Eagle ss mk III
purchased March 1986 registered May 1986. This Eagle kit car is
based on a 2.0 Ford Cortina. This Car was used as the advert picture
by Eagle Cars in Kitcar mags.
The nose shape bonnet, I am informed,
was designed by Eagle to
accommodate the 2 litre Pinto engine I intended to have fitted.
Used as a daily runabout
for first 2 years. Then decided to change the shape of the side skirts.
Shaped side skirts where
fashioned along with a rear tail spoiler. We also removed the rear
engine air vents. Car was resprayed for the next eight years the
car was used daily and then taken off the road approx 1996 for
Due to one thing and
another the car sat in the garage for 10 years until my son and I
started January 2006 to continue with the rebuild.
New in this build.
Pinto 2.1 steel con
rods, V6 pistons, balanced and lightened crank and flywheel etc etc.
New loom made, double
cooling fans from 205 with new radiator, we have never had any
cooling problems since with our eagle.
grill, new front indicators, New rear lights,
Bumper lowered and number plate light added.
Windscreen pillar covers.
Car MOT’d, Taxed and
insured and ready for the road.
Here are some
restoration Pictures, before and after. Click on each image to