The Car

In November 1979, a Ford Escort won Europe’s toughest event – the Lombard RAC Rally – for the eighth successive year. This victory clinched the 1979 World Rally Championship of Makes, for Ford. Escorts also captured the Team Prize, the Ladies prize and the Group 1 Category for standard production cars. To commemorate these unique achievements the Escort Harrier was launched in December 1979 with a limited production run of 1500 units until February 1980. Of the 1500, 1000 were made in Diamond White and 500 in Strato Silver.

The top speed was a respectable 100 mph with 0–60mph in 10.3 seconds and the Harrier’s many devotees praise its power/weight ratio, its verve and its genuine presence. Today it is one of the most highly regarded second-generation Escorts.

The Coating

If you are looking for professionally applied ceramic coatings for your manifolds, pipes or turbo chargers then look no further. Ceramic Coating is fantastic as a heat insulator and will reduce the surface temperature within the exhaust by up to a third. This technique has been adapted by many motorsport competitors and is commonly used on any part that will experience high temperatures.

Our customer has opted for Charcoal grey colour on his Ford Escort Harrier and you can view our colour options here. This will provide some performance benefits, by reducing underbody temperature under the car it improves the ability to tune the car for performance.

The Company

B and B Precision are sub-contract manufacturers based in Huddersfield with a long track record of delivering high quality machined components on time. We have ISO9001:2015 quality approval and supply parts for many different applications.

Our in house capabilities mean that we can CNC machine classic car parts as well as apply a range of exhaust and industrial coatings. If you’d like to discuss your requirements with us please contact us either by email at or call us on +44 (0) 1484 866 386.

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