets & headlining, has additional switches for the Kenlowe fan, ignition/fuel pump & aux main beam.
The car is fitted with mk3 Cortina clocks upgraded with LED dash lamps.
Car was seen heading out of East Grinstead towards Crawley/ M23 at approx 12:30-1am.
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