Ford Rally Cars

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Ford Rally Cars

Post by IFHP » Sat Nov 24, 2012 3:13 am

This thread is for Ford Rally Cars

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Fords from Boreham by IFHP97, on Flickr

RS 200, Escort RS 1800 and Transit support van. All by IXO.

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Fords from Boreham by IFHP97, on Flickr

Ford rally cars and support van parked on the book "Boreham: The 40-year story of Ford's motorsport dream factory" by Graham Robson

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Ford RS 200 by IXO by IFHP97, on Flickr

The model and the real item as seen in February 1986 in Sweden. The driver is Kalle Grundel.

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MK II Ford Escort RS 1800 by IXO by IFHP97, on Flickr

This car was rallied by legendary driver Hannu Mikkola in 1979.

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Mk I Ford Transit by IXO by IFHP97, on Flickr

This model appears to be a very cool looking van that never was. The Transit is a 1965-70 model with the paint scheme of Ford's rally cars for 1979. The photo behind the models shows Ford's fleet of rallying Escorts in 1979 plus a fleet of Boreham's support vans. Note that the vans in th picture are different in a number of ways from the model. They are MK IIs with dual rear tires and a different paint scheme.
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Re: Ford Rally Cars

Post by IFHP » Sat Nov 24, 2012 3:19 am

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Ford RS Owners Club Meet by IFHP97, on Flickr

Notice how oversized the IXO Ford RS 200 is. Nice model but too big when compared to other 1:43 scale cars.

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Ford Escort RS 1800 by IXO by IFHP97, on Flickr

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Ford Escort RS 1800 Rally Car by IXO by IFHP97, on Flickr

A nice set, which I understand was built as a promo give away to those subscribing to a British rallying magazine.

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Re: Ford Rally Cars

Post by Zeus » Sat Nov 24, 2012 8:46 am

Ixo Altaya Ford Escort WRC Juha Kankkunen Portugal 98:
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Skid Ford Escort WRC Armin Schwarz Rally GB 98:
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Ixo-Rallymodels Code 3 Ford RS200 Robert Droogmans Bianchi 86:
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Ixo Altaya Partwork Ford Sierra Cosworth Didier Auriol Corsica 88:
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Trofeu Ford Sierra Cosworth Colin McRae RAC 89:
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Skid Ford Escort WRC Ari Vatanen Safari 98:
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Ixo Altaya Ford Escort Cosworth Carlos Sainz Indonesia 96:
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Ixo Altaya Ford Escort XR3i Rioja 83:
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Motorpro Ford Sierra Sapphire Cosworth Russell Brookes Manx International 91:
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Trofeu Ford Sierra Cosworth Kalle Grundel Monte Carlo 87:
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Ixo Altaya Ford Escort Cosworth Francois Delecour Monte Carlo 94:
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Skid Ford Escort WRC Gregoire de Mevius Portugal 97:
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Trofeu Ford Sierra Cosworth Stig Blomqvist RAC 87:
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Vitesse Ford Sierra Sapphire Cosworth Pentti Airikkala RAC 90:
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Minichamps Ford RS200 Kalle Grundel Sweden 86:
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Re: Ford Rally Cars

Post by guitardave_1 » Sat Nov 24, 2012 4:51 pm

Didn't realise that the support van was also an IXO. I like it, and it looks decent. Just a shame the prototype doesn't quite seem to exist again.
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Re: Ford Rally Cars

Post by Galaxy Gaz » Sat Nov 24, 2012 7:42 pm

Ford rally cars....now youre talking :D


Trofeu Ford Sierra RS Cosworth - 1989 Lombard Rally - Colin McRae / Derek Ringer
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Re: Ford Rally Cars

Post by IFHP » Fri Nov 30, 2012 12:59 am

The Holiday Village Rally Cup

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Holiday Village Rally 2012 by IFHP97, on Flickr

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Holiday Village Rally 2012 by IFHP97, on Flickr

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Holiday Village Rally 2012 by IFHP97, on Flickr

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Holiday Village Rally 2012 by IFHP97, on Flickr

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Holiday Village Rally 2012 by IFHP97, on Flickr

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Holiday Village Rally 2012 by IFHP97, on Flickr

Ford RS 200 and Escort Rs 1800 by IXO. RS Focus by Minichamps. I just noticed the trio consist of all three driveline; 4x4, RWD and FWD.
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Re: Ford Rally Cars

Post by JSB33 » Fri Nov 30, 2012 6:13 am

Looks like a hot time in the old town.
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Re: Ford Rally Cars

Post by Galaxy Gaz » Fri Nov 30, 2012 9:11 am

IFHP wrote:The Holiday Village Rally Cup

Ford RS 200 and Escort Rs 1800 by IXO. RS Focus by Minichamps. I just noticed the trio consist of all three driveline; 4x4, RWD and FWD.

