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Classic Ford

Jun 01 2021
Magazine

Classic Ford is rammed full of expert technical features, the best feature cars from across the world, a dedicated motorsport section plus all the news, products and information you'll need from across the entire classic Ford scene. Please note: This digital version of the magazine does not currently include the covermount items or content you would find on printed newsstand copies

THIS ISSUE • Out and about with our band of Blue Oval-loving writers and photographers.

How To Contact Us

Welcome

TRACK & ROAD • Your projects: With his Mk2 Fiesta track car now too extreme for the road, Gary Lali’s on a mission to build something that can easily take both in its stride.

MONDEO BOWS OUT • Ford pulls the plug on production after 29 years.

AN E-FUEL FUTURE?

SHOW US YOUR SHED

DAVID SUTTON

LET THERE BE LIGHT

WATCH THIS

PERFECT (DIY) PAINT • New spray paint service launched

COMING UP

RUSTY CORNER

PRODUCTS

Join the club ST170 Owners • This month we catch up with Vicki Keeble to find out more about the online-based group that celebrates everything Focus ST170.

LOOK SHARP • The original Fiesta broke new ground for Ford, but how did it come about — and who designed it? It’s time to get detecting.

THE FULL STORY

HOUSE SPECIALS • When it came to producing limited-editions, Ford knew no bounds with the Mk1 Fiesta. Here’s our pick of the pack.

MEMORY BOX • Back in the early 1980s, some family somewhere was making everyday memories in a 1.1-litre Fiesta. Fast-forward to 2021, and that Fiesta has a race engine and a whole new set of memories to make…

Tech Spec

PREMIUM BLEND • Had it gone into production, the Fiesta RS would have been super-equipped — and super-expensive. This is what we missed out on...

ESCORT RS2000 • Original classic Fords: This Vista Orange Mk1 has a bright future thanks to Luke Smith, who got the keys to his RS a whole two years before he could actually go out and drive it.

ESCORT EXTRA • THE SMITHS’ MK1 COLLECTION

GET OUT THERE THIS SUMMER! • The roads are waiting for you — and so are the shows. Here’s our guide to where you can go with your classic Ford over the coming months.

EVENTS GUIDE

AUGUST

A QUICK ONE • With his Mk1 Escort rebuild on a go-slow, Rich Howells needed aquick project to keep his Ford mojo up, and this Zetec-powered Mk3 Escort Ghia is the awesome result.

Tech Spec

GNOO BLAS CLASSIC CAR SHOW • Held on the infield of a former race circuit, this Australian event is growing rapidly — both in size and reputation.

MAILBOX

YOUR CARS

Classic Ford

UPGRADE GUIDE MK1 FIESTA • Thanks to the aftermarket — and Ford themselves — it’s dead easy to tune and improve your Mk1 — here’s how.

Info

Info

Install anti-tramp bars • Also known as radius arms, anti-tramp bars stop your axle banging away under hard acceleration. Here’s how to fit them.

Mike’s Mk1 Fiesta • Now it’s back on the road, Mike’s discovered a whole host of jobs that need doing on the Fiesta — like making it quieter...

Ade’s Mk1 Sierra • Ade introduces a new (well, not-so-new) addition to the Classic Ford fleet — his imported Sierra three-door project

EXPERT CLINIC

QUERY OF THE MONTH

SUNSET STRIP • This sunset-orange Cortina has been a drag-strip hero in Australia for generations. And as it enters its twilight years, it just keeps on getting faster…

THE MIGHTY BOOST

Tech Spec

FROM THE FRONT • It wasn’t destined for motorsport, but keen to push the new Fiesta, Ford came up with novel ways of promoting it via the circuits and stages.

SPA SUMMER...


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Frequency: Monthly Pages: 132 Publisher: Kelsey Publishing Group Edition: Jun 01 2021

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  • Release date: May 13, 2021

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Classic Ford is rammed full of expert technical features, the best feature cars from across the world, a dedicated motorsport section plus all the news, products and information you'll need from across the entire classic Ford scene. Please note: This digital version of the magazine does not currently include the covermount items or content you would find on printed newsstand copies

THIS ISSUE • Out and about with our band of Blue Oval-loving writers and photographers.

How To Contact Us

Welcome

TRACK & ROAD • Your projects: With his Mk2 Fiesta track car now too extreme for the road, Gary Lali’s on a mission to build something that can easily take both in its stride.

MONDEO BOWS OUT • Ford pulls the plug on production after 29 years.

AN E-FUEL FUTURE?

SHOW US YOUR SHED

DAVID SUTTON

LET THERE BE LIGHT

WATCH THIS

PERFECT (DIY) PAINT • New spray paint service launched

COMING UP

RUSTY CORNER

PRODUCTS

Join the club ST170 Owners • This month we catch up with Vicki Keeble to find out more about the online-based group that celebrates everything Focus ST170.

LOOK SHARP • The original Fiesta broke new ground for Ford, but how did it come about — and who designed it? It’s time to get detecting.

THE FULL STORY

HOUSE SPECIALS • When it came to producing limited-editions, Ford knew no bounds with the Mk1 Fiesta. Here’s our pick of the pack.

MEMORY BOX • Back in the early 1980s, some family somewhere was making everyday memories in a 1.1-litre Fiesta. Fast-forward to 2021, and that Fiesta has a race engine and a whole new set of memories to make…

Tech Spec

PREMIUM BLEND • Had it gone into production, the Fiesta RS would have been super-equipped — and super-expensive. This is what we missed out on...

ESCORT RS2000 • Original classic Fords: This Vista Orange Mk1 has a bright future thanks to Luke Smith, who got the keys to his RS a whole two years before he could actually go out and drive it.

ESCORT EXTRA • THE SMITHS’ MK1 COLLECTION

GET OUT THERE THIS SUMMER! • The roads are waiting for you — and so are the shows. Here’s our guide to where you can go with your classic Ford over the coming months.

EVENTS GUIDE

AUGUST

A QUICK ONE • With his Mk1 Escort rebuild on a go-slow, Rich Howells needed aquick project to keep his Ford mojo up, and this Zetec-powered Mk3 Escort Ghia is the awesome result.

Tech Spec

GNOO BLAS CLASSIC CAR SHOW • Held on the infield of a former race circuit, this Australian event is growing rapidly — both in size and reputation.

MAILBOX

YOUR CARS

Classic Ford

UPGRADE GUIDE MK1 FIESTA • Thanks to the aftermarket — and Ford themselves — it’s dead easy to tune and improve your Mk1 — here’s how.

Info

Info

Install anti-tramp bars • Also known as radius arms, anti-tramp bars stop your axle banging away under hard acceleration. Here’s how to fit them.

Mike’s Mk1 Fiesta • Now it’s back on the road, Mike’s discovered a whole host of jobs that need doing on the Fiesta — like making it quieter...

Ade’s Mk1 Sierra • Ade introduces a new (well, not-so-new) addition to the Classic Ford fleet — his imported Sierra three-door project

EXPERT CLINIC

QUERY OF THE MONTH

SUNSET STRIP • This sunset-orange Cortina has been a drag-strip hero in Australia for generations. And as it enters its twilight years, it just keeps on getting faster…

THE MIGHTY BOOST

Tech Spec

FROM THE FRONT • It wasn’t destined for motorsport, but keen to push the new Fiesta, Ford came up with novel ways of promoting it via the circuits and stages.

SPA SUMMER...


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