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Stage Rally Competition Seats

Please check the MSUK Blue Book rules regarding competition seats and expiry dates. Their has been extensions to the seats expiry date. If you are going to buy new seats make sure you have as much time as possible on the new seats. This is identifiable by the FIA label and hologram that is usually […]

Seat Mountings

2021 Blue Book. Section “K” Page 172. Regulation 2.2.1 Seat Mountings Seat supports.This rule has been incorporated to bring the seat mounting requirements in line with the FIA approved system. The following section explains the correct installation procedure for seat supports.It is intended for new build vehicles only.  It may however also apply to owners […]

Crash Helmets and Overalls

Crash Helmets and Overalls for Special Stage Rallies, Sprints, Hillclimbs and Racing  in 2021. Helmets, International and MSA National events.  FIA  8860-2010. FIA 8860-2010 FIA 8859-2015 Snell  SA2010. Snell SA 2020 Snell  SA 2010 Not valid after 31/12/23. Snell SA 2015 Not valid after 31/12/26. Snell SAH 2010 Not valid after 31/12/23. Overalls. Special Stage […]

Category 3 Ford Escort RS1600

The FIA homologation period for H1 is from 1/1/1972 – 31/12/1975.The Motorsport UK Historic categories are as follows:Category 2. 1/1/1968 – 31/12/1974.Category 3. 1/1/1975 – 31/12/1981The FIA have accepted the following modifications as fitted to a Mk1 Escort RS1600.This has been accepted in the belief that the modifications were carried out late in the Escort […]


Please check the MSUK Blue Book in regards to seat belt expiry dates. Anyone needing to purchase new harnesses to be used with a FHR (Frontal Head Restraint) system  should consider harnesses that are designed to be used with a FHR system. These belts are the usual 3″ that reduce down to two inches over […]

Shock Absorbers.

A Bilstein front strut top mouning. Note large slot through centre of thread area.

Shock Absorbers As used in period. Types. In Category 1, 2 and 3 the period specification shock absorbers were as follows. Hydraulic non gas pressurised, fixed rate, single rate or double adjustable rate damping. Gas pressurised  monotube Shock Absorber, non-adjustable damping rate (Bilstein or Sach) with a maximum guide tube diameter of 40mm. The principle […]

RS1800 Fuel Injection

Category 3. RS1800 Kugelfischer fuel injection is permitted. This system consists of a fuel metering unit which is very simular to an in line diesel injection pump. A fuel feed pipe leaves the pump and delivers fuel to an injector which is mounted in a butterfly action throttle body. For more information contact. Alan Sherwood Engine […]

Exhaust Manifolds

The above item must comply with the Historic regulations regarding period modifications. To be more precise the manifold must be as used in rallying in period. This would include bore size, shape and configuration. In all cases the onus of proving a modification as being period rests with the competitor who must submit the required […]

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