Theres no FWD car in that line up of Fords......Escort is RWD and the Focus and RS200 are 4wd ;)
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Re: Ford Rally Cars

Post by k1w1taxi » Fri Nov 30, 2012 11:03 pm

A Ford Rally Huh?
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1968 London - Sydney 3rd place getter.

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1970 London - Mexico winner

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1977 Rally New Zealand 2nd place car and the birth of an enduring Kiwi love affair with the Vatman


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1977 RAC Alan Carter

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1979 World Rally Champion
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Boreham Escort Service ;)

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Getting a Focus on Ford's 21st century rallying efforts
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Markko Martin Rally NZ04 by ixo (because the Propecia Green is way more accurate than the MC version)
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Antony Warmbald Rally NZ05
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Re: Ford Rally Cars

Post by dbonser » Sat Dec 01, 2012 12:06 am

IFHP wrote:The Holiday Village Rally Cup

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Holiday Village Rally 2012 by IFHP97, on Flickr
What a great photo! I have a lot to add but no photos as nice as your dioramas.

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Re: Ford Rally Cars

Post by dbonser » Sat Dec 01, 2012 12:07 am

The 1970s

DeAgostini Rally Car Collection Ford Escort RS1600 MkI 1973 RAC Rally Winner T. Mäkinen/H. Liddon
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IXO RAC021 Ford Escort RS1800 1976 RAC Rally Winner R. Clark/S. Pegg
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Troféu 1019 Ford Escort RS1800 1977 Safari Rally Winner B. Waldegård/H. Thorszelius
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Re: Ford Rally Cars

Post by dbonser » Sat Dec 01, 2012 12:07 am

The 1990s

DeAgostini Rally Car Collection Ford Sierra RS Cosworth 4x4 1999 Rallye Monte Carlo 3rd Place F. Delecour/A. C. Pauwels
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Skid SKM098 Ford Focus WRC 1999 Rallye Sanremo - Rallye d'Italia 24th Place P. Solberg/P. Mills
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Skid SKW99005 Ford Focus WRC 1999 Rallye de Portugal Winner C. McRae/N. Grist
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Skid SKW99004 Ford Focus WRC 1999 Safari Rally Winner C. McRae/N. Grist
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Re: Ford Rally Cars

Post by dbonser » Sat Dec 01, 2012 12:08 am

The 2000s

Minichamps 430008916 Ford Focus WRC 2000 Rally Argentina 6th Place P. Solberg/P. Mills
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Skid SKM142 Ford Focus WRC 2000 Acropolis Rally DNF P. Solberg/P. Mills
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DeAgostini Rally Car Collection Ford Focus WRC 2000 Rallye Catalunya Winner C. McRae/N. Grist
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IXO RAM019 Ford Focus RS WRC 01 2001 Acropolis Rally Winner C. McRae/N. Grist
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IXO RAM087 Ford Focus RS WRC 02 2002 Safari Rally Winner C. McRae/N. Grist
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IXO RAM086 Ford Focus RS WRC 02 2002 Acropolis Rally Winner C. McRae/N. Grist
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Minichamps 430028904 Ford Focus RS WRC 02 2002 Rally Argentina Winner C. Sainz/L. Moya
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IXO RAM124 Ford Focus RS WRC 03 2003 Rally Finland Winner M. Märtin/M. Park
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DeAgostini Rally Car Collection Ford Focus RS WRC 03 2003 Acropolis Rally Winner M. Märtin/M. Park
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Minichamps 400048497 Ford Focus RS WRC 04 2004 Rallye Catalunya Winner M. Märtin/M. Park
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Minichamps 400048407 Ford Focus RS WRC 04 2004 Tour de Corse Winner M. Märtin/M. Park
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DeAgostini Rally Car Collection Ford Focus RS WRC 05 2005 Rally México DNF D. Solà/X. Amigo
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IXO RAM219 Ford Focus RS WRC 06 2006 Rallye Monte Carlo Winner M. Grönholm/T. Rautiainen
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IXO RAM315 Ford Focus RS WRC 07 2008 Swedish Rally Winner J. M. Latvala/M. Anttila
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IXO RAM342 Ford Focus RS 07 WRC 2008 Rally Japan Winner M. Hirvonen/J. Lehtinen
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IXO RAM376 Ford Focus RS WRC 09 2009 Acropolis Rally of Greece Winner M. Hirvonen/J. Lehtinen
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Re: Ford Rally Cars

