Welcome to the Ford Escort MK3 survival and improvement website!
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(The bit no-one ever reads)
Hello and welcome to the site. This site has been set up as a result of hours (by that I mean years) of bashing my knuckles whilst working on my own vehicle and trying to fit parts to it from other later cars. I have been building and modifying my own mk3 Escort for quite some time now and have incorporated into it many of the updated features of later cars. I have therefore discovered first hand the many problems and pitfalls that lie behind even the simplest of upgrades and know how to overcome them. As there appears to be a lot of interest in these subjects, I have decided to set up this site so that anyone else planning similar conversions can learn from my experiences and hopefully help solve a few headaches. (what a hero!)
How To Use This Site
I have try 'd as best I can to lay out the information on this site in 'project pages' that can be printed off for each job. It should give information on all conversion work required, parts and parts sources for each job. It is designed to be used in conjunction with your maintenance manual and so does not give details of every last nut and bolt to be tightened. (i.e. the dashboard conversion project doesn't give you a breakdown of how to remove the dashboard from your car, for that you will need your Haynes manual!) There are no 'bodged' conversions on this site as I am an engineer by trade and have built my car for myself so I intend for everything that I have done to last and to be reliable.
Although every effort has been made to ensure that the information on this site is correct, I am only human. Therefore, the information contained in this site is used at your own risk and I will not be held responsible for any loss or injury caused.
Anyway, I hope this site proves to be of use to you.