Rons success building powerful, reliable engines for cartman vietnamese prostitute episode both the street and race track led to him being affectionately referred to as the Con-Rod Father, a nickname that stuck with him for the rest of his life.
He viewed it as more of a hobby than a way to make a living.Genuine bias peddle box fitted *quick release top steering column omp steering wheel *Alloy radiator, it doesnt have any seats in it at the moment.But what if you wanted to make your fast Ford faster than the next mans?In order to take HPE to the next level, Jeff needed something special to help launch the company onto a greater stage.Maximum speed: 99mph (standard car) 0-60mph:.7secs (standard car production factory: Ford AVO Aveley Essex.His expertise with transmissions means that HPE can now sort out your fast Fords gearbox and axle as well as build its engine something his father and grandfather were unable to offer customers.From 1990 until rescued by Ant Anstead and his team from Evanta, it was stored in a garage in the South East, partially stripped and prepared for restoration.Even Ron, at the young age of 74 years, continues to compete at the Brighton speed trials and other sprinting events).Well, in that case you needed an engine built by legendary Ford fettler Ron Harris.Over 1500 people attended the funeral, which is testament to just how many people had a connection with the Con-Rod Father.This car's subtle modifications make it every Ford fans fantasy Escort Mexico made real, but crucially it retains the original cars character.
No expense has been spared on this build in order to capture for TV the building of the ultimate Escort Mexico.
Rons legacy lives on today through his children and grandchildren, and Jeff and James are doing their best to ensure the Harris name remains synonymous with fast Fords for years to come).
OYL 553L is a genuine AVO built Mexico and retains its original Type 49 bodyshell.
The engine is built to 125bhp fast road specification by Ford performance legend Jeff Harris of Harris Performance Engines using a 234 cam, glorious authentic twin Weber 40 dcoe carburettors, a 105 Speed stainless manifold and exhaust, H H electronic ignition, a super efficient ProAlloy.
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The suspension features AVO height adjustable front struts using their custom springs and dampers plus AVO rear shocks and Rally Design single leaf parabolic rear springs all fastened to the car through SuperPro polyurethane bushes.I bought this car 2 odd years ago run it around for a few months to use up what was left of the road tax.Jeff had always been around to help his dad whenever he needed a hand, and is himself a talented engine builder no doubt having picked up the odd trick or two from Ron throughout the years having built his first engine when he was just.Production vol: 10,352 (Mexico MX1).Depending on the potential buyers requirements, there will be a 200bhp pinto engine installed up running *Front gaz adjustable platform legs, with adjustable top mounts, High spec 6 pot calipers, cross drilled fluted discs, alloy hubs, new track control arms.A group 4 tunnel was added finished to perfection.The car then was sprayed completely from top to bottom, inside,outside, in the boot, under the bonnet basically any part you could see!Achieving British champion in Junior Karting in 19, having raced with Lewis Hamilton and other top race drivers.Jeff has gone on to build numerous different engines for various makes and models, but the vast majority of the companys workload is still linked to the Ford engines that Ron was renowned for.