Most, if not all of the parts on offer are of Daves original design.
This is where the bulk of the R D takes place, as well as assembly of the in-house manufactured products.
The sump starts life much like a jigsaw puzzle; a custom jig holds the pieces in place, allowing Carl to tack the pieces together.Dave, this is Dave.An hour or sos welding later and production of the sump is almost complete, with just some finishing touches required.Historic rallying regulations state that original pedals and mounting points must be retained, so Retro Ford disassembles the stock pedal box and rehouses the refurbished original pedals with the addition of in-car cylinders.And so, Retro Ford was up and running.Dave buys original Cortina steel wheels as and when he can, and mates the centres up (so that the stock hubcaps still fit) with new, prostitute granny widened barrels in either.5-, 6- or 7-inch widths.SD-modelcartuning is een van de goedkoopste miniaturen leveranciers in. .Custom Lotus Cortina wheels are another one of Retro Fords popular product lines.What grabs me about the Retro Ford story is that its a business fuelled by passion.Daves undeniable passion for the cars he works with, coupled with his ethos of producing quality products alongside a natural ability in engineering ensures that as long as people keep on upgrading their classic Fords, Retro Fords business will keep on thriving.When Mk1 and Mk2 Escorts were worth 3,000, not many people would spend twice the cars value again putting an newer, more potent engine. .The biggest problem is sourcing enough centres to fill the demand, although Retro Ford may be starting production on its own centres in the near future.These cars are either used as test beds for Retro Ford products and conversions, or are future projects themselves.If youre able to trace it back, a choice that you might think of as fairly insignificant at the time can turn out to be pivotal; the turning point that sent you in the direction youre going.Some are complete and finished projects, others are projects yet to be started.Storage racking houses the row upon row of parts, the sort that you covet if youve got your eye on mechanically modernising your classic Ford.For others, all it takes is a spur of the moment event or decision to send them down a path they never intended.Jordan Butters, instagram: jordanbutters, more Ford related stories on Speedhunters Cutting Room Floor.While at first Dave took on engine conversions in-house, the demand for off-the-shelf conversion and performance parts has grown exponentially in the classic Ford community.