Engineer and friend of the mag, Michael ‘Churchy’ Church was given the task of turning my cardboard templates of the engine mounts into the real thing. Made from 10mm thick steel plate they should be man enough for the job.
If you’re one of those organised types, you’ll be aware of how many shopping days are left till Christmas!
Will Pedley has been working on the Mk1, and has made some interesting discoveries. The pulley tensioner had sheared clean off the old head as the valves had just clipped the pistons and were boomeranged.
Check out Ford of Europe’s footage of the new Focus ST.
The time has nearly come for us to hand the keys to the Fiesta back. The ST was supplied to us by Fordpartsplus.net on an 18-month loan, and we were literally told to ‘do what we wanted with it’!
Hopefully by now you’ve seen the latest issue and read all about Reyland Motorsport’s main man, Martin Hadland’s story to break the illusive 200mph barrier. Now see him in action as he becomes a record breaker!
The guys on sibling mag, Fast Car, have always had a soft spot for the Fiesta and when they decided to do an issue based around ‘cars you have to own and modify before you die’ the ST was at the top of their list.
This month we’re pushing the boundaries of speed to find out what it takes to hit the magic 200mph mark. You can buy an issue online here
This month the main job was to fit all the new brake lines and plumb everything up.
Check out the first tests in Cumbria of the new Fiesta RS WRC…
Using the car a lot in the heat meant that I badly needed a roof scoop. I got a cheap one online and hacked the car about. It’s not pretty, but it works!
Yes, once again my car has spent time up in the air to trace the ongoing boost problem.
Following news of the launch of Ford’s next generation Focus ST, is this what we can expect from its little brother, the Fiesta ST?
Following on from our massive show report in issue 297, here’s even more Ford Fair goodness that we just didn’t have room for!
Preparing to hit the streets in early 2012 is the new Focus ST.
I’ve only gone and bought a Mk1 Focus saloon. Hey, don’t laugh! I’m going to make the uncool, cool.