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Classic Ford March 2019

Classic Ford is rammed full of expert technical features, the best feature cars from across the world, a dedicated motorsport section plus all the news, products and information you'll need from across the entire classic Ford scene. Please note: This digital version of the magazine does not currently include the covermount items or content you would find on printed newsstand copies

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Kelsey Publishing Group
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this issue

DAN BEVIS CONTRIBUTOR Dan can’t get enough of the detail dripping off of Adrian McMahon’s Mk1, built for the (fast) road and track. Page 60. JON HILL CONTRIBUTOR Is Ash Lambert’s Cortina the perfect mix of brutal performance and period looks? Jon thinks so. Find out why on page 52. ADE BRANNAN CONTRIBUTOR Ade has a knack for finding oddball project — like Ryan Millard’s Mk3 Granada destined to drift. Read about it starting on page 8. ■…

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Was the Capri one of the most important European Fords to come out of the ’60s? We think so. Like its North American counterpart, the Mustang, the Capri helped create a new market sector for a car the hard-working person could afford that they desired – not just needed.From that original Mk1 to the last of the ’80s Mk3s, the Capri always remained that, and 50 years on it’s still instantly recognisable to anyone old enough to remember when they were a common sight on the road.This issue we celebrate the classy coupe hitting the big 5-0, and with 2019 in full swing, we’re looking forward to marking the occasion in the metal with a special display and parade laps at the Classic Ford Show. If you have a…

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sliding doors

Car: 1994 Mk3 Granada Start condition: daily driver Condition now: major fabrication work complete, dry build under way Estimated date of completion: Ford Fair 2019 Name: Ryan Millard Age: 27 Job: mechanic Location: Bristol Drift cars come in all shapes and sizes, but we reckon Ryan Millard gets the award for the most out-there toy for doing skids in — even by classic Ford standards. He’s three years into the build of this 2-litre twin-cam Mk3 Granada — stripping down what was his daily driver to a bare shell and starting from scratch, and fabricating and adapting almost all the parts, mainly because, unsurprisingly, almost nothing is available for these cars off-the-shelf — even if you wanted to tune one up as a fast road…

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the mad dash

It went down a storm in 2018, and now we’re delighted that the Ford Fair Sprint Test is back for 2019! Ford Fair is offering you the chance to get onto the legendary Silverstone Circuit to win the title of the fastest sprint of the day. With the option of either three runs at £10, or if you want to keep trying your luck you can go for unlimited runs on the track for just £20!There will be prizes up for grabs for the fastest sprint, in the following three categories: Front-wheel-drive Rear-wheel-drive Four-wheel-drive To sign up for the Sprint Test, you need to head to the sign on desk on the day (location to be confirmed). They will provide you with your sprint pass, which will…

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eat my dust

The Escort may steal all the limelight when it comes to classic rallying, but Bob and Joan Sheeley are helping to change that with their Mk2 Capri 3-litre Ghia, which they put to good use on the recent Rally Round Africa regularity rally which covered a bonkers 6780 km (4200 miles) traversing the continent over just 25 days. The event returns in 2021 if you’re feeling brave. www.rallyround.co.uk ■…

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room to grow

The UK’s classic car hub, Bicester Heritage has gained approval for a massive 70,000 sq.ft expansion.The site at the former RAF Bicester in Oxfordshire currently accommodates 40 specialists and is at capacity, so the additional buildings will cater for demand including additional workshop and apprenticeship facilities. It’s estimated this expansion will bring in 250,000 visitors a year, as well as create 180 full-time jobs, in addition to the extra employment created by the influx of specialists who’ll doubtless be attracted by the new workspaces. https://bicesterheritage.co.uk ■…