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Classic Ford

Feb 01 2022
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.

Welcome

RE-BORN SLIPPY • Your projects: A veteran of many a classic Ford project, Simon Booth is really going the extra mile with this Duratec-powered, rear-wheel-drive-converted Escort XR3i!

ANTI-MODDING THREAT RECEDES • Efforts by the FBHVC have helped remove a looming threat to modified classics.

COMING UP • INSIDE YOUR MARCH 2022 ISSUE

RUSTY CORNER

DOWN YOUR GARAGE

A BIGGER SPLASH

CLASSIC CARBON CONSCIENCE

What’s On • All the must-attend classic Ford shows and events around the world for January and deeper into 2022.

PRODUCTS • THE LATEST, GREATEST BITS FOR YOUR CLASSIC FORD

THE NEW ORDER • The latest wave of modified Escorts patrolling the streets of South London mean business, and they have the looks and power to back it up.

SUBSCRIBE TODAY

TOP 10 RARE ESCORTS • GXL or Spezial? Here are the seldom-seen (or sometimes even heard of) Escorts.

A SPECIAL BOOKAZINE SERIES CELEBRATING THE BEST OF FORD

IT’S A GAS, GAS, GAS • In its former life it was a gas van; now Gary York has reinvented this Mk3 Escort van as something subtle — and potent.

ESCORT HEAVEN • Thought your Ford collection was spiralling out of control? The mystery owner of this Escort stash is up to six — and counting.

The Yellow Mexico

JOIN US ON THE 2022 CLASSIC FORD TOUR

DECK THE HALLS • After a two-year hiatus, the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show with Discovery+ was back — and Fords were at the forefront. Here are some of the highlights.

HOME RUN • With Escort underpinnings hiding behind the period perfect looks, this Pinto-powered Consul is a Homebuilt Hero that’s been 10 years in the making.

HOMEBUILT HERO • Bought as an unfinished project, the more Peter delved the more problems he found, so he decided to start again with his Mk1 Consul build.

LOTUS CORTINA • Ford heritage: Having narrowly missed out on an A-frame Lotus Cortina in the past, Kingsley Beck wasn’t about to let this stunning 1963 example get away.

THEY WERE FRAMED

MAILBOX • YOUR LETTERS, EMAILS & SOCIAL MEDIA COMMENTS

YOUR PHOTOS • Cars, roadtrips, shows, tattoos… share your images right here.

YOUR CARS • THE BEST OF WHAT’S DROPPED IN OUR INBOX THIS MONTH

Next month • See these and so much more in the March 2022 issue of the world’s biggest and best-selling Ford magazine!

Classic Ford

How to Fit an adjustable platform kit • Coil-overs are great but they do have their limitations. This new kit gives you adjustable front ride height — and comfort.

RETRO FORD

KNOW THIS ESCORT ENGINE SWAPS • Time for a new powerplant? Here are five classic engine transplants for the Mk1 and Mk2 and what you need to get them in the bay.

On test BEAT THE 40s • In the second part of our carb test, Graham tweaks theWeber 32/36 twin-choke to see if he can finally get it to out-perform the 40DCOEs.

Mike’s Mk1 Fiesta • The Fiesta managed a summer full of shows but not without some issues coming to light. It’s going to be a busy winter in the garage…

Ben’s Mk1 Cortina • If there’s one thing Ben’s learnt this month it’s that small steps make the big ones easier…

IN THE WORKSHOP • The...


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Frequency: Monthly Pages: 132 Publisher: Kelsey Publishing Group Edition: Feb 01 2022

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  • Release date: December 23, 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.

Welcome

RE-BORN SLIPPY • Your projects: A veteran of many a classic Ford project, Simon Booth is really going the extra mile with this Duratec-powered, rear-wheel-drive-converted Escort XR3i!

ANTI-MODDING THREAT RECEDES • Efforts by the FBHVC have helped remove a looming threat to modified classics.

COMING UP • INSIDE YOUR MARCH 2022 ISSUE

RUSTY CORNER

DOWN YOUR GARAGE

A BIGGER SPLASH

CLASSIC CARBON CONSCIENCE

What’s On • All the must-attend classic Ford shows and events around the world for January and deeper into 2022.

PRODUCTS • THE LATEST, GREATEST BITS FOR YOUR CLASSIC FORD

THE NEW ORDER • The latest wave of modified Escorts patrolling the streets of South London mean business, and they have the looks and power to back it up.

SUBSCRIBE TODAY

TOP 10 RARE ESCORTS • GXL or Spezial? Here are the seldom-seen (or sometimes even heard of) Escorts.

A SPECIAL BOOKAZINE SERIES CELEBRATING THE BEST OF FORD

IT’S A GAS, GAS, GAS • In its former life it was a gas van; now Gary York has reinvented this Mk3 Escort van as something subtle — and potent.

ESCORT HEAVEN • Thought your Ford collection was spiralling out of control? The mystery owner of this Escort stash is up to six — and counting.

The Yellow Mexico

JOIN US ON THE 2022 CLASSIC FORD TOUR

DECK THE HALLS • After a two-year hiatus, the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show with Discovery+ was back — and Fords were at the forefront. Here are some of the highlights.

HOME RUN • With Escort underpinnings hiding behind the period perfect looks, this Pinto-powered Consul is a Homebuilt Hero that’s been 10 years in the making.

HOMEBUILT HERO • Bought as an unfinished project, the more Peter delved the more problems he found, so he decided to start again with his Mk1 Consul build.

LOTUS CORTINA • Ford heritage: Having narrowly missed out on an A-frame Lotus Cortina in the past, Kingsley Beck wasn’t about to let this stunning 1963 example get away.

THEY WERE FRAMED

MAILBOX • YOUR LETTERS, EMAILS & SOCIAL MEDIA COMMENTS

YOUR PHOTOS • Cars, roadtrips, shows, tattoos… share your images right here.

YOUR CARS • THE BEST OF WHAT’S DROPPED IN OUR INBOX THIS MONTH

Next month • See these and so much more in the March 2022 issue of the world’s biggest and best-selling Ford magazine!

Classic Ford

How to Fit an adjustable platform kit • Coil-overs are great but they do have their limitations. This new kit gives you adjustable front ride height — and comfort.

RETRO FORD

KNOW THIS ESCORT ENGINE SWAPS • Time for a new powerplant? Here are five classic engine transplants for the Mk1 and Mk2 and what you need to get them in the bay.

On test BEAT THE 40s • In the second part of our carb test, Graham tweaks theWeber 32/36 twin-choke to see if he can finally get it to out-perform the 40DCOEs.

Mike’s Mk1 Fiesta • The Fiesta managed a summer full of shows but not without some issues coming to light. It’s going to be a busy winter in the garage…

Ben’s Mk1 Cortina • If there’s one thing Ben’s learnt this month it’s that small steps make the big ones easier…

IN THE WORKSHOP • The...


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