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Discussion in '1st Gen 1981-1990 CVH' started by ricksgt, Nov 3, 2019.

  1. ricksgt

    ricksgt MY 1989 Ford Escort Terlingua GT .

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    Hello All,, well I'm back ,,,again ,yes its been a while from my last post here on FEOA , been busy , but also I have been doing some work ,,needed work, I say , on my 89 GT , be sure to check here for pictures and more upgrades soon . I'll leave a " teaser " for you all ,,lol ;),, Thanks for looking in ,,stay safe .

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    austin86 That nut who spends way to much on a escort.

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    welcome back. I really like to see others doing performance work on first gens.
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    austin86 That nut who spends way to much on a escort.

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    By the way were did you get the red bushing/link in the rear of the car?
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    ricksgt MY 1989 Ford Escort Terlingua GT .

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    Hey ,,not sure ,,I have had them a while maybe ebay ,, from the UK guys I think . Those UK guys have some cool stuff over there if you can get one to sale it to you , sometimes stuff shows up on ebay ,,but shipping cost more .
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    ricksgt MY 1989 Ford Escort Terlingua GT .

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    the UK Escorts mk 3 , and Mk 4 cars rears are the same as the first gen Escorts in the US states ,
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    ricksgt MY 1989 Ford Escort Terlingua GT .

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    ricksgt MY 1989 Ford Escort Terlingua GT .

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    ricksgt MY 1989 Ford Escort Terlingua GT .

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    ricksgt MY 1989 Ford Escort Terlingua GT .

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    ricksgt MY 1989 Ford Escort Terlingua GT .

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    ricksgt MY 1989 Ford Escort Terlingua GT .

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    ricksgt MY 1989 Ford Escort Terlingua GT .

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    ricksgt MY 1989 Ford Escort Terlingua GT .

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    To me ,,its all about the detail in doing it right to last long time ,, ;),, you would not believe the " hours " I have in this one side project so far ,,, more to come , other side should go faster because I have all I need now ,, ( overnight parts from Japan ) ,,I mean UK ,,,lol, :laugh: .

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    ricksgt MY 1989 Ford Escort Terlingua GT .

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    I could listen to this guy all day long ,,lol, :laugh:
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    austin86 That nut who spends way to much on a escort.

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    Are those struts imported from the UK? They look like the ones burtonpower sells.
    Wonder in UK coil overs will work in the rear? I would love to put a set on my EXP, I have the rear cut out for reinforcing as it is.
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    ricksgt MY 1989 Ford Escort Terlingua GT .

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    I got the rear sway bar sanded today ,, a little more done . ;),,, more pictures coming soon . Super clean ,,lol .

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    ricksgt MY 1989 Ford Escort Terlingua GT .

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    Working on getting the 1989 - Ford factory rear Escort GT rear sway bar sanded and repainted ( red ) .
    Sanding it down to the metal to get off all old paint and rust ,etc .;)

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    ricksgt MY 1989 Ford Escort Terlingua GT .

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    OK ,,I thought I better give a reminder of what I've done on my Escort GT in the pass few years ,,lol, :cool:
    This is what the engine bay and engine in my Escort GT looks like now ,,I did all this back in 2013 -14 .

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    ricksgt MY 1989 Ford Escort Terlingua GT .

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    Please try and check out and read some my earlier posts / threads here ON FEOA .

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