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Classic Ford

Aug 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

Welcome

LONG VEHICLE • Your projects: Jason Goddard’s playing the long game with this classic commercial project. But judging by the way it’s taking shape, it’s going to be worth the wait.

CLASSIC OWNERS FEAR ENVIRONMENTAL PRESSURE • In a new survey of UK classic vehicle ownership, almost half of respondents say environmental issues are their biggest fear for the future of our hobby

EARLY BOOST

ROGER ALBERT CLARK REVEALED

COMING UP INSIDE THE SEPTEMBER ISSUE

WHERE TO GO IN JULY

PRODUCTS

RARE BREED • It’s taken over a decade to restore this early RS1800 to period-perfect spec. And the concours-quality finish really is something else…

READY TO RESTORE? • If you’re keen to embark upon a restoration, then answer the following 10 questions to see if you are ready for action.

GRANADA ESTATE Mk1 • Ford Heritage: With his previous Mk1 Granada purchase proving to be a no-go, Trevor Hardy wasn’t taking any chances with this rare Estate, and luckily it’s proved to be even better than he hoped.

RESTO TOOLS • Have you got all the tools to restore a Ford? Follow our guide to our top 10 recommendations.

NEVER RACED OR RALLIED • Bought as a well-worn competition car, a tipoff led Paul Jackson to return this Mk2 Mexico back to exactly how it would have left the factory — including the rare Carnival Red hue.

FORDMEET AT SQUIRES • Fordmeet is back with a bang for 2022 with a huge turnout for the twice-yearly gathering that just gets better and better.

SECOND CHANCE • Six years after selling his Dad’s old Mk2 Fiesta, Phil Ray managed to buy it back again and this time he’s never letting it go.

Andrea Briffa

Des Russell

Chico Naidoo

YOUR PROJECTS!

LETTER OF THE MONTH

Classic Ford

HOLLEY 390CFM CARB

Mike’s Mk1 Sierra • With drift days back, Mike and Adam turn to improving the Sierra’s ability to turn...

UNSPRUNG MASS • Removing weight from your classic Ford helps improve handling, but removing unsprung mass is even better. Let’s find out why.

MANN OF MY STERY

METHOD TO THE MADNESS • Having only just stretched its motorsporting wings, Ford needed a very special driver to take on the Monte Carlo Rally.

LEGEND BOUCLES À BASTOGNE • The historic rally returns to the Ardennes forests for some serious slideways action.

How to Rear arch repair • Probably one of the most common rot areas on any classic Ford, we tackle and weld in a new wheelarch on a Mk1 Fiesta.

Making a classic windscreen • Ever wondered how you make a new laminated screen for a classic such as a Mk3 Cortina? We did, so we asked Pilkington to explain.

BAD TIMES, GOOD TIMES • Reader’s restoration: This rare 1991 Sierra Ghia 4x4 estate was saved by a father and son team who went through some bad luck and great luck in the process…

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.

MONDEO ST200 • Fast, stylish and still a bargain. If you’re looking for a modern classic Ford, the ST200 is it.

ONE TO BUY

NEED TO KNOW

TECH SPEC

PARTING SHOT


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

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: July 7, 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

Welcome

LONG VEHICLE • Your projects: Jason Goddard’s playing the long game with this classic commercial project. But judging by the way it’s taking shape, it’s going to be worth the wait.

CLASSIC OWNERS FEAR ENVIRONMENTAL PRESSURE • In a new survey of UK classic vehicle ownership, almost half of respondents say environmental issues are their biggest fear for the future of our hobby

EARLY BOOST

ROGER ALBERT CLARK REVEALED

COMING UP INSIDE THE SEPTEMBER ISSUE

WHERE TO GO IN JULY

PRODUCTS

RARE BREED • It’s taken over a decade to restore this early RS1800 to period-perfect spec. And the concours-quality finish really is something else…

READY TO RESTORE? • If you’re keen to embark upon a restoration, then answer the following 10 questions to see if you are ready for action.

GRANADA ESTATE Mk1 • Ford Heritage: With his previous Mk1 Granada purchase proving to be a no-go, Trevor Hardy wasn’t taking any chances with this rare Estate, and luckily it’s proved to be even better than he hoped.

RESTO TOOLS • Have you got all the tools to restore a Ford? Follow our guide to our top 10 recommendations.

NEVER RACED OR RALLIED • Bought as a well-worn competition car, a tipoff led Paul Jackson to return this Mk2 Mexico back to exactly how it would have left the factory — including the rare Carnival Red hue.

FORDMEET AT SQUIRES • Fordmeet is back with a bang for 2022 with a huge turnout for the twice-yearly gathering that just gets better and better.

SECOND CHANCE • Six years after selling his Dad’s old Mk2 Fiesta, Phil Ray managed to buy it back again and this time he’s never letting it go.

Andrea Briffa

Des Russell

Chico Naidoo

YOUR PROJECTS!

LETTER OF THE MONTH

Classic Ford

HOLLEY 390CFM CARB

Mike’s Mk1 Sierra • With drift days back, Mike and Adam turn to improving the Sierra’s ability to turn...

UNSPRUNG MASS • Removing weight from your classic Ford helps improve handling, but removing unsprung mass is even better. Let’s find out why.

MANN OF MY STERY

METHOD TO THE MADNESS • Having only just stretched its motorsporting wings, Ford needed a very special driver to take on the Monte Carlo Rally.

LEGEND BOUCLES À BASTOGNE • The historic rally returns to the Ardennes forests for some serious slideways action.

How to Rear arch repair • Probably one of the most common rot areas on any classic Ford, we tackle and weld in a new wheelarch on a Mk1 Fiesta.

Making a classic windscreen • Ever wondered how you make a new laminated screen for a classic such as a Mk3 Cortina? We did, so we asked Pilkington to explain.

BAD TIMES, GOOD TIMES • Reader’s restoration: This rare 1991 Sierra Ghia 4x4 estate was saved by a father and son team who went through some bad luck and great luck in the process…

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.

MONDEO ST200 • Fast, stylish and still a bargain. If you’re looking for a modern classic Ford, the ST200 is it.

ONE TO BUY

NEED TO KNOW

TECH SPEC

PARTING SHOT


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