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  • Project cars: Mike’s Anglia 105E pt.2

    Project cars: Mike’s Anglia 105E pt.2

    6th December 2019

    He’s had to repair or replace almost the entire braking and cooling system, but Mike now has an Anglia 105E that’s reliable. Well, maybe.  After successfully getting the Anglia 105E through its MoT, I have enjoyed taking it out for…

  • Project Cars: Mike’s Anglia 105E

    Project Cars: Mike’s Anglia 105E

    28th November 2019

    Has Mike Johnson jacked in ’80s Fords in favour of ’60s? Not quite, but he now has his hands on the Anglia 105E that kick-started his love of classic Fords. The story begins a few weekends ago when Adam Barton…

  • Project Cars: Racin’ Jason’s Mk2 Cortina

    Project Cars: Racin’ Jason’s Mk2 Cortina

    22nd November 2019

    After almost a decade, Racin’ Jason is back behind the wheel of a Mk2 Cortina — only this one is being shared with his son, TJ. I can’t believe it’s been nearly 10 years since I had a classic Ford…

  • Project Cars: Simon H’s Mk2 Fiesta

    Project Cars: Simon H’s Mk2 Fiesta

    21st November 2019

    He’s been without a set of Ford keys for a while, but Simon Holmes is now back in the game, and back in the Mk2 Fiesta, too — only with a twist. So, after some time away, I’ve rejoined the…

  • Project Cars: Ben’s Mk1 Cortina

    Project Cars: Ben’s Mk1 Cortina

    20th November 2019

    No stranger to the feature car pages of Classic Ford, prolific project car builder, Ben Szanto and his pre-Aeroflow Mk1 Cortina join the Classic Ford fleet. Some of you may know this car already — it appeared on the front…

  • Project Cars: Simon’s 1963 Mk1 Cortina

    Project Cars: Simon’s 1963 Mk1 Cortina

    1st November 2019

    With a track record of finishing project cars that’s less than exemplary, Simon waits four years to introduce the newest one — a 1963 Mk1 Cortina. First a confession: I’ve owned this car for over four years, yet this is…

  • How to run factory EFi in your classic Ford

    How to run factory EFi in your classic Ford

    13th February 2019

    Think you can’t afford to fit a Zetec into your classic Ford? Use standard management and you can — here’s how to run factory EFi. Our Engine Swaps Made Easy guide in the June 2009 issue uncovered that it costs the…

  • Tech: how to fit Mk1 Fiesta rally arches

    Tech: how to fit Mk1 Fiesta rally arches

    18th January 2019

    Fit wide wheels to your Mk1 Fiesta and you need a bit of coverage. We follow as Matt Barton fits some Group 2-style arches to cover his Turbo rims. Fill your Mk1 Fiesta’s engine bay full of horsepower and chances…

  • Tech: how to make a wiring loom

    Tech: how to make a wiring loom

    26th September 2018

    Ensure reliable electrics and a professional finish — here’s how to make a wiring loom. Many times in the past, we’ve had visions of making our own wiring looms. Before our attics became a dumping ground, we had dreams of…

  • How to spaceframe your Classic Ford

    How to spaceframe your Classic Ford

    26th September 2018

    If your shell is rotten to the core ahead of the front bulkhead, why not ’frame it? Scared? Don’t be – here’s how to spaceframe your classic Ford. One common rot area on classic Fords, especially Escorts, is under the…