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Cars > Triplethree’s Garage > “The Menace”


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M –44
Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape
South Africa


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R7_BKR’s Profile Photo
Sep 8, 2008 at 6:39 am
This mk1 Escort looks sweeeeet.
What engine you running? definitely doesn't look a standard one.
5* for sure and trophy to go with it.

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1969 Ford Escort GT (The Menace)

Last updated Jan 4, 2008  

Photo of a 1969 Ford Escort GT (The Menace)


UK built and spec 1969 GT imported into South Africa by British immigrant. Ford South Africa also built this model locally in large volumes.


Powered by 2.4 litre, bored and stroked, naturally aspirated Cosworth YB engine.
Weber 50 DCO/SP carbs
DKE Steel crank and Cosworth Rods
Dry sumped
Solid lifters, BLF 17 Cams on verniers
Duplex springs, stainless valves
Custom exhaust

1/4 mile 13.3s

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