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  • Weekend Tech: How To Upgrade English Axles

    Weekend Tech: How To Upgrade English Axles

    24th October 2020

    Swapping your Anglia 105E or 1960s Cortina’s rear because it wasn’t strong enough used to be a given. Now life just got easier – here’s how to upgrade English axles There are only two relevant OE choices of rear axles…

  • Project Cars: Mike’s Mk1 Fiesta turbo

    Project Cars: Mike’s Mk1 Fiesta turbo

    22nd October 2020

    Many hands — and more room — make light work of those tricky jobs. Like making up a custom exhaust system on Mike’s Mk1 Fiesta turbo.   Sometimes you need to know what your limits are in a tight single…

  • Top 5 Tips To Keep Your Classic Ford Alive

    Top 5 Tips To Keep Your Classic Ford Alive

    21st October 2020

    It can be daunting taking on the maintenance or restoration of a classic Ford. These tips will make your life a lot easier — here’s how to keep your classic Ford alive. Regularly driving an older Ford, whether it be…

  • Monday Motivation: Mk1 Escort project ideas

    Monday Motivation: Mk1 Escort project ideas

    19th October 2020

    There’s not much that hasn’t been done to one… except these two Mk1 Escort project ideas from the pen of Simon Coulson. Few cars can match the status of the Mk1 Escort, and there’s no doubting that most things have…

  • Weekend Tech: Alloy Wheels

    Weekend Tech: Alloy Wheels

    17th October 2020

    They don’t just make your classic Ford look the part, the right set of alloy wheels will actually give numerous performance advantages, too. The right wheels can make a car. Likewise, fit the wrong ones and you will undo all…

  • Project Cars: Gavin’s Cosworth Mk1 Cortina

    Project Cars: Gavin’s Cosworth Mk1 Cortina

    15th October 2020

    The running gear on Gavin’s Cosworth Mk1 Cortina project is all coming together — time to get a custom exhaust made up for it, then… The Cosworth YB has been sat in the engine bay of my two-door for some…

  • The Top 10 Engine Swaps

    The Top 10 Engine Swaps

    14th October 2020

    Want to know what the all-time favourite engines for dropping into classic Fords are? Here are your top 10 engine swaps. 10. SR20DET Pros: Cheaper than a Cosworth YB Cons: Not as easy to fit In a lot of ways, the…

  • Monday Motivation: Mk3 Capri project ideas

    Monday Motivation: Mk3 Capri project ideas

    12th October 2020

    It’s an ideal project start-point, so let’s do something other than a 3.0S replica with these two Mk3 Capri project ideas courtesy of Simon Coulson. We all share a passion for classic Fords, but other factors vary, often through no…

  • Weekend Workshop: How To Fit Spotlights

    Weekend Workshop: How To Fit Spotlights

    10th October 2020

    See in the dark while driving your favourite B-road with a decent set of Cibies. Here’s how to fit spotlights. We’ve all been there. A dark B-road on a cloudy December night, you’ve got your right foot down, trying to…

  • Our Cars: Gavin’s Cosworth Cortina project

    Our Cars: Gavin’s Cosworth Cortina project

    8th October 2020

    The two-door Cosworth Cortina project gets some attention this month as Gavin sorts the front suspension and steering set-up for an easier, neater life. This month is all about refinement! There were a few bits on my two-door which I…