View Full Version : Hello from Finland

07-09-2014, 03:18 PM
Hi, my name is Juha but my friends call me Haxu, so can You.
I was looking projekt pictures of v8 super saloon escorts and I found this great forum :)
I have a mk1 escort drifter with volvo 2.3 16v in it. Need more power so I'm planning to build v8 super saloon. The british Costello escort have the look I like thought it has Rover 5000 v8, I'm going to use ford 302w- or 351w stroker engine.

John B
07-12-2014, 08:05 AM
Welcome to 'The Roaring Season' Haxu. Your Escort drifter sounds like an interesting project. Volvo powered race cars are very rare here in New Zealand.

You should start a thread all about your car.

Cheers, John

07-12-2014, 01:55 PM
Thanks! Maybe I start a thread of my project. I have seen the best years of european rallycross ( when Schanke drove 2wd escort to B group cars) so I'm a very oldskool guy and escorts must be always there where is a motorsport, even drifting :)

John B
07-12-2014, 10:07 PM
Those were truly great years of rallycross. Although this version of motorsport didn't spread as far as New Zealand - we tended to stick to rallying - I used to love watching European rallycross on TV.

I notice that Top Gear's Clarkson, Hammond and May even had a go at English rallycross a while back.

07-13-2014, 08:04 AM
Tried to add a picture of my car...

Steve Holmes
07-23-2014, 12:53 AM
Hi Juha, welcome to The Roaring Season. Its great to have you here. Your Escort sounds awesome! Would love to see some pics. Feel free to email me and I can post them up.

Lee Costello still owns his fathers V8 Escort. He is a member on here but can also be found on Facebook if you want to contact him?