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The January 2017 issue of Classic Ford is out now, and it’s not to be missed! Here’s our roundup of this month’s top ten must-read stories.

The top 10 Classic Ford features in the January 2017 issue

1. Road and track Mk2 Fiesta

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After an incident with a postman set him back, the owner of this Mk2 Fiesta is back delivering the goods thanks to a cracking road and track spec.

2. Fiesta RS Turbo buyer’s guide

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The RS-badged Mk3 has always had a cult following, but now you can add classic to that status. Here’s why.

3. Track-ready Mk1 Escort

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Chris Dancer set out to build his dream-spec Escort for track days and B-road blasts. Then this one came up for sale, and after a series of false starts and trick touches, the Mk1 is ready for action.

4. How to sort your suspension

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If you’re looking for a bit of Fast Road action, just how suitable is your classic Ford’s suspension? We examine eight popular models to see what you need and how much it will set you back.

5. Cortina/Jaguar hydrid project

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This Mk3 Cortina is more Big Cat than Blue Oval, the Mk3 being saved from the scrapper thanks to healthy dose of Jaguar space, pace and grace.

6. The Top 10 B-roads

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There’s no point sorting your suspension if you don’t make full use of it. Here are 10 reasons to do so.

7. Readers’ restored Thames/Anglia van

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After giving up on finding someone to rebuild his Anglia van, Nick Horridge realised the old adage of, If you want a thing done well, do it yourself, was the only way to go

8. Classic Ford Awards

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The best cars, events, products, people and more from 2016.

9. How to fit polybushes

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The first step to better handing is to replace those worn rubber bushes with polyurethane ones. Here’s how.

10. The legend of Jim Clark

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When it comes to masterful success in F1, Jim Clark is right up there, but he was just at home behind the wheel of a race or rally Ford, too.

PLUS! As well as these top 10 Classic Ford features, grab the print edition of the January 2017 issue of Classic Ford and you’ll be treated to a FREE poster calendar courtesy of us and Motorsport Tools!

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