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08-05-2020, 12:16 PM
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Posted By Lars from Norway

Sorry for VERY late reply! Try to look up...

Sorry for VERY late reply! Try to look up Ceuninck Claude on facebook and ask if he have more of them, i am sure he has the molds for it still so maybe he can make some more.
10-18-2014, 04:11 PM
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Views: 36,870
Posted By Lars from Norway

Ooh, now that would be cool! The easiest thing to...

Ooh, now that would be cool! The easiest thing to it is to have some stiff springs in the clutch and program the transmitter to brake on a slave channel and use that as a launch-control maybe. That...
09-30-2014, 03:56 PM
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Views: 36,870
Posted By Lars from Norway

I spend time all day on it, hehe! I have even...

I spend time all day on it, hehe! I have even tested the dogbox on it, works pretty awesome. When seeing the car "hopping" a bit when engaging and to drive in reverse was a proof of that i had...
02-15-2014, 05:02 PM
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Views: 36,870
Posted By Lars from Norway

Thank you! Its always getting closer, but i am...

Thank you! Its always getting closer, but i am not hasty with it :)
01-15-2014, 04:37 PM
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Posted By Lars from Norway

Thanks a lot! All rally Escorts with some self...

Thanks a lot! All rally Escorts with some self respect needs to have a dogbox;)

I have used a bicycle gear wire between the shifting arm and the gear linkage as you might see on one of the pics,...
01-14-2014, 04:38 PM
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Views: 36,870
Posted By Lars from Norway

I have made a reverse module for the car now, i...

I have made a reverse module for the car now, i was first going to make it with the parts of an old battery drill and some stuff, but it got so complicated at the end that i desided to go for gears...
09-25-2013, 03:42 PM
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Views: 36,870
Posted By Lars from Norway

And some pics from the rear stabilizer and fuel...

And some pics from the rear stabilizer and fuel filter mount. I have also used a ball-link to mount the pipe with, it can be used for more than just suspension mounts!
09-25-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 36,870
Posted By Lars from Norway

Here are some pics from the drivetrain and other...

Here are some pics from the drivetrain and other details. I went for chain and sprockets instead of the angle drive which i initially was going to use as the pipe was much more easy to mount with...
09-17-2013, 03:42 PM
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Views: 36,870
Posted By Lars from Norway

Nice to hear you like it. I think you will...

Nice to hear you like it.

I think you will come back here before i plan any trip down there :)
09-16-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 36,870
Posted By Lars from Norway

Thank you! Of course it needs to have brake...

Thank you! Of course it needs to have brake lights! :)
09-15-2013, 02:44 PM
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Views: 36,870
Posted By Lars from Norway

Shoot! I live 40 minutes from Bergen city, too...

Shoot! I live 40 minutes from Bergen city, too sad i was out of the country at the time. And i also live by the Oslo-Bergen railroad AND the road :pWould have been nice to catch up!

Well, here's...
09-12-2013, 02:23 PM
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Views: 36,870
Posted By Lars from Norway

Wow! That's a missed post! Where were you then? ...

Wow! That's a missed post! Where were you then?

Here are some more pics, i have done a lot of work to it during my downtime with my computer. I have made the front calippers, but the discs and...
08-01-2013, 02:54 PM
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Views: 36,870
Posted By Lars from Norway

RE: Ford Escort MK2 1/5

I often find myself doing that as no one else is :) Will post more pics when i get hlme from Turkey and get my computer fixed, had a great hard disk-crash before i left.
06-23-2013, 01:57 PM
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Views: 36,870
Posted By Lars from Norway

RE: Ford Escort MK2 1/5

Agree! :) As i said, it looks exactly as i have wanted it to look now, very satisifed with it!
Here's the original one:
http://images24.fotki.com/v768/photos/3/1696833/8995625/8-vi.jpg
06-21-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 36,870
Posted By Lars from Norway

RE: Ford Escort MK2 1/5

Sway bar is finished! It works just as planned. Going to try to get some rubber bellow to cover it up with as i am going to have grease inside the ball an cup. I also had to do something with the...
06-13-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 36,870
Posted By Lars from Norway

RE: Ford Escort MK2 1/5

I started on the front sway bar today, for you who have seen one before you know what it will look like in the end, for you who don't, just keep on wondering about it for a little while :) I have...
06-10-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 36,870
Posted By Lars from Norway

RE: Ford Escort MK2 1/5

At first i was going to make it conventional, but i ran into some space-issues so i thought "let's try this" :) Now i am going to make some kind of swaybar setup in front, as it has only one shock it...
06-08-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 36,870
Posted By Lars from Norway

RE: Ford Escort MK2 1/5

Have been working on the steering and suspension lately, found out i had to try to make something not so usual suspension-wise :)
06-02-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 36,870
Posted By Lars from Norway

RE: Ford Escort MK2 1/5

Thanks, and thanks for the link! Those guys are incredible.
05-22-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 36,870
Posted By Lars from Norway

RE: Ford Escort MK2 1/5

5,5:1, exactly the same as on my FG as i have borrowed the gears from it to get the right mesh :) So now i can change the gearing "the right way", like 16/48, 18/46, 20/44/, 22/42 and so on so i know...
05-21-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 36,870
Posted By Lars from Norway

RE: Ford Escort MK2 1/5

I had my eyes open for a cheap 5 inch one, i think it might have worked. But then i had to start with chains and sprockets and boring stuff, so here is what i ended up with:
05-20-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 36,870
Posted By Lars from Norway

RE: Ford Escort MK2 1/5

Thanks for the kind words! :) The bevel gears are in fact from an FG diff, i found them very nice and small to use for this purpose. I ditched the idea of using the angle grinder setup which i...
05-19-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 36,870
Posted By Lars from Norway

RE: Ford Escort MK2 1/5

Here is some pictures of the shock i have redone a bit. I am going to use only one shock in the front. And also a pic of the drivetrain that is soon to be completed, just haven't taken more pictures...
05-03-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 36,870
Posted By Lars from Norway

RE: Ford Escort MK2 1/5

Here is some more pics of the frame, i made a new plate to place the diff on as i had to turn the bearing blocks the other way facing forward. So far just a mockup to see if everything fits and...
04-17-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 36,870
Posted By Lars from Norway

RE: Ford Escort MK2 1/5

Finally i got to start with building the frame, i will use some leftover parts from my FG, like the diff and some other parts. I still have some parts left that i see can come handy later in the...
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