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  • Project Cars: Simon’s Mk1 Cortina Deluxe

    Project Cars: Simon’s Mk1 Cortina Deluxe

    18th March 2021

    He could have timed it better, but Simon’s 1963 Mk1 Cortina Deluxe makes it back on the road after some fine fettling. At the start of 2020 I made a promise to myself that the Cortina would be back up…

  • 10 Minute Tech: How To Change A Core Plug

    10 Minute Tech: How To Change A Core Plug

    16th March 2021

    Coolant weeping from your classic Ford’s engine block? Here’s how to change a core plug or two. Using a hammer and small chisel, carefully knock the old core plug through. Then twist it around and lever it out with a…

  • Mk2 Granada Estate and Orion Project Ideas

    Mk2 Granada Estate and Orion Project Ideas

    15th March 2021

    It’s a case of ‘buy one while you can’ with this week’s inspirations as Simon Coulson takes on the a Mk2 Granada Chasseur and Orion project just for you. Looking at the two cars we’ve chosen this month you’d be…

  • How To Fit Longer Wheel Studs

    How To Fit Longer Wheel Studs

    13th March 2021

    If you’re thinking of fitter a set of wider rims to your classic Ford, then you’ll probably need longer studs. Here’s how to fit longer wheel studs. Fitting wider steels or alloys is one of the first mods most of…

  • Project Cars: Marc’s Corsair Two-Door Project

    Project Cars: Marc’s Corsair Two-Door Project

    11th March 2021

    This month, Bungle’s wing-man Jason Pillar has been hard at work on the flanks of the Corsair two-door. Time to start getting busy yourself, eh Marc? The fact that I look at rotten old Fords, with great holes in their…

  • Monday Motivation: Pop 100E Project Ideas

    Monday Motivation: Pop 100E Project Ideas

    8th March 2021

    Such potential, still such great value. Time to get busy with these Pop 100E projects courtesy of Simon Coulson! Who can fail to love Ford’s diminutive family car of the ’50s? Just one thing though… is it perhaps too cute…

  • Project Cars: Gavin’s 24-valve Cortina Estate

    Project Cars: Gavin’s 24-valve Cortina Estate

    25th February 2021

    Shortened Atlas axle, five-stud conversion, custom 16 inch steels… Gavin’s showing signs of obsession with his 24-valve Cortina Estate project. I’ve used Atlas axles in both my project Cortinas, since axles and parts are relatively cheap and easily available. But…

  • Monday Motivation: Escort Mk1 Project Ideas

    Monday Motivation: Escort Mk1 Project Ideas

    22nd February 2021

    It’s the turn of the original Escy, and there’s not a Pinto or four-spoke in sight with these two Escort Mk1 project ideas! A while back one of the regulars on the Old Skool Ford forum asked us very nicely if…

  • Project Cars: Simon’s 1963 Mk1 Cortina

    Project Cars: Simon’s 1963 Mk1 Cortina

    18th February 2021

    Simon goes hellbent for Kent as the 1700 Crossflow for his 1963 Mk1 Cortina gets a stripped, checked and a new cam fitted. Way back in a galaxy far, far away, Jon Hill bought a 1700 Crossflow out of a…

  • Monday Motivation: Ford Corsair

    Monday Motivation: Ford Corsair

    15th February 2021

    The styling of the Ford Corsair is already radical, so let Simon Coulson send it off the clock! We’ve often imagined what the marketing department at Ford must have thought of the Corsair — selling a car which has a…