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Ford Restoration – The Finale

BUILDING THE CUSTOM PEDAL BOX The restoration project is coming along nicely and Mike has been busy building the custom pedal box using the original ‘Model Y’ clutch and brake pedal. This process began with mounting two pedals to the chassis rail. Around these go brackets which hold the servo …

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Ford Restoration – The Return!

Model Y ford truck

We’ve been following the restoration/custom build of a Model Y ford truck online at http://www.cherishedvehicleinsurance.co.uk/blog/2013/the-ford-y-truck-restoration-project And it has really got my appetite going, so now it’s time for part 2: A problem with building a custom is that you often use an old vehicle. In this case a very old …

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Ford Focus gets a facelift

Revised Ford Focus for 2014

Ford has released the first official pictures of the new Focus ahead of its debut at the Geneva Motor Show The upgrade includes design tweaks, Ford’s latest corporate grille, a “cockpit-inspired” interior, state-of-the-art in-car technology, plus new engines. It’s also the first Ford globally to offer the new hands-free Perpendicular …

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Second Hand Car Bargains

Second Hand Ford Mondeo

We’ve all done it, bought a car we thought was our dream car, only to find it then spends half the following year on a ramp slowly adding up fees until the garage has charged you so much you’d have been better off cycling everywhere! Sometimes, you expect these things, …

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Custom Builds you’ll love

1935 Ford Model Y truck

Looking for a custom build project? Look no further! I have seen these restorations before and wow do they turn heads when they’re done – rare, fast and noisy. It’s everything you could want in a project car – it’s a custom hot rod! What I have been reading recently …

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Insurance costs to be affected by Ford’s new technology?

Ford, giving new direction to those who want to drive safely, has revealed one of the biggest new innovations in safe driving. This new Obstacle avoidance system, currently being tested in Germany, will take over the steering wheel automatically in order to avoid a collision that is detected via 3 …

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The Colourful History Of The Ford Motor Company

Ford Logo

(Click on image to enlarge) Refered to by Forbes as ‘the most important industrial company in the history of the United States’, Ford Motor Company was originally founded by the late Henry Ford over 110 years ago. To this day it remains in the controllof the Ford family, despite their …

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Ford EcoBoost Technology Goes Global

There have recently been intriguing hints that the Ford Motor Company are going to reveal a new concept vehicle at the Shanghai Motor Show to further their aims of producing truly ‘global’ vehicles of which the Focus is currently pre-eminent. They have been especially tight-lipped about this but have no …

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It’s All About Family Cars

Most adults remember those carefree casual pre-parental days when you could drop the folding roof, engage sport mode and take off on a random driving adventure. Then, one day, a happy announcement is made and the responsibilities start to pile up. Time to think family. Now, the family unit can …

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Why endurance racing is the winning formula

Traditionally, endurance racing has always been the cauldron of competition that has forged the future of road car technology. The gruelling struggle against both fellow competitors and the cruel mistress of reliability that is round the clock racing breeds performance – but performance that lasts. For example, dual-clutch gearboxes, disc …

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