Lee Reed Memorial

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Lee Reed Ford Focus Rally Appeal

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This Ford Focus was built by John Reed as a tribute to his son Lee Reed who died in a road accident on the 8th December 2001 aged 24 (hence the no. 24 on the door squares)
The car is used exclusively for fund raising and corporate days, raising money for the charity C.L.I.C Sargent and the Lee Reed Ford Focus Rally Appeal. CLIC Sargent is the UK’s leading children’s cancer charity, supporting children and their families through cancer and leukemia every step of the way.
To date fund raising with this car has raised over GBP 54,000 for both C.L.I.C Sargent and the Lee Reed Ford Focus Rally Appeal

 

John Reed Motorsport – cars & spec

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Lee Reed Rally Appeal Ford Focus

  • Ford Focus 4×4 Cosworth WRC
  • Brand new shell from Germany
  • Fabrication work and full Custom Cages by R&D
  • t45 cage fitted
  • All fabrication and turreting etc to meet FIA criteria
  • Engine – 1998cc Ford Cosworth turbo built by Ears Motorsport at a cost of £20,000.
  • 300 bhp with 420trq @ 6,000 rpm
  • Gearbox – MT45 big tooth type built by D.O.M.E.
  • Suspension came from Jeff Jewitts Motorsport, taken from 2 WRC Ford Escort rally cars used by Bruno Thiery and Miki Biasion
  • Paddle clutch
  • Plated diffs
  • Inter cooler
  • Water injectionA
  • Anti lag
  • Power steering
  • FIA high back seats
  • TRS 5 point harnesses
  • Extinguishers
  • Laser3 tripmeter
  • Handbrake
  • WRC pedal box
  • Polycarb windows
  • Heated screen
  • 15 gallon fuel cell
  • Top speed 150 mph, 0-60 in 3.5 secs
  • The car was put together by John Reed and 18yr old Adam Fowler of the Forest Of Dean over a 4 yr period at a cost of over £150,000 not including labour.
  • MSA logbooked and fully road legal.
  • The car is insured by GFH Associates who are a subsidiary of Llyods of London.
Gp4 Mk2 Escort

  • 1975 Gp4 Mk2 Escort 
  • Built to works spec by Mike Taylor Development
  • Engine – 1598cc Lotus twin cam
  • Big valve head
  • Cosworth camshafts
  • Lightened /balanced micro polished crank and rods
  • Steel f/wheel
  • Twin 40 dellortos
  • 711m thick wall block
  • 125bhp @ wheels
  • Dry sumped alloy tank in boot
  • 4 spd Tran X box, quick shiftA
  • Atlas prop
  • 5 link Atlas wth 4.6 lsd, alloy braced with panhard rod
  • Bilstein suspension all round, turreted
  • 5 leaf slipper springs with progressive shocks
  • Facet pumps
  • 10 gallon tank
  • 24v starting
  • Fully fabricated shell
  • Full cage with diagonal
  • Plumbed in ext system
  • FIA seats, harnesses
  • Hyd handbrake
  • Discs front and rear
  • World cup crossmember
  • 2.5 quick rack
  • Fiberglass bonnet and boot
  • Revolution 4 spoke rims
  • Dunlop forest tyres
  • Valued at £18,000
2.3 Vauxhall Magnum

  • 1973 ex Mintex International 2.3 Vauxhall Magnum rally car
  • Engine- 2300 bvh
  • GT 4x camshaft
  • Willcox steel crank and rods
  • Lightened /balanced
  • 2×48 Dellortos
  • 190 bhp@ flywheel
  • Paddle clutch
  • Works engine stabilizer
  • Shell is still original
  • Full cage
  • FIA seats / harnesses
  • Plumbed in ext system
  • Bias braking
  • Hyd handbrake
  • All to homologation
  • Gearbox -5speed dog leg ZF, works ratios , quick release from bell housing
  • 21 gallon alloy fuel tank
  • 3 Ventoria suspension
  • 5 quick rack
  • works 052 coded rear axle, 4.7 LSD
  • Panard rod
  • Bilstein suspension all round
  • Restored over a 19 yr period as sourcing period parts difficult
  • Believed to be only 3 left in UK
  • Valued at £75,000.