Post by dbonser » Sat Dec 01, 2012 12:08 am

The 2010s

IXO RAM417 Ford Focus RS WRC 08 2010 Rally México 18th Place K. Block/A. Gelsomino
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IXO RAM477 Ford Fiesta RS 2011 Rallye Deutschland 17th Place K. Block/A. Gelsomino
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IXO RAM473 Ford Fiesta RS 2011 Swedish Rally Winner M. Hirvonen/J. Lehtinen
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IXO RAM484 Ford Fiesta RS 2012 Rally Sweden Winner J. M. Latvala/M. Anttila
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Re: Ford Rally Cars

Post by Galaxy Gaz » Sat Dec 01, 2012 6:20 am

Some very nice Fords you have there Douglas......Im impressed :)
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Re: Ford Rally Cars

Post by Galaxy Gaz » Sun Dec 02, 2012 6:25 pm

A few more of my Blue oval rally cars

Minichamps Ford Escort Mk1 RS1600
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Minichamps Ford Escort Mk1 RS1600
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Minichamps Ford Escort RS Cosworth
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Ixo Ford Escort WRC
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Ixo Ford RS200
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Ixo Ford RS200
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Re: Ford Rally Cars

Post by splonker » Fri Dec 07, 2012 2:50 pm

Not seen this one in the thread yet, I believe. Mk.2 RS1800 1st RAC 1979 by Ixo
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Re: Ford Rally Cars

Post by dbonser » Fri Nov 01, 2013 4:36 pm

I found some more.

Escort RS1800 Mk II 2008 Boucles de Spa Winner P. Snijers/W. Soenens
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HPI 8843 Ford RS200 1986 RAC Rally K. Grundel/B. Melander
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Ford Sierra RS Cosworth 1988 Tour de Corse - Rallye de France C. Sainz/L. Moya
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Skid SKM087 Ford Escort WRC 1999 Rallye Monte Carlo F. Delecour/A. Savignoni
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Altaya Focus RS WRC 02 2002 Rally of Great Britain C. Sainz/L. Moya
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IXO RAM182 Ford Focus RS WRC 05 2005 Rally Sweden H. Solberg/C. Menkerud
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IXO RAM249 Ford Focus RS WRC 06 2006 Rally Finland Winner M. Grönholm/T. Rautiainen
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IXO RAM300 Ford Focus RS WRC 08 2008 Rallye Monte Carlo M. Hirvonen/J. Lehtinen
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Re: Ford Rally Cars

Post by IFHP » Thu Nov 07, 2013 12:29 am

K1w1taxi (or anybody), who make the 1970 Escort World Cup Rally winner? I'm just reading a book about that race and thinking that I "need" a model of that car.

http://i18.photobucket.com/albums/b123/ ... c184-1.jpg
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Re: Ford Rally Cars

Post by Galaxy Gaz » Thu Nov 07, 2013 2:17 pm

IFHP wrote:K1w1taxi (or anybody), who make the 1970 Escort World Cup Rally winner? I'm just reading a book about that race and thinking that I "need" a model of that car.

http://i18.photobucket.com/albums/b123/ ... c184-1.jpg

Trofeu are the only maker of "FEV 1H" that I know of , but as with all Trofeu Escorts , its not a particularly good model .

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Re: Ford Rally Cars

Post by k1w1taxi » Sun Nov 10, 2013 3:46 am

Yeah, but what can you do Gary? 43 years later and STILL no one else has modelled this car, nor any of it's team mates :( Would love an updated version and it's 3rd place sister.

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Re: Ford Rally Cars

Post by IFHP » Wed Nov 13, 2013 1:14 am

Thanks. I found only one on e-bay. It was selling for a reasonable price BUT the crash bar was missing. It may take awhile.
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Re: Ford Rally Cars

Post by Galaxy Gaz » Wed Nov 13, 2013 6:14 pm

k1w1taxi wrote:Yeah, but what can you do Gary? 43 years later and STILL no one else has modelled this car, nor any of it's team mates :( Would love an updated version and it's 3rd place sister.

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I totally agree with you Lee....such a significant car in Fords rally history should have been modelled by a decent manufacturer .

Trofeu have done some great liveries in their Mk1 and Mk2 Escorts and I understand that their versions are old castings but they really are poorly shaped and inaccurate representations of an iconic car .
Trofeu Sierra Cosworths used to be the same , but at least they had a go of improving that casting . Maybe its time they did the same for the Escorts
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Re: Ford Rally Cars

Post by scalainj » Tue Dec 09, 2014 7:19 am

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