Chris Kitzens RS1600


Engine / Gearbox / Diff: 1600 BDA Cosworth wet sump. Twin 45 DCOE Weber Carburetors with Original Air Box. Group 4 Exhaust. Single rail Hewland kit close ratio gear box. Limited slip differential.
Suspension: Bilstein Front Struts with bearing top mounts. Koni adjustable rear shock absorbers. World cup cross member. High ratio long pinion steering rack. Single leaf rear springs.
Brakes: Ventilated Front Discs / 4 pot Calipers. Capri 3 Litre Rear Drums.
Electrical: Flexible mount high capacity external rectifier alternator. Custom wiring loom.
Wheels / Tyres: Minilite 13″ x 6″ Rims. 185 x 13 Pirelli tyres.
General: Original colour electric blue paint. Original slotted 13″ x 5.5″ wheels and hubcaps in storage. Standard black fabric interior with black headlining. Factory pressed aluminum boot lid. Car to be returned as close as possible to original spec sometime in the future.


RS Models

The Ford RS Owners Club is maintaining a database of all the Ford RS models and owners in New Zealand. If you would like to register your vehicle the following link will take you to an online form to complete the Registration process. The information provided on this form will be treated in the strictest confidence and will only be used by the RS Escort registrar. It will not be passed onto anyone without the owners permission.



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