Mk2 Escort RS2000 – Build Diary – The Disassembly

So... I guess we better get started. Now that all the dust has settled and the glamour of one of the finest barn finds we have ever witnessed is over. We still have a job to do, a car to build, and a customer to satisfy. We once again battled the semi-seized wheels and brakes to get it on our second flatbed truck to bring it over the workshop. We also pulled the brake pads

Mk1 Golf R32 – Build Diary

Another week another Mk1 to build, this time it's quite different! James's Mk1 will be quite a car, running a 3.2 VR6 engine from an Audi TT which is at a mid stage of conversion, it's sat in there but nothing is finalised. We have full roll cage, O2J shifter, vibrtec mount and host of other trick goodies to throw at the mk1 build. This maybe a bit of an animal underneath, but it will

Mk2 Escort RS2000 Restoration – Build Diary

  Since the shop began we have longed to get the chance to rebuild this Blue ovaled icon. This will be our finest build to date as it undergoes a full nut and bolt restoration. There is a lot planned for this Escort, starting with a full bare shell strip down and chemical dipping process at Enviro Strip UK, to ensure a paint/sealer and rust free body shell for the metalwork to begin. New replacement

Ultimate Dubs Golf Rallye – Build Diary

So here we are again, what is now our third Rallye build (with hopefully many more to follow). This time we have been tasked with the full rebuild of this special hot hatch from top to bottom. The Mk2 Golf Rallye drove into the shop from London in December last year (2015) for a full overhaul. The aim is to unveil the car at ultimate dubs in early 2018, though we won't be rushing the