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.
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SPACED SAVER • Your projects: Not even a fire and discovering his Mk2 Cortina was completely rotten could deter Steven Thomas from saving this car. Now five years on, he’s well on the way to creating a semi-spaceframed, lightweight street and strip terror.
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THE CLASSIC CAR AND RESTO SHOW • It was all hands-on and decked at last month’s NEC bonanza.
A QUICK ONE • Built for the B-road, David Gilbert’s Anglia packs an old-school pushrod punch with some special suspension upgrades.
TOP 10 OLD SCHOOL ENGINES • Ford has built some incrediblytunable engines over the years. Here are the 10 best classic ones.
NEW TRICKS • This Mk1 Cortina may appear to be period correct when you first see it, but look a little closer — the discreet modern touches take it to another level.
ACCESSORISE IT • Dress to impress with these era-correct, aftermarket extras!
PRE-2000 FORD COFFEE & CARS DAY • What could be better than an early morning weekend meet featuring some top-class classic Fords and a decent cup of coffee?
ESCORT XR3i CABRIOLET • Ford heritage: For Jason Cook, going to look at a car that’s lived by the sea for most of its life didn’t fill him with much hope, but with this special edition Cabriolet he was in for a surprise in more ways than one.
BIKE CARBS • In part two of our bike carb test, Graham experiments with rampipes and exhaust manifolds with positive results.
MK2 ZEPHYR/ZODIAC • Fantastic Fifties styling and a great big engine bay mean the Mk2 has always been a popular choice for modders and rodders.
Simon’s Mk1 Cortina • The Cortina’s ‘new’ Crossflow engine gets an airing for the first time in a decade...
CORNER WEIGHTING • A decent suspension set-up can really transform you Ford’s handling, but only if it’s set-up correctly. That’s where corner-weighting comes in.
SIX SHOOTER • If you’re going to build your dream race Capri, what better than to draw on the original RS3100 Touring Cars for inspiration?
MARATHON MISSION • With more than 10,000 miles’ worth of driving, the London to Sydney was a marathon in every sense for Ford’s finest.
BULLS ON PARADE • When not helping Max Verstappen, Sergio Perez and Red Bull Racing fight for glory in the Formula One World Championship, wind tunnel aerodynamicist, Rob Clark can be found tinkering with the stunning Group 4 tribute Escort you see here —a homebuilt rally hero in the truest sense of the term.
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Time in a distributor • Forget trying to figure out why your freshly-rebuilt Pre-Crossflow or Crossflow engine won’t start first time. All you need to do is get the distributor in the right place. Here’s the back-to-basics method.
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