Ford Escort Mk II group 2 (1975)
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Chassis identification codes

Specifications

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Group/Class 2 Homologation number: 5586 and Transfer to group A
Years active 1975-1980 Homologation start: 1/5/1975
Homologation end: 1/1/1982
Engine
Type Ford Kent Crossflow, straight 4cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine located front longitudinally
Capacity 1599 cc WRC: 1599 cc
Bore x Stroke (mm) 80.978 x 77.62
Compression ratio 9.0:1
Output power - torgue 84 HP @ 5500 rpm, Mexico: 95 HP @ 5750 rpm 125 Nm (92 ft·lb) (12.7 kgm) @ 3500 rpm
Main bearings 5 with 53.9mm bearings diameter connecting rod length between centers 125.2mm, big end type bearing diameter 49.2mm, aluminium alloy piston with 44.2 mm piston height
Materials block: Ford Kent cast iron thin wall 711M-6015-BA block. 209mm deck height and 96mm bore spacing cylinderhead: cast iron, cross flow
Cams/valves 1 overhead camshaft (SOHC), chain driven, Mexico: belt driven 2 valves/cyl. - 8 valves total, 39.6 (Mexico: 42) mm inlet valve diameter, 34.1mm exhaust valve diameter, 1 or 2 coil springs per valve
Aspiration natural, 1 x Weber 32 DGAV carburetor
Ignition Lucas or Luminition electronic, firing order 1-3-4-2 12 V
Cooling system watercooled 6.5 lt
Lubrication system dry sump 4.6 lt
Transmission
Type rear wheel drive 4 speed manual gearbox
Gearbox ratios constant: 1.889/1 (29/18)
1st: 3.337/1 (29/14)
2nd: 1.995/1 (26/21)
3rd: 1.418/1 (22/25)
4th: 1.000/1 (-)
R: 3.867/1
constant: 1.600/1 (32/20)
1st: 2.54/1 (27/17)
2nd: 1.66/1 (25/24)
3rd: 1.255/1 (22/28)
4th: 1.000/1 (-)
R: 3.1/1
constant: 1.600/1 (34/18)
1st: 3.65/1 (29/15)
2nd: 1.544/1 (25/26)
3rd: 1.344/1 (21/25)
4th: 1.000/1 (-)
R: 3.68/1
Diffrential ratio 3.54/1 (39/11), 3.89/1 (35/9), 4.125 (33/8), 4.444/1 (40/9) hypoid spiral bevel gears limited slip rear differential
Clutch dry, single plate, 190 or 216 mm diameter, or double or triple plate 195 mm diameter
Chassis-body
Type steel monocoque chassis with roll-cage. 2 or 4 door saloon steel bodyshell with steel bumpers
Front suspension Macpherson strut with 1 lower transverse arm and stabilizer, coil springs, telescopic shock absorbers and anti roll bar
Rear suspension live axle with 2 locating longitudinal links, multiple leaf springs, telescopic shock absorbers and anti roll bar
Steering system rack and pinion 3.5 turns lock to lock
Brakes front solid disks 247.5 diameter, or ventilated discs 266mm diameter, with 2 piston calipers 54 mm diameter. Rear drums 229mm diameter with 1 double piston caliper 17.8 mm diameter, or solid discs 254mm diameter dual circuit with servo
Dimensions
length: 4.056 m (159.8") width: 1.596 m (62.8") height: 1.384 m (54.5")
wheelbase: 2.407 m (94.7") front track: 1.270 m (50")
Mexico: 1.283 m (50.5)
rear track: 1.296 m (51")
Mexico: 1.303 m (51.3)
Rims - tires 5 - 5.5 - 6 x 13"
Weight 850 kg
Fuel tank 41 or 60 lt
Drag coefficient 0.45

Results in WSCC

Season
Car entry Car number/ result
Daytona Mugello Dijon Silver stone Nurb Misano Watkins Glen Valle lunga
Team 24h 6h 6h 6h 1000km 6h 6h 6h
Ronnie Scott's Club #63, dnt qualify
Statistics
Works Starts/finishes 1/0 1/0
Driver Team entries and car number
Ronnie Scott's Club
Dave McPherson 63
Pete King 63
John Waterman 63

Results in WRC

Races

Season
Entry Rally event
Driver
Codriver
Team MC SVE
Entry list
POR KEN GRE MAR FIN S.R TdC RAC
"Tommy Franclin"
Gerard Hugon
Ford France S.A. dnf
Th. Stylianou
M. Koutsoftidis
dnf
Statistics
Others starts/finishes 2/0 1/0 1/0

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Drawings

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