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  • Monday Motivation: Mk1 Escort Van and Sierra

    Monday Motivation: Mk1 Escort Van and Sierra

    26th July 2021

    It’s summer holiday time! Make sure you’re fully prepped for your adventure with a Mk1 Escort van tent conversion, or off-road Sierra courtesy of Simon Coulson… We love a good roadtrip, especially when there’s a classic Ford involved, and even…

  • Project ideas: Ford Ka and Transit Campervan

    Project ideas: Ford Ka and Transit Campervan

    19th July 2021

    Happy Monday! Time for some project car inspiration from Simon Coulson in the form of these Ford Ka and Mk1 Transit Campervan build ideas. Now over to you… Cooler (and rarer) than a VW Type 2, the Mk1 Transit came…

  • Weekend Tech: How to align a clutch

    Weekend Tech: How to align a clutch

    17th July 2021

    It’s a fiddly job but you can make it easier — here’s how to align a clutch assembly on your classic Ford in five steps… Look for a socket to fit exactly into the back of the crank. You may…

  • Project Ideas: Ford Probe and Sierra Sapphire

    Project Ideas: Ford Probe and Sierra Sapphire

    12th July 2021

    This week we go back to the 1990s with Simon Coulson’s take on the Ford Probe and Sierra Sapphire – get your hypercolour on! Gareth Cheeseman may have piloted a blue Probe around the motorways of the UK, but you…

  • Weekend Tech: How To Adjust Rear Drum Brakes

    Weekend Tech: How To Adjust Rear Drum Brakes

    10th July 2021

    Come to a stop more effectively – here’s how to adjust rear drum brakes on your classic Ford in five easy steps. Each drum is likely to be held in place by countersunk screws. Remove these before proceeding with your…

  • Project Cars: Ade’s three door Sierra

    Project Cars: Ade’s three door Sierra

    8th July 2021

    Ade Brannan introduces a new (well, not-so-new) addition to the Classic Ford fleet — his imported three door Sierra Mk1 project I’m sure I can’t be alone in this situation of when you become completely frustrated by owning numerous cars…

  • Monday Motivation: Sierra Estate and Mk2 Orion

    Monday Motivation: Sierra Estate and Mk2 Orion

    5th July 2021

    Looking for inspiration for your Sierra Estate or Mk2 Orion project? Well, thanks to the pen of Simon Coulson, look no further… A Mk2 Orion may be an unlikely base for an off-roader, but then that’s a very good reason…

  • Classic Tech: Buying Used Tuning Parts

    Classic Tech: Buying Used Tuning Parts

    1st July 2021

    What to look for if you’re going down the second-hand route to more power for your classic Ford — here’s our guide to buying used tuning parts. Unless you’re loaded, there’s no way you can build a classic Ford from…

  • Monday Motivation: Mk1 Mondeo and Mk2 Consul

    Monday Motivation: Mk1 Mondeo and Mk2 Consul

    28th June 2021

    This week may we present to you two fine examples of suited and booted Fords, albeit at opposite ends of the classic spectrum, the the shape of a Mk1 Mondeo and Mk2 Consul. Over to our man Simon! In the…

  • Projects: Thames 300E and Transit A Series

    Projects: Thames 300E and Transit A Series

    21st June 2021

    It’s Monday, which can only mean one thing – time to kick off the week with some project inspiration courtesy of Simon Coulson in the shape of a Thames 300E and Transit A-Series When it comes to classic commercials, we…