Ex-BTCC racer David Brodie’s very own Sapphire track toy is simply crazy! “This is the fastest saloon car in England. Possibly even Europe,” It’s a bold statement, maybe. So it’s perhaps a good job that the man making these spirited claims is veteran race ace, David Brodie (AKA Brode) – a motorsport legend. The [...]
Catch up on Jamie’s Saph build! Last November, he finally got the rubbed-down-and-prepped shell in primer.
We rewind to October 2011, and Jamie is starting the Saph’s prep work with the hope of getting it in some primer.
The Silverstone Classic will include a new race for 2012, featuring the cream of touring car racers including the awesome Sierra RS500.
If Jamie had known that his eagerness with the angle grinder when chopping the slam panel out and fitting those huge 4in intake pipes would cause him this much grief when it came to fitting the headlights, he mightn’t’ve done it.
We’ve been running a series of polls to find out what our Facebook fans’ favourite fast Ford ever is! And today we announce the winner…
The water system is the focus for Jamie now, as things start to take shape in the engine bay.
Jamie finally admits it: he’s struggling. But it’s with something that he never thought would be a major issue.
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With the propshaft issues ticked off Jamie‘s to-do list, there’s one other major area that needs addressing before the underside is finished, namely the fuel system.
After a busy month chopping the front end around, Jamie decided to take it a bit easier and finish off some off the little jobs that have been niggling away at him for some time.
Jamie suffered a bit of a setback when the electric water pump he ordered didn’t quite fit. Did he sort it? Read on…
Hands up, Jamie’s cocked up (again)!
Fast Ford reader Mick Haven was reminded of Dick Johnson’s ferocious Sierra RS500 when reading our 100 Years of Ford in Britain issue (May 2011), so we’ve dug out the video.
Find out what happened when Jamie got sidetracked (again) during the Saph build, as reported in the March issue of Fast Ford.
After fitting a few finishing touches to the Saph’s interior, Jamie thought it was about time he got back under the bonnet and start looking at how he’s going to plumb everything up.
Jamie turns his attention to the booted Sierra’s cabin in this update…