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  • The Top 10 Sleeper Mods

    24th May 2020

    The Top 10 Sleeper Mods: fail-safe ways to uprate your classic Ford without giving the game away… Big-bore engine conversions 1800 Crossflows, 1900 CVHs, 3.1 Essex V6s, 2.1 Pintos… we could go on. A big-bore conversion is a straightforward route…

  • Tech: How To Revive Tired Paint

    Tech: How To Revive Tired Paint

    20th May 2020

    It’s funny how some cars have that something special in the paint department that sets them a world apart from others. The secret is proper cleaning, reviving and waxing the finish, which translates into a system. We visited Meguiar’s to…

  • How To Fit Bike Carbs To Your Classic Ford

    How To Fit Bike Carbs To Your Classic Ford

    18th May 2020

    Don’t break the bank balance with throttle bodies. We’ve found the cheapest solution to performance fuelling — here’s how to fit bike carbs to your classic Ford There was a time when a fuelling system was cheaper than a second-hand…

  • Spotter’s Guide To The Mk1 Sierra

    Spotter’s Guide To The Mk1 Sierra

    12th May 2020

    Know your Ghia from your GL with our complete guide to the Mk1 Sierra. Base ENGINE CAPACITY: 1294cc, 1593cc or 2304cc (derv) YEARS PRODUCED: 1982 to 1986 PRICE WHEN NEW: £4783 (1300 Saloon) Known simply as Sierra Saloon, Ford was…

  • The Top 5 Rare Split-Rims For Classic Fords

    The Top 5 Rare Split-Rims For Classic Fords

    8th May 2020

    What’s your favourite split-rim wheel design? BBS E30? Compomotive Turbo? Here are the top 5 rare split-rims for classic Fords! BBS E50 The king of the mesh-style split-rim. Such a good looking and wheel typically found on racing Capris. 16…

  • Tech: How To Buy Used Alloy Wheels

    Tech: How To Buy Used Alloy Wheels

    6th May 2020

    Whether it’s alloys or split-rims, buying aftermarket wheels can be minefield. Neil ‘the wheel’ Boath leads us safely through with this guide to how to buy used alloy wheels. Wheels are probably the most important aspect of a classic Ford —…

  • Mk3 Escort Buying Guide

    Mk3 Escort Buying Guide

    30th April 2020

    With the Mk3 Escort celebrating 40 years in 2020, there’s no better time to buy this classic Ford. If you’re going to take the plunge, Classics World’s Joe Miller’s here to tell you everything you need to look out for…

  • The Top 20 Rare Classic Ford Parts

    The Top 20 Rare Classic Ford Parts

    28th April 2020

    Got a wishlist of spares? It’s bound to have some of these goodies.Here are the top 20 rare classic Ford parts. English diff assemblies It’s the 3.77 and 3.54 ratios everyone currently wants RS2000 alloy sump and pick-up pipe Even…

  • Tech: How To Create A Lotus-Style Grille

    Tech: How To Create A Lotus-Style Grille

    21st April 2020

    Making your classic Ford look more than just ordinary is what it’s all about and one of the best ways is to give it the performance look. Jon Hill shows you how to create a Lotus-style grille in about one…

  • The Top 20 Classic Ford Wheels

    The Top 20 Classic Ford Wheels

    20th April 2020

    Whether original or aftermarket, our cars get to wear only the best rims -here are the top 20 classic Ford wheels. JA Pearce Gorgeous but rare wheel. We wish they had been remanufactured as rumoured a few years ago RS…