The GL and Ghia seats were similar in upholstery style but the Ghia had high back seats with a head rest built in; something which the GL didn't...
I'm almost certain that the car being asked about by the op is a 2.0GL, 1976 or early '77, Arizona gold with the correct black rear upper panel...
Here's a link to Pete C's you tube channel showing the aftermath of the fire. He was so lucky he had that fire extinguisher.
1600 is, 2000 isn't although high lift cams may cause the valves to touch.
58 and feel like 78!
TV presenter Jonny Smith, also known as Car Pervert on you tube, is building an Allegro with a Rover V6 engine in it. Should fly when it's done.
It's an Allegro estate body grafted onto a VW Beetle chassis supposidly.
Happy Birthday Gary, I sent you a short PM.
Welcome to the forum Jeremy. You lucky man having a MK2 2.0S. I had one back in 1980 when it was three years old ( identical to the Minder one)...
Well done getting it rebuilt. Love the new colour, very similar to my Octavia VRS.
In English it is called a limited slip differential. If you use this name it may help you try to find more information. Sorry I can not help you...
When I bought my 2.0S a couple of years ago it had been off the road since 1997. It wasn't sorn'd. The previous owner only had an old style V5 to...
Yes, mine's Lacqer red too. It's one of the earliest ones made - May 84 on a B reg. It will be hitting the road soon.
I've been trying to get a readable photo of the plate but it is too far gone for my camera to take a decent shot. Sorry Caprinerd.
If you need...
My car is identical to yours.
The chassis plate is nothing like that one saying Ford Werke Antillgertshift or something at the top.
Get well soon.
It still looks as good as the day you finished it. Lovely lovely car.
£4500 for that? Want's crushing. Hideous.
Very knocked about but doesn't look too rusty.
Sounds like a full rebuild Paul.
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