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Classic Ford

May 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

FLOORED GENIUS • Your projects: Hankering after an Escort WRC but not at those eye-watering prices? Follow Steve Norris’ lead and build your own using a Mk5 Escort shell and Impreza floorpan and running gear...

FRONTEND

STEVE TAYLOR, 1958-2022

WHERE TO GO IN MAY

PRODUCTS

BISCUIT OR CAKE? • Original or modified? Budget build or show-stopping finish? As Paul Stott’s Jaffa Cake Fiesta proves, you don’t always have to make these decisions. Sometimes you can have both.

£3K HEROES • Don’t feel left out — here are five fantastic Fords you can buy and enjoy for £3000 or under.

SPECIAL BREW • Built in a garage at home and with 400 bhp on tap, this unsuspecting Sierra estate is a perfect homebuilt hero in every way.

BORN AGAIN • Originally featured two decades ago, ‘WOO’ has been given a new lease of life thanks to Ben Thompson.

GNOO BLAS CLASSIC CAR SHOW • Held on the site for a former racetrack, the Gnoo Blas show in New South Wales brings together some of the best Australian Fords.

LOTUS CORTINA • Ford heritage: Keith Halstead’s 1965 Lotus Cortina was the first of only eight Mk1s ever put into service with West Sussex Police — six decades later it’s better than ever.

MAIL BOX

YOUR CARS

Classic Ford

The ABC of tuning

BIKE CARBS Versus WEBER DCOEs

PREFECT 107E • Four-doors definitely give you more with the 107E, as they’re easier (and cheaper) to improve than their 100E cousins. Here’s how.

Mike’s Mk1 Fiesta

IN THE WORKSHOP

EXPERT CLINIC

PISTONS

PALETTE CLEANSER • In period, Cossack-liveried rally cars were bright red. But isn’t it refreshing to see one looking so desirable in Signal Amber?

ROUGH AND READY • Between 1963 and 1968, the Cortina’s rise to legendary rally status was a surprise to many, not least on the mighty but gruelling East African Safari rally.

Structural repairs • The biggest part of any project is likely to be putting strength back into a rusty bodyshell. Here are a few tips and tricks that will should make this task slightly less daunting.

KEEP IT IN THE FAMILY • Reader’s restoration: This immaculate Mk1 Capri has been in the Marriott family for half a century and, with plans to pass it down to the younger generations, it doesn’t look like it will be parting company any time soon.

Classic Ford

INSURANCE TIPS • There are lots of ways you can keep insurance premiums down. Here are 10 tips on how you can do it effectively and still come away with the right policy for you and your classic Ford.

FIESTA MK5 • Can the Mk5 really be over 20 years old? Yes it can, and now’s the right time to buy one before they start to disappear.

PARTING SHOT


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

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: April 14, 2022

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OverDrive Magazine

Languages

English

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

FLOORED GENIUS • Your projects: Hankering after an Escort WRC but not at those eye-watering prices? Follow Steve Norris’ lead and build your own using a Mk5 Escort shell and Impreza floorpan and running gear...

FRONTEND

STEVE TAYLOR, 1958-2022

WHERE TO GO IN MAY

PRODUCTS

BISCUIT OR CAKE? • Original or modified? Budget build or show-stopping finish? As Paul Stott’s Jaffa Cake Fiesta proves, you don’t always have to make these decisions. Sometimes you can have both.

£3K HEROES • Don’t feel left out — here are five fantastic Fords you can buy and enjoy for £3000 or under.

SPECIAL BREW • Built in a garage at home and with 400 bhp on tap, this unsuspecting Sierra estate is a perfect homebuilt hero in every way.

BORN AGAIN • Originally featured two decades ago, ‘WOO’ has been given a new lease of life thanks to Ben Thompson.

GNOO BLAS CLASSIC CAR SHOW • Held on the site for a former racetrack, the Gnoo Blas show in New South Wales brings together some of the best Australian Fords.

LOTUS CORTINA • Ford heritage: Keith Halstead’s 1965 Lotus Cortina was the first of only eight Mk1s ever put into service with West Sussex Police — six decades later it’s better than ever.

MAIL BOX

YOUR CARS

Classic Ford

The ABC of tuning

BIKE CARBS Versus WEBER DCOEs

PREFECT 107E • Four-doors definitely give you more with the 107E, as they’re easier (and cheaper) to improve than their 100E cousins. Here’s how.

Mike’s Mk1 Fiesta

IN THE WORKSHOP

EXPERT CLINIC

PISTONS

PALETTE CLEANSER • In period, Cossack-liveried rally cars were bright red. But isn’t it refreshing to see one looking so desirable in Signal Amber?

ROUGH AND READY • Between 1963 and 1968, the Cortina’s rise to legendary rally status was a surprise to many, not least on the mighty but gruelling East African Safari rally.

Structural repairs • The biggest part of any project is likely to be putting strength back into a rusty bodyshell. Here are a few tips and tricks that will should make this task slightly less daunting.

KEEP IT IN THE FAMILY • Reader’s restoration: This immaculate Mk1 Capri has been in the Marriott family for half a century and, with plans to pass it down to the younger generations, it doesn’t look like it will be parting company any time soon.

Classic Ford

INSURANCE TIPS • There are lots of ways you can keep insurance premiums down. Here are 10 tips on how you can do it effectively and still come away with the right policy for you and your classic Ford.

FIESTA MK5 • Can the Mk5 really be over 20 years old? Yes it can, and now’s the right time to buy one before they start to disappear.

PARTING SHOT


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