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Ford News

Brand New Ford GT Revealed

Ford is finally releasing a second take on the GT40-inspired supercar.

Back to Monterey?

We're heading west again, but this time we're saddling up some Fords.

Weekend Adventures: South Florida

We're subjecting our Ford SVT Focus to another rallycross and a track day this weekend.

Ramp Truck Rescue

We bought a great old ramp truck to use as a support vehicle for the Orange Blossom Tour.

Weekend Plans: Building a Rotary Miata, Ford Show, Roar Before the 24

We have a full weekend coming up: project car build, car show, and some pre-season testing.

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Ford articles

Shop Work: 20 Fuel Sippers We'd Gladly Drive

What if we told you that there's a bunch of fuel-efficient vehicles out there that are actually fun to drive?

Shop Work: Pony Express

Camaro vs. Mustang (vs. Mustang)

Shop Work: Boneyard Brigade

Shopping for high-performance parts in the junkyard

Shop Work: Fastiva

$2003 Challenger Bill Gotwalt Proves That All SHO Doesn’t Mean No Go

Shop Work: Annual Rewind

Our 2008 Editors’ Choice Awards: Remembering the Top 25 Spectacular Achievements From the Past Year

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Ford project cars

1990 Mustang GT

We have been wanting to do a V8-powered project car for some time, and the stars and the moon finally got into the correct alignment to send a 1990 Ford …

2012 Fiesta

Hot on top of the new B-Spec racing series, we went to Dearborn to pick up a brand-new, no-options Ford Fiesta. We competed in the hot new Street Touring FWD …

2003 SVT Focus

We picked up this SVT Focus for a paltry sum of $3500. The catch? It has 250,000 miles on the clock. It's been well-maintained all its life, and came with …

1973 F-350 Ramp Truck

We weren't necessarily looking for a unique support vehicle, but we found one anyway when we came across this 1973 Ford F-350 ramp truck.

2012 Mustang GT

The Mustang has pretty much always been a great bang for the buck, and it fit the bill perfectly for our next project objective: competing in SCCA Classic American Muscle …

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Ford project car updates

How to wire a race car | Project vintage race Mustang

Now to tie together our Mustang’s electrical system and wire up the car.

We started with a Bare Bonz Race wiring kit from Ron Francis …

How to protect your radiator–inexpensively | Project vintage race Mustang

Before fitting the grille–it came uninstalled when we got our Mustang–we fit some heavy-duty mesh screen behind it in order to protect the radiator from debris.

We simply …

Installing a lightweight windshield | Project vintage race Mustang

To save weight, we decided to replace our 14-pound glass windshield with a 7-pound polycarbonate piece from Shields Windshields.

Now to install it.

Installing modern, lightweight master cylinders for brake and clutch | Project vintage race Mustang

More under-hood work: We needed to install master cylinders for the brakes and clutch plus a brake light switch.

What about the stock brake master cylinder? Our car originally …

Preparing the shifter, shift boot and shift knob | Project vintage race Mustang

Cobra Automotive recommended that we go with the Roltek shifter mechanism, so we did. But we still needed a few things to finish off the install.

Ford Forum Topics

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Ford Readers' Rides

Aug 17, 2021 by bravenrace
Ford Mustang

1965 Mustang fastback. I'm the 3rd owner and it was completely original, including paint, when I bought it. A-code 289/C4. I added front disc brakes, higher rate springs, hard rubber …

Aug 17, 2021 by joan gavin
Ford 1994 Ford GT

1994 Dark Green,Cobra Kit,lowered,cobra wheels

Aug 17, 2021 by Javelin
2001 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor P71

Info: Year: 2001 Make: Ford Model: Crown Victoria Police Interceptor Trim: P71 VIN Code, Highway Interceptor Specs: Engine: 4.6L (281ci) SOHC all-aluminum V8 engine, ~300BHP Trans: 4R70W Heavy-Duty 4-Speed Automatic …

Aug 17, 2021 by David Adams
Ford Mustang BULLITT

It's currently my daily driver and drifter. Since parting ways with the Miata she will also be my autocross car so I guess it'll be a triple purpose car . …

Aug 17, 2021 by AngryCorvair (Forum Supporter)
Ford '96 Probe GT

Four-season daily driver with 198k miles on the odometer. Bone stock other than Porterfield R4s pads and Hoosier A6 225/45-15s on some 15x6.5" Nissan BBS wheels, placed 16th out of …

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