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Classic Ford

Jan 01 2023
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

FIRST CLASS • Your projects: The price of XR2 parts put Jonny and Paul Wright off creating a replica, taking this Mk1, Jonny’s first classic, down a whole new road instead.

ZONED OUT • HCVA calls for Low Emission Zone exemption for classics over 30 years old.

Inside your February issue

RETRO RESCUE

BYE BYE, FIESTA • Ford has announced that the Fiesta will be discontinued in 2023, more than four decades after the nameplate first appeared.

PRODUCTS

CLASSIC FORD AWARDS The best of 2022

PHOTOS OF THE YEAR

THE NOMINEES

TRISTRAM DEAS’ MK1 CORTINA

BACK TO BASICS • Feeling frustrated over the lockdown period, Ben Szanto knocked up this stunning, deceptively-simple Mk1 Escort in just three short months…

STRANGER THINGS • Things aren’t always as they seem, and under the skin of Rich Bishop’s incredible Mk1 Capri there’s a distinct Bavarian influence...

TRUE COLOURS • When Trevor Jones set out to make a tribute car, the authentic hues weren’t from the period palette he expected. There’s more to this Gulf GT40-inspired Anglia 100E than an iconic livery though. Much more.

WHEELER DEALERS • The annual Peoples Ford meet in Edinburgh always draws out a top-notch selection of cars. Here are some of the highlights.

WRONG ANSWER • Internet critics may tell you that the I4 is the wrong engine to swap into a classic Ford. But with results this good, who wants to be ‘right’?

MAILBOX • YOUR LETTERS, EMAILS & SOCIAL MEDIA COMMENTS

YOUR CARS

Next month

Classic Ford

CF TECH

How to CHASSIS-MOUNT AN ENGINE • Off-the-shelf mounts not available for that off-the-wall engine swap? Then DIY with a chassis mount kit. Here’s how.

Ben’s Mk1 Cortina • It’s been a while, but Ben’s back on the Cortina — and itching to tell us what he’s been up to with the pre-Aeroflow project.

Graham’s Mk3 Capri • Last time I reported that I took a punt on a well-specced but ratty non-runner of a Capri. Did I hit the jackpot?

EXPERT CLINIC

TURBOS • Out of all the methods of tuning your engine, when it comes to getting horsepower per pound spent, turbocharging has got be the best.

BATTLE OF BRITAIN • PVX 445M was driven to outright victory on the 1974 Avon Tour of Britain by Roger Clark. Now, almost 50 years on from its day in the sun, this Boreham-built RS2000 is back in one piece and looking better than ever.

SPA SUMMER CLASSIC • Spa, cars and sun... and the odd downpour. What could be better for some Euro-centric historic race action?

How to Rebuild a CVH engine • In the final episode of our three-part series, we follow The Blue Oval Rescue Centre reassembling a 1.6-litre CVH engine from a Mk2 Fiesta XR2.

SPORTING ACHIEVEMENTS • What started as a simple freshening up of a low-mileage, two-owner barn-find Capri 3.0S threw up a few issues for Sean Horsey — but it was all worth it in the end.

Top 10 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.

graham-sykes

FIESTA RS TURBO

SHELL SEEKERS


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Frequency: Monthly Pages: 132 Publisher: Kelsey Publishing Group Edition: Jan 01 2023

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  • Release date: November 25, 2022

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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

Welcome

FIRST CLASS • Your projects: The price of XR2 parts put Jonny and Paul Wright off creating a replica, taking this Mk1, Jonny’s first classic, down a whole new road instead.

ZONED OUT • HCVA calls for Low Emission Zone exemption for classics over 30 years old.

Inside your February issue

RETRO RESCUE

BYE BYE, FIESTA • Ford has announced that the Fiesta will be discontinued in 2023, more than four decades after the nameplate first appeared.

PRODUCTS

CLASSIC FORD AWARDS The best of 2022

PHOTOS OF THE YEAR

THE NOMINEES

TRISTRAM DEAS’ MK1 CORTINA

BACK TO BASICS • Feeling frustrated over the lockdown period, Ben Szanto knocked up this stunning, deceptively-simple Mk1 Escort in just three short months…

STRANGER THINGS • Things aren’t always as they seem, and under the skin of Rich Bishop’s incredible Mk1 Capri there’s a distinct Bavarian influence...

TRUE COLOURS • When Trevor Jones set out to make a tribute car, the authentic hues weren’t from the period palette he expected. There’s more to this Gulf GT40-inspired Anglia 100E than an iconic livery though. Much more.

WHEELER DEALERS • The annual Peoples Ford meet in Edinburgh always draws out a top-notch selection of cars. Here are some of the highlights.

WRONG ANSWER • Internet critics may tell you that the I4 is the wrong engine to swap into a classic Ford. But with results this good, who wants to be ‘right’?

MAILBOX • YOUR LETTERS, EMAILS & SOCIAL MEDIA COMMENTS

YOUR CARS

Next month

Classic Ford

CF TECH

How to CHASSIS-MOUNT AN ENGINE • Off-the-shelf mounts not available for that off-the-wall engine swap? Then DIY with a chassis mount kit. Here’s how.

Ben’s Mk1 Cortina • It’s been a while, but Ben’s back on the Cortina — and itching to tell us what he’s been up to with the pre-Aeroflow project.

Graham’s Mk3 Capri • Last time I reported that I took a punt on a well-specced but ratty non-runner of a Capri. Did I hit the jackpot?

EXPERT CLINIC

TURBOS • Out of all the methods of tuning your engine, when it comes to getting horsepower per pound spent, turbocharging has got be the best.

BATTLE OF BRITAIN • PVX 445M was driven to outright victory on the 1974 Avon Tour of Britain by Roger Clark. Now, almost 50 years on from its day in the sun, this Boreham-built RS2000 is back in one piece and looking better than ever.

SPA SUMMER CLASSIC • Spa, cars and sun... and the odd downpour. What could be better for some Euro-centric historic race action?

How to Rebuild a CVH engine • In the final episode of our three-part series, we follow The Blue Oval Rescue Centre reassembling a 1.6-litre CVH engine from a Mk2 Fiesta XR2.

SPORTING ACHIEVEMENTS • What started as a simple freshening up of a low-mileage, two-owner barn-find Capri 3.0S threw up a few issues for Sean Horsey — but it was all worth it in the end.

Top 10 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.

graham-sykes

FIESTA RS TURBO

SHELL SEEKERS


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