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Ben's Mk2 Fiesta XR2

Ben's Mercury Grey XR2 was one of the earliest Project Bobcat visitors cars, originally added to the site back in 2002, built in a time of lairy bodykits, his subtle mods dont look out of place today


  1. 1987, Mercury Grey shell
  2. Standard bodykit (Sprayed black)
  3. RS rear Spoiler
  4. Fully de-locked
  5. Clear front indi's
  6. Smoked oval side repeaters
  7. Red-Clear-Red taillights
  8. Pinstripes removed
  9. mk3 fiesta & Focus Roof aeriall combo!
  10. Colour coded wing mirrors
  11. Colour coded petrol cap
  12. Colour coded handles
  13. Clio rear wiper
  14. Chrome Bumper stripes
  15. Remote Central locking (with auto-window close)
  16. New windscreen with built in fader
  17. Front Foglights mounted into bumper
  18. Center of bumper meshed
  19. Numberplate relocated to center of valence
  20. New style 'Blue Oval' on back with chrome 'Fiesta XR2' badges
  21. Escort XR3 front splitter


  1. Ported, polished, flowed (i think) and skimmed head.
  2. piper 270 cam
  3. Full stainless Magnex system, including manifold
  4. Webber DFT Carb
  5. PiperCross pancake filter
  6. Black diamond leads
  7. new plugs, etc
  8. Custom oil catch tank (read: Bottle with breather mounted on it)
  9. Chromed strut brace.

Wheels and Suspension

  1. RS2000 Polished alloys
  2. 195/45/15 Toyo Proxies
  3. lowered 35mm


  1. Sprayed Dash, door cards and rear quarters black (usin vinyl spray, NOT plastic spray, it holds better).
  2. Re-trimed cloth inserts with black vinyl
  3. White dials with blue L.E.D. bulbs
  4. mk5 ghia leather gearnob
  5. Black leather gear gaiter
  6. Central locking
  7. Electric Windows
  8. Festival centre console with window switches cut into it.
  9. Stainless steel sill covers with 'XR2' logo
  10. 3rd Brake light
  11. Kick plates re-cover in vinyl and footwell lights added
  12. Recovered parcel shelf
  13. Half leather RS Recaros
  14. Escort Cossie Leather steering wheel


  1. Sony minidisc player.
  2. Kenwood speakers.

Page Last Updated: Monday 18th of June 2018