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Fast Ford November 2020

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Featuring performance-tuned road and track cars, product news, buying guides, technical advice, engine tuning, plus a massive section of Fords for sale, it provides a complete guide to the modified Ford scene for the first-time Ford buyer through to the full-on Ford fanatic.

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United Kingdom
Kelsey Publishing Group
3,98 €(VAT inclusa)
27,90 €(VAT inclusa)
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2 minuti

This issue we’re showing our love and appreciation for the legend that is the Cosworth YB engine. For over 35 years this humble, Pinto-based turbocharged 2.0-litre has been the backbone of the fast Ford scene. It has powered everything from touring cars to world rally machines, from dragsters to rallycross monsters. It’s been at the heart of some of the most inspirational and influential projects we’ve ever seen, not to mention been the powerplant behind a large number of the cars ever to appear in Fast Ford. In fact, we’ve got two more in this very issue, in the shape of Barry Stephenson’s 4x4 Mk3 Escort and Des Morris’s crazy old school 538bhp Mk2 Escort. And, at 35 years old, it’s still going strong; every year we see more ingenuous ways…

7 minuti
the right stuff

We’ve brought you a lot of Mk2 Focus RS feature cars over the years. It’s obviously an immensely popular hot hatch among the Ford fraternity, and that’s not going to change any time soon. The RS sits on such a versatile platform, and we’ve seen everything from full-on show cars with air-ride and huge audio installs to focused and stripped-out track weapons – plus, of course, the huge-power examples, with bhp numbers approaching (and even exceeding) the fabled four-figure mark. It’s all started to get a bit crazy in the Mk2 RS scene – and that’s a great thing, of course; we love a bit of crazy. But we thought it was time to exercise a little restraint, view the genre with a cleansed perspective, and acknowledge the everyday tuner car…

1 minuti
driver spec

DANIEL THUNDOW AGE 48-ish JOB Parts advisor for Mercedes Trucks FIRST FORD Mk3 Escort 3-door estate BEST MODIFICATION “I think the wheels change it a bit” FAVOURITE FORD SHOW OR EVENT? Castle Combe Rally Day TRACK DAY OR SHOW & SHINE? Show-and-shine LESSONS LEARNT FROM THIS PROJECT? Always buy the best you can afford WHAT’S NEXT To start enjoying it now. And maybe fit some bigger injectors THANKS “Shout out to Del and John at D&J Motors who look after the car, and Damian and the team at Protyre for wheel and tyres”…

1 minuti
tech spec

MK2 FOCUS ST ENGINE 2.5-litre five-cylinder, turbo-back BCS exhaust system with 200-cell cat, Airtec radiator, Airtec Stage 1 intercooler, Airtec big boost hose kit, Mountune airbox with K&N filter, Mountune uprated recirc valve, Mountune induction hose kit, Mountune roll restrictor, Anembo Engineering inlet plenum, Spec R green crossover pipe, JF Automotive remap POWER 360bhp, 415lb.ft TRANSMISSION Stock RS SUSPENSION Stock RS plus H&R springs BRAKES Hi-Spec Mega Monster six-pot front callipers with 380mm discs WHEELS & TYRES 19in Zito 935 wheels in gold, 235/35 Michelin Pilot Sport 4 tyres EXTERIOR Ultimate Green, Spec R front splitter, Mountune mud-flaps INTERIOR Stock RS with Lux Pack 2…

1 minuti

TAROX NOW AVAILABLE DIRECT FROM YOUR FORD PERFORMANCE DEALER Now you can order selected Tarox products direct from your local Ford dealer or online via shop. ford.co.uk. Available is a range of uprated discs and pads for the latest Fiesta and Focus models, as well as a special two-piece track disc for the Focus RS. These may be selected as Ford Performance optional extras on new vehicles, or retrofitted to existing cars – all with the peace of mind that comes from a Ford main dealer. Rigorous development ensures that the brakes deliver high levels of friction and optimum thermal management time after time, so they’re the perfect addition to any fast Ford. Contact your local Ford Performance dealer or head to www.ford.shop.co.uk. ELECTRIC MUSTANG RUNS 8.27 AT 168MPH It’s been all over social…

3 minuti
ford parts

PRO ALLOY MK8 FIESTA ST INDUCTION KIT From £214.80 Fabrication wizard Pro Alloy has been rather clever with the design of its latest induction kit for the Mk8 Fiesta ST; not only does it provide the proven performance gains and excellent quality we’ve come to expect from Pro Alloy, it’s also available in three stages to help keep things affordable in these uncertain times. To start with, the Stage 1 upgrade is the main airbox/ heat-shield element with an ITG Maxogen filter. On its own this costs £214.80, and is the ideal starting point for anyone looking to tune their ST. But the clever Pro Alloy design then allows you to upgrade that to a Stage 2 kit by adding a 70mm mandrel-bent high-flow alloy side link pipe, removing the restrictive OE plastic…