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Who knows about Fords around the Sierra ?
January 13, 2016
11:30 pm
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Graterham
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Looking around my friendly wrecker for Ford steering wheels I noticed there were many other Fords
that were not Sierra. But not many Sierras left. Some had MT75 boxes, similar diffs, steering, hubs
As we could do no better than the 2004 Focus Zetec from Kitspxxes the engine variations do not matter.
But does the lack of Sierra donors send many along the Mazda route, with engine rebuilds etc ?

Who is the Man To Ask about all these Ford units, after Sierra, which can be utilised Richard Hall perhaps ?

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January 14, 2016
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Most rear wheel drive Fords will have the type 9, warning some are only four speed, or the MT75, the transit did, but none of the FWD's.

However as with all vehicles that have ceased production there is a decline in parts availability until the after market suppliers take over. Although not really a classic, there will be a demand, that will eventually support after market supplies.

I can still get new bits for my 3TA, ? any one know what that is? No prises, but I would have to pay a bit for them.

January 14, 2016
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Dos wheeler, had a 650 Bonneville at 1 point

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January 16, 2016
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By other Fords I meant models like 'Scorpio' , 'Sapphire' rather than just Sierra. Even Cosworth and V6's
When GBS selected the Sierra as donor did anyone research the Ford products using some common parts?

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January 16, 2016
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errrrr, probably not, don't think anyone thought that one of the most numerous cars on the road, OK and the cavalier, would become hard to find.

January 16, 2016
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Everything would of been fine if the EU car market didn't realise all the family orientated, affordable donor-friendly rear wheel drive cars could be made cheaper and more spacious by switching to front wheel drive configuration..................thankfully options like the MX5 and Z3 are readily available and cheap so the donor options haven't evaporated, merely progressed on to a new source. Some might call it evolution 🙂

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