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Pimped my ride: Escort restored from paddock rust bucket

LANCE BREUKELAAR
Last updated 05:00 04/10/2012
Lance Breukelaar's 1977 Ford Escort.

FROM RUST BUCKET TO RESTORED: Lance Breukelaar's 1977 Ford Escort.

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This 1977 Ford Escort was a "full rust bucket in a Canterbury field" when bought about three years ago.

It cost $1500 then and was still running, but really rough and barely made it home to Christchurch.

This is an Australian-assembled version of the Escort and has the factory 1.6-litre engine in it.

It has factory bucket seats and is driven regularly.

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