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  • Tech: Getting ready to respray your classic Ford

    Tech: Getting ready to respray your classic Ford

    12th September 2020

    Having the correct set-up is vital for achieving a quality paint finish. Here’s what you need to get started if you want to respray your classic Ford. The spray gun Your spray gun must be suitable for the job and…

  • Our Cars: Simon Holmes’ VTEC Fiesta

    Our Cars: Simon Holmes’ VTEC Fiesta

    10th September 2020

    Some engine installs create a never-ending to-do list, but Simon’s finding this one is going together a little too easily on his VTEC Fiesta Mk2. Since the last update, in which the engine and gearbox were mounted in the ‘bay,…

  • The Top 10 Classic Ford Project Cars

    The Top 10 Classic Ford Project Cars

    9th September 2020

    Here’s your favourite affordable classic Ford project cars, with one or two surprises! Mk4 Escort For: Plentiful and cheap Against: ’80s grey interiors Proof that late ’80s classic Fords are really starting to pick up, just nudging in at number…

  • Monday Motivation: Mk2 Granada Project Ideas

    Monday Motivation: Mk2 Granada Project Ideas

    7th September 2020

    Once the pride of top-level fleet drivers, the boxiest Granada of all is now sought after by plenty outside of luxury-minded Fordites, too — here’s what to do with your Mk2 Granada project courtesy of Simon Coulson.  Transit too mainstream for…

  • Weekend Workshop: How To Use A Multimeter

    Weekend Workshop: How To Use A Multimeter

    5th September 2020

    This essential tool will save you a fortune as you  can diagnose electrical faults accurately and fast — here’s how to use a multimeter. Buy a good multimeter and it’ll be one of the most versatile pieces of kit in…

  • The Top 10 Show-Stopping Mods

    The Top 10 Show-Stopping Mods

    2nd September 2020

    Pull in the crowds with a trick upgrade to your classic Ford — here are the top 10 show-stopping mods. Trick Induction Unless it’s something (very) different, an engine swap isn’t enough to draw a crowd these days. If you…

  • Monday Motivation: Mk1 Granada Project Ideas

    Monday Motivation: Mk1 Granada Project Ideas

    31st August 2020

    Never mind creating another Sweeney replica, check these Mk1 Granada project ideas out courtesy of automotive artist, Simon Coulson. Too big to be taken seriously by most as a sports car, but lacking the proportions to attract fans of American…

  • Project Cars: Simon Holmes’ Fiesta Mk2

    Project Cars: Simon Holmes’ Fiesta Mk2

    27th August 2020

    If only working on classic Fords was always this easy — a morning’s work sees the new engine and gearbox fitted in the bay duo the Fiesta Mk2.   There was a time when fitting an engine from another type of…

  • The Top 10 Rally Mods

    The Top 10 Rally Mods

    26th August 2020

    The top 10 rally mods — get the look without spending tens of thousands of Pounds… Spotlights Hanging off the front end of any classic Ford, a dirty great set of Cibies is one of the easiest ways of making…

  • What To Do This Weekend: Service Your Classic

    What To Do This Weekend: Service Your Classic

    25th August 2020

    It’s almost halfway through the working week… Here’s what to look forward to this weekend: time to service your classic With cars this old, hardly anyone follows a service schedule… can you remember the last time you changed the oil?…