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.
UNDER THE SKIN • Your projects: Finding out the shell on his Mk1 Escort wasn’t quite as restored as he’d hoped, Mark Elliott had to start from scratch with his Cosworth road car build.
FRONTEND • YOUR EYE ON THE WORLDWIDE CLASSIC FORD SCENE
THE BIG PICTURE
What’s On • All the must-attend classic Ford shows and events around the world for June and into the Summer months.
WHERE TO GO THIS MONTH
WHERE TO GO IN JULY
new products • THE LATEST, GREATEST BITS FOR YOUR CLASSIC FORD
10 REASONS TO VISIT FORD FAIR 2021 • Sunday, August 8 at the world-famous Silverstone Circuit — be there!
TIMELY RE-MINDER • Classic Ford has closely followed the extensive restoration of the Minder Capri following that famous underbonnet fire. Now it’s finished, we find out exactly what happened.
NOT JUST CARS… • TONY’S MINDER COLLECTION
AFTER TERRY… • FROM SCRAPYARD TO SHOW
CAPRIS ON SCREEN • It wasn’t just Minder and Only Fools And Horses where the Capri had a starring role, here are six more from small and big screen thrillers.
PECKHAM SPRING • Mange tout, mange tout… in its first ever magazine photoshoot, this is the actual Capri from Only Fools And Horses, in all-original spec and ready to spring into the affections of a fresh new audience.
FRIENDS REUNITED • LIFE AFTER ONLY FOOLS
BEST OF BRITISH • FOUR FROM FILM AND TV
CARRYING THE TORCH • Mark Taylor completed this 16-valve I4-powered Escort XR3 build as a tribute to his late brother — and he’s certainly done him proud.
HOMEBUILT a HERO
PREFECT 107E • Original classic Fords: Paul Gershon’s 1960 Prefect is the only 107E police survivor, and six decades on, this unique car shows there’s life after law enforcement.
THE POLICE FORDS
LETTER OF THE MONTH
MAILBOX • YOUR LETTERS, EMAILS & SOCIAL MEDIA COMMENTS
YOUR CARS • THE BEST OF WHAT’S DROPPED IN OUR INBOX THIS MONTH
Next month • See these and so much more in the August 2021 issue of the world’s biggest and best-selling Ford magazine!
CONSUL CLASSIC AND CAPRI • If you want tune and improve a 1960s Ford with a difference, look no further than the Classic and Capri range.
Ade’s Mk1 Sierra • A lack of sparks for the Sierra gives Ade time to contemplate its future mods, but for the time being he’s just happy to run it as his daily.
IN THE WORKSHOP • The Classic Ford fleet: our projects and rolling restorations
EXPERT CLINIC • TROUBLE WITH YOUR FORD? SEND IN YOUR QUERY AND WE’LL SORT IT OUT
QUERY OF THE MONTH
THE BOREHAM IDENTITY • Unpicking the provenance of a works rally car can be a tricky task. Fortunately, the serpentine past of this Lotus Cortina, KPU 380C is well-documented.
ALL IN THE DETAILS
REDUNDANT RACETRACK RUN • Revisting some of Australia’s lost race circuits.
How to Use a multimeter • Discover how to measure amps and voltage, test fuses, find an earth point and much more using a multimeter.
MÜCKE BUSINESS • Classic Fords restored: Distraught at having to part with his RS1800, Jeannot Boesen...