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  • What To Do This Weekend: Fit New Tyres

    What To Do This Weekend: Fit New Tyres

    29th September 2020

    Nothing improves your classic Ford’s handling and braking than a set of fresh boots, so fit new tyres this weekend — then go for a B-road blast. Those 25-year-old P-Zeros may be period perfect, but they’re probably doing nothing for…

  • Monday Motivation: Mk2 Consul & Zephyr Ideas

    Monday Motivation: Mk2 Consul & Zephyr Ideas

    28th September 2020

    Time for to take a leftfield approach to these legends – check out these project car ideas for the Mk2 Consul and Zephyr courtesy of Simon Coulson. The Mk2 Z-Cars with their fins and chrome are a natural choice for…

  • Weekend Workshop: How To Fit A Rev Limiter

    Weekend Workshop: How To Fit A Rev Limiter

    26th September 2020

    Avoid over-gunning your classic Ford’s precious engine with this easy-to-fit device that sets an adjustable rev limit. Here’s how to fit a rev limiter. The beating heart of any classic Ford is, of course, its engine, and if you’ve spent…

  • Bringing A 1965 Mk1 Cortina Back From Finland

    Bringing A 1965 Mk1 Cortina Back From Finland

    24th September 2020

    Buying a 1965 Mk1 Cortina blind and then driving it back from Finland? He’s done some pretty stupid things in his time but this time Bryn’s bitten off more than he can fix.  However you look at it, buying a…

  • The Top 5 Period-Correct Anglia Mods

    The Top 5 Period-Correct Anglia Mods

    23rd September 2020

    Of all the ’60s Fords, the 105E was best-served when it came to bolt-on accessories. Here are some of our favourite period correct Anglia mods. Auxillary gauges Price then: £3 10s Price now: £20-£150 The cockpit of the Anglia wasn’t…

  • Monday Motivation: Mk3 Cortina Project Ideas

    Monday Motivation: Mk3 Cortina Project Ideas

    21st September 2020

    Avoid the Life On Mars comments with these alternative styling tips for your Mk3 Cortina project, courtesy of Simon Coulson. Since its release in the ’70s, the curvy coke-bottle Cortina has witnessed its fair share of trends, and we’ve chosen…

  • Weekend Tech: Make Your Own Engine Cradle

    Weekend Tech: Make Your Own Engine Cradle

    19th September 2020

    Here’s how to fabricate a specialised but extremely useful tool for the workshop — make your own engine cradle. Having the right tools for the job can make things so much easier for you. Take making a set of engine…

  • Project Cars: Mike’s Mk1 Sierra

    Project Cars: Mike’s Mk1 Sierra

    17th September 2020

    In, out, don’t shake it all about… the new engine in the Mk1 Sierra has a few teething issues, but Mike and Adam just needed to take a brave pill. This hobby can be really testing at times. Not only…

  • Top 10 Essentials For Sidedraught Carbs

    Top 10 Essentials For Sidedraught Carbs

    16th September 2020

    Fitting a set of Weber DCOE or Dell’Orto DHLA sidedraught carbs to your classic Ford? Now you need cables, filters and mounting kits. Here are a few options.   Fuel pressure regulator with -6 fittings Classic & Rally Spares stocks…

  • Inspiration: Mk5 / Mk4 Cortina Project Ideas

    Inspiration: Mk5 / Mk4 Cortina Project Ideas

    14th September 2020

    The thinking man’s Capri? Ford’s once-common saloon offers masses of potential that, given a little thought and effort, can be right up there in the styling and tuning stakes with its sportier coupé cousin — here are your Mk5 and…