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
BODY POPPING • Your projects: Dave Spencer’s solution to reviving his rusty Cortina 2000E by fitting its shell onto the running gear and chassis of a Nissan 300ZX TT has ensured the old Ford will live on— albeit with a few major changes!
DVLA CHALLENGED OVER RULES FOR MODIFIED CLASSICS • Pressure from a motoring user group is forcing the DVLA to review its controversial policy over the registration of modified classic vehicles
Classic Ford Show
HOMEBUILT HERO SPECIAL • Welcome to our home-brewed projects special. Whether it’s top tips or fine feature cars to inspire you, it’s all here!
DADDY COOL • Graham Smith built this stunning period modified 100E for his Dad, Terry. When the car was finished, he was so pleased with it that he was tempted to keep it for himself!
BECOME A HOMEBUILT HERO • Building a project car is much easier if you get your environment right. We look at 10 ways to make your next build a smooth one.
THREE’S NOT A CROWD • We meet up with a pair of Ford fanatics who show us round their collection — each of which ticks a specific box…
YOUR PROJECTS • Five classic Ford builds on the go right now that are the epitome of a Homebuilt Hero.
EXECUTIVE ACTION • Fully restored from the ground up, Jamie Cornforth’s 2000E is built to be used and enjoyed.
GOING LARGE • The Bremen Classic Motorshow is both huge and a must-visit— especially as this year’s was packed with rare and interesting Fords.
GRANADA MK2 2.5DL • Ford Heritage: Diesel-engined Mk2 Granadas haven’t tended to be looked after, let alone saved in excellent condition but this 1985 example is a rare exception!
LETTER OF THE MONTH
Next month • See all this and so much more in the June 2023 issue of the world’s biggest and best-selling Ford magazine!
1900CROSSFLOW • Is bigger always better? Graham builds and dynos a 1906cc Crossflow to compare and contrast with a modified 1600 motor.
Jason’sAnglia105E • After settling down from the excitement of finally getting an Anglia, it’s time for Racin’ Jason to start the build.
EXPERT NEWS • TROUBLE WITH YOUR FORD? SEND IN YOUR QUERY AND WE'LL SORT IT OUT
LOST AND FOUND • Malcolm Wilson’s 1993 Swedish rally Escort Cosworth disappeared in the mid-1990s. Eventually discovered smashed-up, a meticulous restoration has brought it back to its former glory.
LAND OF THE GIANTS • Another win for the Blue Oval as the Escorts reign supreme on this year’s Legend Boucles rally.
HOW TO BUY
Repair a scuttle panel • We’re back on a Mk1 Capri for the second part of our repair to that all-too-common rot area — the windscreen scuttle panel.
BUY, RESTORE, REPEAT • Readers’ restoration: For Steve Grove, the joy of a project is less about the owning, or even the driving of the finished article, and more about the build itself. And so, with his latest project, this stunning orange RS2000, now finished, is the cycle set to continue?
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.
CAPRI 280 • Ford’s final, limited-edition 280 became a collectible classic as soon as it was announced. 37...